Four Sheilas launch Little Dragon

My ocean swimming friends Cathie Jones, Nicky Greenlaw and Lee Fenton were all keen to help me launch my recently purchased Farr 5000 Little Dragon at the Big River Sailing Club on the Clarence River in Northern NSW. The launch took place on the 12 April 2008.

Our First Farr 6000 Cruise

Whenever I get the urge to write about any mountaineering or sailing adventures I seem to always compare my exploits with those of others and the draft invariably finishes up in the rubbish bin but well here goes!!

Cruising Lake Benmore on Swashbuckler

This year the fact that Easter was early, and that we had the luxury of having both the Thursday &Tuesday off, made the annual pilgrimage to Lake Benmore much more memorable.

A Trip to Manapouri

We hadn’t been to Milford Sound with the children before and I had always wanted to do a little cruising on Lake Manapouri.

Keeping Food Fresh

How do you last for 2 weeks in the height of summer in a Farr 6 with no fridge? Well this could take up a whole book on it’s own but here’s a few tips that have made survival easier.

Easter Cruise 2004 – Lake Benmore

As I sit writing this, with the drizzle that has been coming down all weekend, last weekend’s Easter cruise on Lake Benmore already seems a distant memory.