The end of an era
12 November 2010 | Mooloolaba River, Mooloolaba, Sunshine Coast
At 5pm tonight Meander dropped her pick in the Mooloolaba River ending a nearly 4 year adventure on the high seas. After the false start earlier this week, there was a crew change and Bruce returned to Brisbane and his work commitments and Sam stepped in to help bring our Meander home to her home port of Mooloolaba. At 8am this morning, she crossed the bar at the bottom of Fraser Island with the skipper having a few anxious moments with breaking waves, and the first mate remembering those early pangs of seasickness. Meander picked up a current en route and they had pleasant and fast sail at 7 knots bringing them in, earlier than expected, to anchor in daylight. Of course, it's not all over til the cute, fluffy dog with the enchanting underbite rejoins us some time in December so we won't end the blog til then.