Whale ho, or not another bloody whale October 13th 2016 Capt’n’s Log
A voyage of 728 nautical miles over 16 days.
During this leg we travelled from Townsville to Gladstone, though we did nearly twice the standard distance of 440 nautical miles. This was, almost entirely, due to chasing whales, but I am getting ahead of the story.
The leg starts in Townsville, with a new spray dodger, a couple of new tarpaulins, a working anchor winch an ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Queensland » Gladstone 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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