21st July – As a result of the regulator failure, the house battery bank is now shot. We are making direct for Dampier, 5 days on the high seas with little wind.
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 […]
A nice short sail back to the Australian main land. Seisia is a small port originally built to service the nearby aboriginal settlement. The amount of tourists coming to the cape has seen it grow into a town of its own. There are three camp grounds and unit areas along the foreshore. Claimed to be […]
We upped anchor and headed to Horn Island in the Torres Straights, a sail of 48 nautical miles. We cut through Albany Passage a very picturesque area at the tip of Cape York and leave the mainland behind. The sail through Albany passage was amazing, such a beautiful area, it was a shame we could […]
We upped anchor and headed North for 80 nautical miles to Night Island to join a fishing boat for the night. After we arrived two prawn trawlers arrived to anchor. A windy but smooth anchorage. Everyone wanted some more tuna so I set up the line. About an hour later we had a nice yellow […]
We pulled anchor at Double Island early Saturday Morning and motored off to the shipping channel. Winds soon built to 20 knots and we were able to hoist the sails and shut the motor off fairly early making a good 7 knots under Genoa and Mizzen sails. Winds grew to the mid 20s and we […]