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RESTAURANT SOLD! AURA HERE WE COME!

16 June 2008
Joe
Last Friday, the 13th, we did our last day of trading, last day of managing the Signal Station Restaurant, and the next day - Saturday the 14th, we stepped out free of any responsibilities, after two and a half years!

In a month we shall be on board and telling you of how fine the boating life is, with little waves lapping, and the genle roll of the ship as one rolls out of the bunk barefoot on the cabin floor and puts on the kettle for the morning cup of tea, looking out the porthole at this new land.

See you soon!
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Vessel Name: BLUEBOTTLE (ex-Aura)
Vessel Make/Model: Lidgard 49' steel ketch
Hailing Port: Hobart
Crew: Adrienne Godsmark and Joe Blake
About:
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. [...]
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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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BLUEBOTTLE (ex-Aura)

Who: Adrienne Godsmark and Joe Blake
Port: Hobart