Kitikana

Kitikana

Wed May 3 14:29 2017 NZST
Speed: 5knts
Run: 34.8nm (63km)
Weather: Sunny but cool. Wind about 10 - 15 knots from the South

We left Bermagui about 7.30 am and have decided to go straight through to Sydney - hopefully arriving about 4 pm tomorrow.  At the start the winds were south westerly and we got some great speeds. However it has now moved to completely behind us (downwind)  - a very bad angle for us, so the motor is back on to keep our boat speed up otherwise it will be a very long trip.


 

Tue May 2 9:41 2017 NZST
Speed: 5.2nknts
Run: 40.9nm (74km)
Avg: 2.9knts
24hr: 70.3nm

We are currently about an hour out of Bermagui. It has been a very cruisy night - pun intended. What a difference 24hours makes. Wind has been sth west most of the night between 5 - 8 knots so we have motor sailed at a average speed of 5 knots - main and headsail up but only just. Beautiful low swell rolling through.
The phosphorescence has been amazing the last 2 nights - especially last night as there was very limited light as there was a lot of cloud cover. It looked like we had comets behind each hull - just streams of light and sparkles trailing along behind us.

Mon May 1 19:43 2017 NZST
Run: 122.3nm (221.4km)
Avg: 2.7knts
24hr: 65.4nm

Sat Apr 29 22:50 2017 NZST

Currently in Harpers Bight on on Gippsland Lakes, Victoria. Anticipated departure 0600 on 30/4/2017. Heading toward Eden.

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