I am leaving Hobart in two days for Sydney, where I'll join the crew of a yacht to sail her to Hobart, a delivery trip. We depart in a week or so from today and the voyage is expected to take 7 to 10 days.
We have completed our trans-Pacific voyage - from Panama to Hobart via Ecuador, Mexico, French Polynesia, Tonga, Fiji, Vanuatu and Bundaberg, and are now pausing before resuming land life. [...]
The LATEST!! We want to keep the boat, and will look at every possibility to settle our finances and make it viable to live aboard most of the time!
When the port authorities here were approached to renew our Panamanian boat registration, they said "You can't call your boat Aura - that's taken" so we decided to call her Bluebottle! If you know the Goons, you know of Bluebottle, that little twit! He was always getting into trouble with his thin [...]
legs and his friend Eccles and always coming out of it alive and ready for a new adventure.