Adventures of Maia | Travel along with Dick and Laura on their sailing journey!
An adventure, sailing and cruising throughout the world with Laura, Dick and Ellie.
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~ ADVENTURES of MAIA ~ Laura and Dick on their sailing cruise & journey!

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On June 5, after six months of being tied securely to the dock in Manly, Queensland the state opened for in-state travel. As Covid-19 numbers became under control, and the state border was still closed, we felt comfortable sailing North and discovering the Queensland Coast....

During the unexpected time of Covid-19 it has been difficult being far away from family and friends in the US, however, we are feeling grateful to be currently living aboard Maia in East Coast Marina, (near Brisbane, Australia). Staying connected via the world wide web with...

We arrived in Bundaberg, Australia on October 30, 2019. It was so exciting! Oz was a country I had wanted to visit since I was a young girl. In 1967, Bert Genat a student from Perth, lived with our family for a year. He was...

We had a spirited 37 hours in the Coral sea, sailing from Port Vila, Vanuatu to Drueulu, Lifou, New Caledonia. We departed at 0430 on Saturday, September 28 and once there was no longer protection from land the wind picked up to 19 knots and...

We left Port Denarau, Fiji on Saturday, September 7. Our passage was quite boisterous to start, with late afternoon & evening winds in the 20-knot range. We had SE cross swell that was in the 6-9-foot range, and it was rocky and rolly. Not our favorite,...