Have made it to Adelaide. Has been very hard going so far but the weather does look as if summer might be here at last. There has been a High (the same one) in the Bight for several days now with SE winds for a change!!
Here’s hoping that 2006 treats you well.
New Year’s Day 2006 found us struggling with mild hangovers and incipient seasickness whilst leaving Port Fairy in Victoria, heading for King Island off the north-western end of Tasmania. For the first few hours we both wished we’d indulged our instincts and stayed in bed. As it turned out we had one of the best overnight sails we’ve endured since leaving Perth and arrived in Grassy Harbour at the bottom of King Island just as our fair?weather window closed and the south-westerlies climbed up to gale force.