The second article of the Tasmanian West Coast Foray series was published in the September/October issue of Australian Multihull World. This one explores the magnificent oceanic inlet of Port Davey-Bathurst Harbour.
Within an hour of sending our article about Sailing the Wild Side to the Yachting Magazine Cruising Helmsman, Editor Phil Ross confirmed he would publish it in the August issue. What a thrill!
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.
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!
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…
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…
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!