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Mackay Northbound or from rock art to a scary lee shore
From Mackay, we headed north into the Whitsunday group of islands for the second time. First stop was the Scawfell in the South Cumberland group of islands.  The crossing was a good one and we sailed almost all the way.  The anchorage is a deep bay on the N...

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North to Mackay
We left Roslyn bay and headed further north aiming for Mackay.  As usual, we planned carefully to do the trip in small hops all during the day which meant some early morning departures but means we rarely (if ever) end up entering an anchorage in the dark. ...

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From cabins to castles... fun with sand!
MONDAY MARCH 31st To Sandringham We found out that 'bona fide' travellers (rather than being just anyone within Port Phillip Bay or indeed Victoria) get 48 hours free and then $35 per day thereafter in the Sandringham Yacht Club, so that was our destination...

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Lady Musgrave Island
I thought I'd add some more about Lady Musgrave. As I said in the last post, we were only there for one full day before we had to leave due to predicted strong northerlies.  The anchorage is protected well at low tide but the swells come right over the reef...

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We used to use Sailblogs.
Our earlier advantures are all on Sailblogs.. It seemed like a good choice at first but we had some trouble with formatting and there were a lot of restrictions about how photo's were placed on the page and how many photo's we could add to an article.  So w...

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Bundy to Rosslyn Bay or Pancakes to tropical coldness
he We left Bundy at dawn (sorry Terry) for the long trip north to Pancake Creek.  64 miles at an average cruising speed of 5 knots makes for a very long day and to get there in daylight meant we had to really push things along. We made it in just over 11 ho...

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Tweed to Grafton and back or Cap rails to Hatch covers, groundings and sunsets.
The Ivory marina at Tweed Heads is a top spot to hang around and fairly cheap for this area!  The pontoons are attached to a pub with cold beer and $10 rump steaks!  It has some disadvantages with some noisy nights but it really hasn't bothered us too much....
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