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3rd Wish :
2017 07 21 - 0756 hrs - Finally left Tippler's after 10 days and are in MBTBC catching up with friends and taking in a show . WBB crossing planned for Tuesday at this stage, can't rush these things. 👍
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Alvis :
2017 07 21 - 1235 hrs - Enroute to St Bees Island
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Amici :
2017 07 19 - 1747 hrs - Missed Camden Haven and travelled through the night due to engine issues and missing the bar crossing window Towed into Coffs by Marine Rescue Relaxing in berth and sorting issues tomorrow
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Angel Wing :
2017 07 14 - 0524 hrs -
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Annacol :
2017 07 19 - 1655 hrs - Have arrived at Lizard Island. Will be here for awhile.
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Bamboozle :
2017 07 16 - 1351 hrs - The 26 Nm from Maria Creek took us 5 hours to motor no wind yes that's zero. Booked into Keppel Bay Marina for 3 nights ,now it's time for a good shower and a visit to the local Capricorn Cruising Yacht Club, no prize for guessing what we do there,Cheers!
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Bella :
2017 07 20 - 1222 hrs - At anchor Lindeman island
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Bella Luna :
2017 07 13 - 0808 hrs - Airlie Beach (via Lady Musgrave & Midle Percy)
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Blackwattle :
2017 07 15 - 1416 hrs - In Garry's Anchorage. Living the dream
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Bush Spirit :
2017 07 16 - 0849 hrs -
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Casablanca :
2017 06 26 - 1216 hrs - Back from OS yesterday. Departed Mackay heading for Whitsundays.
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Catchcry I :
2017 06 27 - 1028 hrs - Just did 100nm in the Rajang River of Borneo. Started heading around Borneo with the rally.
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Catina :
2017 07 03 - 1759 hrs - Tucked up in Pancake Crk after motoring all day. Little wind today or for the rest of the week. Dozens at LadyMusgrave we reckon,judging by the exodus from Bundy & 1770. Only 6 or so vessels in here. As beautiful as ever. All good.
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Caviar :
2017 07 19 - 0937 hrs - Arrived at Camden Haven yesterday arvo. Berthed at Dunbogan boatshed. Jason lent us boards to put against the piles. Off to explore Laurieton today.
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Champagne Charlie :
2017 06 24 - 0900 hrs - 4 days and 23 hours Port Vila to Fiji. On Dreammaker. Charlie back in Port Vila on the handstand. Ready to do the quarantine, customs and immigration thing.
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Chances :
2017 07 12 - 1145 hrs - In Keppel Bay Marina
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Cielo :
2017 07 21 - 1423 hrs - Moved on from Butterfly to Tongue Bay, but it was like a parking lot. Moved on to Stonehaven for a couple of days.
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Cool cat :
2017 06 29 - 1901 hrs - Relaxing at pancake creek.
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Dalwhinnie :
2017 07 10 - 1756 hrs - A few great days in the Blue Pearl Bay and Butterfly Bay. Abell Point Marina now for 3 weeks whilst the crew disperse and reboard from the 26th.
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Diomedea :
2017 07 19 - 0818 hrs - Vallebukta. A very scenic and sheltered bay with good holding. Had to pass through narrows and shallows of 3.6m and under a 25m power cable to get here. Climbed Valletinden last night, 833m directly up from the anchorage. Sore today.
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Double Trouble :
2017 07 11 - 0638 hrs - Curlew for one night
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Duet :
2017 06 28 - 0846 hrs - Back at Bums Bay until Friday, then a 17 day house sit at Coomera Waters.
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Duo :
2017 07 17 - 1943 hrs - Hi
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Eaglehawk :
2017 07 19 - 1705 hrs - Now at Pancake Creek. Rough ride up the coast but we are tucked in the inner anchorage for the night.
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Eliza Cathaun :
2017 07 13 - 1212 hrs - 13 July already ... wonderful time with Coombes fam and now waiting for our last Whitsundays visitors: our Boys from Brisbane. Had some wonderful snorkeling and sightseeing on Hammo - and Whales!!
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Elizabeth :
2017 07 21 - 2025 hrs - All good. At mouth of Berkeley River. Exit near top of rising tide. 2.00am! 50nm to King George River
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Entice :
2017 07 21 - 1206 hrs - In the beautiful Whitsundays heading for Whitehaven beach today with Jacqui, Ruby and Sam on board. The SE wind is a gentle 9-13kts, perfect for an intro sail for the girls.
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Exhale :
2017 06 30 - 1511 hrs - Arrived at Airlie
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Far Star :
2017 07 18 - 1727 hrs - Before arriving at Pearl bay we got the dreaded radio call " Sailing vessel Far Star this is Australian Warship off your port bow" oh S..t, all good only wanted us to stay 1000 yd off their bow. Nice stop at Pearl then Middle Percy. Now at Curlew Is
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Fly South :
2017 07 21 - 1914 hrs - Pancake Creek Had a great ,but cold sail with code Z till Round Hill. The wind died out and the sea flattened as we motor sailed to anchorage.
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Free Spirit :
2017 07 19 - 1315 hrs - Airlie Beach. From Cid to Airlie once again with not much wind. Gorgeous day. Glad to see Sidewalk Cafe thriving. Town business slightly leaner in numbers sadly!
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Good Omen 5 :
2017 06 28 - 2117 hrs - Hobart DSS
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Gryphon :
2017 06 25 - 1434 hrs - Well, Plans change...I wrenched my back a bit, so we decided to make a run for base. Back to our starting point. Had a nice 9 hour drive North and got in a good rest. Now sorting out and looking after maintenance of our faithful beast. Very cold here 0deg
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Harmony :
2017 07 15 - 1852 hrs - Sailed to Cape Flattery. Experienced squalls with winds anywhere between 12 and 28 knots, SE to ESE. Some rain, too and a bit of sunshine at the end. Anchored of the jetty in the second bay.
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Hawkeye :
2017 07 21 - 1910 hrs - Pre dawn start. Post sunset finish. 105 nM. First 8 hrs 12-14 knots then too strong and Reefed the main and jib. Very bumpy ride Then of course the wind died and later became head on so we had to motor in to Pancake creek. Lots of boats in here
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Heatwave :
2017 07 20 - 1643 hrs - Beautiful weather in Cid harbour. Great walks including to the peak of the island at 435m high.
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Highland Dancer :
2017 07 08 - 1820 hrs - Sailed 65 nm passed 1770, to Pancake Creek, for a day or 2. Sunny 23 degrees.
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Honey Bee :
2017 07 21 - 1621 hrs - Restocked in Broome and underway again. Quiet day of pleasant sailing. Calm anchorage, but not sheltered. Lots of whale performances today.
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Imagine :
2017 07 16 - 2139 hrs - Quiet night at Svensons Beach. Breakfast with Zissou crew, then leisurely 2 hour sail to Keppel Bay Marina. Safely tied up. Picking up our mate at the airport tomorrow then back to Keppel in the afternoon.
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Indigo II :
2017 07 06 - 1200 hrs - Downwind sail with genoa only to Horn Island where we anchored with seven other Rally boats in aquamarine water, across the channel from Thursday Island. Huge crocodile lounging on adjacent sandbank...no swimming here!
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Irie :
2017 07 06 - 2021 hrs - Thursday island
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Irish Mist 111 :
2017 06 29 - 0747 hrs - Back in water after 2 days on the hard in Noakes Boatyard. Highly recommend Noakes at Nelson Bay. Highly professional, friendly, helpful. Thanks Matt and & boys see you next year. I'm back on board after urgent trip to Adelaide. Capt&I reviewing WTNext
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Island Pearl II :
2017 07 11 - 2202 hrs - Lovely Thursday Island. Currently anchored in a nice anchorage off Horn Island, in extremely strong winds and currents waiting to clear customs and sail on into Indonesia
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Jake :
2017 07 18 - 1958 hrs - Airlie Beach Cannon Vale for a few days
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JO-DE 7 (Hanse 575) :
2017 07 17 - 2215 hrs - An amazing few days at Pearl Bay, Middle Percy & now at Curlew,weather great,Bit more wind would be better,sailed around exclusion zone of Shoalwater Bay Operation Talisman, Mackay tomorrow,loving the colour of the ocean, lots of whales, fishing fantastic
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Joule :
2017 07 17 - 1320 hrs - Traipsed over to the Newries for a look, and to hide from a weather trough due in a couple of days. If we were on a ship, it would be described as "scenic cruising". Lotsa whales too. Sailed all the way in light SSE Sharing the anchorage with 2 tinnies
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Jubilee :
2017 07 20 - 1745 hrs - Wind only 5 knots, so we had to motor nearly all the way. 15 knots came just 2 miles from Dunk - typical!
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Just Chips II :
2017 06 29 - 0656 hrs -
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Kaela :
2017 07 07 - 1805 hrs - Swam at Whitehaven yesterday. Absolutely glorious. Now anchored at Shaw Island ready for Mackay tomorrow. No whales here yet and the waters are so calm.
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Kathamaria 11 :
2017 06 26 - 0805 hrs - Sailed from Goldsmith Island.
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Kathamaria II :
2017 07 21 - 1303 hrs - Not much wind but with Asymetrical spinnaker, we sailed from Cid harbour to Stonehaven Anchorage for some snorkling. Beautiful day. Saw whales - mother and baby in the Whitsunday Passage.
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Katmando :
2017 07 19 - 1326 hrs - Currently off S Molle ready to head for Airlie tomorrow for resupply and farewell family crew mates after 2 weeks crusin.
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Kia Orana :
2017 07 09 - 1153 hrs - Back in POW marina after a great paint job and new look by the boys at Salter Marine thanks also to Erin for the graphics and Lesley (G'Day) for the new fender covers. Loving our new diesel heater
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Kite Runner :
2017 07 08 - 0931 hrs - Kite Runner arrived in Hamilton Marina this morning. Big clean up, washing etc before Phil & I fly back to Sydney this afternoon for 2 weeks. In the mean time Kite Runner will be seen around the Whitsundays with friend of ours.
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Knee Deep :
2017 07 17 - 0850 hrs - Anchored behind Middle Bank enjoying the peace and quiet.
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Kool Sid :
2017 07 12 - 1723 hrs - Departed Gold Coast 6am yesterday.10am before southerlies kicked in.91nm completed by 10pm.Large number whales some very close and breaching??Anchor down in Mooloolbah,we will stay a week.
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Koonya :
2017 07 21 - 0827 hrs - Hanging out in CID Harbour Whitsundays. Lovely calm morning all's good.
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Lady Jack :
2017 07 22 - 0822 hrs - Departed Mooloolaba yesterday @ 0845 after refuelling at fisherman's wharf.Arrived Great Sandy Straits @ 1630. Wonderful weather, easy crossing of Wide Bay Bar.
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Lavinda :
2017 07 20 - 2002 hrs - Arrived here and anchored this morning in time for coffee (on board) after a very pleasant sail across Moreton Bay. Then into Cleveland for a few hours to do just a little shopping and lots of walking. First time off the boat in 4 days!!!
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Lester D :
2017 07 08 - 1908 hrs - Slowly readying Lester D for cruising whilst living aboard at RQYS
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Malla :
2017 06 28 - 1347 hrs - Well the first part of the delivery is over today. Boat being looked after for the next month before the big boys fishing trip starts. What an adventure the last month has been. Epic trip
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Mary Claire :
2017 07 10 - 1946 hrs - Still at Southport Yacht Club getting our fridge replaced.
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Merlin :
2017 07 03 - 1757 hrs - Arrived in its new home
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Mica :
2017 07 21 - 1802 hrs - Anchored at Happy Bay with Koonya after deciding not to stop at Bauer Bay (Sth Molle) due to too much swell
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Miz Behavin :
2017 07 17 - 0330 hrs - Anchored off Whitsunday Sailing Club at Airlie Beach. Will be here for a few days to reprovision, fuel and water.
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MOLI :
2017 07 09 - 0745 hrs - Soaking in the scenery at Great Keppel. Enjoying being in the tropics after a light overnight motor sail from Lady Musgrave.
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Mon Amie :
2017 07 19 - 1709 hrs - Safe in Horseshoe Bay. What a beautiful spot. A few sun downers at the local overlooking the bay with fellow sailors. Plan to stay for a few days to discover the island.
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Moor R&R L450 :
2017 07 19 - 0617 hrs - Into the marina for The TMG Lagoon Escapade till Friday, then 19 Lagoons head to Cape Gloucester.
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New Views :
2017 07 12 - 1300 hrs - What a sight to see the hills and Mt Kinabalu this morning. Now settled into the very nice marina.
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Northern Lights :
2017 07 15 - 1850 hrs -
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Our Reflections :
2017 07 09 - 1102 hrs - Yesterday after sailing around Cape York we walked to the tip took pics, overnight. We are now at Horn Island, will be here until we leave for Indonesia near the end of next week.
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Outnumbered :
2017 07 12 - 1025 hrs - Had a couple of nice days at Lady Musgrave lagoon. Now in very pretty Pancake creek sheltering against strong SE winds. Great tour of Bustard Head lighthouse yesterday.
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Perseides II :
2017 07 11 - 1958 hrs - Back here tonight
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Phase2 :
2017 07 18 - 2146 hrs - Preparing to depart Raby Bay on 2nd August, cruising to the Whitsundays with RQYS Simply Cruising North rally 2017 - a fleet of 5 power boats and 10 sailing vessels.
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Pixie :
2017 07 19 - 0619 hrs - at Ono Island in the Great Astrolabe Reef of Fiji. All well and happy.
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Radiance :
2017 07 17 - 1033 hrs - Decieded to come into Coffs Harbour 4am this morning and currently swinging off one of the two public moorings next to jetty. We leave again at midnight to arrive in Yamba in time for the flooding tide. Forcast 20-25knt from the NW. Should be a quick one
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Rehab :
2017 07 21 - 1242 hrs - Back in Noumea for shopping and Stef and Kieran are flying in on Sunday for some sailing and R&R.
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Rejoice :
2017 07 22 - 1000 hrs - Vessel hove to on starboard tack. Wind NW 15 slight sea low to moderate swell. Intention to remain hove to until 1500 sunday then resume passage towards NZ.
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Restless II :
2017 07 03 - 1400 hrs - Gili Lawang. Welcomed here with a loud bang, they still use dynamite to fish here.
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Roseanne :
2017 07 18 - 1346 hrs - Came from Butterfly bay heading for Woodwark. Back in Airlie tomorrow for the premier social event. Only 2 boats of the group from the last couple of yrs.
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Ruby :
2017 07 21 - 1437 hrs - On the road again....motorsailed from Brisbane to Mooloolaba in 5 to 15knt NW to SW under beautiful clear skies. Looks like here until Sunday morning then contemplating passage outside Fraser and then back down to Platypus hopefully see a whale or two.
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Rumba :
2017 07 04 - 1023 hrs -
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Run To Paradise :
2017 07 21 - 1621 hrs - Wonderful few days at Pancake Creek; meeting new friends, walks with astonishing views, beach dinners, but time to keep moving. Winds and weather favourable to drop anchor at Hummocky Island tonight. Out with the fishing rod to try our luck!
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S/Y Freya 2CDN2 :
2017 07 07 - 1600 hrs - After a reasonably fast 470NM passage from Guadeloupe S/Y Freya has arrived in Kralendijk Bonaire where she will remain for the remainder of the hurricane season until mid-December
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Sabbatical2014 :
2017 06 28 - 1620 hrs - Kappeln
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Saltpeter :
2017 07 16 - 1658 hrs - Sandy Point
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Sana Solia :
2017 07 11 - 1906 hrs - Great sail today from Curlew Island to Mackay Harbour in up to 20 knots of SEers and lumpy seas, popping some good surfs of over 12 knots. A beer tastes good...
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Scaramouch :
2017 07 15 - 0629 hrs - Over night at Mourilyn Harbour, heading off to Fitzroy Island with Lucy
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Sedna :
2017 06 29 - 1712 hrs - Finally at Horn Island, our last anchorage in Australian waters before we head off to SE Asia
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SeeBeeZee :
2017 07 20 - 1935 hrs - Anchored near Macleay Island. Mechanical and anchor problems delayed our leaving Southport.
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Serendipity :
2017 07 17 - 0841 hrs - On a pink bouy in Coffs for two days. So far we have only sailed in Westerlies
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Sharmila-Jay :
2017 07 10 - 1037 hrs - Departed Long Island 8.00am 10knt se behind saw few white caps. Anchored off Able Point marina waiting for berth allocation bit like a hotel. Here for 2 nights.
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Silver heels :
2017 06 24 - 2107 hrs -
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Silver Pearl :
2017 07 22 - 1004 hrs - Moved aboard Silver Pearl, staying in Brisbane until M finishes High School. At least we are afloat again! Cheers. A, K & M. ex Polaris, Paws.
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Simply Irresistible :
2017 06 23 - 1659 hrs - Arrived Abell Point Marina 2 pm after last night at Thomas Is, Scawfell, Percy Is. Island Head Creek, Great Keppell , Pancake Creek and Bundaberg before that. Not muc Internet for updates. Every day was 15_20 SE. TIRED!
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Somewhere :
2017 07 16 - 0000 hrs - Goldsmith Island
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Songbird 50 :
2017 07 07 - 1408 hrs - Exploring Terengganu town and the usual boat maintenance and repairs. Loved Redang Island and the Perhentian Islands. Crystal clear water and lots of turtles. Very relaxing. Also met a few other Cruisers for the first time in months. Heading Sth soon.
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Sowelu :
2017 07 09 - 2146 hrs - Still here in Broome anchored off Cable Beach.Refuelled and watered at the Roebuck Bay Wharf.Not yacht friendly ,most expensive port in Australia. I am enjoying Broome town ,Broome Races and sunsets over Cable Beach. Stan arrives later this month.
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Starship :
2017 07 21 - 1852 hrs - Cool sail from Deception Bay light conditions stunning day
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Strega :
2017 06 28 - 1429 hrs - Berthed on marina arm O23 at 1300 hours after another motor sail from Shaw Island. Hard Going against the tide between South Molle and Long Island. Marina staff very welcoming.
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Subzero :
2017 07 02 - 1746 hrs - Anchored at Burning Point, Shaw Is after a jib only sail from Scawfell. Back in internet country.
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Sundowner :
2017 07 22 - 0753 hrs - Steady sail yeasterday in SE 10-13 swell less than 0.5. Nestled up to Outer Newry Is over night with a cat. Fine cloudless again this morning. Off to Shaw/Lindemann after walk ashore this morning.
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SV Leprechaun :
2017 07 11 - 1817 hrs - Spent last night at the top of mainland Australia. Took the obligatory photos next to the sign. Sailed on to TI this morning with a very strong 30+ wind and tide up the tail pipe. Sitting in anchorage with lots of other rally boats snug and comfy out of the wind.
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SY Kaitoro :
2017 07 15 - 1436 hrs - Over the top! Bouncing around in all that good salty wind in the lee of Cape York. Slumming it with a beer or two and catching up on emails and stuff. Kinda nice journey up in the 15 to 35 knot SE trades. And, now down the west coast of Cape York. Fish!
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Symphony :
2017 07 18 - 2049 hrs - Tucked up off Soldiers apt in Port Stephens? Good overnighter from Pittwater.
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Talisman :
2017 07 22 - 0653 hrs - Up and moving on with the last of the high tide. Might stop at Gary's Anchorage at Stewart island or push on to the shallows near turkey island and through.
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Temptress :
2017 07 21 - 1541 hrs - Yate, on the east coast. Explored the nearby hydroelectric station. Spent the last couple of days sheltering from vigorous westerlies in Prony Bay,with great company.
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Trifin :
2017 07 21 - 2038 hrs - Moored last night in Meganisi and now tied up to the IBA pontoon in Nidri. POM's everywhere !
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Trinity II :
2017 07 11 - 1400 hrs - Seawater cooling coil in gearbox developed a leak. Relocated the boat to a marina with repair services.
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Vamonos :
2017 07 06 - 1230 hrs - Baie de Oro: Lumpy motor sail outside the reef to this gorgeous turquoise bay with mushroom rock formations.
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Venture :
2017 07 18 - 0655 hrs - Left Curlew: For Mackay. I don't think I'll be sailing much today :-(
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Willow :
2017 07 21 - 1800 hrs - Anchored Jason bay. Long day but a very nice sail this afternoon. Breeze 15-18 SE.
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Wine-Dark Sea :
2017 07 19 - 2038 hrs - Airlie, south Marina, no laundry, no bar. Just a fine dining restaurant. 'Nuff said.
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Y Knot :
2017 07 22 - 0835 hrs - After a few fantastic days on Thomas Is we headed in gusty SE down to Whitehaven which has been badly knocked around. From there to Tongue Bay for the night. Next morning Ro Boarder for a snorkel and hike. Then into Nara for a very calm night.
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Yaraandoo II :
2017 07 18 - 1746 hrs - Had a variable wind sail down from Wollongong, not quite the strong westerly predicted until we turned Point Perpendicular then we had 30knts on the nose. Anchored in Vincentia and already made contact with Cindy from Aeolus so will get together soon.
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Zeehaen :
2017 07 17 - 1107 hrs - Short 2nm hop across to Drummoyne. Z is going to rest here on a mooring for a couple of months whilst R&L have some shore leave.