S.V. Shadow of Lorelei

Three yachts, two people, one quest.

11 July 2013 | Kota Kinabalu
10 July 2013 | East Coast Marina, Manly, Brisbane, Australia
16 February 2011 | Kota Kinabalu, Borneo
09 January 2011
22 June 2010 | Kota Kinabalu, Borneo, Malaysia
19 December 2009 | Subic Bay Yacht Club
12 October 2009 | Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
26 July 2009 | Olongapo, Philippines
02 July 2009 | San Fernando, Philippines
01 June 2009 | Ishigaki, Japan
10 May 2009 | Kochi Prefecture, Shikoku
10 May 2009 | Tokushima, Shikoku.
10 May 2009 | Sumoto Harbour, Awaji Island, Hyogo
10 May 2009 | Kobe, Hyogo.
10 May 2009 | Nagasaki Prefecture, North Western Kyushu.
10 May 2009 | Hirado Island, North Western Kyushu
10 May 2009 | Kochi Prefecture.
10 May 2009 | Osaka
10 May 2009 | Iki Island, Nagasaki Prefecture.

Shiraishi Island

27 April 2009 | Kasaoka City, Okayama Prefecture
Port Harbour or Marina: Shiraishi Island, Kasaoka City, Okayama Prefecture
Latitude: 34 24,50N
Longitude: 133 31.50E
Major Attractions: Solitude (pop 750) Horseshoe Crab Museum,Chikkyo Art Museum, Hiking Course, Kobozan Buddhist Temple, Buddhist Monument
Nearest Port of Entry: Fukuyama
Formalities Arrival: Prior permission should have been sought from the Ministry of Lands to enter the harbor. On arrival call Coast Guard on VHF16. This is a closed port
Formalities Departure: None
Immigration: Not available
Customs: Not available
Coast Guard: Not available
Quarantine: Not available
Harbour master: Not required to visit
Berthing Mooring Options:
Anchorage Options: None
Yacht Club Facilities: None
Haulout Facilities: Unknown
Trades: Unknown
Websites: http://www.harenet.ne.jp/villa/, http://dollarbooks.tripod.com/moooobar/reservations.html
Japanese Small Ships Guide: None
Charts: Japanese: 137B
Sailing Directions: BA: Japan Pilot, Vol III
Water: Unknown
Fuel: Unknown
LPG: Available, however, non Japanese tanks are difficult to refill due to Government safety regulations. Ocassionally, some gas resellers will fill your tank, especially if it is a small family owned establishment.
Marine Vendors: Unknown
ATMs: As always the most efficient way to get money from your overseas account in Japan is through the Post Office system of ATMs. Available in town (open Mon-Fri).
Shops & Markets: Very small convenience store.
Postal Services: Available in town (open Mon-Fri).
Hotels & Restaurants: A restaurant and bar which offers no-frills accommodations, San-chan's is the cheapest minshuku on the island and has five rooms. Most foreigners stay at the International Villa on the island, which offers rooms, communal cooking facilities and a shared bath at budget rates.
317 Shiraishi Jima Kasaoka-shi, Okayama 714-0036
Internet/Phones: See "All about the Internet in Japan" on this Blog. See San-chan's on the beach for internet. Coin operated 'phone in town.
Laundry Services: Unknown
Air/Sea/Road Transport: There are three different ferry companies running passenger and car ferries to Shiraishi Island from Kasaoka. JR to rest of Japan from there.
Special Notes: Warning: Most Japanese people, especially the International Villa reservations people, will tell you there is no food available on Shiraishi, so you must bring your own. What they mean is that there is no Western food available on the island. As long as you are willing to eat like a local, there is plenty of food here in the local supermarket. They also sell milk, bread, eggs, cheese, butter, etc.
Other Information: There is no nightlife on Shiraishi other than San-chan's restaurant/Bar and the Moooo! Bar (open only in the summer). There is no town center. There are no traffic lights. There is no video store, convenience store or McDonald's. There is one road, 7 km long, that circles the island.

Disclaimer: The information made available herein is intended as purely a broad guideline for the intending cruising yachtsman. It is not intended as, nor should it be used for navigation. The authors accept no responsibility for its accuracy and therefore cannot be held liable for any consequences of its use.
Vessel Name: Shadow of Lorelei
Vessel Make/Model: Lord Nelson 41, cutter rigged sloop
Hailing Port: Brisbane, Australia
Crew: Mauro Migliorelli & Pauline Wilkinson
Commodores in the Seven Seas Cruising Association. Members of the Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron. We started our cruising life in 1986, left Australia and cruised Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Borneo, Philippines and Hong Kong on S.V. "Lorelei II", a hard chine, Breekveldt [...]
Home Page: www.shadowoflorelei.com
Shadow of Lorelei's Photos - (Main)
Just a few pictures of our pride and joy, to make you envious
22 Photos
Created 10 July 2013
Photos of the boatyard, floating pens and workshops at the Drydock, Pt Carmen.
6 Photos
Created 20 May 2013
Philippine Navy Assist after breakdown in South China sea
15 Photos
Created 22 October 2009
A stop in Southern Taiwan
14 Photos
Created 22 October 2009
A very friendly marina and yacht club for foreign cruisers
8 Photos
Created 13 January 2009
A brief trip to visit friends in the United Arab Emirates
15 Photos
Created 23 December 2008
Side Trip to the Original capital of Japan
12 Photos
Created 3 December 2008
Read all about it!!
5 Photos
Created 3 September 2008
Some articles that have appeared about us
3 Photos
Created 3 September 2008
Sights in a place less travelled
20 Photos | 1 Sub-Album
Created 31 July 2008
Places that we have visited with or without Shadow of Lorelei
47 Photos
Created 15 June 2008
9 Photos
Created 25 October 2007
78 Photos
Created 25 October 2007
15 Photos
Created 25 October 2007
56 Photos
Created 4 October 2007
Views and sights of Huis Ten Bosch Park and Marina
12 Photos
Created 2 October 2007
Some of the creative and "missed-by-that-much" signage in Japan
24 Photos
Created 2 October 2007
16 Photos
Created 2 October 2007
Sea and land travels in Japan
12 Photos
Created 26 September 2007
9 Photos
Created 3 September 2007

S.V. Shadow of Lorelei

Who: Mauro Migliorelli & Pauline Wilkinson
Port: Brisbane, Australia

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