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Tag: Mackay

Mackay to Gladstone: fair weather and new friends

Mackay to Gladstone: fair weather and new friends

I was nervous about leaving Mackay. We’d had our asses so comprehensively whupped coming into Mackay and the bad weather had persisted for nearly 10 days. We hunkered down in Mackay Marina and waited for it to blow through. The weather was looking good for […]

Goodbye Whitsundays (and goodbye comfort zone!)

Goodbye Whitsundays (and goodbye comfort zone!)

Here we are in sunny Mackay. Mackay is only about 60nm from Airlie Beach but in a southerly direction! Yup, we’re finally on our way to Hervey Bay. On the 15th November we pulled into Airlie Beach for the last time to take on water […]