S/V Bluebottle

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17 May 2017 | Hobart, Tasmania
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The Boat House

07 May 2011
A dear friend of ours has allowed us access to his Cornelian Bay boathouse, with jetty, and space to keep our dinghy. This is a wonderful old boathouse - the row of boathouses here quite unique in Hobart - and he has loaded it with marine and nautical memorabilia. On Friday, when we went to drag the new dinghy off the beach (new, but old, I used to own it years back, and now Doug and I have gone halves in it) and row it to the jetty, all was tranquil in the bay. Mount Wellington draped with cloud stood in the backdrop. You can just make out the boathouse, the furthest one on the right.
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 [...]
BLUEBOTTLE (ex-Aura)'s Photos - Main
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Who: Adrienne Godsmark and Joe Blake
Port: Hobart