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Broome. Day 74

Took the dinghy into the Gantheume Point end of Cable Beach and hitched a ride into town. Had lunch at Matso’s, a brewery, bar and restaurant.  Prof was in his element with the taster paddle board of the different brews … Continue reading

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Broome. Day 73

Dawn breaks over James Price Point as we prepare to up anchor for the sail to Broome. Anchored at Cable Beach at 11 am and have had a lazy day phoning people and uploading the blogs. Can hear the surf … Continue reading

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James Price Point. Day 72

Were going to leave Beagle Bay late and just go the 20 nm to Cape Baskerville. But a 20 kt Easterly beckoned so we up anchored and soon we were heading Southwest at 8 kts, Baly relishing her favorite beam … Continue reading

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Beagle Bay. Day 71

Quite rolly in the Western anchorage at Cape Leveque,¬† it is a surf beach as we proved when going ashore getting dunked going in and coming back out. The caravan park shop/restaurant didnt have a lot so we bought ice … Continue reading

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Cape Leveque and internet/phone?. Day 70

Today we crossed the stretch of water to the North of Derby called King Sound to get us across to Cape Karrakatta and onto Cape Leveque where hopefully there is phone and internet. It is a 46 nm leg and … Continue reading

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Crocodile Creek. Day 69

Our fifteenth day in the Kimberley turned up yet another gem. Crocodile Creek has a small basin at the foot of several waterfalls. The entrance to the basin dries at low tide leaving the vessel surrounded by land.. We were … Continue reading

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Squatters Arms. Day 68

Balakera stayed at anchor at the mouth of Silver Gull Creek as we went further upstream in Balakerette to the freshwater tanks and to visit Mal and Shelly at the Squatters Arms. Shelly made us morning tea and Mal took … Continue reading

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