I should be so lucky

Lucky Bay was given its name in 1802 by a thankful Matthew Flinders who found shelter there from a summer storm. The bay is protected from most winds, although a strong southeasterly can hammer across the water.  For most of our time at Cape Le Grand we made daily trips the 12km across to Lucky…

Close encounters of the ocean kind

Launching the tinny at Le Grand beach became an eventful and, at times, stressful experience.  Early in our trip, there was little swell and so mastering a beach launch in small waves really wasn’t too hard.  But as the swell began to pick up we found it increasingly difficult to get out through the waves.…