Port Douglas Bound
After much consultation with other members of the BWR we have decided to give Yorkies Knob & Cairns a miss. So we will press onto to Port Douglas.
It has been an unremarkable day. Quite grey and overcast. Humid
too. We had motored overnight and then mid morning we were able to get the full
Goose wing plus rig in action.
That is all the sails of the Cutter rig in play, and poled out
After that fun, we de-rigged the Goosewing set and are now motor sailing in 7 knots of apparent wind, and the engine on tick over.
We were blessed with quite a few Humpback Whale sightings on
the first day out. You could also hear them talking to each other down below.
But since passing north of the
Nothing to photograph to day, so sadly it is a picture free Blog this time!
Our current position is 18:26:67S 146:33:73E and we hope to arrive at Mirage Marina n Port Douglas at first light on Tuesday morning, local time.