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France delivery by sea to UK, Brighton. Transported on ship from UK to Brisbane, Australia.
October 31, 2010: Arrived Middle Percy late afternoon, to a glorious palm lined island, and of course the famous hut…A walk through “the hut” is a must do… It is quite unquie and a little spooky at times…We had sundowners on the beach and a beautiful mackrel for dinner (thanks to Dave who caught it on the way over).The following morning we up anchored and sail over to Curfew Island ... » read more13 posts (1568 words) 85 photos 2 comments
Bruxelles to the world
December 06, 2010: There is no doubt, Lagos is home to a velcro marina. It is very difficult to break loose. I think J-L is going to be resident until mid January at least. » read more34 posts (4996 words) 293 photos 0 comments
February 15, 2011: Anfangs zwar etwas nervös gewesen, ob das mit Valencia funktionieren wird….hat sich aber als kein Problem herausgestellt – Zuglinie von Alicante nach Valencia ist top, die Metro ist auch voll in Ordnung –aber einen Stadtplan sollte man halt mithaben und wissen wo das Hotel ist :P -> Rene angerufen, Stefan hat´s mir erklärt und ich hab dann... » read more19 posts (2498 words) 12 photos 0 comments
Malta - Gozo - Comino
July 11, 2010: Auch ohne Wecker kriechen alle unüblich früh aus der Koje. Bald sind die letzten Reste für das Frühstück aufgetischt. Nachdem die Reisetaschen und Rucksäcke fertig gepackt sind, warten wir auf den Taucher.Endlich ist es dann soweit. Er schnallt sich die Pressluftflaschen um und verschwindet in der Tiefe. Kurz darauf erscheint er schon wieder an der Oberfläche ... » read more9 posts (3884 words) 27 photos 0 comments
Charon departed Tasmania (Launceston) on May 31st - determined to head off before winter set in. Taking on crew, we had a decent trip across Bass Strait and arrived in Batemans ...
September 11, 2011: Charon’s Queensland AdventureWide Bay, Fraser Island and Bundaberg.28th August 2011Being captain of a vessel – if you take it seriously enough – is a full time business and can be relentless if you are dealing with people, both on board and on shore, as well as the rig, hull, mechanical, electrical, medical, structural, provisioning, black water, grey water, fresh water, alcoh... » read more34 posts (17132 words) 192 photos 4 comments
Sivota - Spartachori - Kioni - Frikes - Vathi - Ligia - Parga - Mongonissi - Gaios - Lakka - Mourtos - Sagiadah - Plataria
December 12, 2010: Tonking along under engine, thinking can we stay out long enough for the afternoon wind to pick up?Not really we have to be off the boat by 9 am tomorrow and need to pack everything, cram the dinghy back in the locker, and clean the boat so most of that need to be done this afternoon.Coming into Plateria bay there seem to be a lot of boats around but then we know that there are three flotillas ... » read more32 posts (7227 words) 62 photos 0 comments
Just spent last 14 months in Mooloolaba Sunshine Coast. A year of work to spend some money on the boat and get ready for trip north, departing this week comm 7 June. Hope we can...
October 21, 2010: Sailed in company with Cleopatra (a sister to Koshin) and Goondiwindi from Port Clinton to Monkey Bay – Great Keppel Island, onto Rosslyn Bay – Keppel Bay Marina, Sea Hill Point, The Narrows, Gladstone (cheapest marina of the trip and one of the best as far as amenities) and then Pancake Creek before we planned to leave for Lady Musgrave the following day.Anchored 23.11.47S 150.56.0... » read more39 posts (5508 words) 65 photos 12 comments
Depart Isles of Scilly with the intention of cruising the East Coast of Ireland - South Coast of England - Channel Islands - Brittany. I will be sailing single-handed over a two...
September 08, 2010: Tuesday 27th July0500hrs Got a few hours rest but couldnt get to sleep. Damp cloudy morning with showers forecast for the day. Make some breakfast and a flask and secure everything for a bumpy motorsail home. Its 58 miles from the Cove here to St Mary’s harbour on Scilly. Need to push a bit of tide out to Lizard Point to catch the tide as it turns west close inshore at 0912hrs. If you cut... » read more40 posts (32225 words) 328 photos 0 comments
Haderslev, Denmark - Sweden - Alland Islands - ?
August 27, 2010: The SW winds continue, and we are heading into it, so we have to motor sail nearly all the way to Oxelsund this morning.See Great Sailing Mystery number 1.This is where Solero will be spending her winter , at Oxelosunds Batvarv. She will be inside a non heated shed. Hopefully the new one, that they are just starting to construct, but is supposed to be finished in 3 weeks. Hopefully she will not... » read more58 posts (18333 words) 187 photos 28 comments
Cruising from New Zealand to Tonga, Fiji, Vanuatu and New Caledonia then to Australia.
April 23, 2012: I have started a new blog called Ajustralis to Thailand,for the next adventure, so if you haven’t had notification of my first entry, you may need to add your email address again. » read more28 posts (10006 words) 65 photos 73 comments