WHITSUNDAYS CHARTER 29 JUNE – 7 JULY 2019

I was reviewing the blog over the 2020/21 summer holidays and realised that we had missed out on posting our second Seawind 1160 charter! Sorry for the delay – better late than never! CATAMARAN CHARTER REDUX We had been back in Canberra less than two weeks after returning from our Seawind 1160 Lite charter with …

WHITSUNDAYS CHARTER 3 – 13 OCT 2018

WHY CHARTERING AND WHY A CATAMARAN? With the big “Half Century” birthday coming up, rather than have a large party, I had decided that I would really like to get the family together for a charter yacht experience in the Whitsunday’s. We had thoroughly enjoyed taking the Noelex 25 up the year before, however this …

WHITSUNDAYS TRIP 29 SEP – 3 OCT 2017

DAY 12 – FRI 29 SEP Hamilton to Plantation Bay, Lindeman Island Had a great day yesterday – just hanging out around the Island, resting and writing the blog. The Admiral’s back has started to play up, and she is really enjoying the opportunity to stand fully upright (which this boat size doesn’t really allow …

WHITSUNDAY TRIP 21-28 SEP 2017

DAY 5 – FRI 22 SEP Airlie Beach to Hamilton Island Got up early and prepared to sail across to Hamilton Island. When attempting to tilt the outboard engine up on the tender just prior to departure, I discovered that the tilt mechanism was broken. Rang HI to see if they had a recommended Yamaha …