Tasmanian West Coast article published

When it comes “Destination” articles in sailing magazines, nothing beats a story about off the beaten track wilderness areas. It has appeal to seasoned sailors as well as to those dreaming of future adventures. And the Tasmanian West Coast is one of those destinations that is less travelled, a bit daunting, yet breathtaking.

Cruise Journal of our Tasmanian Voyage

When we embarked on our Tasmanian Voyage on 27 February 2018, we knew it would be dazzling. Over two months we sailed our catamaran Take It Easy right around this wild island state. With its history, its vast wilderness areas, its dramatic coastline and abundant wildlife, there is so much to see and experience.

Cape Raoul in the swell

Colossal Tasman Peninsula

We are underway again and what a spectacular coast the Tasman Peninsula is! Dolerite cliffs 300m high come straight down to the ocean. These giant sea columns are absolutely colossal. There is a catch though: after several days of strong wind, there is a fair bit of swell and the rebound against the tall cliffs turns…