Shakedown cruises are typically conducted to test new vessels and their crew before they enter service or after a major overhaul. Well although Anui is far from new, it was a good test of her performance after spending nearly two years out of the water, and it certainly was a great opportunity for us to…
We made it back to the Keppels after three and a half days of spinnaker sailing and are now 220 nm south of the Whitsundays!
After a month in the Whitsundays, we are riding the first of the Northerlies south!
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!