Volaré - Pacific Odyssey

03 February 2015 | Coomera QLD
01 December 2014 | Southport
26 October 2014 | Onboard Camelot Mooloolaba
26 October 2014 | Moreton Bay
26 October 2014 | Just north of Caloundra
24 October 2014 | Mooloolaba
23 October 2014 | End of Fraser Island
22 October 2014 | Tin Can Bay, end of Fraser Island
16 October 2014 | Maryborough
15 October 2014 | Maryborough
15 October 2014 | Mary River 1/2 way
13 October 2014 | Mouth of Mary River
10 October 2014 | From anchorage at Pan Cake Creek
08 October 2014 | Great Keppel Island
05 October 2014 | Great Keppel Island
30 September 2014 | OFF Cape Townsend
28 September 2014 | Scawfell Island
28 September 2014 | Scawfell, seaward of Mackay
21 September 2014 | New Caledonia
18 September 2014 | Noumea

Goodbye at the fantastic Boatworks at Coomera

03 February 2015 | Coomera QLD
Debbie HOT
We said Goodbye to Volare at the fantastic Boatworks facility at Coomera, a short motor from Southport, QLD. The best facility we have been to anywhere. As members of the Shagers SICYC (they are major sponsors) we received an extra FREE night berth, therefore 2 nights on arrival and discounts on haul out and anti fouling and polishing. It has excellent facilities if you wish to live aboard and do work yourself. They also have a FREE Courtesy Car with shopping all very close. One of the best cafe/restaurants we have ever seen, The GALLEY, fully old ship themed. Marie the owner and Head Waitress is a hoot, we really hit it off.

The end of an era

01 December 2014 | Southport
VOLARÉ, our ninth yacht is now sold. We wish her new owners, Rod and Sue, many years of happiness with her, as we have had. May the wind always be from the stern quarter. We have downsized to a smaller yacht that will enable us to explore parts of Australia that were not possible with VOLARÉ.

We hope you have enjoyed reading of our adventures as much as we have in recording them.

Cruiser Girls

26 October 2014 | Onboard Camelot Mooloolaba
Debbie, starry night
Great yachtie girls think alike, lovely summer colours, Joan is the attractive tall blonde one on the right. On board their lovely Seawind Catamaran 'Camelot' we've followed each other up now down the NSW/ QLD Coast. Their from Perth & have a Seawind over there too, so might get a sail with them one day off WA Coast.
Vessel Name: Volare
Vessel Make/Model: Catalina 42MKII
Hailing Port: Batemans Bay, Australia
Crew: Greg & Debbie Cockle
About: We have had 9 yachts together in our 43 years together
Debbie and I have been sailing for about 30 years. In 1983 we set sail, together with Mia (our daughter) in a 38' ketch for what was to become a four year sabatical that took us from Sydney to Hong Kong. We were the true slow boat to China. We ended up spending about 15 years away from Australia, [...]
Home Page: the_cockles@hotmail.com
Volare's Photos - New Zealand
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Volare in the amazing Black Rocks anchorage, Bay of Islands, Mussel anchorage
Deb on her way to visit the sheep in NZ
The birds are always Captain Gregs best friends
Alan, cleaning fresh mussells,  straight from the rocks
Alan & Robyn take to sailing Volare

About Us

Who: Greg & Debbie Cockle
Port: Batemans Bay, Australia