About the boat "Quinco"

Quinco is an Adams 40 skippered by David and crewed by the Admiral, Rose. Quinco is a wishbone cutter rigged sloop. She was built in Fremantle in 1978. Sailed to the Cocos Islands then moved home port to Pittwater, from there, onto Melbourne then we are where we are, cruising that is! Constructed from "Airex" foam core sandwiched GRP with a ply deck, she weighs in at 12 Tons. Powered by a Nanni 4 cylinder 50 HP diesel engine.







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16 August 2010

Port Newry



This poor little crayfish was half under the rock at low tide. Not alive any more.


Is this the original "Dot Art"?
The crabs have been doing this for centuries!

07 August 2010

Whales near Mackay


We had a fast sail from Curlew Island to Mackay yesterday, Friday, came across a few whales doing the things whales do, leaping out of the sea and displaying their tales like standing on their heads. All pretty spectacular.