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…

CLIENT: Byron Bay HS VOYAGE NUMBER:  20180312 FROM: Manly TO: Manly DATE: 14 March 2018 POSITION: Big Sandhills REPORT BY: White Watch Today White Watch began our watch at 6am. Ann demonstrated the cleaning of the brass around the boat. We were then given the equipment and cleaned all the brass areas Ann advised us…

CLIENT: Byron Bay HS VOYAGE NUMBER:  20180312 FROM: Manly TO: Manly DATE: 13 March 2018 POSITION: Tangalooma REPORT BY: Blue Watch We arrived on the ship on Monday evening and were shown the bedding and places in our watch. A quick dinner was eaten before we came back and slept on board the ship, alongside…

CLIENT: Mullumbimby HS VOYAGE NUMBER:  20180305 FROM: Manly TO: Manly DATE: 8 March 2018 POSITION: Green Is REPORT BY: Red Watch 5:00–6:30 am: First light of the day, we wake up for anchor watch. We had to record the coordinates of the ship to make sure the ship hadn’t drifted away, as well as cleaning…

CLIENT: Mullumbimby HS VOYAGE NUMBER:  20180305 FROM: Manly TO: Manly DATE: 7 March 2018 POSITION: Mud Is REPORT BY: White Watch We woke up at 6:30 to a bugle call and had first breakfast, cereal and porridge. We then learnt the reef knot and won the competition. Hugh the cook had us come down for…

CLIENT: Mullumbimby HS VOYAGE NUMBER:  20180305 FROM: Manly TO: Manly DATE: 6 March 2018 POSITION: Tangalooma, Moreton Is REPORT BY: Blue Watch For the past day it has been raining and cold everyone’s clothing and rain jackets are drenched with rain and the boat has been filled with a general feeling of sea sickness and…

CLIENT: Redlands College VOYAGE NUMBER:  20180218 FROM: Manly TO: Manly DATE: 19 February 2018 POSITION: Big Sandhills, Moreton Is REPORT BY: White Watch We started the day with a cold breakfast then we did a knot tying comp, we were tested on the reef knot and were winners at 50 seconds. Then we had a…

CLIENT: Redlands College VOYAGE NUMBER:  20180218 FROM: Manly TO: Manly DATE: 18 February 2018 POSITION: Tangalooma Wrecks REPORT BY: Blue Watch We set foot at the Manly Boat Harbour at around 08:45. We learnt the main skills for what we needed for our trip. We left the boat harbour at around 9:30 and travelled for…

CLIENT: General Public Voyage VOYAGE NUMBER:  20180110 FROM: Sydney TO: Brisbane DATE: 17 January 2018 POSITION: Tangalooma REPORT BY: White Watch This morning we were woken by the bugle at 6.30am and ate breakfast. We began our day motoring from Broadwater, through the inside passage past Jacobs Well and into the south end of Morton…

CLIENT: General Public Voyage VOYAGE NUMBER:  20180110 FROM: Sydney TO: Brisbane DATE: 16 January 2018 POSITION: Currigee, South Stradbroke Is REPORT BY: Red Watch Our day began at 4am as we relieved Blue Watch of their shift. Climbing up to the deck, bleary eyed and hair dishevelled, we were met with thankful faces ready to…

CLIENT: General Public Voyage VOYAGE NUMBER:  20180110 FROM: Sydney TO: Brisbane DATE: 15 January 2018 POSITION: enroute to QLD REPORT BY: Blue Watch Day 5 started off at 6.30am to the bugle, in the beautiful, windy Coffs Harbor. Everyone had had a fantastic sleep, as night watch wasn’t required for the previous night. The day…

CLIENT: General Public Voyage VOYAGE NUMBER:  20180110 FROM: Sydney TO: Brisbane DATE: 14 January 2018 POSITION: Coffs Harbour REPORT BY: Red Watch Red watch went to bed at 12 am after watching the stars for a few hours. We were wet and cold and very glad when White watch had taken over our shift. We…

CLIENT: General Public Voyage VOYAGE NUMBER:  20180110 FROM: Sydney TO: Brisbane DATE: 13 January 2018 POSITION: Off Cape Hawke REPORT BY: Blue Watch We were mercifully spared the 6 am bugle call after our night sail and had a luxurious sleep in until 7.30 am. To our delight we woke to the spectacular view of…

CLIENT: General Public Voyage VOYAGE NUMBER:  20180110 FROM: Sydney TO: Brisbane DATE: 12 January 2018 POSITION: Fingal Bay REPORT BY: Blue Watch We started our day at beautiful Refuge Cove in Broken Bay with a knot tying challenge. We are pleased to say that Blue Watch won! We set out to sea and took up…

CLIENT: General Public Voyage VOYAGE NUMBER:  20180110 FROM: Sydney TO: Brisbane DATE: 10 January 2018 POSITION: Refuge Bay REPORT BY: White Watch Our South Passage journey began at 5pm on Wednesday, when the vessel pulled into Darling Harbour. After a brief introduction, we set sail and found ourselves in Balmain where we docked for dinner…

CLIENT: Northern Beaches Scouts VOYAGE NUMBER:  20180103 FROM: Sydney TO: Sydney DATE: 6 January 2018 POSITION: Coasters Retreat, Broken Bay REPORT BY: Blue Watch Today we sailed from Fingal Bay to Broken Bay. We started off the day with a backstay competition. The Red Watch came first, the White Watch second, and The Blue Watch…

CLIENT: Northern Beaches Scouts VOYAGE NUMBER:  20180103 FROM: Sydney TO: Sydney DATE: 5 January 2018 POSITION: Fingal Bay, Port Stephens REPORT BY: Red Watch The day started just after the sun rose in Newcastle, with Red Watch cleaning the brass before setting sail for Fingal Bay. After Tim finished polishing the bugle he woke almost…

CLIENT: Northern Beaches Scouts VOYAGE NUMBER:  20180103 FROM: Sydney TO: Sydney DATE: 4 January 2018 POSITION: Stockton Reach, Newcastle Harbour REPORT BY: White Watch Today was our second day on the South Passage and it was a lot calmer than the last. We left Broken Bay at 6:30am after having some cereal and toast for…

CLIENT: Northern Beaches Scouts VOYAGE NUMBER:  20180103 FROM: Sydney TO: Sydney DATE: 3 January 2018 POSITION: Refuge Bay, Broken Bay REPORT BY : Blue Watch On our first sighting of the ship, it was considerably lower down to the water than we expected. When we initially boarded the ship there was a steep learning curve…

CLIENT: The Hills Grammar School VOYAGE NUMBER:  20171218 FROM: Sydney TO: Sydney DATE: 21 December 2017 POSITION: Frenchman’s Bay, Botany Bay REPORT BY : Blue Watch After anchoring for the night at Jervis bay, we set sail at 0700 am towards Day 4’s anchoring destination at Botany Bay. Blue watch’s role today was to control…

CLIENT: Chevalier College VOYAGE NUMBER: 20171209 FROM: Sydney TO: Sydney DATE: 10 Dec 2017 POSITION: Refuge Bay, Broken Bay Report by: White Watch Neve and Seren woke up after the boys’ anchor watch from 4-5am to begin their own watch from 5-6am. They specifically wanted that watch so that they could see the sunrise. Unfortunately, this…

CLIENT: Chevalier College VOYAGE NUMBER: 20171209 FROM: Sydney TO: Sydney DATE: 09 Dec 2017 POSITION: Stores Beach, Manly Report by: Blue Watch Boarded South Passage at Kings Street Wharf, Darling Harbour and motored up the harbour and around Cockatoo Island whilst we stowed gear and had some training in handling ropes. Sails were then hoisted…

CLIENT: St Gregory’s College VOYAGE NUMBER: 20171201 FROM: Sydney TO: Sydney DATE: 05 Dec 2017 POSITION: Coasters Retreat, Broken Bay Report by: Blue Watch We left Newcastle with the intent to be back in Sydney by midnight but we now find ourselves in Broken Bay instead. Due to misleading weather reports, we did not account…

CLIENT: St Gregory’s College VOYAGE NUMBER: 20171201 FROM: Sydney TO: Sydney DATE: 04 Dec 2017 POSITION: Stockton Reach, Newcastle Harbour Report by: Blue Watch We woke at 4:00 AM this morning for our anchor watch and after writing our report we stayed up to get our knots ready for the knot tying competition. We were…

CLIENT: St Gregory’s College VOYAGE NUMBER: 20171201 FROM: Sydney TO: Sydney DATE: 03 Dec 2017 POSITION: Refuge bay, Broken Bay Report by: Red Watch Thomas: Myself and my team mates woke up at 4 am this morning it was sensational to take care of our daily duties which finished at 8am it was sensational, it…

CLIENT: St Gregory’s College VOYAGE NUMBER: 20171201 FROM: Sydney TO: Sydney DATE: 02 Dec 2017 POSITION: Manly, Sydney Harbour Report by: White Watch 1 December 2017: We started by boarding the boat at Kings Street Wharf, Number 8 at 8:05pm. We hopped on the boat and were introduced to the members of the vessel by…

CLIENT: Blaxland High school VOYAGE NUMBER: 20171126 FROM: Sydney TO: Sydney DATE: 26 Nov 2017 POSITION: Botany Bay Report by: Blue Watch On one fine Sunday morn, the sun was brightly shining upon the glimmering faces of the fifteen keen, young sailors. We hit the rails at 7:30 on our way to the journey of…

CLIENT: Lorien Novalis VOYAGE NUMBER: 20171120 FROM: Sydney TO: Sydney DATE: 23 Nov 2017 POSITION: Botany Bay Report by: Blue Watch Today was a wonderful day for South Passage. Lots of wind, a couple of whale and dolphin sightings, and lots of laughs. As our current trip comes closer to its end we are having…

CLIENT: Lorien Novalis VOYAGE NUMBER: 20171120 FROM: Sydney TO: Sydney DATE: 22 Nov 2017 POSITION: Newcastle Harbour Report by: Red Watch It began as a black cloud, just like the plague, they drew closer when suddenly we realised that we were being attacked by moths by the thousands. We were forced to batten down the…

CLIENT: Lorien Novalis VOYAGE NUMBER: 20171120 FROM: Sydney TO: Sydney DATE: 21 Nov 2017 POSITION: Refuge Bay Report by: White Watch Our first watch began in the first few hours of the morning, 04:00 to 08:00. There were no winds and the water was smooth, anchor had not moved and anchor light was still on.…

CLIENT: Lorien Novalis VOYAGE NUMBER: 20171120 FROM: Sydney TO: Sydney DATE: 20 Nov 2017 POSITION: Sydney Harbour Report by: Blue Watch Today we departed at Sydney Harbour at around 9:00am. Once we had settled in and unpacked our bags, we were put into three groups, and were taught about the ship and the safety rules.…

CLIENT: Central Coast Rudolf Steiner School VOYAGE NUMBER: 20171113 FROM: Brooklyn TO: Brooklyn DATE: 14 Nov 2017 POSITION: Coaster’s Retreat Report by: White Watch Today we went on an amazing trip from Brooklyn. Before our delicious breakfast of scrambled eggs and cereal, we had a knot tying competition which of course White Watch won in…

CLIENT: Central Coast Rudolf Steiner School VOYAGE NUMBER: 20171113 FROM: Brooklyn TO: Brooklyn DATE: 13 Nov 2017 POSITION: Flat Rock Point, Brooklyn Report by: Blue Watch Today we were all very excited because today was the day that we were going on our super exciting sailing camp! My first impression of the boat from afar…

CLIENT: Voyage of Friends Newcastle VOYAGE NUMBER: 20171109 FROM: Newcastle TO: Brooklyn DATE: 11 Nov 2017 POSITION: Refuge Cove, Broken Bay Report by: Blue Watch The day started with a bugle call as usual at 6.00am. We were a little concerned when we looked to the ocean and saw a large storm cloud coming our…

CLIENT: Voyage of Friends Newcastle VOYAGE NUMBER: 20171109 FROM: Newcastle TO: Brooklyn DATE: 10 Nov 2017 POSITION: Shoal Bay, Port Stephens Report by: White Watch A glorious start to the day moored off Dutchy’s beach with clear skies and Kookaburras laughing. Once underway we sailed between Tomaree and Yaccabah, at the entrance to Port Stephens.…

CLIENT: Voyage of Friends Newcastle VOYAGE NUMBER: 20171109 FROM: Newcastle TO: Brooklyn DATE: 9 Nov 2017 POSITION: Dutchman’s Bay, Port Stephens Report by: Red Watch Here we are again. Back on South Passage. Is this a good idea? Time will tell.. All arrived on board around 8.30am. Some old salts and some newbies. The old…

CLIENT: St Philip’s Christian College VOYAGE NUMBER: 20171106 FROM: Sydney TO: Newcastle DATE: 7 Nov 2017 POSITION: Refuge Bay, Broken Bay Report by: White Watch Waking up with an early start to the day we start our first morning watch, with breakfast all done we sail under the Sydney Harbour Bridge towards Refuge bay.  As…

CLIENT: St Philip’s Christian College VOYAGE NUMBER: 20171106 FROM: Sydney TO: Newcastle DATE: 6 Nov 2017 POSITION: Lane Cove River Report by: Blue Watch After meeting with our class mates and teachers at the train station at 0500, we boarded the train from Broadmeadow to Central Station. Once we got to Central, we hopped onto…

CLIENT: Trinity College Goulburn VOYAGE NUMBER: 20171103 FROM: Sydney TO: Sydney DATE: 4 Nov 2017 POSITION: Refuge Bay, Broken Bay Report by: White Watch We woke up at 4:00am in the morning, the temperature was high but not as high as our aspirations for the weekend. The beautiful Harbour Bridge and the opera house greeting…

CLIENT: Trinity College Goulburn VOYAGE NUMBER: 20171103 FROM: Sydney TO: Sydney DATE: 3 Nov 2017 POSITION: Farm Cove, Sydney Harbour Report by: Blue Watch Today we ventured from Goulburn, NSW, to Darling Harbour. We saw our awaiting vessel and left our bags before heading across the bridge to Harbourside mall for dinner. Upon our return…

CLIENT: Lorien Novalis VOYAGE NUMBER: 20171024 FROM: Port Stephens TO: Sydney DATE: 27 Oct 2017 POSITION: The Basin, Pittwater Report by: Blue Watch In the morning we did a knotting competition- bowline and clove hitch. We then had hot breakfast followed by a walk at Refuge Beach. After that we had another competition: backstay competition.…

CLIENT: Lorien Novalis VOYAGE NUMBER: 20171024 FROM: Port Stephens TO: Sydney DATE: 26 Oct 2017 POSITION: Refuge Bay, Broken Bay Report by: Red Watch Though we all wake at 0600 sharp, some of our days start at the crack of dawn, such as the Red Watch this morning. From 0500, we polished the bright work…

CLIENT: Lorien Novalis VOYAGE NUMBER: 20171024 FROM: Port Stephens TO: Sydney DATE: 25 Oct 2017 POSITION: Newcastle Harbour Report by: White Watch We woke up at 0500 for anchor watch, watched the sunrise then at 0600 we polished the brass, then the ship woke up to the bugle call at 0630 and cereals were served,…

CLIENT: Lorien Novalis VOYAGE NUMBER: 20171024 FROM: Port Stephens TO: Sydney DATE: 24 Oct 2017 POSITION: Broughton Is Report by: Blue Watch After six AM start and having loaded fruit and veg aboard the ship it came time to depart Nelson Bay. We set sail for Broughton Island, on the way we saw whales as…

CLIENT: St Philips Christian College VOYAGE NUMBER: 20171021 FROM: Newcastle TO: Port Stephens DATE: 22 Oct 2017 POSITION: Broughton Is Report by: White Watch Early this morning a small group of people from white watch woke up at around 5am and completed some questions in our booklets. Once everyone in white watch woke up we…

CLIENT: St Philips Christian College VOYAGE NUMBER: 20171021 FROM: Newcastle TO: Port Stephens DATE: 21 Oct 2017 POSITION: Fingal Bay Report by: Blue Watch Everyone arrived at the Newcastle Cruising Yacht Club at 8:30 am to get into our watch groups, with 9 people including the watch leader then boarded the South Passage which would…

CLIENT: St Philips Christian College VOYAGE NUMBER: 20171018 FROM: Nelson Bay TO: Newcastle DATE: 19 Oct 2017 POSITION: Fingal Bay Report by: White Watch We commenced the day on the 4-8 watch, cleaning the brass and learning information about the boat. We woke up the rest of the crew at 6:30 by playing the bugle,…

CLIENT: St Philips Christian College VOYAGE NUMBER: 20171018 FROM: Nelson Bay TO: Newcastle DATE: 18 Oct 2017 POSITION: Broughton Island Report by: Blue Watch We set our sails for the adventure across the sea. Tackling terrifying winds and huge waves in our quest to survive the harbour. Attempting to eat our lunch with the plates…

CLIENT: St Philips Christian College VOYAGE NUMBER: 20171015 FROM: Coffs Harbour TO: Port Stephens DATE: 16 Oct 2017 POSITION: Broughton Island Report by: Blue Watch This morning we were woken by Cohen blowing the bugle proceeding all of the other guys having a crack. This started us off for the day. Many of us had…

CLIENT: St Philips Christian College VOYAGE NUMBER: 20171015 FROM: Coffs Harbour TO: Port Stephens DATE: 15 Oct 2017 POSITION: Trial Bay Report by: Blue Watch We were woken up by our cook Cath, who was making a massive breakfast for us all to enjoy. We had some free time to learn some more about the…

CLIENT: St Johns College VOYAGE NUMBER: 20171010 FROM: Manly TO: Coffs Harbour DATE: 11 Oct 2017 POSITION: Currigee, South Stradbroke Is Report by: White Watch Alana, Amber and Tom woke up at 4am in the morning and started a morning shift. We wrote in the log book, at 5am they woke Aimee, Luca and Merrilyn…

CLIENT: St Johns College VOYAGE NUMBER: 20171010 FROM: Manly TO: Coffs Harbour DATE: 10 Oct 2017 POSITION: Peel Island Report by: Blue Watch We arrived at the Manly port on the 9th of October, boarded the South Passage sailing boat and were assigned our watches, we then met our watch leaders and were given our…

CLIENT: Redlands College VOYAGE NUMBER: 20171002 FROM: Manly TO: Manly DATE: 3 Oct 2017 POSITION: Tangalooma Wrecks Report by: White Watch Today we had two shore parties visit Peel Island. Many jumped off the boat. We then departed under clearing skies, headed north, however the winds were too light and we were forced to motor…

CLIENT: Redlands College VOYAGE NUMBER: 20171002 FROM: Manly TO: Manly DATE: 2 Oct 2017 POSITION: Horseshoe Bay, Peel Is Report by: Blue Watch Today we were introduced to our Watch Leader, Brian. He took us below deck and showed us the galley and where we would be sleeping. After our beds were all made up,…

CLIENT: General Public Voyage VOYAGE NUMBER: 20170925 FROM: Hervey Bay TO: Manly DATE: 28 Sept 2017 POSITION: Horseshoe Bay, Peel Is Report by: Blue Watch We had to cross the shallow area of the Great Sandy Straights at high tide so at 2130 hours on 26th September we left Kingfisher Bay behind and continued our…

CLIENT: General Public Voyage VOYAGE NUMBER: 20170925 FROM: Hervey Bay TO: Manly DATE: 26 Sept 2017 POSITION: Kingfisher Bay Resort, Great Sandy Straits Report by: White Watch 0400 hours- woke up and took compass readings, longitudinal and latitudinal coordinates, depth, wind speed, the number of boats, wind direction and had hot chocolate. 0500 hours  filled…

CLIENT: General Public Voyage VOYAGE NUMBER: 20170925 FROM: Hervey Bay TO: Manly DATE: 25 Sept 2017 POSITION: Big Woody Is Report by: Blue Watch First night on board was dockside in the harbour which ensured a good night’s sleep, well preparing us for our much anticipated voyage from Hervey Bay Urangan Harbour. After leaving the…

CLIENT: Ormiston College VOYAGE NUMBER: 20170915 FROM: Manly TO: Manly DATE: 16 Sept 2017 POSITION: Horseshoe Bay, Peel Is Report by: White Watch Today’s voyage was very successful. We explored Tangalooma and its wrecks. Many of us snorkelled near the shipwrecks as well as going to the sand dunes. After our shore tour, we hoisted…

CLIENT: Ormiston College VOYAGE NUMBER: 20170915 FROM: Manly TO: Manly DATE: 15 Sept 2017 POSITION: Tangalooma Wrecks, Moreton Is Report by: Blue Watch Today we set sail on our journey around the Moreton Bay islands. After we had all arrived we met the watch leaders and started learning about sailing. Blue Watch learnt about the…

CLIENT: The Gap SHS VOYAGE NUMBER: 20170911 FROM: Manly TO: Manly DATE: 13 Sept 2017 POSITION: Horseshoe Bay, Peel Is Report by: Red Watch On day 3 of the South Passage voyage, red watch was woken up at 6:00 am to start duty work. Due to the rust on the brass, the helm was polished,…

CLIENT: The Gap SHS VOYAGE NUMBER: 20170911 FROM: Manly TO: Manly DATE: 12 Sept 2017 POSITION: Deception Bay Report by: White Watch We woke to the sound of a bugle call reminiscent of a junior band. The three watch groups: red, white and blue then commenced a knot tying competition. Today’s challenge: the reef knot.…

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