Day 2 Yeppoon to Keppel

Day started with Petes alarm going off at 4am. He got up to watch the Wales England game but there is no way I could watch it, so I stayed in bed with my head under the pillows so I couldn’t hear. My phone then started going nuts receiving messages, so I knew something was […]

First full day on Pilgrim

we made an early start to discuss plans around the saloon table. The wind was fixed in the South east about 15-20 kts which meant that anywhere we wanted to go we would be bashing into it. So after some weather checks, pilot guide checks and discussion, we decided we would miss out on pancake […]

Pilgrim at last

We landed in the beef capital of Australia without the mermaid tail! I realised I had left it on the first plane, and so decided to call up to see if it could retrieved. However the Yeppoon bus had left, and there was to be an hour and a half wait for the next one. […]

The fifty first year

Pete and I are at the airport. We are heading north, to spend some time on Pilgrim, with our great friends and fellow sailors, Clare and Paul. It was my birthday yesterday and Pete and I are woefully overhung! But we are looking forward to being in the Tropics, on a yacht, with good friends…