Trip to Yellow Patch derailed by engine problems January 21st 2014 Well as the title suggests things did not go according to plan. About an hour after the last blog entry, which by the way I have added some pics to now, Naomi noticed the exhaust was sounding different and then the temperature was rising rapidly. I switched the engine off immediately just as the temperature was hitting 100 C and found that the pulley wheel for the raw water pump had come loose.
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Oceania » Australia » Queensland » Great Keppel Island 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