THURSDAY By now Georgie and I both feel a lot more at home on the boat and in charge of steering it. I've had a fair bit of practise behind the wheel by now, including sailing back to the marina at 18knots! I've even begun to think of the boat as a little home, and talking to Pete it's very tempting to think of owning a nice boat in the future! (the picture above is the boat we were on) and I'm quite used to living in small compartments since most of our tim...
Pip's RTW trip!
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MONDAY Today was my first day of my sailing course with the Whitsunday Marine Academy to become 'competent crew'. Two other people were doing the course with me; Georgie from London (although she has been in Australia so long now she might as well be an Auzzie!) and Sasha from Switzerland. We were on the boat Eureka II - a bloody nince 'Sydney 60' racing boat that has taken part in the Sydney-Hobart race a few times and can get upto speeds of 30 knots! We s...