Fickle wind leaving Cairns October 17th 2013 Wednesday we were all set to leave Cairns with a perfect 10-15 knots from the south east predicted. It was a damp morning but the light SE breeze was there as we lifted anchor and headed up to Marlin Marina fuel wharf to top up the tanks. We arrived early so topped up the water tanks too and moved again to the one fuel line when the pilot boat that had just filled up moved on.
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Oceania » Australia » Queensland 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