Merry Christmas from Tasmania

We are visiting Ruth’s cousin’s family over the Christmas holidays this year. We left Velic lying quietly in a marina slip in Whangarei, New Zealand while we took flight across the notorious Bass Strait. Which, by the way, appeared as calm as a lake from the air. We could see a low swell from the southwest, and surface wind ripples from the south, but otherwise it would have been a good day for a sail!  Continue reading