Monday 28 October 2013 Off Cape Liptrap, VIC It seems a bit strange, sitting down to type the last Ships Log – at sea – for 2013. So much has been packed into the MSM Mission 2013 that it’s hard to believe it was just 4-5 months ago – June 2nd – that we sailed […]
We expect to round Wilsons Prom late afternoon and be into Hastings by lunchtime tomorrow … Weather permitting of course
We saw a family of whales a couple of hours ago. No jumping out of the water this time, but one of them did do a dive right in front of the boat with his/her tail rising out of the water as it disappeared under us
Anyway, after two and a bit days sheltering in this beautiful little bay near Eden, we plan to head away in the morning, so look out for the SPOT GPS signal on the website…
Thursday 24 October 2013 East Boyd Bay, Eden It was a lazy kind of morning with everyone sleeping in till around 9:00am. The sun was shining early on, but there was a definite chill in the air as the wind strength grew, lifting up the waters in this small bay into a bit of a […]
Wednesday 23 October 2013 East Boyd Bay, Eden Our early morning arrival into Eden, around 4:45am instead of the expected time of 3:00am (on account of more headwinds) saw us drop anchor behind the wood chip mill and loading wharf in the serene waters of East Boyd Bay. Before crawling into our bunks the urge […]
The weather actually started to go bad soon after I’d sent last night’s Ships Log, and had written something like … “at least the weather’s been fine for everyone’s tummy…” I’ll have to stop saying things like that.
Tuesday 22 October 2013 Off Every picture tells a story and in this case the story is to be found in the track of yesterday’s course – nice and straight at first, then, all over the place like a drunken … landsman … Then nice and straight again. Unfortunately the squiggly bit occurred last night […]
And it was in Sydney that Bob said farewell… back to his loving and ever-patient Bev. After 5 weeks aboard it was also where crewmembers David and Sally said farewell, catching the 3:00pm flight home to Melbourne.