This is a blog about our adventures on and around Jazz Cat, our 43ft ocean cruising catamaran. The journey is sometimes over water but more important it is a journey of discovery of new things, new people ,new places and self.

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Fiji Doubletree Resort by Hilton Sonaisali Island

The good points are that our bure overlooking the water was spacious and clean. The staff are friendly, as are 99% of all Fijians. There was lovely music played by the Fijian musicians, but it was for listening, not... read more


Cathy and Pete on Set Free

Set Free is a 50 foot steel sloop with a centre cockpit. She sleeps 6 – 8 people, with the master cabin and head in the stern. She cruises easily at an average of 7 – 8 knots under sail and motors along nicely at... read more


The Cat On the Cat

  Masey is Grant’s and Cheryl’s cat, they brought her with them because it was going to cost $400 to send her to a cattery for 2 weeks!! That was the same price as her airfare from Melbourne to... read more


Woodford Folk Festival

  Woodford is the southern hemispheres answer to Glastonbury, but set in forested hills deep in the countryside. There is a huge variety of music, blues, rock, jazz, country, folk and international styles. But it... read more


Christmas Day 2016

 Grant and Cheryl  are staying with us for a couple of weeks, and they bought their cat, Masey with them. She wasn’t very happy at first and explored with a very worried look on her face, but she has settled... read more


Christmas Boat Parade

  Every year boats are garlanded with lights and sail up and down the canals. As we are on the end of the finger, we have one o the best views, so we invited Margaret, Liz, and her 2 adorable children Maddie and... read more