Australia has some of the best managed and sustainable fisheries in the world, it's not hard catching a feed. We don't pretend to have much expertise when it comes to the finer points of game fishing, but with a little help from my friends we'll see whether we can grab a few crays, find a few Barra and put sashimi on the table. Totally exaggerated tall fisherman's tales to follow.


Ashmore Reef QLD – cruising 2011/2018

By Robin Jeffries | 14 December 2018

        Ashmore Reef is a large Atoll 23nm east from the GBR and not far from its end point coming from Australia. Being so isolated it has a certain adventurous feel about it. In 2011 we cruised east from Masig Island in the Torres Strait, entering the Coral Sea via the rather…

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Marion Reef … Coral Sea

By Robin Jeffries | 16 September 2017

Getting under Marion’s skirt. Marion Reef is 400km east of the Whitsunday coast, its 40km long by 20km wide, dominated by a deep lagoon and surrounded by very clear waters. It is a perfect horseshoe shape with three barren sand cays that help to provide shelter from the persistent SE trade winds. The trip can…

On the sand in the blue – Lockhart River to Cape Melville-posted May 2016

By Robin Jeffries | 24 May 2016

                         Nothing beats being on our own little sand patch in the middle of the ocean. And there is no better place to experience these beautiful natural places than the area between Cape Melville and Lockhart River. -A veritable smorgasbord of sand cays, sand…

Flinders Reefs Coral Sea — posted April 2016

By Robin Jeffries | 18 April 2016

To view any of our other stories from cruising the coral sea click o the below                      Flinders Reefs Flinders reefs  may be in the Coral Sea but are still easily reached by most cruising vessels. Seventy nautical miles North East of Townsville gets you to a…

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