Finally here, departure day... we're off ! May 11th 2013 Well it's finally here, our time to leave.
All last minute preparations finished, well most of them. Everything packed onto the boat, key returned to the marina office, water tanks filled. A miserable gloomy day with frequent showers but had lovely hour or two with friends who came to see us off, most of us huddled in the saloon. Then came 2:30, time for us to leave, fortunately coinciding ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Queensland » Gold Coast Aboriginal settlers arrived on the continent from Southeast Asia about 40,000 years before the first Europeans began exploration in the 17th century. No formal territorial claims were made until 1770, when Capt. James COOK took possession in the name... ... read more
In May 2013 we set off on a trip of a lifetime. Myself, my husband Luke and our 2 year old son Alexander on our Moody 41 'Luna Ray' with a vague plan to sail around the world. Well that was the big goal anyway!!!! We did plan to sail to Darwin and then Asia but time got the better of us so only got as far as Lizard Island. After a summer in Yeppoon (2014-5) we left earlier to try again and made it all the way to Thailand. For videos/slideshows of the trip go our YouTube Channel "lukerea1"... full info