Sailing Caree

Sailing Caree

The Adventures of Sailing Yacht Caree

After two days in the Batavia Marina in Geraldton we had a weather window and decided to head South for the 217 nautical mile or just over 400 kilometre sail to Fremantle. We departed at 7:30am on the 15th August 2018 and headed out through the marina entrance.With the marina breakwater being parallel to the […]

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The plan was to sail South through the shallows of Shark Bay overnight to the South Passage between Steep Point and Dirk Hartog Island, however with forecast swells of 3-5 metres, we sought out some local knowledge from the fishing tackle store. They confirmed that the South Passage would have breaking waves with the forecast […]

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We finally departed Exmouth Monday 6th August for the 220 nautical mile sail to Carnarvon with a stop over in Norwegian Bay if the weather allowed (Unfortunately there were huge breakers pounding in as we passed Norwegian Bay). The weather was nice and calm, we enjoyed a nice downwind sail to the Cape and around. […]

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We wound our way through the reefs and rocks of the Montebello Islands and headed West between the Montebello’s and Barrow Island. The Western Australian Cruising Guide notes that navigating this area is hazardous, with lots of coral bombies and swells breaking to the West of the islands. We managed to avoid the rocks and […]

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18th July – Arrived in Broome. 21st July – Departed Broome this afternoon thanks to Nat and Bec for all the running around and collecting fuel, water and food. Was a huge help. Caree is now heading for Point Sampson for re stocking before hitting the Montebello Islands.

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10th July – Anchored in the King George River overlooking the waterfalls. Incredible beauty here. 11th July – Hiked to the top of King George Falls. What a spectacular view. Was well worth the climb. Nice swim. Gathered fresh water and anchored at river mouth. 12th July – Departed King George River at 5am into light winds and […]

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