Archive for ◊ June, 2012 ◊

16/06/2012
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Hi All, Just a qick update, we are safley moored at the Marina at Mackay in central Queensland. We have spent the last few day with out phone or internet service cruising from the Keppels up through Freshwater Bay, then Pearl bay. We then sailed around the milatary area at Shoalwater and anchored at Marble Island, from there onto Digby Island and yesterday we sailed the last 40 miles into Mackay. We have had a great time exploring the beaches of all the anchorages along the way.   Mac found a huge shell on the beach at Freshwater bay and we watched a navy landing craft droping off supplies and equipme
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09/06/2012
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Hi all, Well we are finally on our way north. We Left Noosa on Monday the 4th of June and had a easy crossing of Noosa bar, we then settled in for the sail north to Double island Point and the Wide Bay Bar. A fairly uneventful sail until we hit Double Island point, we had a big strike on one of our rods and it must have been big, as it spooled me and I lost a brand new lure!! Then as we rounded the point a big gust of wind hit the wind generator and snapped the shaft, Bugger!!. The Wide Bay bar was a bit rough as normal but a pretty easy crossing over it as well. It is always good to get both the bars out of the way. Once we crossed we headed for Gary's Anchorage inside Fraser Island and anchored for the night. The next morning we headed off around 7.30 headed up One Comment