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Weekly review for Dec 28, 2014

Weekly review for Dec 28, 2014

Highlights from last week: 12/28/2014 12/28/2014: Sugarloaf Bay Position: -34° 47.72′, 151° 13.57′ After a few nights in Bantry Bay, we moved over to Sugarloaf Bay for a change of scenery. We enjoyed the anchorage, but it was a lot more crowded than Bantry Bay. 12/28/2014: Spit Bridge Position: -34° 48.21′, 151° 14.64′ We followed…

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Weekly review for Dec 22, 2014

Weekly review for Dec 22, 2014

Highlights from last week: 12/22/2014 12/22/2014: Boat wash Position: -34° 50.82′, 151° 13.21′ We stopped off at the Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron to fill our freshwater tank and give the boat a quick wash. 12/22/2014: Bailey’s Marine Fuels Position: -34° 51.67′, 151° 11.50′ In preparation for the trip to Tasmania after New Year’s, we topped…

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Hawksebury River

Hawksebury River

From the Whitsunday Islands, we ran 960 miles south to the Hawksebury River system just north of Sydney. What started out as a side-trip, mainly for a convenient place to leave Dirona while we travelled back to the US, turned out to be a memorable part of the trip. The scenery and anchorages there were…

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Team Oracle USA Foiling Camp

Team Oracle USA Foiling Camp

In 2012, we were fortunate to be in San Francisco during America’s Cup season. We watched an

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