Sunrise at sea

We’ve crossed the border!

We have gone past the distinctive outline of Mt Warning, past the Tweed River and Point Danger and crossed the border into Queensland! Although we still have a way to go to get to the Southern Great Barrier Reef, it is a relief to have reached this milestone.

Final Leg to Port Albert

After weathering bad weather for four days in the Gippsland Lakes, we finally got a short window to get out in the ocean for our final leg of our odyssey to Port Albert.  This is about a 70 nautical miles passage involving crossing the notorious Lakes Entrance bar, then crossing the even more dodgy Port Albert bar,…

Hiding again from the southerlies!

“Hide-dash-hide”seems to be our rhythm these days!  After our epic sail to Jervis Bay and a rest day while a weak southerly change passed, we did a dash to Moruya, 65 nautical miles further south when the northerly returned – only just for a day, mind you!