– 27 April 2011
We spent most of the day in White
Bay entertained by the comings
and goings of the charter yachts. Oh such superiority we feel when only a
few years ago it was our antics that were attracting the condescending looks of
the live aboard cruisers.
We also fitted in a strenuous snorkelling trip across the east end of
the reef, taking the dinghy to the nearest beach.
The wind being some 20 knots and us being in only 3 metres of water
meant that we were snatching at our anchor so in the late afternoon we decided
to move back to Manchoneel bay to try and find some respite which is what we
We took a quick look at East
where the restaurant Foxy’s Taboo, run by the eponymous Foxy’s
daughter, is situated. Most of the good anchoring room is taken up by
buoys and as we did not wish to either eat ashore or take a buoy it was back to
our familiar anchorage where the wind continued to blow but the sea was more