Last night was fairly bumpy as we ran down the coast on a beam reach with the swell rolling us around.
Big Tuesday got even bigger today as we headed across Port Philip Bay as a weather front passed over us and the YC learned about deck safety and sail setting before heading into open ocean.
Welcome to the Voyage from Melbourne to Sydney. Our Youth Crew (YC) joined today with just one late arrival as a result of the airline troubles.
Today we were lucky enough to take a group of young Victorians for a sail with us, from rural schools around the state, as well as some other special guests.
We've just completed the youth crew command day, which began yesterday at about 1900.
For most of last night we had great sailing conditions with about 20-25 knots of wind from the west.
Last night we enjoyed a comfortable night in the anchorage off Portland.
Last night we enjoyed some excellent sailing, making the most of 25-30 knot nor-westerlies by setting just about everything that resembled a sail.
Last night we spent a little time getting to know all of the crew by introducing someone else to the group. We then spent the night in Guichen Bay and awoke to a gorgeous sunrise.
After a few days at sea we arrived about an hour ago here in the anchorage off Robe. All being well we will remain here overnight and head ashore tomorrow for a few hours.