Nearly home!

Full of hopes for a spinnaker run all the way, based on a solid forecast of NE winds, we left Bittangabee at dawn on Thursday. Shortly after Green Cape, Big Red was flying and we were going great guns, into Victoria, past Gabo Island, Mallacoota, and Little Rame Head. 

Tucked in at Bittangabee

There is something about Bittangabee that is really appealing: peaceful, 100% protection from any wind of any strength right up in the creek, nice walks.  Not many yachties come here.  They favour Eden, 9 miles north.  But if you like little nooks and have a shallow draft, this is a winner of an anchorage.

Moruya to Bittangabee – Getting Close!

The ‘normal’ weather pattern in summer along the NSW coast is typified by several days of NE ahead of a southerly change, when the wind gradually shifts to SE and back to NE as the high moves into the Tasman Sea.  However the weather does not always follow the rules.  And certainly this summer, it has…