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Port Denison. Day 100

Only a short hop down to Port Denison of 35 nm so I slept into 7.30am and we departed Geraldton at 8 am. Geraldton’s red and white lighthouse was our last impression of this great little town of 35,000 population.  … Continue reading

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Geraldton. Days 98 and 99

There was a little bit of movement at anchor in Shelter Bay last night which we expected. It was actually gentle enough to rock us to sleep and enjoy the sound of surf on the beach. After rounding Steep Point, … Continue reading

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Monkey Mia. Day 97

We were picked up by the tour operator Joy at 7.30am and taken across the 26 klm width of Peron Peninsula to Monkey Mia on its Eastern side to watch the dolphins being fed. This is different to what we … Continue reading

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Denham. Day 96

First light at Herald Bight, no swell waves tucked around in here. Cape Peron lighthouse below kept us company overnight. We picked up a mooring that was arranged for us by Barry Scott of the Carnarvon YC. It was the … Continue reading

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Herald Bight. Day 95

Frank and Ros came aboard Baly for sundowners last evening and remarkably they knew Prof’s father when they lived in Port Hedland. We then had a great night at the Carnarvon Yacht Club with the locals. We were treated as … Continue reading

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Carnarvon. Day 94

We pushed to get to Carnarvon and tucked into Shark Bay before the swell increased to 3.5 metres. Saw this marine warning posted by an old Tassy mate which made us glad we did, though don’t think 50 ft is … Continue reading

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Carnarvon. Days 92 & 93

Left Tantabiddi in the dark at 6.30am through the well lit channel. We shared the mooring area with a Schionning catamaran named ‘Clawdette’. Plenty of wind on the beam outside of Ningaloo Reef so averaged 8 to 9 knots all … Continue reading

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