CLIENT: Chevalier College VOYAGE NUMBER:  20181207 FROM: Sydney To: Sydney DATE: 8 December 2018 POSITION: Refuge Bay REPORT BY: White Watch South Passage left Athol Bay, Sydney Harbour at 09:15. We took up the 50 m of anchor chain manually, hoisted the sails and began to sail out through the Heads, experiencing rough waters for…

CLIENT: TC Canberra Navy Cadets VOYAGE NUMBER:  20181130 FROM: Sydney To: Sydney DATE: 1 December 2018 POSITION: Refuge Bay REPORT BY: White Watch We left Canberra at 4:30 on Friday. It was a nice day with a bit of wind, and we arrived at port around 9:45 pm. Once we got onto South Passage we…

CLIENT: Blaxland High School VOYAGE NUMBER:  20181125 FROM: Sydney To: Sydney DATE: 25 November 2018 POSITION: Jibbon Beach, Port Hacking REPORT BY: Blue Watch We woke up at 6am to catch the 6.30am train from Blaxland Station and got off at Central Station. We made a quick dash to Darling Harbour and stopped at the…

CLIENT: St Phillips Christian College VOYAGE NUMBER:  20181122 FROM: Sydney To: Sydney DATE: 23 November 2018 POSITION: Farm Cove, Sydney Harbour REPORT BY: White Watch We woke up at 6 to polish the skipper’s brass. We then had turns playing the bugle to wake up everyone else (it was extremely hard). We then had a…

CLIENT: St Phillips Christian College VOYAGE NUMBER:  20181122 FROM: Sydney To: Sydney DATE: 22 November 2018 POSITION: Balls Head Bay, Sydney Harbour REPORT BY: Blue Watch Today is day one of the voyage. We woke up at 4:30 to catch a train leaving at 5:07 from Broadmeadow station, we then arrived at Central Station, Sydney…

CLIENT: St Phillips Christian College VOYAGE NUMBER:  20181117 FROM: Sydney To: Sydney DATE: 18 November 2018 POSITION: Lovett Bay, Broken Bay REPORT BY: White Watch During our trip on the South Passage we have learnt knot tying such as the two half hitch, reef knot, figure eight knot and the bowline. All these knots provide…

CLIENT: St Phillips Christian College VOYAGE NUMBER:  20181117 FROM: Sydney To: Sydney DATE: 17 November 2018 POSITION: Refuge Bay, Broken Bay REPORT BY: Blue Watch During our first day, we met at the train station at 4.20 am, ready to arrive in Sydney by 7.30. Once we were in Sydney and found the ship at…

CLIENT: Mackillop College Bathurst VOYAGE NUMBER:  20181113 FROM: Sydney To: Sydney DATE: 14 November 2018 POSITION: Lane Cove River REPORT BY: White Watch This morning we were woken up at 6:30 by Sarah with the bugle before proceeding to our cold breakfast. Then we had a knotting competition and tying the reef knot followed by…

CLIENT: Mackillop College Bathurst VOYAGE NUMBER:  20181113 FROM: Sydney To: Sydney DATE: 13 November 2018 POSITION: Athol Bay REPORT BY: Blue Watch The first day was very enjoyable. Our blue watch controlled the front of the boat, turning the sails and pulling in lines. These challenges and new experiences created great teamwork amongst our watches.…

CLIENT: St Phillips Christian College VOYAGE NUMBER:  20181110 FROM: Sydney To: Sydney DATE: 11 November 2018 POSITION: Refuge Bay REPORT BY: White Watch We were put into 3 different watch groups blue, red and white, we all had set shifts at different times throughout the day. White watch was assigned an early morning watch from…

CLIENT: St Phillips Christian College VOYAGE NUMBER:  20181110 FROM: Sydney To: Sydney DATE: 10 November 2018 POSITION: Rose Bay REPORT BY: Blue Watch For our first day of sailing, we travelled to Sydney, caught some trains and finally we boarded the South Passage. We were introduced to our watch leaders and were split into three…

CLIENT: Central Coast Rudolph Steiner School VOYAGE NUMBER:  20181107 FROM: Sydney To: Sydney DATE: 8 November 2018 POSITION: Lane Cove River REPORT BY: Blue Watch We woke up on the cusp of dawn at the hour of 6. We then equipped ourselves with the stiff cloths which we then engulfed in tarnished liquid gold. After…

CLIENT: Central Coast Rudolph Steiner School VOYAGE NUMBER:  20181107 FROM: Sydney To: Sydney DATE: 7 November 2018 POSITION: Lane Cove River REPORT BY: Red Watch We left school at 9:45 and we arrived at 11:00, then we walked around Sydney for about an hour. We were assigned our watch groups and saw the other group…

CLIENT: Central Coast Rudolph Steiner School VOYAGE NUMBER:  20181105 FROM: Sydney To: Sydney DATE: 6 November 2018 POSITION: Athol Bay, Sydney Harbour REPORT BY: White Watch White watch started the day at four am with the traditional brass polishing activity commencing at six am. During the evening we heard penguins from the beach near the…

CLIENT: Central Coast Rudolph Steiner School VOYAGE NUMBER:  20181105 FROM: Sydney To: Sydney DATE: 5 November 2018 POSITION: Store Bay, Sydney Harbour REPORT BY: Blue Watch We arrived at Tuggerah station at 6:45 and took the train to Hornsby and then went to Wynyard. We then walked to Darling Harbor where we got on South…

CLIENT: Lorien Novalis Steiner School VOYAGE NUMBER:  20181028 FROM: Port Stephens To: Sydney DATE: 31 October 2018 POSITION: La Perouse, Botany Bay REPORT BY: Blue Watch Today is day 4 of our big sea voyage and it was quite an eventful one. We started off with an early start just as usual, a cold breakfast…

CLIENT: Lorien Novalis Steiner School VOYAGE NUMBER:  20181028 FROM: Port Stephens To: Sydney DATE: 30 October 2018 POSITION: Refuge Bay, Broken Bay REPORT BY: Red Watch My day started off with a nice breakfast from Hugh who made bacon and eggs that tasted really good While lying on the bow sprit 5-6 dolphins came right…

CLIENT: Lorien Novalis Steiner School VOYAGE NUMBER:  20181028 FROM: Port Stephens To: Sydney DATE: 29 October 2018 POSITION: Stockton Reach, Hunter River REPORT BY: White Watch This morning White Watch arose hours before the first rays of sun-light hit the Scottish-like hills of Broughton Island and the South Passage ship that was anchored in its…

CLIENT: Lorien Novalis Steiner School VOYAGE NUMBER:  20181028 FROM: Port Stephens To: Sydney DATE: 28 October 2018 POSITION: Broughton Is REPORT BY: Blue Watch We started our long voyage with an early departure from Nelson Bay Marina. We had an early morning wakeup call at approximately 6:30 am, then had a cold breakfast consisting of…

CLIENT: St Phillips College VOYAGE NUMBER:  20181021 FROM: Coffs Harbour To: Port Stephens DATE: 21 October 2018 POSITION: Trial Bay REPORT BY: Blue Watch We got off our six hour train ride at Coffs Harbour and walked for a bit until we found our boat, then we went off to find a good place to…

CLIENT: St Johns College VOYAGE NUMBER:  20181015 FROM: Manly To: Coffs Harbour DATE: 17 October 2018 POSITION: Currigee, South Stradbroke Is REPORT BY: White Watch Our day began early, crisp and fresh at Blakesleys Anchorage. We were awoken to the sound of an old bugle by a fellow classmate, like we were from the time…

CLIENT: St Johns College VOYAGE NUMBER:  20181015 FROM: Manly To: Coffs Harbour DATE: 16 October 2018 POSITION: Blakesleys, North Stradbroke Is REPORT BY: Blue Watch On the 16th of October 2018, we woke up at an early hour of 6:30 after a blissful sleep on the water. The weather conditions were not looking promising the…

CLIENT: Redlands College VOYAGE NUMBER:  20181008 FROM: Manly To: Manly DATE: 9 October 2018 POSITION: Horseshoe Bay, Peel Is REPORT BY: White Watch At 4am, we woke up and went outside and measured some coordinates and compass readings as the sun was rising. We then started to clean all the brass on the ship and…

CLIENT: Redlands College VOYAGE NUMBER:  20181008 FROM: Manly To: Manly DATE: 8 October 2018 POSITION: Big Sandhills, Moreton Is REPORT BY: Blue Watch We arrived by 9 o’clock at The William Gun Jetty at Manly. Everyone went onto the boat and set up their bunks. Once everyone was all set up we learnt how to…

CLIENT: St Stephens College VOYAGE NUMBER:  20181001 FROM: Hervey Bay To: Manly DATE: 4 October 2018 POSITION: Tangalooma REPORT BY: Blue Watch At 4am, we prepared to set sail with the motor with Blue Watch on watch. At about 9am, we arrived at Wide Bay Harbour at the south end of Fraser Island, where we…

CLIENT: St Stephens College VOYAGE NUMBER:  20181001 FROM: Hervey Bay To: Manly DATE: 3 October 2018 POSITION: South White Cliffs, Fraser Is REPORT BY: Red Watch On the morning of the 3rd of October, 2018, we arose from our slumber at 0600. We were challenged with the significant task of polishing the brass on the…

CLIENT: St Stephens College VOYAGE NUMBER:  20181001 FROM: Hervey Bay To: Manly DATE: 1 October 2018 POSITION: Platypus Bay REPORT BY: Blue Watch At 6:30 am all crew were awake and cold breakfast was served. Shortly after, a hot breakfast was served, followed by a very detailed safety briefing. We all separated into our watches…

CLIENT: Hervey Bay Day Sail DATE: 30 Sept 2018 Thanks for a fantastic day. The ocean swim from the anchored boat near Pelican Bank was refreshing and a trip highlight. Thanks to Liz for showing me how to sweat the ropes and for being patient. It was great to be able to participate in sailing…

CLIENT: Holiday Voyage VOYAGE NUMBER:  20180924 FROM: Manly TO: Hervey Bay DATE: 27 Sept 2018 POSITION: Rooney Point REPORT BY: Blue Watch Today, after anchoring at Moon Point, we set sail for Moon Island where we went for a swim in the crystal-clear water and managed to pick up some rubbish (luckily, there wasn’t too…

CLIENT: Holiday Voyage VOYAGE NUMBER:  20180924 FROM: Manly TO: Hervey Bay DATE: 26 Sept 2018 POSITION: Moon Point REPORT BY: Red Watch It was light wind with a few showers. Early morning dolphins, tuna and diving birds were sighted. Raised anchor and travelled north using motor due to very low wind. Trolling lures off back…

CLIENT: Holiday Voyage VOYAGE NUMBER:  20180924 FROM: Manly TO: Hervey Bay DATE: 25 Sept 2018 POSITION: Inskip Point REPORT BY: White Watch This morning we set off from Tangalooma, on Moreton Island at 0930. To raise the anchor, it must be rinsed with water as it is hauled in, to do this, a system is…

CLIENT: Holiday Voyage VOYAGE NUMBER:  20180924 FROM: Manly TO: Hervey Bay DATE: 24 Sept 2018 POSITION: Tangalooma REPORT BY: Blue Watch This morning we set sail at approximately 10:00 am from Manly to begin our journey to Tangalooma. We were given a safety briefing and introduction to both the ship and crew. Students were indicated…

CLIENT: Ormiston College VOYAGE NUMBER:  20180921 FROM: Manly TO: Manly DATE: 22 Sept 2018 POSITION: Cowan Cowan REPORT BY: White Watch Our watch started at 0400 with anchor watch. This found that all overnight movement was typical and there was no need to wake Skipper. By 0600, all of White Watch was awake and began…

CLIENT: Ormiston College VOYAGE NUMBER:  20180921 FROM: Manly TO: Manly DATE: 21 Sept 2018 POSITION: Tangalooma REPORT BY: Blue Watch Today we boarded South Passage knowing that the conditions were going to be quite challenging. We were excited when anticipating the journey ahead alongside the other crew members. A majority of us were new to…

CLIENT: Flexi Schools Brisbane VOYAGE NUMBER:  20180912 FROM: Manly TO: Manly DATE: 13 Sept 2018 POSITION: Horseshoe Bay, Peel Is REPORT BY: White Watch We woke up at 0500 and had a hot chocolate, then we started polishing the brass which ended up making it very shiny. At 7 o’clock we had our breakfast then…

CLIENT: Flexi Schools Brisbane VOYAGE NUMBER:  20180912 FROM: Manly TO: Manly DATE: 12 Sept 2018 POSITION: Tangalooma, Moreton Is REPORT BY: Blue Watch This morning we woke up a little earlier than we normally would, we left the house with a bag. In the bag we had my essentials, a blanket, clothes, a safety item,…

CLIENT: Somerset College VOYAGE NUMBER:  20180903 FROM: Bundaberg TO: Manly DATE: 4 Sept 2018 POSITION: South White Cliffs, Fraser Is REPORT BY: White Watch Woke up at 0500 for our watch, it was partly cloudy however no rain or rough winds compared to yesterday, we partly saw the sunrise behind the clouds. During the watch…

CLIENT: Somerset College VOYAGE NUMBER:  20180903 FROM: Bundaberg TO: Manly DATE: 3 Sept 2018 POSITION: Arch Cliffs, Fraser Is REPORT BY: Blue Watch Woke up at 0600 for breakfast and got dressed. We then prepared the sails at 0630, followed by a hot breakfast. After this we began sailing towards Fraser Island from Bundaberg. At…

CLIENT: ISPA Japan VOYAGE NUMBER:  20180817 FROM: Townsville TO: Mackay DATE: 24 August 2018 POSITION: Brampton Is REPORT BY: Blue Watch Currently on day 7, the ISPA Japan voyage is slowly coming to its end. Finally we had reached command day! After waking up at 5:00, Blue Watch polished the brass and witnessed a stunning…

Voyage: ISPA Voyage No: 20180817 Date 23/8/18 Position: Plantation Bay, Lindeman Is Report by Red Watch We woke up at 0400 for a watch that went on till 0800, our watch was pleasant with no issues apart from our exhaustion. In the morning, we had cold breakie, usually followed by our daily knot comp, but…

CLIENT: The Cathedral School VOYAGE NUMBER:  20180807 FROM: Townsville TO: Townsville DATE: 9 August 2018 POSITION: Cardwell REPORT BY: Red Watch The Cathedral College group B started the day at Mungalla station, where we mingled for four hours while awaiting the bus to pick us up, taking us to Lucinda. From here we caught a…

CLIENT: The Cathedral School VOYAGE NUMBER:  20180807 FROM: Townsville TO: Townsville DATE: 8 August 2018 POSITION: Palm Is REPORT BY: White Watch Today, I had an early start; 4am! Although it was dark, windy and cold, it was still nice. Later on, we learnt how to turn the backstay on and off and how to…

CLIENT: The Cathedral School VOYAGE NUMBER:  20180807 FROM: Townsville TO: Townsville DATE: 7 August 2018 POSITION: Palm Is REPORT BY: Blue Watch 9:32 – The Adventurers boarded the South Passage sailing boat. 9:35 – They settled into their bunks and split into watch groups 9:55 – They learnt the basics of the boat and knot…

CLIENT: Townsville Grammar School VOYAGE NUMBER:  20180725 FROM: Townsville TO: Townsville DATE: 28 July 2018 POSITION: Rattlesnake Is REPORT BY: Blue Watch Wow, I am lost for words, this trip has been a new and amazing adventure, so many new experiences, like sharing two bathrooms with 22 other people and living in such a tight…

CLIENT: Townsville Grammar School VOYAGE NUMBER:  20180725 FROM: Townsville TO: Townsville DATE: 27 July 2018 POSITION: Lucinda REPORT BY: Red Watch We woke up at 6:30, bright and early, to rain dripping into the sleeping quarters. We all got ready and had cold breakfast and watched the sun rise over Orpheus Island. Then we had…

CLIENT: Townsville Grammar School VOYAGE NUMBER:  20180725 FROM: Townsville TO: Townsville DATE: 26 July 2018 POSITION: Orpheus Is REPORT BY: White Watch A ‘whaley’ good day today! After the obligatory 6:30 bugle call awoke some tired travellers, we ate both a hot and cold breakfast accompanied by waving whales coming to say ‘Hi’. Four whales…

CLIENT: Townsville Grammar School VOYAGE NUMBER:  20180725 FROM: Townsville TO: Townsville DATE: 25 July 2018 POSITION: Horseshoe Bay REPORT BY: Blue Watch Today was the first day of the South Passage where we set sail towards Magnetic Island. There was a beautiful sunset upon our departure and we were all in awe. We learnt the…

CLIENT: Trinity Anglican School VOYAGE NUMBER:  20180721 FROM: Cairns TO: Townsville DATE: 24 July 2018 POSITION: Horseshoe Bay REPORT BY: Blue Watch We began the day with an early start for blue watch with a 5:00am start to set sail. This was because we wanted to catch the high tide and cross Lucinda bar, Lucinda…

CLIENT: Trinity Anglican School VOYAGE NUMBER:  20180721 FROM: Cairns TO: Townsville DATE: 23 July 2018 POSITION: Lucinda REPORT BY: Red Watch Woke up at an early 5:50am morning at Dunk Island with clear sky visibility, cool temperatures and the subtle, relaxing sounds of waves and early morning birds. Despite all of this, the Red Group…

CLIENT: Trinity Anglican School VOYAGE NUMBER:  20180721 FROM: Cairns TO: Townsville DATE: 22 July 2018 POSITION: Dunk Island REPORT BY: White Watch The day began with a 6 am wakeup call and a cold breakfast, the crew promptly set about rising the sails and making for our destination; Dunk Island. As we left Fitzroy and…

CLIENT: Trinity Anglican School VOYAGE NUMBER:  20180721 FROM: Cairns TO: Townsville DATE: 21 July 2018 POSITION: Fitzroy Island REPORT BY: Blue Watch We started the day early with a crash course of the boat, knots, sailing terminology and our groups. We then motored out of Yorkeys Knob where our sails shortly took over, truly beginning…

CLIENT: General Public Voyage VOYAGE NUMBER:  20180707 FROM: Cairns TO: Cairns DATE: 13 July 2018 POSITION: Cairns REPORT BY: WL Barry Moore They signed up with South Passage, to learn to sail a bit but judging by their luggage size, we wondered if they’d fit. We got ‘em into watches, of red or white or…

CLIENT: General Public Voyage VOYAGE NUMBER:  20180707 FROM: Cairns TO: Cairns DATE: 12 July 2018 POSITION: Arlington Reef Complex REPORT BY: Red Watch Today we travelled from Hastings Reef to the Arlington Reef Complex, which turned out to be an amazingly stunning place. It was full of coral and clear waters protected by the reef,…

CLIENT: General Public Voyage VOYAGE NUMBER:  20180707 FROM: Cairns TO: Cairns DATE: 11 July 2018 POSITION: Norman Reef REPORT BY: White Watch Waking up to an early morning call, at 4 am, white watch blew the bugle, waking up the rest of the ship. After investigating the island we had anchored behind, we set sail…

CLIENT: General Public Voyage VOYAGE NUMBER:  20180707 FROM: Cairns TO: Cairns DATE: 10 July 2018 POSITION: Snapper Island REPORT BY: Blue Watch As the crew manned their positions on the South Passage, they departed from luscious, tropical waters of the Low Isles and set sail for a new destination. Under the captains orders we slowly…

CLIENT: General Public Voyage VOYAGE NUMBER:  20180707 FROM: Cairns TO: Cairns DATE: 9 July 2018 POSITION: Low Islets REPORT BY: Red Watch Today we had pancakes for breakfast that were cooked by our lovely chef and we also had Mexican burritos for lunch which were very tasty.  We learnt many new things today such as…

CLIENT: General Public Voyage VOYAGE NUMBER:  20180707 FROM: Cairns TO: Cairns DATE: 8 July 2018 POSITION: Sudbury Reef REPORT BY: White Watch Today we woke up to the sound of horrible bugle playing by the white watch (lovely).  We left Fitzroy island and the ship heeled (leaned on its side) and bashed around on the…

CLIENT: General Public Voyage VOYAGE NUMBER:  20180707 FROM: Cairns TO: Cairns DATE: 7 July 2018 POSITION: Fitzroy Island REPORT BY: Blue Watch As we embarked on the 100ft long beast of a ship called the South Passage we were in for a hell of a ride and experience of a life time. As we left…

CLIENT: Mareeba SHS VOYAGE NUMBER:  20180623 FROM: Cairns TO: Cairns DATE: 26 June 2018 POSITION: Upolu Cay REPORT BY: Blue Watch Three of us woke up at 5 am to do our watch, then at 6 the rest of blue group was woken up to polish the brass around the helm. At 6:30 we woke…

CLIENT: Mareeba SHS VOYAGE NUMBER:  20180623 FROM: Cairns TO: Cairns DATE: 25 June 2018 POSITION: Sudbury Cay REPORT BY: Red Watch As we stepped out of the coach house onto the deck, our noses filled with the smell of brass cleaner. Immediately we looked up to the sky and an old saying came to mind…

CLIENT: Mareeba SHS VOYAGE NUMBER:  20180623 FROM: Cairns TO: Cairns DATE: 24 June 2018 POSITION: Fitzroy Is REPORT BY: White Watch Day 2 was definitely an eye-opener. We started our first shift at 5 am which was extremely hard to do after attempting to recover from the rough night’s sleep. Our first duty was to…

CLIENT: Mareeba SHS VOYAGE NUMBER:  20180623 FROM: Cairns TO: Cairns DATE: 23 June 2018 POSITION: False Cape REPORT BY: Blue Watch We arrived at Yorkey’s knob marina at 8:00, the fruit and veg for the ship didn’t arrive until 8:30 and we were split into three groups (go blue) blue, white and red. Once we…

CLIENT: St Marys Catholic College VOYAGE NUMBER:  20180618 FROM: Cairns TO: Cairns DATE: 21 June 2018 POSITION: Vlasoff Cay REPORT BY: Blue Watch Today, Blue Watch set sail for Vlasoff Cay from Milln Reef. The conditions where perfect for sailing with the occasional spray.  In the morning Garry (Blue Watch Leader) spotted two turtles at…

CLIENT: St Marys Catholic College VOYAGE NUMBER:  20180618 FROM: Cairns TO: Cairns DATE: 20 June 2018 POSITION: Milln Reef REPORT BY: Red Watch Well, in my books, today was successful as we had beautiful conditions, sailing was great, we had a snorkel and fun jumping off the boat, turtles and dolphins have been spotted. It…

CLIENT: St Marys Catholic College VOYAGE NUMBER:  20180618 FROM: Cairns TO: Cairns DATE: 19 June 2018 POSITION: Fitzroy Is REPORT BY: White Watch Early on Tuesday morning Braden and I woke up and were ready to begin learning about the various parts and areas of this specific sail boat while filling in our adventure booklet…

CLIENT: St Marys Catholic College VOYAGE NUMBER:  20180618 FROM: Cairns TO: Cairns DATE: 18 June 2018 POSITION: Sunny Bay REPORT BY: Blue Watch Today Blue Watch met at 7:30 and boarded the ship. The watch then went through safety procedures and packed gear away, they then learnt about the ROPES principles and how to work…

CLIENT: Peace Lutheran College VOYAGE NUMBER:  20180610 FROM: Townsville TO: Cairns DATE: 12 June 2018 POSITION: Fitzroy Island REPORT BY: Red Watch Today we woke up to the beautiful sunrise this morning, it was so cold like every other morning for the last four days we have been on this ship. It was such an…

CLIENT: Peace Lutheran College VOYAGE NUMBER:  20180610 FROM: Townsville TO: Cairns DATE: 11 June 2018 POSITION: Dunk Island REPORT BY: White Watch Today we travelled up the Hinchinbrook channel, waking up at 6:30am and arriving at Dunk Island at approximately 3:00pm. We raised the sails after reaching the end of the channel, which allowed us…

CLIENT: Peace Lutheran College VOYAGE NUMBER:  20180610 FROM: Townsville TO: Cairns DATE: 10 June 2018 POSITION: Haycock Island REPORT BY: Blue Watch We set sail early today and set the sails with no problems. It was relaxed throughout the day and many people got sunburnt. As we were sailing we saw a whale and dolphins…

CLIENT: Townsville Flexi School VOYAGE NUMBER:  20180604 FROM: Mackay TO: Townsville DATE: 7 June 2018 POSITION: Cape Upstart REPORT BY: Red Watch Today we woke up at 6:00 by Todd tapping our heads and the red watch needed to do some brass polishing. We went to the stern and I polished the hatch which took…

CLIENT: Townsville Flexi School VOYAGE NUMBER:  20180604 FROM: Mackay TO: Townsville DATE: 6 June 2018 POSITION: Gloucester Island REPORT BY: White Watch We woke at five am, at Shaw Island, and got up to polish the brass at the helm, it turned into a contest as to who could polish the best. At half past…

CLIENT: Townsville Flexi School VOYAGE NUMBER:  20180604 FROM: Mackay TO: Townsville DATE: 5 June 2018 POSITION: Shaw Island REPORT BY: Blue Watch We left Townsville on Monday June 4th and drove 5 hours south to Mackay and we were in 2 buses. We had 14 young teenagers and 4 adults in our group. We boarded…

CLIENT: SP Training Voyage VOYAGE NUMBER:  20180529 FROM: Rosslyn Bay TO: Mackay DATE: 1 June 2018 POSITION: Mackay REPORT BY: Red Watch Middle Percy in a sou’wester is no place to anchor for a sleep. It’s rolly. Bleary eyed, Blue Watch emerged on deck at 23.30 to raise anchor and help White Watch hoist sails.…

CLIENT: SP Training Voyage VOYAGE NUMBER:  20180529 FROM: Rosslyn Bay TO: Mackay DATE: 31 May 2018 POSITION: Middle Percy Is REPORT BY: White Watch After a delicious bacon and eggs breakfast and the normal chores, we set sail from Pearl Bay. The engine was turned on soon after and we motor sailed.  Relieving Red watch…

CLIENT: SP Training Voyage VOYAGE NUMBER:  20180529 FROM: Rosslyn Bay TO: Mackay DATE: 30 May 2018 POSITION: Pearl Bay REPORT BY: Blue Watch The first day of the Training Voyage from Rosslyn Bay started at 6.30am where we got to watch a setting full moon and a clear sunrise over our Weeties and cuppas. We…

CLIENT: Rockhampton Grammar VOYAGE NUMBER:  20180526 FROM: Gladstone TO: Rosslyn Bay DATE: 26 May 2018 POSITION: Cape Capricorn REPORT BY: Blue Watch We woke up at 6 o’clock and ate cold breakfast before departing Gladstone Marina at 7 o’clock. We motored out of Gladstone Harbour and rounded Facing Island. We hoisted the sails and sailed…

CLIENT: St Josephs College VOYAGE NUMBER:  20180514 FROM: Hervey Bay TO: Hervey Bay DATE: 14 May 2018 POSITION: McKenzies Jetty REPORT BY: Blue Watch The early brisk start at 5am out the front of St Joseph’s College, Toowoomba was a shock to our teenage sleeping patterns. However the weather warmed and the sky turned blue…

CLIENT: St Josephs College VOYAGE NUMBER:  20180508 FROM: Manly TO: Hervey Bay DATE: 8 May 2018 POSITION: Tangalooma Wrecks, Moreton Is REPORT BY: Blue Watch Our trip began with an enjoyable 3 hr bus trip to Manly, Brisbane. After arrival we sailed the boat through some pretty harsh rain and wind which tested our newfound…

CLIENT: Silkwood School VOYAGE NUMBER:  20180429 FROM: Manly TO: Manly DATE: 3 May 2018 POSITION: Tangalooma Wrecks, Moreton Is REPORT BY: White Watch We were woken up at 4 am by one of our watch leaders and went straight onto our shift which was 4-8am. This shift was uneventful until 6am when we got to…

CLIENT: Silkwood School VOYAGE NUMBER:  20180429 FROM: Manly TO: Manly DATE: 2 May 2018 POSITION: Yellow Patch, Moreton Is REPORT BY: Blue Watch Today we sailed for eleven hours across the ocean to Yellow Patch near Cape Moreton. It was a wild ride meaning a lot of people weren’t feeling their best causing them to…

CLIENT: Silkwood School VOYAGE NUMBER:  20180429 FROM: Manly TO: Manly DATE: 1 May 2018 POSITION: Currigee, South Stradbroke Is REPORT BY: Red Watch We started our day off by polishing the brass on deck and then Sydney woke the others up by blowing the bugle. Before we started moving, we ate cold breakfast and once…

CLIENT: Silkwood School VOYAGE NUMBER:  20180429 FROM: Manly TO: Manly DATE: 30 April 2018 POSITION: Blakesleys, North Stradbroke Is REPORT BY: White Watch As expected white watch won the morning knotting competition. We then adventured ashore to the big sand hills where we climbed up for a breath taking view and a fun run down.…

CLIENT: Silkwood School VOYAGE NUMBER:  20180429 FROM: Manly TO: Manly DATE: 29 April 2018 POSITION: Big Sandhills, Moreton Is REPORT BY: Blue Watch Today we started our adventure with South Passage, with our friends by our side and our spirits high we sailed in Moreton Bay. When we first arrived to the South Passage, we…

CLIENT: Silkwood School VOYAGE NUMBER:  20180423 FROM: Manly TO: Manly DATE: 27 April 2018 POSITION: Big Sandhills, Moreton Is REPORT BY: White Watch We were awoken from a beautiful sleep to the sound of an abrupt bugle. After completing our morning duties, we settled down for a delicious breakfast of pancakes. After MANY servings, we…

CLIENT: Silkwood School VOYAGE NUMBER:  20180423 FROM: Manly TO: Manly DATE: 26 April 2018 POSITION: Yellow Patch, Moreton Is REPORT BY: Blue Watch Blue watch woke up at 6am (0600 hours) to polish the brass. After completely polishing all the brass at 6:30am (0630 hours) Liam went and blew the bugle to wake everyone up.…

CLIENT: Silkwood School VOYAGE NUMBER:  20180423 FROM: Manly TO: Manly DATE: 25 April 2018 POSITION: Currigee REPORT BY: Red Watch Today we got up at 4 o’clock to go to the Anzac Dawn Service. Then we got back to the boat and had breakfast. This was followed by a knot tying competition and backstay competition…

CLIENT: Silkwood School VOYAGE NUMBER:  20180423 FROM: Manly TO: Manly DATE: 24 April 2018 POSITION: Coochiemudlo Is REPORT BY: White Watch White Watch where awoken to perform their early morning duties. To aid their hard work they were met with a stunning sunrise. Thank you John and Dane for organising! After polishing the brass for…

CLIENT: Silkwood School VOYAGE NUMBER:  20180423 FROM: Manly TO: Manly DATE: 23 April 2018 POSITION: Tangalooma Wrecks REPORT BY: Blue Watch We drove to Brisbane from the Gold Coast this morning and went aboard South Passage. Our watch pulled up the jib sail and we sailed from Manly harbour to Tangalooma in 3 hours. Within…

CLIENT: St Josephs College VOYAGE NUMBER:  20180419 FROM: Manly TO: Manly DATE: 20 April 2018 POSITION: Big Sandhills, Moreton Is REPORT BY: White Watch Today we woke up with a song for Hunter from the bugle. We all went for a swim at Tangalooma beach. One group went up the sand dune. There was also…

CLIENT: St Josephs College VOYAGE NUMBER:  20180419 FROM: Manly TO: Manly DATE: 19 April 2018 POSITION: Tangalooma Wrecks REPORT BY: Blue Watch Today was the first day sailing. We started off by tacking to windward. This was followed by performing many gybes which made for an interesting eating occasion. A freak wave came through the…

CLIENT: St Josephs College VOYAGE NUMBER:  20180416 FROM: Manly TO: Manly DATE: 17 April 2018 POSITION: Myora, North Straddie REPORT BY: White Watch Lachlan, Alex and I, Ethan, started our day at 4 in the morning for our shift on anchor watch. We found the bearings we set at the middle of the night to…

CLIENT: St Josephs College VOYAGE NUMBER:  20180416 FROM: Manly TO: Manly DATE: 16 April 2018 POSITION: Tangalooma Wrecks REPORT BY: Blue Watch Day 1 of our South Passage adventure began on a warm, sunny day. We had a rough start with the failure of our bus engine, but after a delayed departure we travelled to…

CLIENT: General Public Voyage VOYAGE NUMBER:  20180402 FROM: Gladstone TO: Brisbane DATE: 10 April 2018 POSITION: Manly Boat Harbour REPORT BY: Blue Watch To begin this final saga, the crew awaited eagerly for the change of tides to safely cross the Wide Bay bar. Our anticipation was brought to an anti-climax, as the seas were…

CLIENT: General Public Voyage VOYAGE NUMBER:  20180402 FROM: Gladstone TO: Brisbane DATE: 8 April 2018 POSITION: Kingfisher Bay REPORT BY: Red & White Watch After a lengthy pit stop in Bundaberg, the ship and crew yearned to once again hear the heartening phrase of “prepare to tack!” With the ship repaired and the weather less…

CLIENT: General Public Voyage VOYAGE NUMBER:  20180402 FROM: Gladstone TO: Brisbane DATE: 6 April 2018 POSITION: Port Bundaberg Marina REPORT BY: White Watch White Watch cemented their top position, with another flawless performance in the ongoing knot tying competition, claiming yet another victory setting the not so youthful blue watch even further behind. Since minor…

CLIENT: General Public Voyage VOYAGE NUMBER:  20180402 FROM: Gladstone TO: Brisbane DATE: 5 April 2018 POSITION: Burnett Heads Marina REPORT BY: Red Watch South Passage left Pancake Creek yesterday morning and sailed all day and through the night towards Hervey Bay. However, the skipper decided to change route, in the night, due to the fact…

CLIENT: General Public Voyage VOYAGE NUMBER:  20180402 FROM: Gladstone TO: Brisbane DATE: 3 April 2018 POSITION: Pancake Creek REPORT BY: White Watch After spending the night at Pancake Creek, we started the morning with a hike up to the Bustard Head Lighthouse. There we were taken on a tour by the lighthouse keepers, who showed…

CLIENT: General Public Voyage VOYAGE NUMBER:  20180402 FROM: Gladstone TO: Brisbane DATE: 2 April 2018 POSITION: Pancake Creek REPORT BY: Blue Watch Today we started our voyage with a lesson on how to sail- in particular how to rise and takedown the head sails, how to quickly and safely tack and then we had a…

CLIENT: Lockyer District SH VOYAGE NUMBER:  20180316 FROM: Manly TO: Manly DATE: 17 March 2018 POSITION: Tangalooma wrecks REPORT BY: Blue Watch This morning blue watch woke up at 6:00 and had a cold breakfast at 7:00 and a hot breakfast at 7:30. This took place at the Manly harbour and we then left for…

CLIENT: Byron Bay HS VOYAGE NUMBER:  20180312 FROM: Manly TO: Manly DATE: 15 March 2018 POSITION: Myora anchorage REPORT BY: Red Watch Today we woke at 5am and completed our first watch, completing book work, tying knots and watching the sun rise. After our hot breakfast of bacon and eggs we had knot tying competition…

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