Tag Archives: Sailing

Fiji’s hidden paradise

I’m writing this post from Savusavu located on the south coast of Vanua Levu, the large island north of mainland Fiji. It took almost three days to sail from Vuda Marina on the west coast of the mainland to Savusavu. The first night we anchored near Malake Island on the north coast of the mainland. […]

Weekly Photo Challenge – Monochromatic

I recently came across this scene in Savusavu, Fiji. There was so little difference between the colour of the water and the hazy sky that it was difficult to see the horizon. I played around a little with the photo in Lightroom to produce this image for last week’s theme of Monochromatic.

Weekly Photo Challenge – One Perfect Day

Today Was a Good Day is the theme for this week’s challenge. We’ve been asked to post a series of photos using an app called Mesh to describe an ideal day. I’ve not used Mesh before and started with the built in captions, but found they covered most of the photo so decided to describe my day […]

Sunset over the bay

Most Wednesday evenings I go sailing on Port Phillip Bay. You can read more about my sailing experiences here in a previous post. Each week I get to enjoy some pretty stunning views from the boat and then later from the Brighton Yacht Club where we gather for a drink and chat. As the days get shorter […]

Photography101 – Day 16 – Treasure

Today we’ve been asked to provide a shot of something that we treasure. While I treasure my daughters more than anything in the world they didn’t seem the right choice for this challenge.  Instead I’m going with something that gives me treasured time away from it all each week – sailing. I took up sailing […]


Every Wednesday evening from October through to March I go sailing. I’m out of work no later than five o’clock and jostling with traffic on Punt Road so that I can be at Royal Brighton Yacht Club ready for Twilight Racing. Once there I take the long walk along the pier where I pass many […]