Month: January 2009

Crossing Bass Strait

It’s now 10.30pm and and we have been in Bass Strait for several hours, the swell has increased but is still coming from behind us! Another 24hrs and we will be abeam St Helens on the Tasmanian East coast. Alls well!

Southward Bound!

The rain drizzled most of Australia Day, and Pittwater was full of weekend sailors, and campers at Coasters Retreat being ferried back to shore with camping equipment and loads of kids, by the numerous Water Taxis and Hire Barges. We picked up Graham and Marguarite (Barquita – Sistership) up for the day and headed off …

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Day 3

Cloud cover and gentle NNW breezes were still present when the sun rose at 5.05am this morning, Alan is off watch, Dad just got up after sleeping since midnight and I will retire after I have the hot cuppa that Dad has just made me! We are 20nm East of Coffs Harbour, and just gone …

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