This list is growing and shrinking as we go along.
Learn to sail Get a boatGet a BETTER boat! Understand how DC power works and is installed/fixed
- Learn how to read weather maps (GRIB files etc)
- Get a Competent Crew certificate
- Do a course on navigation
- Learn how to plot your position using the stars
- Learn how to fix a diesel engine
- Learn how to fix a basic outboard engine
- Get more experience in storm conditions (hove to etc)
- Learn how to SCUBA dive
- Go on a week long (approx) offshore race/cruise
- Charter a sailing boat for a week around Hamilton Island
Some of these things will take longer than others. But we both need to be confident in all these skills before we can be comfortable about putting ourselves into potentially dangerous situations.