are the People that are FREE!
Passage people are
those that have been met at anchorages or marinas or beaches
or whatever along the way. They are featured perhaps because
they are unique and special or because they are not, rather because
they are just typical examples but of an extraordinary group.
By being cruising boaties, all of these people have stepped off
the well trod path and done something exceptional with their
The Coastal Passage, issue # 8
The "Tongue Monster of Muddy
Bay" just got back from a swim because PJ forgot to secure
Steve & P.J. Are royalty of the round the bouys club. Look
for the fastest multihull in the Whitsundays, and its often
Steve was the FIRST contributor to T.C.P.!
Graham, Faye (right), and Jenell were caught innocently enjoying
a peaceful anchorage, and foolishly invited us aboard their beautiful
Fleming 55. Based at Hammo now, Graham drove the Fleming out
from W.A. A few years ago to replace the Swan 53 he had formerly.
Ive got the feeling Graham knows boats!
The wedding of the year in Townsville. The Sailing Club was the
site of the ceremony as everyone converged to wish this very
special couple the best. We met them a few years ago when they
were caught committing a random act of kindness that saved us
some trouble. Later we found that it wasnt a one
off, but a normal attitude for these two. Dave is the familiar
smiling face at the Marina. June works at the hospital. They
live in their boat at the Marina
We wish June & Dave a lifetime of happpiness!!!
Scott, Bob & Jeff were up
bright and early for this photo. Cecelia & Mimi were still
sleeping off the wine...lightweights! They came from America
in a large group that hired several boats (we wondered at the
number of accents on the radio). They are members of a virtual
(web based) club that organizes sailing adventures all over the
world. Brilliant concept!
We think this would make too much sense!
Check out their web site above.