After disembarking our half day sail guests yesterday, we motored around to anchor in Farm Cove, where the Opera House and the Harbour Bridge provides a magnificent backdrop to the final hours of our
Yesterday afternoon, after we had anchored, it was all ashore for a couple of hours of interwatch sport. This was excellent fun and helped blow away some tensions of the previous 24 hours.
We left our intrepid Youth Crew yesterday having successfully extricated themselves from their first challenge, namely recovering the ship from all aback. Soon they were sailing the ship
It was a real drifter on Jervis Bay yesterday but we still managed to achieve all that we needed to.
Noon, Sunday
Noon - Saturday
Conditions continued with light winds yesterday afternoon and more motoring so we had some fun with deck games to pass the time.
Since leaving Port Phillip the weather has been dominated by a high pressure system which means continuing light winds and has us waiting patiently for a front to force its way through from the west.
Yesterday we completed sail setting and furling and a couple of tacks on schedule before we departed Port Phillip Heads late in the evening.
Cap'n Bob here for Voyage 8 of 2000, Melbourne to Sydney.