Off to Townsville via the outer Reef, well that was the plan. July 26th 2016 Captain’s Log, travelled 213 nautical miles (394.5 km) in 11 days, started at Airlie Beach in the Whitsundays and ended in Townsville.
Well here we go again, off on another adventure into the wild blue beyond. Well at least this time with a plan of leaving the Whitsunday Islands. This trip would be with two young guys from Sydney who wanted to go sailing, snorkelling and fishing on ... read more
Oceania » Australia 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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