Wilson’s Promontory and its islets

Hurray! Plan B of our Easter Cruise is back in action!  Thursday being a light SE day, we left Refuge Cove and headed to the Western side of Wilson’s Promontory with beautiful, wild Oberon Bay as our destination.  Rounding South East Point is always special as it houses the lighthouse for the southernmost point of…

Seeking shelter at Refuge Cove

Our Easter cruise continues to be a case of “go where the wind allows”.  With 40kn wind forecast from the SE, we make a move on Tuesday morning at first light.  We had an uncomfortable night rolling in the building swell and listening to the constant loud slaps of wavelets against the hulls.  So it…

Sailing where the wind lets us

A definite destination in unsettled autumn weather is a recipe for disappointment. So although we had hoped for a trip to Hogan and Deal Islands for our Easter cruise, it looks unlikely we will make it there. Plan B was a trip to the Western side of Wilson’s Promontory, to Oberon Bay via Skull Rock…