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Our move towards living on a boat probably gained momentum 9 years ago, when we moved to Cairns and our boys had grown up and left home. If we were to be serious about this, it was time to make decisions that would lead us here. So we worked our butts off both as employees, in our own businesses and buying, renovating and selling houses.
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Nothing will replace a paper chart. The charm of plotted courses, contemporaneous notes and calculations all make a well-used paper chart a thing of beauty. Saying this, eMaps are a bit easier to handle, zoom in and out, and they look as new now as the day you bought them…
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Buoys Marks and Beacons
Buoys Marks and Beacons In this article, we will have a closer look at buoys, marks and beacons that you may come across in your
Guide to marine navigation lights
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200 Nautical Terms and Sailing Phrases That Have Enriched The English Language Part 1
This 5 part article is all about sailing terms that found new meaning (idioms). We have adopted numerous sailing terms in our modern-day language as idioms…
What is the best anchor for a sail boat
Anchors: Best anchor for a sailboat? We have all been there. Late at night, the wind direction changed and the wind is up to 35
Fisherman’s Wharf Cooktown
Fisherman’s Wharf Cooktown in a nutshell… Fisherman’s Wharf Cooktown is by no means a marina but as the name suggests, a wharf. However, it is
Bluewater Marina Cairns
Bluewater Marina Cairns in a nutshell… Bluewater Marina is probably the Marina we call home. We have stayed her for quite a few months, on