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Forum: General Cruising Forum 01-01-2017, 06:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,466
Posted By mico
Christmas greetings from the reef

Warm Christmas greetings to our all Cruiserlog friends and a big thank you for letting us share your adventures - albeit vicariously of late.

Contrary to popular belief we're still keeping our...
Forum: Cruiser's Market 01-29-2016, 10:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,839
Posted By mico
Kelly Peterson 44 for sale

This fabulous, comprehensively equipped Kelly Peterson 44, blue water cruiser is now for sale in Cairns, Far North Queensland at just $146,000 AU

With a long term, low rental, cyclone protected...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 10-02-2015, 05:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,351
Posted By mico
Thanks haiqu, Never really gone away as this...

Thanks haiqu,

Never really gone away as this place has at least enabled me to continue my cruising life albeit vicariously each night I come home from another day of spraying ceilings and walls in...
Forum: Rigging & Sails 09-23-2015, 06:23 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,649
Posted By mico
Najad Aphrodite 42 blue-water ketch for sale

Immaculately finished; comprehensively equipped and beautifully and professionally maintained, this incredible Najad 42 Aphrodite, blue-water cruising ketch is now for sale at just $185,000 AU.
...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 09-23-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,351
Posted By mico
We're getting closer!

Approx. 8 weeks to go before the house is finished! - and all the insides are masked up ready to commence spraying tomorrow. Picked up 12 x 4m x 600mm slabs of dead straight, seasoned mango tree wood...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 05-31-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,899
Posted By mico
Smile Still alive and thinking about the big blue

Can hardly believe its been almost 6 months since we lost our beautiful Australis but life moves on and I'm up to my ears in the house renovations.

The house was stripped, lifted and moved...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 02-15-2015, 03:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,686
Posted By mico
What is a Jug Head Compass ? ...I...

What is a Jug Head Compass ?



...I would have said 'a drunk who can always find his way home':lol:
Forum: Overdue & Distress Reports 01-06-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,015
Posted By mico
Thanks Steve, Sitting here in the transit...

Thanks Steve,

Sitting here in the transit lounge in KL already scrolling through Yachts & Boats for Sale in Australia & New Zealand | Yachthub (http://www.yachthub.com) :lol:

Not sure if that's...
Forum: Overdue & Distress Reports 01-05-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,015
Posted By mico
...and hopefully anchor in their harbour

...and hopefully anchor in their harbour
Forum: Overdue & Distress Reports 01-05-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,015
Posted By mico
One day, we'll return....

One day, we'll return....
Forum: Overdue & Distress Reports 01-05-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,015
Posted By mico
More images

Here are a few quick snapshots of our last moments with Australis and our new found friends.
Forum: Overdue & Distress Reports 01-05-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,015
Posted By mico
Thank you for your well wishes

'I will raise a toast with friends (mostly sailors) this evening in thanks for your safety, and in the knowledge that this event, though terrible, is just another part of the adventure and will...
Forum: Overdue & Distress Reports 01-03-2015, 04:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,015
Posted By mico
it all makes sense now...

ahhhh - it now makes sense why we have been receiving all the attention and have been interviewed by the Indonesian army, navy, police, immigration and customs as well as embassies.

We had a third...
Forum: Overdue & Distress Reports 01-03-2015, 02:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,015
Posted By mico
Australis II wrecked in Indonesia

It is with a great sense of sadness and grief that I have to report that we lost our beautiful yacht Australis II a couple of days ago after we struck a reef on the small island of Pulau Panebangan...
Forum: Cruising Crew Wanted 12-23-2014, 11:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,893
Posted By mico
After great trails and errors - I have thanks. :)

After great trails and errors - I have thanks. :)
Forum: The Tavern | Welcome Aboard 11-29-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,491
Posted By mico
If you're heading south, I'm currently in...

If you're heading south, I'm currently in Kuching, Sarawak Borneo bringing our Antigua 44 back to Australia. If you're heading this way - could you pick us up a few packets of tim tams and some duty...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 11-29-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,325
Posted By mico
[QUOTE=CHAOS;42307]I've read a few posts on this...

[QUOTE=CHAOS;42307]I've read a few posts on this forum about in water seacock replacement. I have a problem in that my vessel is about 1 week's sail away from the nearest slipway, where she could be...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 11-06-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,212
Posted By mico
You're the skipper, you're responsible."[/QUOTE] ...

You're the skipper, you're responsible."[/QUOTE]

:lol: Yes - I had always assumed that was the case but I'm now very curious to see the rest of your boat rules!:lol: Mine would need to include 'No...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 11-06-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,212
Posted By mico
Crew liability waivers

Greetings with a question,

We've just taken on board 3 crew members for our return trip to Oz. It's not a commercial trip and we are paying for everything except for the crew's original flight...
Forum: The Multihull Club 10-13-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,743
Posted By mico
[QUOTE We would need a catamaran with a fairly...

[QUOTE We would need a catamaran with a fairly large salon, and where the outside deck, cockpit and saloon are all at the same level.

We have a good mate who has been an avid yachtie all his life...
Forum: Living Aboard 10-05-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,223
Posted By mico
Hey Westwindtom, Don't get me wrong, I'm a...

Hey Westwindtom,

Don't get me wrong, I'm a very cautious skipper and if there is something brewing out in the Gulf or the Coral Sea, we'd be battening down the hatches and heading in the opposite...
Forum: Other Equipment 10-04-2014, 03:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,801
Posted By mico
True - I've had other crew I've come close to...

True - I've had other crew I've come close to using as anchors!:lol:
Forum: Living Aboard 10-04-2014, 03:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,223
Posted By mico
:lol: I don't know what it is with...

:lol: I don't know what it is with non-queenslanders but everyone seems to think that come Nov - April all us yachties here in the Far North hide our yachts under our beds while we hunker down in our...
Forum: Living Aboard 10-03-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,223
Posted By mico
Heading the other way here. Departing Kota...

Heading the other way here. Departing Kota Kinablau in Borneo second week of November for return trip to Cairns. heading south down the west coast, round the bottom of Kalimantan and across to...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 09-27-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,055
Posted By mico
I'd rather watch paint dry

"For tracking I use the SMS send function of the sat phone. It is unreliable, however, it stops working for several days at a time with no obvious cause." Quote

I can remember how excited we were...
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