Filtered by category "OZ4:Mackay-Cairns"

Day 77, Saturday, 04.04.2009

Today is office day again with lots of e-mails, phone calls and food parcel packing. Some last gear repairs, and I’ll be heading off north tomorrow!
Read more

Day 76, Friday, 03.04.2009

Mark Shergold, my host in Cairns, in front of his shop “Adventure Equipment Cairns”, 133 Grafton Street.   I took him for dinner tonight to thank him for his hospitality, and […]
Read more

Contact in Seisa/ Bamamga?

I’ll be heading up to Cape York tomorrow. I’ll anticipate I’ll be there within 14-16 paddling days, plus (hopefully none) some weather days… I’ve sent a supply parcel to Seisa/ […]
Read more

Day 75, Thursday, 02.04.2009

I played a bit and attached my training wheels for the Gulf-crossing – these are three OPTIONS on one boat, I don’t think I’ll need all of them together! The […]
Read more

Day 74, Wednesday, 01.04.2009

Reached Cairns, 55 km, Machant’s Beach. Now I’m safe and sound in Mark & Libby Shergold’s (Adventure Equipment shop Cairns) house. Thanks to them for hosting me! I’ll have two or […]
Read more

Day 73, Tuesday, 31.03.2009

17.09 146.00 High Island The water was flat & boring today. The “official” island campsite is in the jungle…but I preferred the beach…it’s too eerie in there alone 🙂 My […]
Read more

Day 72, Monday, 30.03.2009

back-updated from day 54 to day 61 – day 62-64 tomorrow!!!  17.40 146.10 Hutchinson Island 55 km only, as there are only 3 days left to Cairns and this island is […]
Read more

Day 71, Sunday, 29.03.2009

18.08 146.16 North Brooks Island 75km it’s simply paradise here once the anchorhng prawn trawler went off for the nightshift…   After I left Falcon Island, I couldn’t help but […]
Read more

Day 70, Saturday, 28.03.2009

18.45 146.31 Falcon Island 65 km   Quite amazing, sitting on a remote island with internet access and pushing myself to update the blog…see how far back I’m making it […]
Read more

Day 69, Friday, 27.03.2009

19.09 146.50 Magnetic Island 70km boring paddle with few wind, waves and tide. I like action!   sanddunes from the night’s wind   As I expected, the surf off Cape […]
Read more