Have been in and out of the Moreton Bay Trailer Boat Club marina doing the last minute running around and awaiting final parts and adjustments. We only just took delivery of our brand new bright red screecher a couple of days ago and managed to get a final part for our prodder this afternoon. Also Gary and Steve (from G&S Marine Trimmers) made up and fitted our clears and foredeck canopy. Very nicely done - they look great! We managed to escape here and there for a change of
Up early and motor-sailed across to Raby Bay. It didn't start out a great day as we forgot to shut the loo window (inboard on the hull), so the whole toilet from floor to ceiling got a salt water wash!! In addition, the port motor kept getting air in the fuel and shutting down (still trying to get to the bottom of this mystery). Filled up with fuel, grabbed some groceries, collected half a dozen assorted friends and headed back to Horseshoe Bay. Put the sails up and handed o
Have just spent the past week anchored in Horseshoe Bay and have virtually had it to ourselves until today, when about 80 boats converged to shatter the peace. We have had a lovely week, walking along the beach, building sand-mountains, swimming, kayaking, bird watching and making good use of the bush toilet facilities (as we have only just completed installing our new holding tank). Today, we spent the whole day lashing on our foredeck nets. Time for a quiet wine methinks!
Spent the past week or so in the marina getting jobs done, quotes for foredeck canopy and clears, and measurements for our new screecher. Free to go play at last. Spent the afternoon anchored off King Island and enjoyed a walk along the sand spit which joins Wellington Point.