Thursday 7 March 2019 Wednesday 6 March 2019 Tuesday 5 March 2019
We left Port Davey on Tuesday evening and sailed through the night to Macquarie Harbour, 100 miles up the coast.
Sounds pretty straight forward and sometimes it is.
Except in this case the south west change took a while to come in and in the meantime we tacked up the coast into a 30 knot northwester, with 3-4 metre swells coming from BOTH the south west and the north east. Plus some breaking sea thrown in for good measure
I still have the last three days’ Ships Logs to write, but we arrived at Strahan yesterday morning and I think we are just getting over the lack of sleep.
We’ve been a week without internet communication, so we apologise for the lack of contact. Just goes to show there are still “primitive places” with no web coverage out there in the world, and it IS possible to survive 7 days without checking texts and emails every 14-16 minutes.
We are currently in Macquarie Harbour and will probably be out of radio range again as we head up the Gordon River – later today and tomorrow.
In the meantime, I’ve included a few photos below of the past three days …