Monthly Archives: August 2015

Cape Leeuwin. Day 120

Departed beautiful Bunker Bay at 7 am under another leaden sky but thankfully not as cold as it has been. Saw the flash of Cape Naturaliste lighthouse throughout the morning as the day was so gloomy, Last evening Jim overcame … Continue reading

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Cape Naturaliste. Day 119

Left Bunbury at 7.30am for the 35 nm leg across Geographe Bay to Bunker Bay which is just tucked in behind Cape Naturaliste on the Eastern side. Pushing into a 2.5 m sea left over from yesterday’s strong winds. The … Continue reading

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Bunbury. Day 118

Weatherbound at Koombana Bay in Bunbury harbour, 25 kt + SSW and rain, seen more bad weather than good since arriving in Fremantle. Winds have been gusting to 40 kts at Cape Leeuwin.   No wonder we saw so many  … Continue reading

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Bunbury. Day 117

5am departure from Mandurah in the light rain and bitter cold. Put my thermals and gloves on for the first time. Also my Alaska fur beanie. Good to have Jim onboard again and he is feeling the cold too with … Continue reading

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Mandurah Days 111 to 116

Have enjoyed my time at Mandurah, nice place and people friendly,  do recommend it to anyone travelling by sea or road. Mikael, the Marine Ops Manager at the Mandurah Offshore Fishing and Sailing Club, kindly lent me his own ute … Continue reading

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Mandurah. Day 110

Dawn breaks over Fremantle after we left at 6.30am. A short 30 nm leg from Fremantle to Mandurah, pleasant enough and a sunny day. 15 kts Southeasterly and we arrived at midday. Will be spending a week here at Mandurah … Continue reading

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