Time Bandit

24 February 2018 | Approaching the Hole in the Wall
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07 February 2018 | Chain Bay, Bateman's Bay
05 February 2018 | Port Hacking, Jibbon Beach
30 January 2018
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26 January 2018 | The Flagship???
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07 December 2017 | The Blue Mountains
03 December 2017 | Eliana Dave
01 December 2017

Wouldn't It Be Nice.......

07 February 2018 | Chain Bay, Bateman's Bay
We're anchored in Bateman's Bay, half way to Eden. Is that like Nirvana?

We left Jervis Bay, the home of the Australian navy in flat calm in company with a frigate which i suspect was heading to once again lob shells at the big red triangle being towed 50 metres behind a navy RIB.

After an hour, the wind filled in and we had another jolly nice sail south in ever increasing wind finally screeching into Bateman's at 10 knots in 25-30. 47 miles today. 70 odd yesterday. and still a few hundred to go. East coast Australia, maybe all of it for all I know, is relatively devoid of nooks and crannies into which you can tuck yer wee boat if it gets a bit blowy. Most of the towns where you might fancy a stop are on rivers with sand bars and crashing surf waves at their entrances. Only for the experienced, brave or foolhardy. For the latter, search Australia Bar Entrance on YouTube.

For the scaredy-cats, that's us, it means long hauls between all-weather ports but in the sun and a good breeze, who cares.

I just have the nagging doubt we're sailing further and further down a dark alley.

Wouldn't it be nice if we had a wee campervan.
Vessel Name: Time Bandit
Vessel Make/Model: Island Packet 45
Hailing Port: Largs, Scotland
Crew: Anne and Stuart Letton
ex dinghy and keelboat racers now tooled up with an ocean going boat and cruising around aimlessly, destination Nirvana... Currently entertaining ideas of two hulls so TIME BANDIT IS FOR SALE https://www.theyachtmarket.com/boats_for_sale/1555170/ WWW.TIMEBANDITFORSALE.WEEBLY. [...]
Extra: 2017/18 Left NZ in May '17 cruising Fiji, Lau Group, Yasawas, Vanuatu and New Caledonia before heading for Australia to land cruise and sit out cyclone season down Sydney way.
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Scraping and sanding hull back to gel coat for epoxy and Coppercoat treatments.
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