log of SV Passage for 2007

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  GMT lat long CST speed dir knots dir height % hPa ↑ or ↓  
5-15-07 2015 2446'S 15223'E     S 8     20 1016   Leaving Bundaberg Port Marina
  2055 2445'S 15226'E 323 6.5 SSE 11 swell 1 10 1017 +1 Full main & genoa.  Motorsailing
  2310 2432'S 15218'E 315 6.1 SSE 10 SE 1 10 1020 +1 5 boats in sight.  RC w/Milliways
5-16-07 0435 2408'S 15154'E 300 5.1 E 12 SE 1 10 1016 -4 1.25 nm ENE of Round Hill Head.
  0715 2401'S 15144'E     ESE 7     20 1016   CQR in 17' sand @ Pancake Creek
  2020         SE 12     10 1016   Leaving Pancake Creek for Gladstone
  2230 2356'S 15133'E 267 7.1 SE 16 S 1 5 1020   15 ships in view.  Full main & genoa
5-17-07 0225 2350'S 15115'E     NE 15     5 1018 -2 Tied up in Gladstone Marina
5-18-07 2250                 5 1017   Leaving Gladstona Marina
5-19-07 0100 2352'S 15124'E 027 5.9 ENE 4.8   small 5 1016 -1 Cleared E channel of Port Curtis.  Motorsail
  0300 2341'S 15121'E 325 5.5 NE 9   small 5 1014 -2 Full main & genoa.  Beautiful sail
  0535 2330'S 15116'E 306 5.6 NE 11 SE 1 5 1015 +1 Same sails.  Nearing Cape Capricorn
  0620 2329'S 15114'E             5 1016 +1 CQR in 10' sand behind Cape Capricorn
  1830         022 12 NE small dark 1014   Leaving Cape Capricorn for ?
  2300 2308'S 15105'E 318 6 156 6 E small 10 1019 +5 Motorsailing through Keppel Islands
5-20-07 0330 2241'S 15053'E 331 6.5 080 5.5 E small 90 1018 -1 Motorsailing w full main & genoa
  0620 2227'S 15044'E     089 2     75 1017 -1 CQR in 10' sand @ Pearl Bay
  2000                   1016   Leaving Pearl Bay for Middle Percy Isl
  2200 2217'S 15039'E 320 5.4 056 9 E 1 10 1018 +2 Motorsailing
5-21-07 0235 2157'S 15023'E 309 5.5 036 7 E 1 10 1017 -1 Full main & genoa
  0600 2139'S 150153'E     038 3     10 1016 -1 CQR in 12' sand @ Middle Percy Isl
  1950                   1015   Leaving Middle Percy for Scawfell Isl
  2215 2130'S 15005'E 308 5.4 096 4 ENE small 75 1017 +2 Motoring through calm water
5-22-07 0217 2114'S 14949'E 323 5.4 173 13 E small 50 1019 2 Full main & #2 jib.  11 ships in view
  0541 2059'S 14940'E 332 5.4 135 14 E 1 20 1016 -3 Passed 32 ships. Full main/#2 poled out ww
  0740 2052'S 14936'E     115 10     20 1017 +1 CQR in 27' sand @ Scawfell Isl
  2000         117 9     80 1017   Leaving Scawfell for Goldsmith Isl
  2238 2046'S 14921'E 300 6.4 154 14 SE 1 80 1019 +2 Full main/#2 jib.  Occas light rain
5-23-07 0100 2030'S 14903'E     137 11     100 1017 -2 CQR in 14' sand @ Shaw Isl
  2210         SE 15     50 1019   Leaving Shaw Isl
5-24-07 0022 2019'S 14852'E 308 7.4 155 19 S 1 25 1020 +1 Sngl reef main & 100% #2 jib
  0210 2016'S 14843'E     116 9     75 1021   CQR in 10' mud @ Airlie Beach
  2313 2006'S 14838'E 325 7.1 145 18 S small 10 1019 -2 Sngl reef main & 100% #2 jib w/w
5-25-07 0300 1949'S 14817'E 298 6.4 117 22 S 2 10 1020 +1 Dbl reef main # poled out #2 w/w
  0645 1935'S 14754'E 307 6.4 112 21 S 2 10 1019 -1 Same sails
  0735 1932'S 14750'E 308 5.4 102 19 S 2 10 1019   Sun down → pole down.  Furled jib
    1918'S 14737'E 284 5.7 118 18 S 3 20 1020 +1 Dbl reef main & 2/3 #2.  Off C Bwlg Grn
  1415 1912'S 14715'E 283 6.6 149 18 S 1 50 1019 -1 Same sails.  2 fishing boats off stbd stern
  1640 1912'S 14700'E     136 16     50 1017 -2 CQR in 15' sand @ Cape Cleveland
5-26-07 0005         128 24 ESE 1 50 1020 +3 Leaving Cape Cleveland for Townseville
  0300 1915'S 14649'E     080 10     50 1019 -1 Fuelled @ Breakwater Marina, Townsville
  0400 1914'S 14700'E 334 6 095 23 S 1-2 50 1019   Leaving Townsville for Magnetic Island
  0630 1907'S 14650'E     067 17-27     50 1017 -2 CQR in 20' mud @ Maud Bay, Mag Isl
  2025                 75 1017   Leaving for Lucinda
  2225 1858'S 14643'E 307 6.3 130 19 SE 2 75 1018 +1 Dbl reef main & #2 w/w.  Acheron to port
5-27-07 0035 1848'S 14633'E 302 5.8 130 16 SE 2 75 1019 +1 Gybed to clear Palm Isl reef/rocks
  0105 1847'S 14630'E 333 6 132 15 SE 2 50 1019   Gybed main back to port w/w
  0415 1831'S 14622'E 247 5.4 135 10     100 1017 -2 Cleared shoal in to Hinchinbrook Channel
  0600 1828'S 14613'E     122 8     100 1016 -1 CQR in 21' mud & Haycock Isl
  2050         145 4     100 1018   Leaving Haycock Isl
  2350 1814'S 14604'E 005 7.6 143 15     75 1018   Leaving Hinchinbrook Channel
5-28-07 0137 1802'S 14606'E 018 7.6 117 20 SE 2 100 1017 -1 Sngl reef main & 50% #2.  Light rain
  0410 1743'S 14611'E 009 8 126 20 SE 2 100 1015 -2 Dbl reef main & 50% #2 jib
  0600 1736'S 14607'E     171 21     100 1015   CQR in 15' mud @ Mourilyan Hbr.  Raining
  2105                 100 1017   Leaving Mourilyan Hbr.  Light rain
  2205 1732'S 14608'E 359 7 086 18 SE 2 100 1017   Dbl reef main & 50% #2 jib.  Raining
5-29-07 0040 1716'S 14607'E 354 6.3 113 14 SE 1 90 1019 +2 Dbl reef main & 75% #2 jib
  0105 1714'S 14606'E 338 5.6 117 15 SE 1 90 1019   Franklin Isl 1/2 nm to port
  0545 1652'S 14555'E     132 14 E small 75 1017 -2 CQR in 9' mud @ Mission Bay outside Cairns
  2215                 95 1017   Leaving Mission Bay
  2336 1647'S 14550'E 308 5.5 156 14 SE 2 50 1019 +2 Dbl reef main & full #2.  Off Cairns
5-30-07 0015 1645'S 14548'E 309 6.1 143 15 SE 1 75 1018 -1 Poled out jib w/w
  0234 1636'S 14537'E 320 6.1 122 21 S 1 80 1018   Same sails.  Great sail!
  0500 1629'S 14528'E     123 6     50 1018   Tied up in Port Douglas Marina
6-2-07 2035                 10 1015   Leaving Port Douglas
  2335 1612'S 14532'E 005 5.8 162 13 SE 1 90 1017 +2 Sngl reef main & full #2 poled out w/w
6-3-07 0317 1548'S 14528'E 344 6.5 158 16 SE 2 25 1014 -3 Same sails.  Beautiful sail!
  0420 1544'S 14527'E     160 15     75 1013   CQR in 23' mud @ Hope Islands
  2010         155 16     75 1014   Leaving Hope Islands
  2133 1536'S 14524'E 353 6.8 156 19 SSE 1 75 1016 +2 Sngl reef main & 75% #2 poled out w/w
  2307 1526'S 14524'E 002 6.4 154 16 SE 1 40 1015 -1 Star Bird' passing us 1/2 nm to port
6-4-07 0133 1509'S 14526'E 024 7.6 159 17 SE 1 10 1014 -1 Course change around 3 isl
  0407 1452'S 14525'E 358 5.9 137 13 SE 1 75 1012 -2 Sngl reef main & poled out #2 w/w
  0420 1450'S 14525'E 001 6.9 137 16 SE 1 75 1012   Dropped pole & gybed jib gained 1 knot
  0620 1440'S 14527'E     132 11     50 1013 +1 CQR in 10' sand @ Lizard Island
6-9-07 2005           16       1014   Leaving Lizard Island
  2225 1436'S 14512'E 280 7.4 126 27 SE 3 25 1014   Dbl reef main & 75% #2 jib.  Rolly
6-10-07 0040 1432'S 14457'E 302 6.7 124 21 SE 2 10 1014   Poled out jib w/w - comfortable
  0400 1417'S 14438'E 329 6.6 124 18 SE 2 50 1013 -1 10 nm from Cape Melville
  0640 1412'S 14429'E     115 18     50 1012 -1 CQR in 11' mud/grass 2nd try @ Bathurst
  2350           26     50 1013   Leaving Bathurst Bay.  Windy & choppy
6-11-007 0050 1412'S 14424'E 258 5.8 105 12 S 1 50 1015 +2 Wind down from 36 kt.  75% #2 jib
  0235 1411'S 14414'E     141 12     25 1013 -2 CQR in 26' sand @ Flinders Isl
  2005           12     50 1012   Leaving Flinders Isl
  2238 1407'S 14401'E 295 6.0 143 9 S 1 50 1014 +2 Sngl reef main.  Motorsailing
6-12-07 0120 1356'S 14349'E 330 6.2 158 10 S 1 25 1015 +1 Still motorsailing
  0440 1337'S 14343'E 358 6.1 126 15 ENE 1 100 1012 -3 Sngl reef main & 75% #2.  Rain ahead
  0550 1329'S 14343'E     125 24     100 1011 -1 CQR in 17' sand @ Morris Isl.  Gusting 32
6-14-07 2020         145 16     100 1010   Leaving Morris Isl.  Light rain
  2120 1324'S 14342'E 344 6.0 136 16 S 1 100 1019 -1 Full #2 jib.  Motorsailing.  Light rain
6-15-07 0023 1304'S 14337'E 353 6.6 141 25 S 3 50 1010 +1 Jib only.  Sky clearing
  0240 1249'S 14335'E 338 7.0 145 20 S 2 100 1010   Off Cape Direction
  0530 1236'S 14324'E     147 11     95 1008 -2 CQR in 19' sand/mud @ Portland Roads
  2045         130 18     100 1009   Leaving Portland Roads
  2225 1226'S 14321'E 348 7.3 121 17 SE 2 75 1008 -1 Dbl reef main @ 100% #2
6-16-07 0012 1214'S 14319'E 350 7.8 118 20 SE 2 50 1009 +1 Cleared Kay/Gallon Reefs
  0500 1154'S 14305'E     145 12     100 1007 -2 CQR in 10' mud @ Shelburne Bay
  1900         120 8       1006   Leaving Shelburne Bay
  2110 1145 14305'E 322 5.7 110 18 SE 2 100 1007 +1 Sngl reef main & 100% #2 jib
  2337 1130'S 14258'E 348 7.9 124 17 SE 1 90 1009 +2 Sngl reef main/staysail/50% #2
6-17-07 0155 1112'S 14254'E 347 7.6 121 18 SE 2 40 1008 -1 2 ships, 2 islands, & a fish!
  0320 1105'S 14250'E 322 7.1 112 18 SE 2 90 1008   Sngl reef main & 100% #2 poled out w/w
  0600 1059'S 14240'E     100 13     90 1005 -3 CQR in 19' mud in Escape River
  2115                 95 1006   Leaving Escape River
  2225 1057'S 14244'E 035 5.2 119 12 SE 1 95 1007 +1 Cleared bar @ mouth of Escape River
  2311 1053'S 14243'E 339 5.0 114 11 SE 1 50 1008 +1 Full main/staysail/#2.  Turtle Is to port
6-18-07 0124 1043'S 14235'E 314 6.9 085 8.5     90 1007 -1 Leaving Albany Passage
  0200 1040'S 14232'E 274 7.1 095 11 E 1 50 1008 +1 Rounded Cape York!  Full main/#2 W/W
  0500 1051'S 14222'E     054 S     75 1006 -2 CQR in 17' sand @ Seisia
6-22-07 2340         130 11     75 1013   Leaving Seisia for Darwin
6-23-07 0105 1049'S 14215'E 275 6.7 127 14 E small 90 1013 - Sngl reef main & 100% #2.  Motorsailing
  0618 1049'S 14141'E 268 5.6 133 11 S 1 100 1011 -2 Full main & #2.  Occasional rain
  2106 1051'S 14010'E 268 5.5 113 18 S 3 75 1012 +1 Dbl reef main/staysail/75% #2.  Sloppy
6-25-07 0645 1104'S 13644'E     153 26-34     100 1011   Anchored behind Wessels till wx improves
6-29-07 2140         130 10     25 1013   Leaving Two Isl Bay in Wessels for Darwin
6-30-07 0005 1103'S 13629'E 270 6.5 128 18 S 2 10 1014 +1 Sngl reef main/staysail/100% #2.  Rolly
  0402 1103'S 13602'E 261 7.3 124 18 S 2 10 1014 - Full main/staysail/#2
  0820 1103'S 13533'E 270 6.8 117 19 SE 3 10 1013 -1 Sngl reef main/staysail/100% #2
  0850 1103'S 13529'E 281 5.6 112 19 SE 3 10 1012 -1 Poled out 50% #2 to port.  No staysail
  1335 1059'S 13500'E 285 7.0 126 12 SE 2 20 1013 +1 Sngl reef main & 75% #2 poled out w/w
  2055 1055'S 13412'E 270 6.0 113 18 SE 2 10 1012 -1 Same sails.  Daybreak
7-1-07 0030 1053'S 13351'E 275 6.7 115 16 SE 3 5 1015 +3 Same sails
  0517 1052'S 13321'E 270 5.0 125 15 SE 2-3 20 1013 -2 Sngl reef main/staysail/100% #2
  1336 1056'S 13233'E 238 7.0 080 14 SE 1 10 1015 +2 Full main/staysail/#2.  Cape Croker to port
  1730 1100'S 13212'E 263 5.7 101 10 E 1 10 1014 -1 Main & staysail - motorsailing
  2320 1117'S 13148'E     112 10     10 1015 +1 Anchored in Alcaro Bay waiting for tide
7-2-07 1640         108 2-3     25 1014   Leaving Alcaro bay for Darwin
  2145 1150'S 13132'E 231 6.3 080 19 E 3 40 1016 +2 Full main & #2.  1/2 kt countercurrent
  2355 1156'S 13122'E 229 6.0 088 20 E 1 40 1017 +1 Jib poled out w/w.  >2 kt countercurrent
7-3-07 0130 1200'S 13116'E 229 4.7 101 13 E 2-3 20 1017 - Full main/staysail/#2
  0322 1205'S 13108'E 263 7.2 085 9 SE 1 10 1016 -1 Motorsailing through Clarence Strait
  0700 1220'S 13047'E 201 6.7 012 11 SE small 20 1015 -1 Approaching Darwin.  Motorsailing.
  0800 1226'S 13049'E     358 8     10 1015   CQR in 26' mud @ Fanny Bay, Darwin
7-8-07 2245         130 16     0 1016   Leaving Fanny Bay for Frances Bay
7-9-07 0005 1227'S 13051'E     125 14     0 1016 - On mooring in 15' waiting for tide
7-17-07 0005     177 5.8 146 10     5 1017   Leaving Frances Bay for Fannie Bay
  0100 1226'S 13049'E     107 11     5 1017 - CQR in 18' mud @ Fannie Bay
7-22-07 0030         112 11     0 1014   Leaving Darwin for Kupang, Indonesia
  0230 1220'S 13039'E 287 4.8 090 10 SE 1 0 1015 +1 Full main & genoa poled out WW
  0733 1214'S 13008'E 284 6.7 066 15 E 1 5 1012 -3 Full main & genoa
  1300 1205'S 12935'E 285 6.2 046 13 E 1-2 5 1012 - Single reef main & full genoa
7-23-07 0135 1149'S 12827'E 299 7.0 077 14 NE&S 1-2 95 1015 +3 Breeze filling in after 8 hrs very light air
  0325 1143'S 12816'E 284 7.4 076 16 NE 2-3 20 1015 - Full main & genoa poled out WW
  0955 1133'S 12733'E 282 5.4 114 13 NE 1-4 10 1012 -3 Sngl reef main & full genoa poled out WW
7-24-07 0503 1103'S 12542'E 288 6.5 108 15 NE 2-3 80 1012 - Full main & genoa poled out.  Rainy.
  1027 1055'S 12509'E 288 6.4 090 17 E 2 90 1012 - Same sails
  1347 1050'S 12447'E 292 7.6 090 21 E 2 90 1013 +1 Single reef & gybed main.  Genoa poled out
7-25-07 0010 1026'S 12336'E 284 6.2 076 18 E 3 5 1012 -1 Approaching Selat Roti @ W end of Timor
  0423 1006'S 12334'E 080 4.3 076 16 E <1 5 1012 - Crossed rally finish line in Kupang
  1440 1009'S 12335'E     117 15 E small 5 1012 - CQR in 21' in Kupang Harbor, Timor
8-1-07 0140         068 8     25 1015   Leaving Timor for Roti
  0330 1015'S 12328'E 207 5.4 232 7 E small 10 1014 -1 Motorsailing
  0600 1027'S 12322'E     122 16   chop 10 1012 -2 CQR in 25' sand @ east end of Roti
8-3-07 0135         100 10     5 1014   Leaving east end for west end of Roti
  0325 1031'S 12313'E 234 4.6 083 11   small 25 1013 -1 Full main & genoa
  0815 1043'S 12257'E     112 8   small 10 1014 +1