Bundaberg Port Marina. Getting ready to haul.
hauling at The Boat Works, Coomera River, Queensland
Jacobs Well, had to anchor off the channel as we could not get past the 2m- section just here. Will try again on the morning high tide. Tides appear to be about two hours latter than the Gold Coast Seaway tide station.
Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron, Manly
Hit the bottom and did rudder damage coming in over the bar. Got directed by the dredge master on where it was clear for our 2m draft. He knew because he just finished dredging there. Wrong!
Pelican Bay, Queensland
Went through the shallow part of the Great Sandy Strait this afternoon at about 30 mins before high. Saw about 11ft as a minimum. Had current with us all the way.
Garry's Anchorage, Fraser Island, Queensland, Australia
South White Clifft, Fraser Island, Queensland, Australia
Kingfisher Resort, Fraser Island, Queensland, Australia
Big Woodie Island, Sandy Strait, Queensland
Sitting the anchorage in front of Port of Bundaberg Marina, Australia Awaiting customs in the morning as they weren't available today..
We got in 33 hours of slow sailing that came to an end at 3am. Motoring, should arrive in Bundaberg tomorrow, Sunday mid-day
Finally some consistent wind. We've been sailing for the last 14 hours. Looks like a Sunday arrival in Bundaberg.
Alternately between motoring at 6kts and sailing at 3 to 5 kts. The light winds are getting old.
Enroute New Cal to Bundaberg. Slow night of sailing, started motor after sunrise.
Illot Kouare in the South Lagoon New Cal. We are headed off this morning to Bundaberg.
Ile des Pins, Overcast and light rain. Waiting for weather to Bundaberg
Ille Amedee, New Caledonia
Noumea, New Caledonia Anchored 150 yards outside th eleagl anchoring spot in front of Port Moselle. The place overcrowded because of the ICA Rally get together. Hope to get clear-in in the morning.
Bai de Kaoris, Baie de Prony, New Caledonia
Ille Casy, Baie de Prony, New Caledonia On a park mooring. Waiting till Monday to clear in Customs
Bai de Doking, Lifuo Island, Loyalties, New Caledonia Anchored i 49ft of water on a sand patch. Fast, kinda wet overnight run from Havannha Harbour, Vanuatu.
Ai Creek, Havannah Harbour, Efate Island, Vanuatu Clear out of Port Vila. Heading to New Cal tomorrow
Mele, Efate Island, Vanuatu
Back on mooring at Yacht World, Port Vila.
Took 25mins to get the chain and anchor unstuck in the Survivor anchorage this mooring.
Survivor Beach, Efate, Vanuatu
Esema Bay, Efate Island, Vanuatu
Anchored in Port Vila, Efate Island, Vanuatu
Dillion Bay, Erromango Island, Vanuatu
Port Resolution, Tanna Island, Vanuatu Waiting to clear customs with two other boats
Enroute to Port Resolution, Vanuatu
Enroute to Port Resolution, Vanuatu
Musket Cove for a few days then clear out for Vanuatu on Monday
Denarau anchorage, Vite Levu, Fiji Sailed direct from Fulanga. Good downwind sail till the intense rain west of Beqa.
enroute Fulanga to Beqa
Had a great potluck with the village yesterday near pass,Fulanga, Lau Group, Fiji
Fulanga, Lau Group, Fiji SEvusevu done with the 96 year old chief.
Navutuiloma, Yasaga, Lau Group, Fiji Move over this side of island to get ready for SW blow. Anchored in nice little bay with 15ft.
Navutuiloma, Yasaga, Lau Group, Fiji Good sail down today. Blowing a bit from the NE and a little rolly in anchorage.
Wainiyaba, Lakeba, Lau Group, Fiji Nice sail down in 15 - 20 ENE. Deep anchorage here.
NE anchorage, Mavana. Banuambalavu, Lau Group, Fiji
Bavatu Harbour. Banuambalavu, Lau Grup, Fiji Got a good snorkel in at the pass with Family Circus
Bay of Islands. Banuambalavu, Lau Grup, Fiji Best sail we've had in Fiji so far.
Nadilo Bay, Qamea Island, Fiji Off to Lau Group in the morning
Albert Bay, Rambi Island
Viani Bay on one of Jack Fischers moorings. Snorkled the Cabbage Patch today with him.
Deveta Bay, Venua Levu, Fiji
Cousteau anchorage, Venua Levu, Fiji
Savusavu, Venua Levu, Fiji Mooring #16 Coprashed
Nabouvalu, Venua Levu, Fiji Tucked behind ferry Spirit of Love
Cukuvou Harbour, Yadua Island, Fiji Bouncy motor sail across Bligh Waters
Tavua-Bay-Man or Toba Naloma, on way to Savusavu.
On the quarantine buoy at Vuda Point awaiting a morning clear-in. And for us Yanks, the air is 80*F and the water is 84*
motoring in fairly heavy rain
Got headed. Gonna have to tack latter
nice close reaching
light squals to the SW
hove-to letting weather ahead dissipate
Overcast, still cold but good sailing
Enroute to Fiji. Fisrt night out was cold and rolly with winds gusting to 40kts.
In Opua marina planning to exit on Thursday morn.
Hanging in the Bay of Islands waiting for Cyclone Donna to wear out
Heading Bay of Islands to awaut weather for passage to Fiji
Taurang for Xmas, after a windy sail
Riverside Drive Marina for the winter
Gave up on the beating the wrong way- motoring till the winds get more cooperative
Got headed by the wind this morning and no longer pointing at the Bay of Islands, argh1
smooth sea, close hauled
Tacked yesterday afternoon and headed for NZ
Seas have laid down a bit
Hit the front at midnight last night
started motoring at 1am
Heading SW to get out of the lows way
Closing in on Minerva Reef. Will stay overnight and head off for Opua in the morning if the weather looks good.
Enroute Tonga to Minerva Reef
test e-mail. Planning on leaving Tonga for Minerva coming weekend.
At anchor - test e-mail. Planning on leaving Tonga for Minerva coming weekend.
At anchor in the Ha'Pai group
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