Out and About in the Whitsunday Islands, again. June 14th 2016 Capt’n Log:
Distance travelled over 16 days totalled 184 nautical miles (340 km). This includes 4 days in Airlie Beach between crews (11 to 15 June).
Well, after saying goodbye to Simon and Alison, I had a couple of days in Abell Point Marina, so I cleaned the boat, did the washing and restocked the larder. One of the things I enjoy in port are good fish and chips meals (though o ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Queensland » Whitsundays » Hayman Island Aboriginal settlers arrived on the continent from Southeast Asia about 40,000 years before the first Europeans began exploration in the 17th century. No formal territorial claims were made until 1770, when Capt. James COOK took possession in the name... ... read more
Hi, I'm Doug Nicol, and these are the stories about sailing around parts of New Zealand, some of the South Pacific and eastern Australia in my 36 foot yacht Hakura (Maori for Grey's beaked whale).
You may even be able to join me someday.
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