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Gone fishin’: The remote Wessel Islands

Gone fishin’: The remote Wessel Islands

By Explore
Updated March 15 2021 - 10:58am, first published March 2 2021 - 3:40am

“The two biggest questions we get from people before this trip are: ‘Are we going to be hot?’” says skipper Bruce Davey – resplendent in a pair of green-and-pink, fish-shaped thongs and pink pyjama pants with a butterfly print – as we chat over a drink on the front deck. He’s a boatie who likes a gin, served in a blue glass that sparkles as he brings it to his lips. “The other one is, ‘Are we likely to die in a cyclone?’” He leaves those words out there as I study dark storm clouds dancing on the horizon on my port side (that’s to my left, for you landlubbers reading).

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