Onto week three of our Franco-Australian Series. Wade sails to Victoria, Chris gets ready to leave Normandy with her Dad.
You know how we had our navigation gear stolen? Well three months later, we still have on-going problems.
Some of you have been asking what happens now that our Tasmanian Voyage is over. Plenty is the answer! And yes we intend to keep posting and sharing with you the wondrous seascapes we are lucky enough to discover. So where to next?
We are in the Gippsland Lakes for a week or two, attending to some maintenance on Take It Easy. It was the ideal opportunity for Photographer friend, Leanne Cole, to join us on board for a couple of days. It was a special treat to be together, try different techniques and have fun.
At dawn on Sunday 29 April, we crossed the bar at Lakes Entrance after the most sedate of Bass Strait crossings, and put a serene end to our Tasmanian Voyage.
After spending a few days at the Flagstaff Jetty just inside the Gippsland Lakes and catching up with our friend Dickie, we headed off on Friday morning to Wilsons Promontory in very overcast conditions and threatening skies. We flew our spinnaker for about 8 hours until it got too rowdy in the afternoon and Big…
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!