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3rd Wish :
2017 09 01 - 2200 hrs - After a wonderful week of island exploring ( GKI and North West ) with guests we at now at Keppel Sands Marina doing the stock up , wash and water . Back to the island tomoz for more fun .
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Allons-y :
2017 09 21 - 1816 hrs - Last night out for this year's cruise - home tomorrow!
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Alvis :
2017 08 28 - 0601 hrs - Crossing Moreton Bay. Almost home! We had 3 hours sleep at Moreton Is after getting in at 1:30am. Good run from Wide Bay Bar at midday yesterday.
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Amici :
2017 09 26 - 0930 hrs - In Stonehaven for today Going to Butterfly Bay tomorrow
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Angel Wing :
2017 08 29 - 1318 hrs -
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Annabella :
2017 08 28 - 2118 hrs - A great sail across to Gulnare Inlet
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Annacol :
2017 09 25 - 1602 hrs - We are anchored at Otter Reef. A lovely spot. Will stay a couple of nights.
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Arkaydes :
2017 09 07 - 1849 hrs - Left Mooloolaba at 1020pm and Motored to GSS., now anchored at South White Cliffs, a 14 hour trip. Here for a month or so.
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Artemis V :
2017 08 31 - 2052 hrs - Arrived Malta from Greece to a most friendly welcome from Marina staff and customs. Light wind most of the way. We intend to stay here for 5 days.
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Bamboozle :
2017 09 25 - 1741 hrs - At Keppel Bay Marina arrived 13.00hrs on a NE 25kn fun getting into berth with help we made it. New belt for auto helm bod I phoned never got back to me as promised, Col on "Decka" had a spare so got out of trouble all fixed & ready to go tomorrow. Cheers
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Bella :
2017 09 25 - 1330 hrs - Arrived safely at long beach kepple island Great day of sailing in strong winds and swell
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Bella Luna :
2017 09 19 - 1733 hrs - Pile mooring near the Brisbane Botanical Gardens. We may never leave... <3
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Blackwattle :
2017 09 17 - 0949 hrs - Hamilton Island
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Boomaroo :
2017 09 17 - 1958 hrs - NMEA data bus installed so chart plotter, radar and auto-pilot can talk to each other. Engine charging system upgraded so as either engine can charge house batteries. Extra anchor chain added. Trampoline repaired. extra bilge pumps added. EPIRB registered
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Bush Spirit :
2017 09 21 - 1416 hrs - Anchored at Horseshoe bay Magnetic island, where we will stay a couple of nights
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Capricorn Mist :
2017 09 25 - 1300 hrs - Crossed the Narrows this morning, we'll spend the night in Graham Creek.
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Carramar 2 :
2017 09 24 - 2228 hrs - Cosy at The Wharf Marina . Arrived last Thu and Hope head for Scarborough on Wed.
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Catchcry I :
2017 09 09 - 2144 hrs - Great rally with ESSCOM around Borneo. Little know Pulau Maratua was just wonderful. Soon we'll be cruising Raja Ampat.
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Catina :
2017 09 25 - 1213 hrs - At Long Beach with many others. Thanks Decker for the exceptional meal last night, with 3rd Wish & Heatwave's great company. Beautiful weather here with strongish wind from the North. Great for the run to Pancake Crk & Bustard Head tmrw.
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Caviar :
2017 09 06 - 0944 hrs - Arrived at Esmeralda Cove yesterday afternoon after battling head winds up to 36 knts. Made 1-2 miles/hour under motor. Weather still the same so we may be here till tomorrow. Nice view but too windy to put the dingy in water and go exploring.
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Champagne Charlie :
2017 09 20 - 0730 hrs - A dream run in, other than the part were we came in through the barrier reef at midnight- against the tide.123nms in 22.5hrs. So many yachts. Anchored in the bay off Noumea.
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Chances :
2017 09 25 - 1400 hrs - At Fitzroy Island. Ashore for a walk and a swim
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Chataleau :
2017 09 14 - 2238 hrs - Leaving Rosslyn Bay Marina early tomorrow, heading for Island head then Whitsundays, good forecast and may get back to civilisation in time for footy semi-finals.
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Chilli Heat :
2017 09 26 - 1347 hrs - At Keppel Bay Marina. Winch repaired and provisioning complete.
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Cool cat :
2017 09 23 - 1900 hrs - At Cooktown
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Cozy Cat :
2017 09 23 - 1525 hrs -
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Curlew Escape :
2017 09 15 - 1821 hrs - Homestead Bay turned into a surf beach this morning with 30 knot SE winds so we retreated to Sawmill Bay along with 50+ other boats who had the same idea. The only shelter in these conditions. Feels like a marine drive in here
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Dalwhinnie :
2017 09 24 - 1755 hrs - Mackay to Curlew then a couple of nights in Island Head Creek. Rosslyn Bay to Mast Head in company with Mica and Moonshadow of Geelong and two excellent days at Lady Musgrave. Hiding from the Northerly blow in Bundaberg before mid week departure to GSS.
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Delta Lima :
2017 09 25 - 1256 hrs - Relaxing!
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Diomedea :
2017 08 27 - 1320 hrs - Lamlash, Isle of Arran. Actually a crap anchorage with rapidly shelving bottom forcing us to re-anchor. Then a wild windy night. Left this morning into near gale conditions.
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Discovery II :
2017 09 24 - 1449 hrs - Howling northerlies continue to blow unattenuated through Bundaberg Marina. What happened to the South easterlies?
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Distant Drums :
2017 09 13 - 1254 hrs - What a great week in Iluka, beaut weather, lots of yachts and interesting people. Rare 2 days of northerlies so bypassed Coffs came south overnight with Olivia 3 into Laurieton. 33C and smoky from bushfires. Nabbed a mrg for a few days. Skipper dog AWOL.
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Elizabeth :
2017 09 26 - 2109 hrs -
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Exhale :
2017 09 24 - 1257 hrs - Dinner on Exhale with Slim, Salter and Parhelion, enjoying good company and freshly caught Mackerel.
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Far Star :
2017 09 26 - 1131 hrs - Had the best 2 days at Bait reef magnificent weather and snorkeling Heading to Maureens Cove for lunch
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Fly South :
2017 09 21 - 0815 hrs - Black Island near Hayman Island swimming and smoking beautiful quiet weather
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Free Spirit :
2017 09 25 - 1450 hrs - Very fast ride at the end from Perforation Point to Long Beach Up to 9.2 knots.
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Giggles :
2017 09 13 - 1618 hrs - Test 2
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Gryphon :
2017 09 18 - 1246 hrs - Made the run North to Swansea and into Lake Macquarie Had a nice couple of nights at Rathmines, an old Seaplane base. Now over to Toronto to see about some new glasses for Kris Will be re visiting some fave spots here in the lake while we wait for glasses
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Heatwave :
2017 09 24 - 2007 hrs - Made it to GKI after a very brisk sail in 25 knot northerlies. Catching up with friends for dinner.
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Honey Bee :
2017 09 19 - 1539 hrs - Fremantle Sailing Club
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Idyll Island :
2017 09 22 - 1743 hrs -
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Imagine :
2017 09 26 - 1220 hrs - Motor sailed to Victor Bay on Keswick Island. Great spot
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Indigo II :
2017 09 15 - 1900 hrs - Gentle downwind run to Lovina from Ambat Bay, Bali - spectacular volcanoes, dolphins & flying fish. Tourist central with restaurants, bars, shops galore, loud music till midnight, bright lights,loads of motorbikes.
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Iron Mongrel :
2017 09 23 - 1438 hrs -
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Island Pearl II :
2017 09 23 - 0010 hrs - After a great week in paradise we sail for NE Banka anchorage in the morning. Will be a 2 day & 1 night sail. Not sure if we will have internet there to update this. Love to all Colin
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Jake :
2017 09 25 - 0900 hrs - Round Hill / Seventeen Seventy 20 k NNW great spot
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JO-DE 7 (Hanse 575) :
2017 09 25 - 1803 hrs - Motored from Macona to Abell Point Marina, here for 2 nights before leaving to start our journey south on Wednesday while we have northerlys - hope this fantastic weather lasts for the rest of our journey home
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Joule :
2017 09 25 - 1610 hrs - Picnic Bay for a night or two. Beautiful.
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Jubilee :
2017 09 23 - 1719 hrs - Townsville to Cape Bowling Green. Pleasant motor-sail. Beautiful calm night - the first ever here!
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Kaela :
2017 09 24 - 0906 hrs - Just left CID for White Bay and Turtle bay. Calm conditions, motoring. Looking forward to some good snorkelling.
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Kathamaria II :
2017 09 05 - 1417 hrs - Sailed with main&foresail from Brampton Island to Mackay Marina. Winds started NW and by 11:30 were northerly. Sighted whales - one with her calf and another swam 40 meters from our boat - incredible.. Having a bit of R&Rin the marina.
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Katmando :
2017 09 22 - 1648 hrs - Week spent off Whitehaven currently on course to Airlie for provisioning and watch Bronco's and Cowboys get wins
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Kite Runner :
2017 09 22 - 0856 hrs - Flew back yesterday from Syd, got some supplies & headed over to Happy Bay, picking up friends from Hamilton Sat & Sun, be around Whitsundays for a week before heading S.
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Knee Deep :
2017 09 25 - 0740 hrs - Leaving the boat to head south for a bit. Back soon and hopefully the weather will have improved.
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Kool Sid :
2017 09 23 - 0658 hrs - Great sail from Inskip Point Yesterday .Wind 25knots NNE by mid arvo.Sid travelling @ upto 8.8knots.1reef in main,staysail,1/3headsail.Arriving Mooloolaba @5.30pm,just before 20knot Sth storm
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Koonya :
2017 08 31 - 1210 hrs - Stopped of at Havannah Is for a swim and snorkel, very nice.
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Laila Jane :
2017 09 22 - 0945 hrs -
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Lavinda :
2017 09 26 - 1737 hrs - Arrived in Pancake Creek after getting up at 0300 hours. A bit of an exciting entry with wind against tide. Great to be anchored in calmer waters.
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Leesit :
2017 09 26 - 2118 hrs - In at Yeppoon for food, water and washing etc. Always like coming back to this marina, nice ambience.
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Lumiere :
2017 09 16 - 1357 hrs - 8.3 knots with the current and wind up our clacker
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Makani :
2017 09 02 - 1416 hrs - In Gloucester Paaaagw. Near Eco Resort here for a couple of days.
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Mica :
2017 09 22 - 1702 hrs - Left Lady Musgrave this morning for Bundaberg. Strong Northerlies forecast for next few days, and not a lot of places to hide.
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Mischief :
2017 09 12 - 1821 hrs - After an unplanned but enjoyable trip across Harvey Bay, Mischief is now anchored in the Burnett River. We'd planned to stay an extra day at Rooney Pt but we're concerned about weather coming so opted to get out while the going was good.
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Miz Behavin :
2017 09 02 - 1900 hrs - Arrived at Mackay Marina at 12noon after leaving Newry Island this morning at 8am. Had to motor all 23nm due to lack of wind. Cleaning boat in preparation for leaving her for a while to go home.
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Mon Amie :
2017 09 26 - 1811 hrs - Anchored at Low Isles
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Moor R&R :
2017 09 24 - 1217 hrs - Lizard Island for a day or two or maybe moor.
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New Views :
2017 08 28 - 1220 hrs - Tarakan. Current with us all morning. Took a while to set anchor.
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Olivia III :
2017 09 20 - 1825 hrs - Anchored outside the RMYC Toronto, Olivia's home until next April 2018. We had to sail around the anchored ships until the tide was 2.25 hrs above LWS to get over the bar, clearing it by 0.8m. However we did nudge the ground just before entering the Lake
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Our Reflections :
2017 09 14 - 1739 hrs - Total 36 Nm today 80% was a slog against the tidal current averaging 2.5-3 knots. Now have the pick down at Ambat Bay nice little spot. My Mum's birthday today, Happy birthday Mum, love you, we hope you have the best day.
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Outnumbered :
2017 09 25 - 0841 hrs - Back in Macona after some time in Airlie. Nice to have visitors (family). Very light (nice!) conditions. Getting warmer!!
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Phase2 :
2017 09 18 - 1503 hrs - Anchored in Bono Bay, Gloucester Island sheltering from 20-25k SE, very comfortable here. Will move over to Eco Resort in Gloucester Pasage when it eases.
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Rehab :
2017 09 26 - 1434 hrs - In the Manly marina, the last bit was with 30 kts nearly on the nose... Time for a drink, hose the boat down and have a shower, in that order!
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Reklis :
2017 09 07 - 0612 hrs - Wow here at last that was hard. crew did very well
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Restless II :
2017 09 11 - 1015 hrs - Teluk Bungus - Sumatra
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Reve :
2017 09 24 - 1819 hrs - Moored in Coasters
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RooBinEsque :
2017 09 19 - 0740 hrs - Doing the Great Kepple shuffle around to Long Beach as the wind changes to a North Easterly 😬
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Roseanne :
2017 09 15 - 1630 hrs - Heading for Bongaree. Slightly delayed start from Mooloolaba aste crew decided to buy a yacht. Not sure how that reflects on me?
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Ruby :
2017 09 10 - 1400 hrs - Walked to Whitsunday Peak, always spectac, then motored to Stonehaven for a snorkel, dinner and Mexican Train. Coral in NE corner is probably the best we have seen this trip.
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Run To Paradise :
2017 09 26 - 2257 hrs - Sad days as Margs mum passed away while we and several other boats have been holed up in Bundy with winds each day around 20-25+ To top it off, loading Sea Angel cargo ship with raw sugar upwind of us added a sweet twist to salty decks!
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Saltpeter :
2017 09 26 - 0741 hrs - Wave Break
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Sana Solia :
2017 09 23 - 1343 hrs - Well, after some fun and games with engines (buy me a few beers and I’ll tell you the story), we had a nice light wind sail to Cid Harbour before lunch.
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Scaramouch :
2017 08 28 - 1734 hrs - At Tipperary Waters Marina Darwin!
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Seabbatical mmxv :
2017 09 20 - 1604 hrs -
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Seafox Too :
2017 09 09 - 1438 hrs - On our home buoy for a couple of weeks while we go home for a couple of weeks. Back then and head north.
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SeaTemple :
2017 08 28 - 1603 hrs - Had a swim in the clearest water in the whitsundays
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Sedna :
2017 09 16 - 0711 hrs -
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SeeBeeZee :
2017 09 13 - 1200 hrs - Shaw Island, SE side. Moved from Thomas across to Shaw to shelter from the northerly breeze. We'll be moving around the other side tomorrow, with a southerly forecast to come through hard early Friday.
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Sengo :
2017 09 12 - 2334 hrs - Arrived Dampier in dark last night after 2.5 days of calm and 1 day of very rough and uncomfortable seas. Anchored off the Lewis Islands. Moved to boat harbour this morning. Restocking tomorrow.
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Serendipity :
2017 08 31 - 1259 hrs - Have wandered slowly up the coast. A week in abell point recovery and maintenance. About to wander the islands.
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Sharmila-Jay :
2017 09 26 - 1110 hrs - A lazy run across from Bowen very calm conditions now anchored up on Bona Bay Gloucester Island
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Simply Irresistible :
2017 09 25 - 1010 hrs - Survived 1 week babysitting in Brisbane. Departing Abell Point Marina now. Several days of northerlies forecast, so should make a good start on our trip home. More as Internet allows.
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Singita :
2017 09 20 - 1948 hrs - Pulled out of the marina, new heads fitted, fueled and gassed ready to go! Lady Musgrave tomorrow
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Sowelu :
2017 09 16 - 1654 hrs - Quiet night. A busy port, vessel wake made for some rolling.After breakfast motored 10 mins to the Batavia Coast Marina and tied up in a pen at 0900.Very pleasant area.Southern Cross and Urchin here also. Likely here for a few days.
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Spiritchaser :
2017 09 14 - 1327 hrs - Berthed at Abell Point Marina until 14 Oct Returning to Ballarat from 18 Sep to 5 Oct
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Starship :
2017 09 20 - 0750 hrs - Bribie island until mid November but popping up the Brisbane River tomorrow for a week or so
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Strega :
2017 09 25 - 1639 hrs - Arrived Kepple bay Marina after some champagne downwind sailing in 12-18kt NE'lys. Near miss with a whale and baby, only a boat length and hard to starboard saved them and us! Here till Wednesday then reassess weather.
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Subzero :
2017 09 26 - 1559 hrs - Underway from Gladstone to Bundaberg. Was going to Pancake Crk but it looked a bit animated so I kept going. Nice sailing. Speed varying between 8 and 9 kts ATM. Should arrive Buddy about 2000.
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Sumbawa :
2017 09 25 - 0803 hrs - In Lane Cove enjoying friends that helped us get started.
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Sundowner :
2017 09 24 - 1007 hrs - Dumbell Is visitors mooring overnight after picking up friends from Hamo and spending the day at Hill Inlet. Conditions right for another visit out to the Reef for a day or 2. Hoping to catch up with Bennie from Far Star. Just missed Blackwattle and Amici
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Swag :
2017 09 08 - 1152 hrs - Just arrived at Port Douglas, here for a few days.
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SY Kaitoro :
2017 09 16 - 1009 hrs - Slopping around in Bonaparte Gulf in E winds becoming more fickle as the morning progresses. Hope to escape the afternoon westerly seabreezes. Gonna be a slow 20 hour or so grind. At least we are in a neap tide cycle. Tod and Jeff.
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Symphony :
2017 09 24 - 1637 hrs - At Stonehaven with Dave and Al. Should head to the reef again tomorrow.
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Talisman :
2017 09 18 - 1129 hrs - Last few days resting in Cowan Creek. Leaving the boat for a delivery crew to bring her the final leg to Hobart. We have run out of time with work commitments. Should be back in Hobart on the 21st with the boat back a few weeks later.
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Temptress :
2017 09 03 - 2106 hrs - Tied up back in home port, Manly before the forecast strong winds. Now, how many jobs are on the "to-do" list?
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TranQuill :
2017 08 30 - 1311 hrs - Our new home! WE sold SeaQuill in January. At present moored in Newark Marina, on River Trent until our belongings arrive from Australia. Then heading north to the Leeds & Liverpool Canal. Boat is currently called "Our Glenn", but will be changed shortly.
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Trinity II :
2017 09 15 - 1245 hrs - Coastal currents made this a quick trip north. Berthed at The Wharf marina.
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Twoflower :
2017 09 01 - 1837 hrs - Back at Airlie for family to fly home and pickup some friends for another few weeks out again
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Venture :
2017 09 23 - 1354 hrs - Arrived Bona Bay: After motor sailing from Upstart with the wind at 30deg off the bow all day.
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Vivacious :
2017 09 20 - 1824 hrs - Farewelled Magie Island left early and had a great sail to Upstart Bay
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Wavelength :
2017 09 12 - 1138 hrs - After a safe crossing of Wide Bay Bar we had a fast sail for an early evening entry with a turbulent Bar crossing at Mooloolaba. A ' big day at the office'.The boat is here for at least a month for her leaking teak deck to be pulled up.
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Willow :
2017 09 04 - 1300 hrs - Moored at Sebana Cove Marina. Skipper and Admiral off to Oz for a couple of months.
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Wine-Dark Sea :
2017 09 26 - 1245 hrs - On our way to Dunk. Have been to Palm Isles, Hinchinbrook, Britomart Reef and Goold Island. Loving this scenery and beautiful weather
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Zeehaen :
2017 09 25 - 1943 hrs - Cleaned 2 months accumulation of growth off the hull. Alas lost some lead weights in the process-luckily we have spares! Set off 1400 for a 22nm sail up the coast. Predicted 25kt winds turned into mostly 35-42kt. Saw whales & tourist boats. Serene here.
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Zolibato :
2017 09 21 - 0628 hrs - Sailed into Airlie Beach yesterday. Anchored just outside Whitsunday Sailing Club. Anchor winch stopped working out at Sawmill Bay so had to bring the anchor up by hand. Will be here for a few days while we replace it - not the worst place to be holed up.