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.

Melaleuca Inlet from Mt Beattie

Bathurst Harbour Vastness

For this third post in our Port Davey – Bathurst Harbour series, we share with you the vastness of Bathurst Harbour. To really appreciate the extent and size of this basin and its inlets you have to climb those hills regardless of the soggy weather!

Bathurst Channel and Mount Rugby

Cat’s Cradle in the Bathurst Channel

The second post in our Port Davey – Bathurst Harbour series shows you through the Bathurst Channel, a 7 miles long narrow waterway that links the two large water expanses of Port Davey and Bathurst Harbour.  Several coves come off the Channel where you can anchor. During this part of our exploration we have had…

Bramble Cove from Mt Milner

Bound for Port Davey

We have been out of contact for a while, but what a time we have had! Port Davey and Bathurst Harbour are the highlight of any Tasmanian sailing voyage. If you seek untamed, pristine, remote wilderness, this is the ultimate. Getting to the South West Tasmanian Wilderness from the North West coast, feels like even…

Sunset on the Gordon River

Up the Mighty Gordon River

We have spent five days up the mighty Gordon River. It has been a thrill and a huge adventure. You know what they say, you haven’t had an adventure if you did not wish you were elsewhere at some stage!  Well guess what!