We have left Brisbane and spent the night over at Moreton Island. I will give you a quick tour of the boat before I tell (and show) you the mind blowing creatures we have seen so far.
This is the cockpit where we steer the boat, put the sails up and down and spend most of our day.
Next is a place that has a stove, sink, bench and cupboards. If you can guess what it is you’re a genius!!!
It even has an oven where my dad makes bread!
This is my bed/room where I read, sleep and play with my pet fridge.
Now we’re up to the chart table. This is one of the most important places on the boat! Without it we would probably get lost at sea with no chance of getting back to shore.
Now that is over lets talk about some extremely fun stuff I did this morning. We walked up these sand dunes on Moreton Island and then ran/hopped/rolled/flipped/fell down them. We saw some (a lot) of stingrays and some very whacky creatures.
This next photo is a nudibranch! It was three centimetres long and super cool.
Thanks everyone who donated to my GoFundMe Turtle Rehabilitation campaign. I’ve raised $300 already!!!
Here is the link for anyone who still wants to donate.
The boat is back in action!!! This Saturday we are going to try to sail from Brisbane to Lord Howe Island! It will take three days with no stops to get there and we are going to be away for 3 weeks.. This trip I’m going try to raise money for the Cairns Turtle Rehabilitation Centre (CTRC).
Did you know that the Great Barrier Reef is home to 6 of the 7 species of marine turtles. Fifty million turtles around the world die each year. Ghost nets and plastic are the main problem with over 100,000 dying from these each year. The CTRC rescues injured turtles from the ocean and nurses them back to health. It is a voluntary, non-profit organisation and I visited their centre on Fitzroy Island when we were on our big sailing trip last year. I’m going to try to raise $1000 on this sailing trip to Lord Howe Island and would love for anyone who is interested in my blog to donate to my GoFundMe campaign. I’m going to keep you posted about our adventures over the next 3 weeks.
Sailing To Save The Turtles
This is the link to the GoFundMe page, click on the Sailing to Save the Turtles sentence.
Do it for the turtles!!!!
Talk to you soon when we get to Brisbane and we’re on our way
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