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All Girls Sailing Trip 2 | Charter Yachts Australia

After the first video hit 1000 views on youtube I thought it was time to upload the second instalment from our All Girls Sailing trip around the Whitsunday Islands. If you haven’t seen the first episode of our trip on Charter Yachts Australia’s vessel ‘Dream…

Dufour 560 | A day sail with Queensland Yacht Charters

My father built a boat when I was young, it’s a 30ft, centre console, a Pelin design built from ply with a glass finish called Midnight; and I love her. She is a simple design, a fast ride, is spacious with good storage, has lots of shade and…

The Jellyfish App

Have you ever thought how great it would be to have a jellyfish identifying tool with relevant first aid information in the palm of your hand? I know I have thought this atleast a dozen times when I’ve watched weird and wonderful transparent things float past the boat.

Introducing my new favourite app, The Jellyfish App! An app that identifies over 280 species of jellyfish, their location, seasonal information, toxicity level and sting treatment as well as name, photo and description. It’s basically the equivalent to a jellyfish encyclopaedia!

The app has GPS capabilities and is not just limited to Australia or english speaking people. Yes, your half cousin four times removed in Mexico can also use the app and read it in Spanish! Check what species are near you, if there are any alerts and it even provides information on what to wear – who doesn’t love a fashion savvy app?

There is also a special paid feature that allows you to send images to Dr Gershwin (the jellyfish guru) for advice and to add to the listings in the app – even better!

Created by a couple of Aussies in Tasmania this app is the perfect tool for boating around the Whitsunday’s to keep in the know and be informed on what to worry about and what not to worry about.

You can download the app from the app store or visit The Jellyfish Website to find out more information.

Happy boating kids!

All Girls Sailing Trip | Charter Yachts Australia

When I was 23 I moved back to Airlie Beach after finishing University and got a job on a sailing catamaran as a host/deckhand. While I had spent many years galavanting around the islands on power boats I had never before sailed (except for the few times i’d…

Best drone to buy?

With Christmas not to far away it’s the perfect time to seriously consider the drone you have been thinking about buying for the last 15 months. My advice to you is just do it, that’s what I did and I haven’t regretted it once…

Whitsunday Adventure [2] – the wager and roll up

I just came back from 10 days of visiting family and friends in the South Island of New Zealand and was in need of some serious defrosting. We had a week of lovely warm northerly winds so made the most of it with an all girls trip on the Whitsunday…

Whitsunday Adventure [1] | VLOG

I’ve gone down the road of Vlogging – because apparently nobody reads anymore! I’ll be showcasing my trips around the Whitsunday Islands filling you in on the best spots, a little bit of local history and hopefully a lot of laughter. First one is done and…

Whitsunday Getaways Charter

Last month I was lucky enough to tag along on a Private charter with Whitsunday Getaways on board their new vessel ‘Getaway II’, a beautiful Lagoon 440 catamaran with four private ensuited cabins. Leaving Port of Airlie around 3pm on Friday and arriving back at lunch time Monday…

Whitehaven Beach Yoga Fling

I firmly believe that people come into your life for a reason. Todd and I had the most unorthodox beginning to our friendship and perhaps this is why it has cemented it so strongly. A token invite to a dinner party with 90% of the guests cancelling last minute left…

A Lazy 2 days, 1 night Whitsunday Islands Itinerary

When you are short on time and don’t want to cram too much into your day then take it easy and head over to Nara Inlet for the night. Enjoy an easy hike up to a lookout, sail across the Whitsunday Passage and spend the night in one of…