Category Archives: Queenscliff to Brisbane

Raby Bay and home. Day 174

Morning at Currigee anchorage with plenty of campers staying for the long weekend. We are 24nm from home as the crow flies but more like 30nm once you have gone around all the corners and islands in the Broadwater. I … Continue reading

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Gold Coast. Day 173

Early 5am departure from Yamba for the 110 nm leg to the Gold Coast. Robbie cooked breakfast of stew and toast and we were clear of the bar by 6pm. At 11.30am we were abeam of Ballina and two hours … Continue reading

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Yamba.Day 172

At daybreak we were abeam of South Solitary Island,  9 nm NE of Coffs Harbour. There was a yacht just to seaward of us but it wasn’t showing on AIS. We later met them at Yamba. Several people have commented … Continue reading

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Trial Bay/Southwest Rocks. Days 170 and 171

Great night at the Oaks Hotel in Neutral Bay with Tony and Fiona. Food was excellent and the beer garden courtyard stunning with fairy lights adorning the trees. Departed RSYS at 6am just as the Pacific Pearl was approaching Circular … Continue reading

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Sydney. Day 169

Came up the harbour this morning and are now slumming it in the VIP berth at the Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron which is just adjacent to Kirribilli House where Malcolm doesn’t want to live. Beautiful views as approached the bridge … Continue reading

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Sydney. Days 167 and 168

Departed beautiful Bermagui at 8am after another Robbie breakfast, this time sausages and toast. Passed Montague Island and Narooma about an hour later. The forecast tomorrow is for fog but there seemed to be fog today, maybe due to a … Continue reading

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Bermagui. Day 166

Departed Twofold Bay at 7am after Robbie cooked breakfast and we decanted fuel from the bladder to the main tanks. There was a guided missile warship at the adjacent naval wharf that we couldn’t see when we anchored in the … Continue reading

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