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Bailey Islet


Destination Noosa


Mon 24 Sep 2012
Monday 24th
1000 Depart Airlie Beach
1330 Abeam Long Island
1500 Win North East wind came in at 15 knots abeam Shaw/ Burning point, speed up to 9 knots
1650 East of Goldsmith
1800 East of Carlisle
2030 Drop Anchor Keswick, breeze NE 10 knots


Tuesday 25th
0900 Depart Keswick, Light NE conditions for Middle Percy. Light S front due this evening.
1500 Abeam Prudeo.
1530 wind freshening from NE
1630 Wind Fresh from ENE
2030 Arrived Middle Percy Anchorage.

Wednesday
Walked to homestead as SE winds in force
Went ashore evening to talk to couple that live in tree house at the beach
Dinghy floated off and disappeared
Went looking for it that evening but no luck

Thursday
Went sailing to nw /mackay in search.
Zig zag gybe downwind found it just after first turn near Sphinx island
Sailed back to percies in strong se and wait another night

Friday
Set sail at 0500
1100 west of hexham
1400 channel between cape and island Townsend
2200 cape manifold heading to cape capricorn

Saturday
0700 abeam cape capricorn with night northerlies. 4-6 kn boat speed
1000 abeam gladstone. Freshening Northerlies 7+ kn boat speed. Destined for Hervey Bay before S front arrives tomorrow with 20+ knots against us.
1400 Gybe toward 1770 with intention of staying there
1700 Perfect headsail change and crew support to continue through night for Hervey Bay

Sunday
0200 First signs of wind shift to W
0400 Wind movest full to West
0445 Wind move to SW, Hervey Bay fairway beacon in sight. Only just able to point to it
0800 Drop anchor outside Urangan boat harbour

That's it for now. 267 nm sailed in past 48 hours


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John Nayler

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