S/V Bluebottle

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17 November 2010
It's 11:13, Thursday, 18th November (in spite of the date above).

Can see the cardinal mark, a post out in the bay, just ahead, the GPS has it 1.4 miles ahead, 15 minutes. When we get to it I'll log out with Marine Rescue Bundaberg and log in with marine Rescue Hervey Hay, on the VHF radio. Each coast guard station down the coast will keep track of us, just as the PacSea net did as we crossed oceans.

Now past the cardinal mark. the next waypoint will put us between Moon Bank and Woody Island, right in the thick of it, so my next logon will be when we anchor. Talk to you later.

Pic: trawler passes, we wave ...

Vessel Name: BLUEBOTTLE (ex-Aura)
Vessel Make/Model: Lidgard 49' steel ketch
Hailing Port: Hobart
Crew: Adrienne Godsmark and Joe Blake
We have completed our trans-Pacific voyage - from Panama to Hobart via Ecuador, Mexico, French Polynesia, Tonga, Fiji, Vanuatu and Bundaberg, and are now pausing before resuming land life. [...]
When the port authorities here were approached to renew our Panamanian boat registration, they said "You can't call your boat Aura - that's taken" so we decided to call her Bluebottle! If you know the Goons, you know of Bluebottle, that little twit! He was always getting into trouble with his thin [...]
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Who: Adrienne Godsmark and Joe Blake
Port: Hobart