Shanghaied around Australia

Who: Will Duiker & Trish Bate
Port: Garden Island Yacht Club - Port Adelaide - South Australia
04 December 2013 | Samal Island
19 October 2013 | near Indo/Philippine border
19 October 2013 | Davao
12 October 2013 | Bunaken Island, Sulawesi
08 October 2013 | Sulawesi
08 October 2013 | near Manado, Sulawesi
03 October 2013 | Ternate
02 October 2013 | Ternate
28 September 2013
25 September 2013
20 September 2013 | West Papua
19 September 2013 | West Papua
18 September 2013 | West papua
15 September 2013 | West papua
05 September 2013 | Pulau Yangeffo
05 September 2013 | West Papua
03 September 2013 | Tapokreng village near Waisai
03 September 2013 | near Tapokreng village West Papua
03 September 2013 | Tapokreng village near Waisai
29 August 2013 | West Papua

Bunaken Island

08 October 2013 | near Manado, Sulawesi
Fishermen showing off their marlin catch to ferry passengers.
Here, daytripping locals rent wetsuits for snorkelling and coral viewing, and cashed up europeans stay at resorts for 3 dives a day. Will paid for a couple of resort dives, and we have shared our tank on a few reefs. We are now west of the Wallace line, and seeing quite a few species new to us. The dropoffs are sheer and deep, the fish and coral varied, viz not great.
We enjoy visits to our boat from locals, and we hike along the island ridge through bananas, coconut, manioc, pigs, dogs, chooks, brahmins and "forest rats" to the local cafe for sweet instant coffee and Bahasa Indonesia practice.
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Vessel Name: Shanghaied
Vessel Make/Model: Crowther Buccaneer 36' Trimaran
Hailing Port: Garden Island Yacht Club - Port Adelaide - South Australia
Crew: Will Duiker & Trish Bate
About: Will Duiker Trish Bate Various family, friends and fly in guests
Extra:
The blog starts in 2005 when we depart Adelaide for nearly one year sailing around Tasmania. In 2006 we join a cruise in Spencer Gulf. In 2007 we set out across the Bight and up the Western Australian coast and reach Darwin by the end of the year. Since then we have been working in Darwin and [...]
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Shanghaied around Australia

Who: Will Duiker & Trish Bate
Port: Garden Island Yacht Club - Port Adelaide - South Australia