Yeah I feel your pain. It,s amazing how things have changed and I am not referring to the big C. Years ago I lived in Sydney
and decided to see the fireworks on NYE jumped into an RIB
with my wife, son & the kelpie, no lights floated under the harbour bridge and laid across the RIB
to watch the fireworks.
Planned to go to Sydney last NYE and the number of hoops we had to jump through due to the fact that we were potentially terrorists was unbelieveable. We decided to forget about it.
I bought my boat
on 29 january 2018 in Airlie Beach. I planned to stay in Aibls Point Marina until the cyclone season finished. However the marina fees
at Able Point were exorbidant so I decided to sail home to Ballina on Feb1. Near the Percys I was intercepted by a Border force boat that treat us like criminals simply because we were heading south at the wrong time of year and did not have AIS
Here I am lucky enough to be whinging about nothing really, when there are so many people are facing life and death situations and doing it tough