Yacht Sweet Waters

48 Ft Lello Blue Ocean Cruising Yacht

22 August 2015 | Hout Bay
05 August 2015 | Mossel Bay
03 August 2015 | Mossel Bay
27 July 2015
27 July 2015
10 July 2015
09 July 2015 | Mossel Bay
10 June 2015 | Mossel BAy
21 March 2015 | Mossel Bay
23 February 2015 | Mossel Bay
14 February 2015 | Mossel Bay
13 February 2015 | Between Plettenberg Bay and Mossel Bay
12 February 2015 | Opposite Tsitsikama forests
09 February 2015 | Port Elizabeth
30 January 2015 | East London
27 January 2015 | Durban
19 January 2015 | Richards Bay


23 February 2015 | Mossel Bay
The block was cracked on the old engine so we had to replace it. CBS Hydraulic who do all the big ship engines here found us an engine in Gauteng. We removed the old engine today with the yachts rigging and CBS took it away to transfer the necessary bits to the new engine. After repainting, rewiring and re-plumbing the engine room, we will be installing the freshly reconditioned, and bench tested engine before the end of this week.
Pity that the two local SAMSA officials took advantage of this situation to treat us to the typical factious harassment, intimidation and abuse of power for which they are famous. As a result, we are busy with an Australian Ships Registry. Wilhelm von Sch├╝tz of Seven Seas Marine is the local SA Sailing safety inspector and he will be attending to things from here on as we are no longer commercial. This was supposed to be done in Cape Town but seeing that we have SAMSA officials obsessed with regulatory oppression, we will do this before we get there.
Vessel Name: Yacht Sweet Waters
Vessel Make/Model: Lello 48
Hailing Port: Durban
Crew: Izak Labuschagne
Izak (Skip). Been Sailing 40 years, charter captain for over 22 years of that. Done all sorts of stuff in between (www.izak.co.za). Like all yachties, a jack of all trades having done refits on Sweet Waters and even converted Navy patrol vessels. [...]
Route plan: - Richards Bay to Cape Town via East London & Mossel Bay, then to St Helena Island in the middle of the Atlantic, then to Trinidad and Tobago in the Caribbean, Panama, Pacific Go check our progress on the map below. For now, we are in Cape Town, pursuing work opportunities to [...]
Home Page: http://www.sailblogs.com/member/sweetwaters/
Yacht Sweet Waters's Photos - Main
Some pics of the trip from Richards Bay to Durban to East London to Port Elizabeth, past Plettenberg Bay to Mossel Bay.
19 Photos
Created 9 July 2015
Last days befor departure
4 Photos
Created 19 January 2015
21 Photos
Created 17 May 2012

Yacht Sweet Waters

Who: Izak Labuschagne
Port: Durban
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