Category Archives: Journeys

Featured journeys or trips

Feb
28
2011

Location: off the north coast of Tasmania, between Devonport and Stanley. Last night was the cruise dinner at the Tamar Yacht Club. Not only a celebratory event, but a chance for crews who have joined from Geelong to also get … Continue reading

Posted in Journeys | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment
Feb
27
2011

Tamar Yacht Club, Beauty Point. Another glorious day on the Riviera Coast of Tasmania! The morning sped by, comprising a walk along the river, a coffee at the local cafe, and provisioning at the well-stocked supermarket in Beaconsfield. Getting farm-fresh … Continue reading

Posted in Journeys | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments
Feb
26
2011

This old saying, heard often from my husband, is now beginning to make sense to me. Mind you, it seems to be the men (and women) who are deteriorating faster than the ships! Our boats are cleaned, they are calm, … Continue reading

Posted in Journeys | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment
Feb
25
2011

If it’s good enough for The Mercury, then mate, it’s good enough for me. It’s been a terrific day, but with a Cruise Values Session (drinks up at the clubhouse) in less than an hour I’ve got to whack this … Continue reading

Posted in Journeys | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment
Feb
24
2011

In case you were thinking that cruising is all sun, sand and blissful enjoyment, today brings a few of the realities into focus. As our trusted crew set off to get a bus from Launceston to Hobart in order to … Continue reading

Posted in Journeys | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment
Feb
23
2011

Goodbye Swan Island, we’re on our way to the Tamar. It’s a corker of a day which isn’t surprising with the barometer reading 1018. The 65 miles we will cover today has been through quite different waters, and with a … Continue reading

Posted in Journeys | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment
Feb
22
2011

OK, so Binalong Bay might not have been jumping, but that’s what this cruise is all about. Guess what, we’ve had another relaxing day, although there was one tense moment when we pulled up the anchor this morning. Coming in … Continue reading

Posted in Journeys | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments
Feb
22
2011

Sorry, but you do have to see just one more photo of dolphins. Yesterday, at Binalong Bay, between the boat and the beautiful beach, we were paddling our kayaks and couldn’t believe our luck. In fact, the first fin out … Continue reading

Posted in Journeys | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment
Feb
21
2011

Day 6, and we are eating up some miles, heading up the east coast of Tasmania for Binalong Bay. In total it will be a 10.5 hour passage, having loitered temporarily at Wineglass to oil a squeaky anchor chain roller … Continue reading

Posted in Journeys | Tagged , , , , | 5 Comments
Feb
20
2011

What a 24 hours it has been. From a morning when even the fishos stay put, to an afternoon of kayaking and swimming in crystal clear blue water. From the best sashimi ever tasted by the light of a glorious … Continue reading

Posted in Journeys | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment
-->
Page 32 of 33« First...1020...2930313233