SVs Saraoni and Sundari

02 April 2021 | The Coorong, South Australia
06 February 2021 | The Broadwater near Southport Spit, Gold Coast, Queensland
08 January 2021 | Manly Boat Harbour, Moreton Bay, Queensland
28 December 2020 | Stanthorpe, Queensland's Granite Belt
22 December 2020 | St George, Balonne Shire, Queensland
13 December 2020 | Manly, Brisbane, Queensland
02 December 2020 | Tin Can Bay, Great Sandy Strait, Queensland
22 November 2020 | Tin Can Bay, Fraser Coast, Queensland
11 November 2020 | Pancake Creek, Central Queensland
14 October 2020 | Leekes Beach, Great Keppel Island, Southern Great Barrier reef, Queensland
20 September 2020 | Gladstone marina, Central Queensland Coast
29 August 2020 | Gladstone, central Queensland, Australia
12 August 2020 | Hope Island, The Gold Coast, Queensland.
02 August 2020 | Colosseum Inlet, Rodds Harbour, near Gladstone, Queensland
30 June 2020 | North White Cliffs, Sandy Strait, Queensland
12 June 2020 | Raby Bay, Moreton Bay , Queensland, Australia
23 May 2020 | Scarborough Marina, Redcliffe, Queensland
10 May 2020 | Scarborough marina, Redcliffe, Brsbane, Queensland
07 April 2020 | Westin Hotel, Brisbane, Queensland
28 March 2020 | Paihia, Bay of Islands, NZ

Taratau

03 December 2009
Alison, cloudy, 5 knots NE
After finally leaving Malaysia, we encountered 40 knot winds gusting off the mountains of Langkawi and the Thai island of Taratau. Unfortunately the direction was not favourable once we cleared the gap between the two islands so we had to motor up to the northerly bay to a relatively peaceful anchorage off the national park headquarters.

We previewed the weather situation and decided to stay two nights waiting for the weather to moderate and have been lucky enough to find a wireless link from the small national park resort. We took the bikes ashore and rode 12km to the other side of the island , stopping at creeks for a cool off along the way.
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Vessel Name: Saraoni (1) and Sundari (2)
Vessel Make/Model: South Coast 36 and Beneteau 473 respectively
Hailing Port: Gold Coast, Australia
Crew: Alison and Geoff Williams
About:
Saraoni was the name of our second yacht, a South Coast 36, bought in Airlie Beach, Queensland, in 1998. It was our home for over 20 years. We have crossed over 30 oceans with Saraoni and completed a circumnavigation from NZ back to NZ in 2015. [...]
Extra: CONTACT DETAILS Telephone / SMS number +61 456 637 752 (Australian mobile no.) +64 28 432 5941 NZ mobile no.) Email saraoni@gmail.com (main email address)
Saraoni (1) and Sundari (2)'s Photos - Main
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Created 27 September 2020
Some rather idiosyncratic metal sculptures in outback Queensland between Aramac and Lake Dunn
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Created 27 September 2020
Birds and other critters on our Queensland inland safari
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Created 27 September 2020
A collection of photos taken during the Tiki Tour of the Southern half of the South Island, November / December 2019
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Created 15 December 2019
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Photos taken of Saraoni. All interior photos were taken in the last week.
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The ABCs - Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao are mostly low lying dry, scrubby islands in the Western Caribbean near the Venezuelan coastline
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Images taken in and around Suriname's capital
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River Images
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Images of the 2 islands in the Cape Verde island group we visited on our way across the Atlantic in 2013 - Sao Vicente and Santo Antaao.
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What we saw in the USA
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Unexpected meeting with old friends "in the woods".
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A brother found amongst the gorges of the Cevennes
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Photographic images of our long walk along the Appalachian mountains in the USA
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Greece is in the throes of a recession, but they still have the last laugh - never far from the sun, the sea, colour, culture and bags of history. The photos document our Aegean odyssey from May to September 2011
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Some of the shots taken of us while on one of our 30 odd days on the three main mountain trails we walked in the Anapurnas and Helambu region of Nepal's side of the Himalayas
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Nepal has ten of the world's highest mountains within its boundaries or shared with India and Tibet - these are truly giant peaks!
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These were all photographed in the wilds of Chitwan and Bardia National Parks - which are two of the last havens of biodiversity in Nepal's low lying Terai district.
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Saraoni hauled out on Finike's hardstand for biennial maintenance and painting
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Ruined city
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The small rocky island of Kastellorizou is Greece's most remote island
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Cruising and walking Turkey's Lycian coast September and October 2010
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Images taken while walking sections of the 500 km Lycian Way or Lykia Yolu on the South West Mediterranean Coast of Turkey
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Sailing Around in Circles Until Covid Vanishes

Who: Alison and Geoff Williams
Port: Gold Coast, Australia