After our red faces at Joe’s beach, we called in at Abell Point marina to fill up with diesel and collect our new storm sail that arrived by Fedex from Hong Kong. We also stocked up with vittles and wine while in town.
Our route took us Northwest to the passage between Gloucester island and the mainland, then to Bowen and on to Cape Upstart where we anchored in the lee.
The migrating humpback whales lolled next to us as we set off to Cape Bowling Green and then around Cape Cleveland to Magnetic Island. Annie managed to catch a good sized Tuna, which she filleted – we will have some for dinner tonight.
Today we took advantage of the cooler weather to motor around the island to Horseshoe Bay, after which we did a beautiful 4 km walk up to the highest point on the island to look at the WW2 gun emplacements and the remnants of the fortifications.
Our daughters have a varied taste in music. The one genre we can’t fathom is their love of rap and hip hop. Whenever I question this, they reply that they are actually black gals inside white bodies. After two months at sea, Annie remarked on my changing pigmentation. Ironically, they now have a white dad inside a black body!