Wilderness Escape to Port Davey

“Nuh!” said the skipper holding a crayfish aloft. “It’s too small.” He tossed it back into the kelp beds and continued his search. A short time later he swam back to the rocky shore of Stephens Beach where we waited and pulled two big…

Cygnet 20 Raid: Windsor to Brooklyn

For some reason this trip had been on my mind for years. It may be due to its historical significance in the settling of Sydney, or the book The Secret River written about a gaffer plying its trade, or because I had travelled across…

Whitsunday Islands

A 1400 nautical mile, 14 day ‘Aussie Adventure’  for Californian’s Jeff and Robin Lyall aboard their brand new Maritimo M59 cruising motor yacht was the culmination of a year and a half of planning and decision making and a lifetime of hard work. The…