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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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The sun setting over Thursday Island as viewed from Horn Island anchorage.

We weaved our way through the many sand bars and sunken vessels into the Horn Island anchorage and joined many other power boat and yachts. The tidal flow was quite strong requiring us to anchor twice to make sure we were not going to drag the anchor. The sun sets were amazing as it sets […]

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