It's the largest structure built by living things on earth a place teeming with life of every description. Come explore Australia's Great Barrier Reef! A stiff sea breeze was playfully chasing the clouds across the water. It was a perfect day for sailing. We were setting out in the Thekla, a trim red-and-white sailing yacht, for a day on Australia's Great Barrier Reef. Thekla's captain - a gray bearded German fellow - had built the yacht some 20 years ago, had sailed it around the world several times and now lived in it with his wife. Now he was shouting orders in a thick accent to his three deckhands.
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