22/06/2011
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Hi All,

Just a quick update. We left Bundy on Tuesday and sailed to Lady Musgrave Island, not a bad sail and anchored safely in the lagoon around 3.30pm. Spent the night there and then got  up in the morning and had a bit of a look around the Island. Unfortunately the forecast was looking a bit dodgy so we decided to head for pancake creek. We left around 10am and the first few hours were rough. A strong south westerly swell whipped up by the 15-20 knot winds provided plenty of excitement but we also made good time sailing at over 8 knots. as we approached the coast the wind swung around to the south and then the south east and the sea conditions settled and the last couple of hours into pancake creek was slower but certainly more comfortable. We spent a very peaceful night at anchor (much better the at Musgrave) and the kids are now cooking Pancakes in Pancake Creek!! We will probably spend the next few days exploring the area and hiding from the rough and windy weather that is expected over the next few days.

Happy sailing,

Adam..

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  1. Errol Suttor says:

    Sounds like they will make a sailor out of you yet.Tell us a bit more about your trip to PNG.What were your impressions.
    We had a trip down to see Luke on the 8th June and returned on 17th.Weather was terrible but at least we had a nice visit and we both like Sydney.Easy to get around.
    Keep heading north as we will be in Cairns for a wedding from Aug 24 till Aug 30 staying at Palm Cove so let us know where you are
    Love to all
    Uncle

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