Tag Archives: Whitsundays

Almost there

We are almost across the Gulf of Carpenteria after one of the most boring “sailing” passages we have had so far. We have motored almost the entire time since leaving Seisia. We have flown then spinnaker twice for about 1.5 … Continue reading

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Doing the Non-Internet Side of Whitsundays

If you are visiting the eastern shores of the Whitsundays, the island mountains block the cell phone service, so Internet is unreachable by those means. We are sailing between islands at the moment, so this message is just to let … Continue reading

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Whitsundays Part II and Good News

Our experience at Bait Reef on the nearest part of the Great Barrier Reef was surreal, exciting, unique, and also a bit disappointing. When we first arrived, we dodged reefs into a slightly sheltered area where a few moorings are … Continue reading

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Whitsundays Islands Photos Part I

We finally got back to the west side of the islands where we can pick up cell phone coverage – and 3G Internet service. So, I’ve uploaded a photo album of our first few days in the Whitsundays. These photos … Continue reading

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Having Fun But No Internet

We are having a great time in the Whitsundays since the last report. But, because of the wind we have been on the east side of the islands. The island terrain is blocking our view of the cell phone antennas … Continue reading

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Almost to Whitsundays and Karen Returning Soon

After Lady Musgrave Island we did a long 110 nautical mile passage to Great Keppel Island. We couldn’t leave until after light, because it’s a narrow passage out of the lagoon. So, we knew we would be arriving at night … Continue reading

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