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Leaving Melbourne on January 2011 – the beginning of our adventure.

18 Feb 2011 – Jervis Bay

We had a great sail yesterday from Bateman’s Bay to Jervis Bay. With little wind we departed at 0600 and by 0830 hoisted the spinny and enjoyed a pleasurable six hour spinnaker run all the way to St George Head, … Continue reading

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14 Feb 2011 – Bermagui

We had a lovely 45nm sail today from Eden. Had the spinnaker up for about 4 hours until the wind shifted to the beam so we then furled out the genoa. About two hours from Bermagui the wind died, so … Continue reading

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11 Feb 2011

It’s raining in Eden today and is expected to rain for a couple more days as a trough slowly passes over with winds blowing from the north up to 30 knots. We plan to leave on Sunday and ride a south-easterly … Continue reading

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8 Feb 2011 – Cnr Inlet to Eden

This time two years ago we were returning from Tasmania over Bass Strait, unaware of the devastating bushfires destroying properties and families in Victoria. As I sat in the middle of the night in north eastern area of Bass Strait yesterday, … Continue reading

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5 Feb 2011 – Port Welshpool

We arrived at Port Welshpool yesterday to ride out the weather – forecast to reach up to 35knots on Saturday night. The BOM radar suggests the remains of Cyclone Yasi may influence the weather in Victoria so we’re not keen to … Continue reading

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