Header image: Henri Lloyd in St Katharine Docks before the race start

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Sailing and Snorkelling in Cairns

I arrived in Cairns from Sydney after what felt like a VERY long day! The sole reason for being in Cairns is that Cairns is the nearest land to the Great Barrier Reef. I have booked a two day live-aboard trip on a 20m motorsailing schooner called Rum Runner.  You may think that a boat…

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Slipping away to Sydney


They woke us up and fed us breakfast then told us that the local time had ‘slipped’ to late afternoon as we prepared to land in Hong Kong. Being there was a surprise to me – until the morning I left I had thought it was a direct flight, despite others expressing surprise that aircraft…

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