Ship’s Log

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CLIENT: St Philip’s Christian College VOYAGE NUMBER:  20191115 FROM: Sydney To: Sydney DATE: 16 November 2019 POSITION:  Quarantine Bay, Sydney Harbour REPORT BY: White Watch V3 Today was great fun. We came out of Botany Bay and there was a descent swell so we all stood at the front of the ship and had fun.…

CLIENT: St Philip’s Christian College VOYAGE NUMBER:  20191115 FROM: Sydney To: Sydney DATE: 15 November 2019 POSITION:  Frenchman’s Bay, Botany Bay REPORT BY: Blue Watch V3 Today was a great opportunity to connect with others and help get to know ourselves and our strengths. This morning we got on the train and came down to…

CLIENT: St Philip’s Christian College VOYAGE NUMBER:  20191109 FROM: Sydney To: Sydney DATE: 10 November 2019 POSITION:  Yeoman’s Bay, Broken Bay REPORT BY: White Watch V2 We woke up, had some brekky, Max blew the bugle with precision and gusto. Later we rode in a dinghy over to an island (Australia) and went on a…

CLIENT: St Philip’s Christian College VOYAGE NUMBER:  20191109 FROM: Sydney To: Sydney DATE: 9 November 2019 POSITION:  Refuge Bay, Broken Bay REPORT BY: Blue Watch V2 Our journey began when we boarded the sailing ship at Kings Street Wharf Number 8 at Darling Harbour. The watch leaders assigned us with bunk beds and our watch…

CLIENT: Central Coast Steiner School VOYAGE NUMBER:  20191106 FROM: Sydney To: Sydney DATE: 7 November 2019 POSITION:  Reef Bay, Sydney Harbour REPORT BY: Blue Watch V2 Today on the 7th of November we woke up at 4 o’clock for Blue Watch’s anchor watch. At 6 we polished the brass. We were anchored off Taronga Zoo…

CLIENT: Central Coast Steiner School VOYAGE NUMBER:  20191106 FROM: Sydney To: Sydney DATE: 6 November 2019 POSITION:  Athol Bay, Sydney Harbour REPORT BY: Red Watch V2 Everyone was ecstatic as we boarded South Passage and the journey began. Watch leaders where introduced and we were shown the ropes (literally). After being given a thorough run…

CLIENT: Central Coast Steiner School VOYAGE NUMBER:  20191104 FROM: Sydney To: Sydney DATE: 5 November 2019 POSITION:  Store Bay, Sydney Harbour REPORT BY: White Watch White Watch had an early morning watch from 4-8 am. We started by taking a few bearings and polishing the brass. The brass is located at the helm, on the…

CLIENT: Central Coast Steiner School VOYAGE NUMBER:  20191104 FROM: Sydney To: Sydney DATE: 4 November 2019 POSITION:  Rose Bay REPORT BY: Blue Watch It was an exciting feeling this morning when we got onto the bus to travel down from school to Greenwich Point. After CCSS Year 7 Group 1 boarded the South Passage it…

CLIENT: TS Nepean VOYAGE NUMBER:  20191101 FROM: Sydney To: Sydney DATE: 2 November 2019 POSITION:  Frenchman’s Bay REPORT BY: White Watch We polished the brass and did a fantastic job. We woke the cadets and staff up at 0630 with a bugle. We had cereal and juice, then competed in a knot competition where we…

CLIENT: TS Nepean VOYAGE NUMBER:  20191101 FROM: Sydney To: Sydney DATE: 1 November 2019 POSITION:  Balls Head Bay REPORT BY: Blue Watch Made our way by coach from Orchard Hills to King St Wharf, Darling Harbour. We waited for South Passage to berth as we arrived at the wharf early. We boarded the ship and…

CLIENT: Lorien Novalis School VOYAGE NUMBER:  20191027 FROM: Port Stephens To: Sydney DATE: 30 October 2019 POSITION:  Coasters Retreat, Pittwater REPORT BY: Blue Watch Today was the second last day of our voyage. After such a big day yesterday, we were happy to relax a little. We spent a lot of the day ashore swimming…

CLIENT: Lorien Novalis School VOYAGE NUMBER:  20191027 FROM: Port Stephens To: Sydney DATE: 29 October 2019 POSITION:  Refuge Cove, Broken Bay REPORT BY: Red Watch We woke up at 04:00, polished the brass at 06:00 and watched a beautiful sunrise. After a hearty breakfast the red watch proceeded to win yet another rope tying competition.…

CLIENT: Lorien Novalis School VOYAGE NUMBER:  20191027 FROM: Port Stephens To: Sydney DATE: 28 October 2019 POSITION:  Broughton Is REPORT BY: White Watch In the morning we polished the brass before the rest of the watches woke up. Per routine we did a knot tying competition, of the figure of eight knot. We then manually…

CLIENT: Lorien Novalis School VOYAGE NUMBER:  20191027 FROM: Port Stephens To: Sydney DATE: 27 October 2019 POSITION:  Fame Cove, Port Stephens REPORT BY: Blue Watch We spent Saturday night in the marina at Port Stephens. Everyone woke up at 1 am to someone fixing the doorknob of the head (toilet) which unsettled our already excited…

CLIENT: St Philips Christian College VOYAGE NUMBER:  20191020 FROM: Coffs Harbour To: Port Stephens DATE: 21 October 2019 POSITION:  en route to Broughton Is REPORT BY: White Watch White watch had an early start to clean the brass on the helm of the South Passage. After that London woke up the rest of the crew with the…

CLIENT: St Philips Christian College VOYAGE NUMBER:  20191020 FROM: Coffs Harbour To: Port Stephens DATE: 20 October 2019 POSITION:  Trial Bay REPORT BY: Blue Watch We sprung from our bunks in excitement in wonder of what the rest of the day would have in store for us. We got dressed and rustled ourselves up some brekkie (well…

CLIENT: St Johns College VOYAGE NUMBER:  20191015 FROM: Manly To: Coffs Harbour DATE: 16 October 2019 POSITION:  Currigee, South Stradbroke Is REPORT BY: White Watch The day started with an early morning watch commencing at 0400, which John supervised for an hour until 3 members of the watch clocked on at 0500. Between the hours…

CLIENT: St Johns College VOYAGE NUMBER:  20191015 FROM: Manly To: Coffs Harbour DATE: 15 October 2019 POSITION:  Horseshoe Bay, Peel Is REPORT BY: Blue Watch The group arrived last night and got a brief introduction to the South Passage and our plan for the next 4 days. The ship stayed docked over the night while…

CLIENT: Silver Youth Voyage VOYAGE NUMBER:  20190930 FROM: Hervey Bay To: Manly DATE: 3 October 2019 POSITION:  Peel Is REPORT BY: White Watch When we woke up we had breakfast which was delicious pancakes and we raised the anchor and put the anchor back down closer to the Tangalooma wrecks where we were able to…

CLIENT: Silver Youth Voyage VOYAGE NUMBER:  20190930 FROM: Hervey Bay To: Manly DATE: 3 October 2019 POSITION:  Peel Is REPORT BY: Red Watch Our scheduled watch on day 3 was changed from 8 pm – 12 pm to 9 pm – 1 am so that Red Watch and White Watch’s watches would overlap by one…

CLIENT: Silver Youth Voyage VOYAGE NUMBER:  20190930 FROM: Hervey Bay To: Manly DATE: 2 October 2019 POSITION:  Tangalooma, Moreton Is REPORT BY: Blue Watch Before even any of us had woken up, the anchor was raised and the ship was well on its way to it new destination. I think we can all agree this…

CLIENT: Silver Youth Voyage VOYAGE NUMBER:  20190930 FROM: Hervey Bay To: Manly DATE: 1 October 2019 POSITION:  Boonlye Point, Great Sandy Straits REPORT BY: White Watch On Tuesday morning, we woke up early to polish the brass, including the wheel and plaques. We also put up the anchor for the first time. Although it was…

CLIENT: Silver Youth Voyage VOYAGE NUMBER:  20190930 FROM: Hervey Bay To: Manly DATE: 30 September 2019 POSITION:  Arch Cliffs, Platypus Bay REPORT BY: Blue Watch After a hearty wakeup call at 0630, the crew were treated to a breakfast of fresh porridge, cereal, baked beans and scrambled eggs before meeting the rest of the crew…

CLIENT: Redlands College VOYAGE NUMBER:  20190924 FROM: Manly To: Hervey Bay DATE: 27 September 2019 POSITION:  Arch Cliffs, Platypus Bay REPORT BY: Blue Watch To start off our day we ate a delicious and yummy breakfast of bacon and eggs. We followed this by our daily knot competition, where the white team took out a…

CLIENT: Redlands College VOYAGE NUMBER:  20190924 FROM: Manly To: Hervey Bay DATE: 26 September 2019 POSITION:  Moon Point, Platypus Bay REPORT BY: Red Watch The weather conditions today were ideal. The average temperature was around 23 degrees. The sun was shining and the wind was low so we decided to start our day off at…

CLIENT: Redlands College VOYAGE NUMBER:  20190924 FROM: Manly To: Hervey Bay DATE: 25 September 2019 POSITION:  Gary’s Anchorage, Great Sandy Straits REPORT BY: White Watch The morning began with a 4am start, journeying from Moreton Bay towards Harvey Bay on a 14 hour voyage anchoring in the Great Sandy Straits. We had a delicious breakfast…

CLIENT: Redlands College VOYAGE NUMBER:  20190924 FROM: Manly To: Hervey Bay DATE: 24 September 2019 POSITION:  Tangalooma, Moreton Is REPORT BY: Blue Watch Today we went on a Duke of Edinburgh trip on the South Passage. When boarding the ship, we went through several safety procedures that the crew members expect from the trainees. We…

CLIENT: Ormiston College VOYAGE NUMBER:  20190920 FROM: Manly To: Manly DATE: 22 September 2019 POSITION:  Big Sandhills, Moreton Is REPORT BY: Red Watch Today started off with a fast paced knot tying competition in which the Red watch came out victorious, yet again. We all had a scrumptious breakfast and then went for a nice…

CLIENT: Ormiston College VOYAGE NUMBER:  20190920 FROM: Manly To: Manly DATE: 21 September 2019 POSITION:  Horseshoe Bay, Peel Is REPORT BY: White Watch We woke at an early hour to check the position of the ship. After completing the night watch from 4 – 6am the whole team from white watch gathered to polish the…

CLIENT: Ormiston College VOYAGE NUMBER:  20190920 FROM: Manly To: Manly DATE: 20 September 2019 POSITION:  Tangalooma Wrecks, Moreton Is REPORT BY: Blue Watch Just awake and ready to go, 17 students, 2 teachers and South Passage crew members boarded excited for the journey they were about to undergo. Departing from the William Gunn Jetty, we…

CLIENT: Flexi School VOYAGE NUMBER:  20190917 FROM: Manly To: Manly DATE: 18 September 2019 POSITION:  Big Sandhills, Moreton Is REPORT BY: White Watch We woke up at 4/5 am and started on our early morning watch although Billy decided that he didn’t want to get up so he continued to sleep on the boat. We…

CLIENT: Somerset College VOYAGE NUMBER:  20190909 FROM: Hervey Bay To: Manly DATE: 11 September 2019 POSITION:  Tangalooma REPORT BY: Red Watch Leader A gentle tap on the shoulder in the dark early morning reminded me that it was the start of my first watch for the day. Time to rouse the watch, a quick cup…

CLIENT: Somerset College VOYAGE NUMBER:  20190909 FROM: Hervey Bay To: Manly DATE: 10 September 2019 POSITION:  Inskip Point REPORT BY: White Watch We as a Somerset Crew have arrived at Inskip Point with ease at around 2030. Along the calm sailing, we encountered lots of wild life including dolphins and a couple of dugong. We…

CLIENT: Somerset College VOYAGE NUMBER:  20190909 FROM: Hervey Bay To: Manly DATE: 9 September 2019 POSITION:  Point Vernon, Hervey Bay REPORT BY: Red Watch Today was a day we will never forget. We boarded the ship at Hervey Bay where we were introduced to our watch leaders and the vessel we would be calling home…

CLIENT: General Public Voyage VOYAGE NUMBER:  20190905 FROM: Rosslyn Bay To: Hervey Bay DATE: 7 September 2019 POSITION:  Platypus Bay, Fraser Is REPORT BY: White Watch By the time we’d finished another hearty breakfast, the wind had abated a little so Sailing Master, Robyn, ferried enthusiastic groups over to the white sands of Lady Musgrave…

CLIENT: General Public Voyage VOYAGE NUMBER:  20190905 FROM: Rosslyn Bay To: Hervey Bay DATE: 6 September 2019 POSITION:  Lady Musgrave Is REPORT BY: White Watch On today’s voyage, we woke up in the wee hours of the morning, around 4 in the morning. From getting out of our beds in a hurry, we proceeded up…

CLIENT: General Public Voyage VOYAGE NUMBER:  20190905 FROM: Rosslyn Bay To: Hervey Bay DATE: 5 September 2019 POSITION:  Hummocky Is REPORT BY: Blue Watch Twenty-three crew, trainees and passengers departed Keppel Bay marina at 0900. Sails were raised in the speed that Skipper Peter expects. Keeping the Skipper happy is the silent letter after ROPES.…

CLIENT: The Cathedral School VOYAGE NUMBER:  20190805 FROM: Townsville To: Townsville DATE: 15 August 2019 POSITION:  Horseshoe Bay, Magnetic Is REPORT BY: Group C Blue Watch Half of blue watch woke up at 5:15am and completed South Passage adventure manuals including maps, memorabilia and some personal recounts. The other half of the watch group woke…

CLIENT: The Cathedral School VOYAGE NUMBER:  20190805 FROM: Townsville To: Townsville DATE: 14 August 2019 POSITION:  Palm Is REPORT BY: Group C Red Watch We woke up at about 8am and had a pretty good breaky of hot chocolate and a variety of cereal. After that we packed up everything for the last time ever…

CLIENT: The Cathedral School VOYAGE NUMBER:  20190805 FROM: Townsville To: Townsville DATE: 13 August 2019 POSITION:  Lucinda REPORT BY: Group E White Watch The very eventful day started early for a few brave students who were up at four AM for their first early morning watch. They took the bearings of fixed points to check…

CLIENT: The Cathedral School VOYAGE NUMBER:  20190805 FROM: Townsville To: Townsville DATE: 12 August 2019 POSITION:  Orpheus Is REPORT BY: Group E Blue Watch We had many exciting experiences today, and ate a wide range of delicious foods made by Hugh Crichton the ships fantastic cook. We ferried across from Pelorus Island on a small…

CLIENT: The Cathedral School VOYAGE NUMBER:  20190805 FROM: Townsville To: Townsville DATE: 11 August 2019 POSITION:  Orpheus Is REPORT BY: Group D Red Watch Today is Sunday, our shift started at 4 am this morning. Wazza (our watch leader) did the first two hours for us, which we were very thankful for because after our…

CLIENT: The Cathedral School VOYAGE NUMBER:  20190805 FROM: Townsville To: Townsville DATE: 10 August 2019 POSITION:  Lucinda REPORT BY: Group D White Watch We woke up on the 5th day on Dunk Island with the South Passage ship anchored off shore. With expectations of a massive pirate ship, we walked along the jetty to see…

CLIENT: The Cathedral School VOYAGE NUMBER:  20190805 FROM: Townsville To: Townsville DATE: 9 August 2019 POSITION:  Dunk Is REPORT BY: Group B Blue Watch My experience of the south passage began with the blue group getting called up on deck at 6:00am to polish the helm and it was so cold I thought my legs…

CLIENT: The Cathedral School VOYAGE NUMBER:  20190805 FROM: Townsville To: Townsville DATE: 8 August 2019 POSITION:  Pelorus Is REPORT BY: Group B Red Watch On Wednesday, we first saw the South Passage sail the surrounding water just off Orpheus Island. The first time we saw it was as the sun was just hitting the water,…

CLIENT: The Cathedral School VOYAGE NUMBER:  20190805 FROM: Townsville To: Townsville DATE: 7 August 2019 POSITION:  Orpheus Is REPORT BY: Group A White Watch The White Watch’s morning started early with the watch’s duty where we learnt about the different marks and lights used while sailing and the parts of the ship. We watched the…

CLIENT: The Cathedral School VOYAGE NUMBER:  20190805 FROM: Townsville To: Townsville DATE: 5 August 2019 POSITION:  Palm Is REPORT BY: Group A Blue Watch Our group was the first aboard the South Passage, as can be expected everyone was so excited as it has many great reviews from the previous camp groups. When we first…

CLIENT: Townsville Grammar School VOYAGE NUMBER:  20190731 FROM: Townsville To: Townsville DATE: 2 August 2019 POSITION:  Haycock Is REPORT BY: Red Watch It was an early start for red watch, waking up at 4 am ready to polish up the brass, fill in our adventure booklets and wake up Cath (the biggest MVP of them…

CLIENT: Townsville Grammar School VOYAGE NUMBER:  20190731 FROM: Townsville To: Townsville DATE: 1 August 2019 POSITION: Orpheus Is REPORT BY: White Watch The day began with us being woken up at 0400 to watch the anchor and then polish the brass as the sun began to rise. Once that was done we were left with…

CLIENT: Townsville Grammar School VOYAGE NUMBER:  20190731 FROM: Townsville To: Townsville DATE: 31 July 2019 POSITION: Horseshoe Bay, Magnetic Is REPORT BY: Blue Watch After arriving on board, we needed to go over some safety procedures. Despite what the word ‘safety procedures’ brings to mind, this one was pretty fun. We had to learn how…

CLIENT: Townsville Grammar School VOYAGE NUMBER:  20190724 FROM: Townsville To: Townsville DATE: 27 July 2019 POSITION: Rattle Snake Is REPORT BY: Blue Watch This morning our watch was woken up bright and early at 0450. We pulled up the anchor as we set off from the township of Lucinda, following the infamous 6km long jetty,…

CLIENT: Townsville Grammar School VOYAGE NUMBER:  20190724 FROM: Townsville To: Townsville DATE: 26 July 2019 POSITION: Lucinda REPORT BY: White Watch We woke up at Pioneer Bay at 0630 by the bugle and had a cold and warm breakfast. After all the chores were completed such as cleaning the heads and washing up dishes, we…

CLIENT: Townsville Grammar School VOYAGE NUMBER:  20190724 FROM: Townsville To: Townsville DATE: 25 July 2019 POSITION: Orpheus Is REPORT BY: White Watch For the white watch group, our day 2 started bright and early at 0400 for the morning watch which finished at 0800. We spent the time being watch keepers by checking the bearings,…

CLIENT: Trinity Anglican School VOYAGE NUMBER:  20190720 FROM: Cairns To: Townsville DATE: 23 July 2019 POSITION: Horseshoe Bay, Magnetic Is REPORT BY: Blue Watch We woke up bright and early to the sound of the bugle in the Hinchinbrook channel. We set sail at 7am for Magnetic Island. Without hoisting our sails, we continued to…

CLIENT: Trinity Anglican School VOYAGE NUMBER:  20190720 FROM: Cairns To: Townsville DATE: 22 July 2019 POSITION: Haycock Is REPORT BY: Red Watch The day began with a mediocre job of polishing the brass. We started it off at around 6AM in the morning. The early morning woke us up with the brisk and sharp air…

CLIENT: Trinity Anglican School VOYAGE NUMBER:  20190720 FROM: Cairns To: Townsville DATE: 21 July 2019 POSITION: Dunk Is REPORT BY: White Watch This morning we were woken up by the bugle played by Luke, followed by breakfast which was cereal and scrambled eggs made by the master chef, Hugh. You might even say his kitchen…

CLIENT: Trinity Anglican School VOYAGE NUMBER:  20190720 FROM: Cairns To: Townsville DATE: 20 July 2019 POSITION: Fitzroy Is REPORT BY: Blue Watch We all arrived at Yorkey’s Knob at 8am and sorted into our groups and had a briefing. We then met our watch leaders who would be with us on our voyage. Once on…

CLIENT: General Public Voyage VOYAGE NUMBER:  20190715 FROM: Townsville To: Cairns DATE: 18 July 2019 POSITION: Fitzroy Is REPORT BY: Blue Watch After breakfast at 0600 we raised anchor by capstan and raised sail at approximately 0700 hours as ship cleared Mourilyan Harbour. Set a course direct for Russell Island under foresail mainsail and jib…

CLIENT: General Public Voyage VOYAGE NUMBER:  20190715 FROM: Townsville To: Cairns DATE: 17 July 2019 POSITION: Mourilyan Harbour REPORT BY: Red Watch As red watch laboured into the approaching dawn, polishing brass and dutifully attending our respective logbooks; enticed by the beauty a partial eclipse of the moon we knew a different and exciting day…

CLIENT: General Public Voyage VOYAGE NUMBER:  20190715 FROM: Townsville To: Cairns DATE: 16 July 2019 POSITION: Dunk Is REPORT BY: White Watch 6am woke to the rendition on the Bugle by Vanessa, which Michael remarked was akin to Elephant with laryngitis. Cold breakfast, then lifted anchor and enjoyed hot breakfast by Chef Hugh and set…

CLIENT: General Public Voyage VOYAGE NUMBER:  20190715 FROM: Townsville To: Cairns DATE: 15 July 2019 POSITION: Yanks Jetty, Orpheus Is REPORT BY: Blue Watch Cast off at 0900 hours after taking on stores at Breakwater Marina Townsville. After passing the inner channel beacons set course of 325 degrees sailing west of Magnetic Island under full…

CLIENT: Youth School Holiday Voyage VOYAGE NUMBER:  20190707 FROM: Cairns To: Townsville DATE: 12 July 2019 POSITION: Horseshoe Bay, Magnetic Is REPORT BY: Red Watch This morning Red Watch woke up the rest of the crew with a beautiful bugle song. The sunrise over Palm Island was majestic as the watches battled it out in…

CLIENT: Youth School Holiday Voyage VOYAGE NUMBER:  20190707 FROM: Cairns To: Townsville DATE: 11 July 2019 POSITION: Palm Is REPORT BY: White Watch We began the day at 6am polishing brass, against the backdrop of a beautiful sunrise. We all slept like rocks the night before and it took a few pokes to get us…

CLIENT: Youth School Holiday Voyage VOYAGE NUMBER:  20190707 FROM: Cairns To: Townsville DATE: 10 July 2019 POSITION: Cape Richards REPORT BY: Blue Watch State of origin night. At this very moment the tension between the NSW crew and the QLD supporting scum can be cut with a knife. The day’s trials and tribulations have been…

CLIENT: Youth School Holiday Voyage VOYAGE NUMBER:  20190707 FROM: Cairns To: Townsville DATE: 9 July 2019 POSITION: Mourilyan Harbour REPORT BY: White Watch Today was a long day, in fact, it was so long that this is being written the day after. At 0110. The day started for the majority with the bugle from the…

CLIENT: Youth School Holiday Voyage VOYAGE NUMBER:  20190707 FROM: Cairns To: Townsville DATE: 8 July 2019 POSITION: Sudbury Cay REPORT BY: White Watch The morning started for the white watches at 0500 by the unbothered Gabriel and Josh, followed by the rest of the watch rising one hour later at 0600. This early morning shift…

CLIENT: Youth School Holiday Voyage VOYAGE NUMBER:  20190707 FROM: Cairns To: Townsville DATE: 7 July 2019 POSITION: Fitzroy Is REPORT BY: Blue Watch The loudly played bugle dragged us all, tired and ill-rested, from our beds at 6:30am.  The Skipper gave us an introduction and the sailing master gave us a safety briefing which we…

CLIENT: Cairns School Holiday Voyage VOYAGE NUMBER:  20190702 FROM: Cairns To: Cairns DATE: 4 July 2019 POSITION: Green is REPORT BY: Red Watch We woke up at Sudbury reef and started our day with the bugle and reef knot tying and backstays competitions. After some organisation, everyone took the dinghy over to the sand bank.…

CLIENT: Cairns School Holiday Voyage VOYAGE NUMBER:  20190702 FROM: Cairns To: Cairns DATE: 3 July 2019 POSITION: Sudbury Cay REPORT BY: White Watch We woke up at 5am on the day of the 3rd of July. We got up and took detailed measurements of the degrees that the beacons were. This was done to calculate…

CLIENT: Cairns School Holiday Voyage VOYAGE NUMBER:  20190702 FROM: Cairns To: Cairns DATE: 2 July 2019 POSITION: Fitzroy Is REPORT BY: Blue Watch We began the day in a drizzle, there was an air of excitement as we walked towards the beautiful tall ship berthed in the Yorkeys knob harbour. Before we boarded the ship…

CLIENT: Mareeba SHS VOYAGE NUMBER:  20190622 FROM: Cairns To: Cairns DATE: 25 June 2019 POSITION: Vlassoff Cay REPORT BY: Blue Watch In the morning we got the opportunity to go snorkelling and saw a shark lying under a coral bombie at Milln Reef. We first had a competition for the back stays, which we lost…

CLIENT: Mareeba SHS VOYAGE NUMBER:  20190622 FROM: Cairns To: Cairns DATE: 24 June 2019 POSITION: Milln Reef REPORT BY: Red Watch Breakfast was served, watch members with the number 6 washed up. A knotting competition was had; the ship was checked for cleaning/neatness. Groups of 6 were taken to Fitzroy Island for a hike. Hiked…

CLIENT: Mareeba SHS VOYAGE NUMBER:  20190622 FROM: Cairns To: Cairns DATE: 23 June 2019 POSITION: Fitzroy Is REPORT BY: White Watch Three people from white watch woke up at 4 am in the morning and did anchor watch. We learned how to use the compass and we saw the sun rise. Then when everyone was…

CLIENT: Mareeba SHS VOYAGE NUMBER:  20190622 FROM: Cairns To: Cairns DATE: 22 June 2019 POSITION: Michaelmas Kay REPORT BY: Blue Watch We learnt how to tie figure 8 and round turn and 2 half hitch knots, we did training in the marina waiting for the bread delivery, we learnt to tack the sails and how…

CLIENT: Sail Trek Voyage VOYAGE NUMBER:  20190609 FROM: Townsville To: Cairns DATE: 13 June 2019 POSITION: Fitzroy Is REPORT BY:White Watch Today was a day of mixed weather, motor sailing and numerous gybes. It was a day of flaking, hauling, sweating and coiling. It was a day with halyards, sheets, preventers, reefing lines, vangs and…

CLIENT: Sail Trek Voyage VOYAGE NUMBER:  20190609 FROM: Townsville To: Cairns DATE: 12 June 2019 POSITION: Brammo Bay, Dunk Is REPORT BY: Blue Watch After much encouragement Andrew woke the crew with a glorious rendition of the Rousse on the bugle. He received much praise (and laughter) for his rendition with the general consensus it…

CLIENT: Sail Trek Voyage VOYAGE NUMBER:  20190609 FROM: Townsville To: Cairns DATE: 11 June 2019 POSITION: Cape Richards, Hinchinbrook Is REPORT BY: Red Watch A most exciting day commenced with the rubbing of the brass. However one crew member was heard to say “Why the hell did I get woken at 6.00 to do this!…

CLIENT: Sail Trek Voyage VOYAGE NUMBER:  20190609 FROM: Townsville To: Cairns DATE: 10 June 2019 POSITION: Pioneer Bay, Orpheus Is REPORT BY: White Watch Waking everyone up with reveille on the bugle was fun (until I get woken up tomorrow), to the lovely smell of hot baked beans and scrambled egg breakfast, cooked by the…

CLIENT: Sail Trek Voyage VOYAGE NUMBER:  20190609 FROM: Townsville To: Cairns DATE: 9 June 2019 POSITION: Horseshoe Bay, Magnetic Is REPORT BY: Blue Watch 0630 Ship’s company woken up. 0700 Continental breakfast while alongside the refuelling wharf at Breakwater Marina, Townsville. 0730 Crew meeting 0745 commence training, each watch were allocated a station and familiarised…

CLIENT: Townsville Flexible Learning VOYAGE NUMBER:  20190604 FROM: Airlie Beach To: Townsville DATE: 6 June 2019 POSITION: Horseshoe Bay, Magnetic Is REPORT BY: Red Watch Today on South Passage Red Watch had an interesting day, some of us were feeling sick the rest were fine. We came second in the knotting competition and had three…

CLIENT: Townsville Flexible Learning VOYAGE NUMBER:  20190604 FROM: Airlie Beach To: Townsville DATE: 5 June 2019 POSITION: Cape Upstart REPORT BY: White Watch In the morning we woke up early to write in our booklets, it was around 4am in the morning that the first person had to wake up. After the first person was…

CLIENT: Townsville Flexible Learning VOYAGE NUMBER:  20190604 FROM: Airlie Beach To: Townsville DATE: 4 June 2019 POSITION: Bona Bay REPORT BY: Blue Watch We were awoken at 6:30 am all of the watches got up and had our cold breckie and a short time after we had a yummy hot breakfast. We were all on…

CLIENT: Emerald Christian College VOYAGE NUMBER:  20190527 FROM: Rosslyn Bay To: Airlie Beach DATE: 1 June 2019 POSITION: Nara Inlet, Hook Is REPORT BY: Red Watch Today, Red Watch was on shift at 4.00 to 6.00 in the morning before polishing the brass on the helm, bell, bugle and plaque. We woke up the rest…

CLIENT: Emerald Christian College VOYAGE NUMBER:  20190527 FROM: Rosslyn Bay To: Airlie Beach DATE: 31 May 2019 POSITION: Butterfly Bay, Hook Is REPORT BY: White Watch White Watch started the day off with a 0400-0800 watch, the rest of the groups where woken up at 06:30. At 08:30 we departed the boat in the little…

CLIENT: Emerald Christian College VOYAGE NUMBER:  20190527 FROM: Rosslyn Bay To: Airlie Beach DATE: 30 May 2019 POSITION: Whitehaven Beach REPORT BY: Blue Watch In the morning, we had a knot competition featuring the clove hitch knot, which was won by the Red Watch. After breakfast, those who chose to went for a swim on…

CLIENT: Emerald Christian College VOYAGE NUMBER:  20190527 FROM: Rosslyn Bay To: Airlie Beach DATE: 29 May 2019 POSITION: Scawfell Is REPORT BY: Red Watch Red Watch woke up at 5am to polish and clean the brass at the helm of the boat. We began the day with a figure of eight knot tying competition. Once…

CLIENT: Emerald Christian College VOYAGE NUMBER:  20190527 FROM: Rosslyn Bay To: Airlie Beach DATE: 28 May 2019 POSITION: Middle Percy Is REPORT BY: White Watch The day for White Watch started 0500: all seven of our members, including our Watch Leader, were coaxed up onto the deck to practise tying certain knots, fill out our…

CLIENT: Emerald Christian College VOYAGE NUMBER:  20190527 FROM: Rosslyn Bay To: Airlie Beach DATE: 27 May 2019 POSITION: Pearl Bay REPORT BY: Blue Watch Last night we arrived by bus from Emerald at Keppel Bay Marina and boarded the ship. With a six thirty start this morning, we had breakfast and set out to learn…

CLIENT: St Lukes Anglican School VOYAGE NUMBER:  20190518 FROM: Hervey Bay To: Bundaberg DATE: 19 May 2019 POSITION: Watumba Lagoon, Fraser Is REPORT BY: White Watch We had begun our first watch of the day at 4 o’clock. During which we took measurements of wind speed, wind direction, barometer, depth, clarity of weather, light anchor,…

CLIENT: St Lukes Anglican School VOYAGE NUMBER:  20190518 FROM: Hervey Bay To: Bundaberg DATE: 18 May 2019 POSITION: McKenzies Jetty, Fraser Is REPORT BY: Blue Watch We arrived at the ship and had a safety brief, looked around the ship and were put into groups. We then left the port, setting up sails and sheets,…

CLIENT: General Public Voyage VOYAGE NUMBER:  20190513 FROM: Manly To: Hervey Bay DATE: 13 May 2019 POSITION: Mooloolaba REPORT BY: Blue Watch Hi all. As I start to write this report we are moored at Mooloolaba and I thought I would share with you my first day of a 3 day passage as a new…

CLIENT: Silkwood School VOYAGE NUMBER:  20190505 FROM: Manly To: Manly DATE: 9 May 2019 POSITION: Rous Channel, Cape Bay REPORT BY: White Watch Today we went ashore at Coochiemudlo Island. While we were there we walked along the beach towards Flanders Point. Some people swam. Some people played at the playground. We headed back to…

CLIENT: Silkwood School VOYAGE NUMBER:  20190505 FROM: Manly To: Manly DATE: 7 May 2019 POSITION: Yellow Patch, Cape Moreton REPORT BY: Red Watch We went ashore at Tangalooma where we ran up the sand dunes, snorkelled near a shipwreck and got to feed hundreds of fish as well. Whilst we were there we also found…

CLIENT: Silkwood School VOYAGE NUMBER:  20190505 FROM: Manly To: Manly DATE: 6 May 2019 POSITION: Tangalooma REPORT BY: White Watch We were woken up at four in the morning and it was a breezy morning. As we headed up, out of the ship, had some breakfast, and we did some rope tying. We headed to…

CLIENT: Silkwood School VOYAGE NUMBER:  20190505 FROM: Manly To: Manly DATE: 5 May 2019 POSITION: Horseshoe Bay, Peel Is REPORT BY: Blue Watch Arrived here at 8:45, and left on the ship at 10:30am. Had lunch at 12pm, we raised the sails and learnt how to tie many different types of ropes. We had rotations…

CLIENT: Silkwood School VOYAGE NUMBER:  20190429 FROM: Manly To: Manly DATE: 3 May 2019 POSITION: Big Sandhills, Moreton Is REPORT BY: White Watch This morning we woke up at 5am and worked a bit in our adventure manual and did some cleaning, then practiced our knot which was called the double sheet bend. Red watch…

CLIENT: Silkwood School VOYAGE NUMBER:  20190429 FROM: Manly To: Manly DATE: 2 May 2019 POSITION: Cabbage Tree Point REPORT BY: Blue Watch At dawn, the blue watch group were brought up on deck to clean the brass. Then when everyone woke up, we had a knot tying competition, demonstrating the bowline knot. Cold and hot…

CLIENT: Silkwood School VOYAGE NUMBER:  20190429 FROM: Manly To: Manly DATE: 1 May 2019 POSITION: The Broadwater REPORT BY: Red Watch Today was our roughest sailing day, voyaging from Moreton Island to Southport. After we pulled the anchor up, we hoisted the sails and set off. Around the cape and into the open ocean at…

CLIENT: Silkwood School VOYAGE NUMBER:  20190429 FROM: Manly To: Manly DATE: 30 April 2019 POSITION: Bulwer, Moreton Is REPORT BY: White Watch Today we started our watch at 4 until 8 am. We cleaned the brass and learned how to tie a reef knot. Levi woke up everyone else using a bugle, then we had…

CLIENT: Silkwood School VOYAGE NUMBER:  20190429 FROM: Manly To: Manly DATE: 29 April 2019 POSITION: Tangalooma REPORT BY: Blue Watch 15 Silkwood sailors arrived at Manly Harbour with a mix of trepidation and excitement. When they arrived at the jetty, they were greeted with smiles by the crew of the South Passage. They were sorted…

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