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3rd Wish :
2018 06 29 - 0852 hrs - Arrived Yamba last Sunday and left on Wed. only to get 10 miles north and turn back because of poor sea state and wind not doing what it was suppose to ! Will leave again on Sunday at this stage for GÇ . via Byron Bay . QLD here we come !
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Africat :
2018 07 16 - 1149 hrs - After a great 8 days at Magnetic Island, doing lots of interesting things, we have now tied up in the Breakwater Marina, Townsville. Here for a week or so.
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All The Stars :
2018 07 12 - 1709 hrs - At Batemans Bay Marina doing some work before heading north in early August
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Allaban :
2018 06 25 - 1547 hrs - Anchored for a night or two off Perrys on South Stradbroke. Then heading up to Moreton Bay.
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Allons-y :
2018 07 19 - 1732 hrs - Big Woody, always nice here
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Angel Wing :
2018 07 02 - 0857 hrs -
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Annacol :
2018 07 13 - 0921 hrs - In Marlin Marina, Cairns. Will be here for a few weeks to catch up with family and friends.
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Another Day :
2018 07 20 - 0822 hrs - On our fourth enjoyable day in Mooloolaba. Leaving tomorrow morning for Wide Bay Bar with useful winds to push us north.
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Arkaydes :
2018 07 11 - 0844 hrs - All back together again and anchored in Gloucester Passage.
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As Time Goes By :
2018 07 15 - 1432 hrs - Back on the new mooring after 3 wonderful days at Boyd’s Bay
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Bamboozle :
2018 07 14 - 0717 hrs - At Svendses Beach anchorage motor sailed in flat seas from Pancake. Phone call from sign man that Bamboozle's decals have arrived at home, will get them sent to Cannonvale PO on our arrival, Cheers!
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Bella Luna :
2018 07 06 - 1446 hrs - Swinging on a mooring at Ilot Maitre....
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Blue Bayou 2 :
2018 07 06 - 1714 hrs - Prudoe ids has a rock beach and the anchorage has continual swell resulting in no sleep all night. Thankfully daylight arrived at 6am so I left the island in a trail of spray as I headed for mackay. On the way had to dodge 50 odd ships waiting for coal.
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Blue Lagoon :
2018 07 04 - 1115 hrs - In Coral Bay waiting for a window to sail south.
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Blue Pointer :
2018 07 18 - 1326 hrs - Left Thomas to see whales passing by then in distance see another group of whales breaching. Great start to day. Now anchored off Shaw Island.
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Blue Tango :
2018 06 26 - 1137 hrs - Left Garry's Anchorageat 7.00am & motored to Kingfisher Resort. Went through Sheridan Flats on the high but the channel had changed from last time & new markers have been laid. Didn't hit bottom but was close while trying to figure out the changes.
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Bluglass :
2018 07 07 - 1630 hrs - Anchored Cape Gloucester off the resort. Planning a few days here.
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Bossa Nova :
2018 07 19 - 1600 hrs - Anchored at Shaw Isl next to Blue Pointer after magic kite run from Scawfell. 2 magic days there with Pat De Chat and before that 2 at West Bay, Middle Percy-calmest we’ve ever seen it!
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Carinya :
2018 07 05 - 1100 hrs - Left Keppel Bay Marina a week ago with Peter and Vicki. No service much along the way. Voyage from Keppel to Pearl Bay, Island Head Creek, Hunter Island, Digby Island, Scawfell Island,Goldsmith Island, Shaw Island and will end today at Hamilton Island.
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Chamaral :
2018 07 08 - 0811 hrs - Parked off APM sea wall with heaps of others as a result of the exorbitant marina fees being charged. It must be the most expensive marina in Aus!
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Chances :
2018 07 21 - 1630 hrs - Anchored at Deanbilla Bay
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Chandon :
2018 07 20 - 1350 hrs - Today Nara inlet have travelled all islands from Mackay to here all going well still with top company weather has been best year yet. Many beachBBQ and musical nights great fun.Airlie next few days but plan to move on as it is over priced and over rated.
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Dalliance :
2018 07 21 - 1756 hrs - Arrived at Port Clinton this afternoon after spending a week in Yappoon with family visiting on holidays.
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Discovery II :
2018 06 28 - 2000 hrs - Sailed north to Great Keppel Is. Brief stopover at Hummocky Is, scenic but too rolly for overnight.
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Dragon Lady :
2018 07 21 - 2108 hrs - Great markets at Manly this morning. Lovely sail to Scarborough Marina. Not dog friendly here. Fences everywhere, even the playing fields. Had dinner out with Wendy & Ari.
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Dreamas Duo :
2018 07 20 - 1100 hrs - 3 nights Lady Musgrave Is. Perfect weather, swam with Manga Rays, turtles, black tip sharks, perfect location, now has 10 x public moorings... very handy. Yesterday travel to Cape Capricorn rough uncomfortable sleep, early start. Unhelpful light winds.
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Dreamtime :
2018 07 21 - 1656 hrs - Left coomera approx 6.30am. Was going to stop at Peel Island, but as it was a beautiful day motor/sailed on. Arrived in Kounungai Big sand hill approx 4.45pm.
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dreamtime :
2018 07 09 - 0205 hrs - Position report unavailable
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Elizabeth :
2018 01 05 - 1450 hrs - Finished the journey solo from Sydney to Perth in early January 2018. Have been a guest of Fremantle Sailing Club for some months, and am now in process of becoming a member. Looking forward to setting sail again soon...
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Folie a deux :
2018 07 20 - 1904 hrs - After a relax and restock at Airlie we've had a night at Mays Bay, climbed/walked the Whitsundays Cairn and 3 glorious nights at Whitehaven and now anchored in Refuge Cove in Nara Inlet. So quiet.
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Forever Dreamin :
2018 07 21 - 1313 hrs - Made Curlew Island and then Mackay Marina where we have left the boat for a while.
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Free Spirit :
2018 07 19 - 1300 hrs - Had a nice sail in moderate winds & gentle seas to Horseshoe Bay on Magnetic Island. Very peaceful. Drinks on the beach with lovely fellow sailors.
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Gannet II :
2018 07 16 - 1731 hrs - Decided to have a bit of a holiday and move to Yorkeys Knob marina. Here for a couple of weeks and may rent a car to do some exploring.
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Gemini Lady :
2018 07 18 - 1726 hrs - Enjoying a month exploring the Islands of Anambas.
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Grey Nurse :
2018 07 21 - 1750 hrs - Another nice motor with the main up into the SE trades only 10kns today and now inside the southern lagoon again. Jo Le Taxi was true to his word and transported crew away from the camping ground at Nessadiou at 8am hopefully dropping them at Bourail bus.
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Harmony :
2018 07 16 - 1417 hrs - Left Cape Hotham before midnight. Tides were with us, super fast sail, sunrise in Darwin. Anchored in Fannie Bay. Now for repairs, antifouling, reprovisioning...
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Hawkeye :
2018 07 21 - 1822 hrs - Good wind today. Just the jib up and hitting 8.4 knots max down the waves. Plan to stay here at Monty’s tomorrow
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Heatwave :
2018 07 13 - 2115 hrs - Morning tea and lunch at the resort followed by a nap and sundowners on the beach. Busy day.
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Honey Bee :
2018 07 10 - 1129 hrs - Very brisk, uncomfortable sail from Curlew to Mackay.
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Huntress :
2018 07 18 - 1700 hrs - Arrived in sydney
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Island Pearl II :
2018 06 28 - 1327 hrs - After a wonderful 3 weeks in Rodrigues we enjoyed a brisk 2 day sail across to Mauritius. Initially we moored in the Port Louis Marina for 2 weeks then sailed up to beautiful Grand Bay anchored off GB Yacht Club. Love it here in Mauritius!
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Jepeda IV :
2018 07 15 - 1340 hrs - Left early yesterday for the 205nm hop to Tual, our clearing out point. Apart from a blockage in the fuel lift pump that took a while to fix in the bouncing seas, an uneventful 36 hr leg. Will wait here for good weather for Darwin, clear and go.
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Kaychelle :
2018 07 21 - 1411 hrs - First reception in days. Ipad dead phone struggling. next stop Mackay.
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Korawinga :
2018 07 20 - 1620 hrs - Moved north from Garry's Anchorage today and now anchored Bookar Island, Great Sandy Strait.
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Mara :
2018 07 20 - 0747 hrs - At Keppel Bay Marina for a few days. All is well. Cheers.
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Mary Claire :
2018 07 13 - 1611 hrs - Left Urangan this morning. Part sail and motor to Bundy. Antifoul here then keep heading north for awhile.
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Meridian Passage :
2018 07 12 - 1648 hrs - Bowen for a few days.
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Mischief :
2018 07 18 - 1230 hrs - After nearly a week at GKI enjoying the clear water and white sand beaches (& time with our cruising friends) we've come into Keppel Bay Marina where we'll spend a couple of days or so. We had a lovely sail from GKI to Rosslyn Bay with just the Yankee.
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Moor R&R :
2018 07 09 - 0906 hrs - Hanging at Gloucester Passage for a few days.
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My Free Spirit :
2018 07 21 - 0747 hrs - Been back in the Marine Stadium for a de nights.
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Nemo :
2018 07 18 - 0950 hrs - Arrived Coffs early afternoon. Good stay in Trial Bay. Will be staying in Coffs a few days before heading on to Iluka/Yamba.
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Olivia III :
2018 07 20 - 1050 hrs - Motored in dead calm conditions to Airlie Beach and anchored outside the yacht club.
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One Day More :
2018 06 25 - 0835 hrs - One one Day More currently at home in Mooloolaba
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Perseides II :
2018 07 12 - 2348 hrs - Still exploring the Whitsundays and trying to get out of the strong wind
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Phase2 :
2018 07 18 - 2040 hrs - Great sail from Noumea to Kuto (Isle of Pines) yesterday in good Westerly winds, spinnaker up all the way, 60nm. Now at anchor at Ilot Brosse, a beautiful barrier reef island at the very southern tip of New Caledonia. Expect to spend a few days here.
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Pirani :
2018 07 11 - 0325 hrs - Repairing Pirani. Set off Thursday. Force 6 at the moment but settling.
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Red Cloud :
2018 07 11 - 1345 hrs - Departed Airlie marina and had good sail to South Mole island. Sunny on anchor with family on board.
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Reeflection :
2018 07 21 - 1644 hrs - At Stonehaven lots of smoke around from controlled burn offs
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Rehab :
2018 07 20 - 1453 hrs - Back in Port Resolution for the night.
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Reklis :
2018 07 14 - 1033 hrs - Fresh mahimahi seen lots whales no sun
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RooBinEsque :
2018 07 18 - 1419 hrs - Dropped anchor at west Geelong. Its forecast to still be a little windy 25 to 35 kt so we'll see what each day brings
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Roseanne :
2018 07 10 - 1843 hrs - We have arrived
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Sailaway :
2018 07 14 - 1600 hrs - Beam reach under moderate SW wind across Hervey Bay. We kept a good lookout for whales but didn't see any. Saw a huge turtle after entering the Bundaberg River. Will stay in Bundaberg for a few days while we replenish our supplies.
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Saltheart :
2018 07 14 - 0717 hrs - Back in Brisbane! Fought the tides for a 2:00am arrival. Tied up close to the dinghy dock
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Saltpeter :
2018 07 18 - 1053 hrs -
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Sana Solia :
2018 07 20 - 0830 hrs - Nice night at Green Island and an early trip into Manly boat harbour for a few nights.
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Sans Souci :
2018 07 05 - 1404 hrs - Good sail to Port Clinton. Tomorrow’s northlys now SE. May be here for a day or two. Or head to Islandhead Creek. Like to spend some time at Pearl Bay before Clinton. Warwick time me lads and lasses.
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Seafox Too :
2018 06 24 - 1253 hrs - Back on Home Mooring for a bit while we fly south. Back end Aug.
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SeeBeeZee :
2018 07 20 - 1736 hrs - McKenzie's Jetty. Had a few days coming up the straits, and now waiting for the southerly change forecast for tonight to head further north.
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Selkie :
2018 07 15 - 1937 hrs - Leeke's beach, Great Keppel Island. We can finally see the sandy bottom under the boat as the water is so clear. Had a beautiful fast sail from Hummocky island. here for a few days to enjoy the island
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Sengo :
2018 07 17 - 0854 hrs - Arrived Pittwater after 5.5 days. Planned on 5 days but ended up a with a 20 hour break in the middle to avoid strong winds...did some great speeds to make up time. Sorting out a few issues - picking up a few things... weather good to head north on w/e
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Serendip :
2018 07 03 - 2227 hrs - At home
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Settlement :
2018 07 07 - 0848 hrs - In Ambon waiting for new deckie
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Shenolean :
2018 07 13 - 1514 hrs - We have just anchored in Port Clinton, the only undeveloped harbour on the east coast. It is used by the military at certain times of the year, but not this week. It is a beautiful harbour, surrounded by mountains.
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Silvergirl :
2018 07 15 - 2052 hrs - After a couple of days in Gladstone marina we are of through the narrows and on to the Keppels tomorrow
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Songbird 50 :
2018 07 15 - 1353 hrs - Anchored at Port Carmen, Cebu, Philippines. Getting sail repairs and new sail quotes. Dentist and Eye checks.
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SV Southern Exposure :
2018 07 20 - 1355 hrs - Left Nara Inlet after 2 nights. Hook Passage for some snorkeling not very clear and lots of fish. Heading to CID to shelter from a strong SE early Sat morning. Met up with Quarter Moon and dined with Heatherand Evo last night.Great couple.
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SY Kaitoro :
2018 07 03 - 1321 hrs - Hanging out in Tantabiddi after escaping from the Montebello Islands after 15 straight days of Strong Wind Warnings. Wild and beautiful but got kinda stale. Now sitting just west of NW Cape seeing Strong Wind Warnings down the coast. Perhaps south in 5day
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T-Rex :
2018 07 18 - 1750 hrs - Left Shaw Island at 08.30. Sailed the Whitsunday Passage with a following 18knt wind and slight seas. Arrived Pioneer Bay at 13.00.
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Take Two :
2018 07 19 - 1550 hrs - We made it across Wide Bay Bar in perfect conditions, now anchored Grey’s anchorage.
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Te Ara Roa :
2018 07 18 - 0724 hrs - Still at GKI. Enjoyed a 5 hour sail from around North Keppel and back. Lovely winds and weather. 16:00 Happy Hour ashore. Good company. Good to wake up and see that Virgo has arrived and is anchored nearby. Well done Jeff. Visit the resort area today.
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Temptress :
2018 06 23 - 1526 hrs - Back to MBTBC Manly to be greeted by lots of friendly faces. Long list of jobs and catching up will keep us here for a couple of months. Plenty of time to plan the next adventure.
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TranQuill :
2018 07 21 - 0756 hrs - Spent a couple of weeks around Skipton, had a visit from the Shea family from Australia. Now at Shipley after 11 locks yesterday .
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VAMOS :
2018 07 19 - 1059 hrs - At RQ marina
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Venture :
2018 07 12 - 0632 hrs - Passing North of Three Hummock: Heading for Grassy Harbor.
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Virgo :
2018 07 19 - 1224 hrs - 1215hr: All made fasy Rosslyn harbour. Great sail across from Gr Keppel Is. Perfect day at sea. Now shopping, washing, fueling, water.....the list is never ending. :D
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Whoosh :
2018 07 19 - 1310 hrs - Horseshoe Bay, Magnetic Island
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Willow :
2018 07 06 - 1800 hrs - Anchored at Tekek, Palau Tioman. Glad to be here after a very uncomfortable trip from Pahang Wall. Motored all the way into a 15k wind and counter current, very sloppy waves, a giant washing machine!
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Wirraway of Sydney :
2018 07 11 - 1451 hrs - Terempah, Anamabas, Indonesia. 14hour crossing. Then another 8 hrs to arrive at Terempah. Check In yesterday went smoothly. Breezy in the bay but on a mooring. All good.
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Wishful Thinking :
2018 07 07 - 1009 hrs - Been a while again! I will catch up. Had a nice week in tioman island in the marina. Solid marina but overtaken by local boats and has few services but still for $9aud a day!! Good crew there, some music nights and barbq. Heading now for anambas.
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Woftam :
2018 07 16 - 1100 hrs - Made it to Zoe Bay: it really is a magic spot. Walked to waterfall and swam in very refreshing water. Decided to move on as the swell was making us pitch alarmingly and it would be very uncomfortable for an overnight. Will have to come back and explore.
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Yaraandoo II :
2018 06 22 - 1000 hrs - Snug on the mooring in Kettering. Settling in to wintering in Tasmania and finding so many village activities - life is busy. We have booked our tickets to fly north to visit mainland friends in August.
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Zeehaen :
2018 07 13 - 1800 hrs - Walked to Mt Talau (131m) with great views over the Vava'u islands. Went to the Annual Agricultural Show officiated by the King & Queen. Lots of amazing produce, seafood, handcrafts on display as well as dancing & singing. Quick 3nm sail to Vaimalo.
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Zenitude :
2018 07 17 - 1534 hrs - At anchor in lovely Horseshoe Bay. Great trip this morning from Cape Bowling Green where we spent a great afternoon yesterday and a quiet night. We'll stay around here for a while.
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Zolibato :
2018 06 23 - 1247 hrs - Anchored on north side of Peel Island last night, around 12 boats, very calm. At the Sandhills for tonight, 5 other boats here at this stage. Wind predicted to be light tonight.