256 Mile Dash

It is funny how you worry about time running out, but a few days of solid sailing changes everything. We have made great progress on our southerly journey. We left Jibbon Beach last Friday and 5 days later crossed the Lakes Entrance bar – a 256 nautical mile dash!

Delights and Dramas!

It is interesting how after nearly 18 years of sailing together on catamarans, we are still learning! There is nothing like a weather pounding, gear problems and silly mistakes to keep you on your toes and feeling humble. Here is an update on our trials and tribulations.

Wild Run to Bermagui

Sometimes you get caught even when you think you have planned your passage well. The forecast for Wednesday 16 August was for 15-20 knot westerlies close to the shores, strengthening in the middle of the morning to 25-30, and a lot more offshore.  The plan was therefore to hug the coast closely. We got out…

Getting close to Victoria

After leaving the misty Moruya River, we returned to Broulee to wait for the Northerlies, catching up again with Chris and Michelle, our boat building friends who were holidaying there.

Sea Cave

Coastal Wanderings

We have had a lot of Southerlies for the past few days, and more to come… getting the weather we wanted for Lord Howe a month too late!  So our progress down the coast has been somewhat halted.  But since we have time, we are taking things leisurely, although just to keep us on our…