Stars End 2
Great sail from Debut . Exploring the old dutch town with its narrow streets and dutch buildings.
Arrived in Debut on the 22nd July after a long hard sail from Port Moresby. Lots of Rally boats here already but still plenty of space for us to anchor. Had issues with drift nets over the last 4 days where some boats were caught in them.
Sailing at 6.5k still using a triple reefed foresail and storm trisail on the mizzen. saw more nets and fishing boat in the night but had no problems.
Sailing well had issue with nets in the night, they were easy to spot in the dark because they had bright flashing lights at either end and were about 2 miles long.
Out in the open again after sailing thru the Torres Strait heading for Debut.
Entering Bligh passage, Sailing well with triple reefed foresail and a storm tri sail on the mizzen. Still doing 7k.
Moored in the Royal Papua Yacht club, very friendly staff and people.
Great supermarket close to the marina, reasonable prices and range of products.
Only 140 nm to go to Port Moresby, All well on board Thank you for your coverage.
Thanks to Pilgrim for the relay
Day 3 of our passage to Port Moresby. To much sail up for the strong gusts, rolling with the waves.
Day 2 of our passage to Port Moresby. Fast sailing especially with a consistent 1.4 k current with us.
Anchored in Huon reef preparing to head to Port Moresby today.
At anchor outside of Port Moselle waiting for weather window to sail to Port Morseby then Indonesia
Arrived 0730 on Sat 22 oct. Had a rough last leg to Opua.
The boat is now at Opua marina, and we are with our friends in Russel relaxing.
All well onboard, motor sailing to Opua, About 98 miles to go.
Great progress guys...
Hey guys you are doing so
Had a pleasant night, no wind flat seas, noisy motor
485 to Opua but progress will slow soon!
That sea water will be
The calm has gone, replaced by 20k SSE and 2.5m swell, and rain and no sun.
But I guess you have to get the bad now and then to appreciate the good.
All well on board.
Looks like light winds for
all is well
looking good frank, headwinds
on their way to opua
Sailing well,SSE 11k wind. fighting a 1.8k current boat speed 4.6 over ground.
All is well.
Clearing customs in Levuka and departing for Opua.
Safe sailing Will listen on
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