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by croweater
Sun Apr 19, 2015 1:56 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Two Men in a Boat "Bass Straight Crossing"
Replies: 25
Views: 10713

Re: Two Men in a Boat "Bass Straight Crossing"

you can moor in the middle on the beach next to the dead landing craft
Doesn't ring a bell are you thinking of Lord Howe Island or Norfolk Island they are in the Tasman Sea.

Adrian has got me thinking :mrgreen:

John
by croweater
Sun Apr 19, 2015 11:13 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Two Men in a Boat "Bass Straight Crossing"
Replies: 25
Views: 10713

Re: Two Men in a Boat "Bass Straight Crossing"

The “Plan” is to cross the Bass Strait in an open boat nonstop using only Seagull power Like the idea of a Bass Strait crossing but why are you going from Stanley straight across wouldn't it be safer to do the Island hop from the East Coast think that's the route used by most (small vessels) when t...
by croweater
Tue Mar 17, 2015 2:12 pm
Forum: Events and Racing Seagulls
Topic: The Second Bruny Classic
Replies: 31
Views: 14307

Re: The Second Bruny Classic

Congratulations wish I could've joined you (in a bigger boat) 130kms in one day in the southern ocean that's going to be hard to top.

How did the boat perform what would you do differently next time?

John
by croweater
Tue Mar 10, 2015 11:36 pm
Forum: Events and Racing Seagulls
Topic: The Second Bruny Classic
Replies: 31
Views: 14307

Re: The Second Bruny Classic

The run should be more comfortable this time you know what to expect and are prepared, love the old clinker.

John
by croweater
Mon Mar 09, 2015 9:09 am
Forum: Events and Racing Seagulls
Topic: 2nd Australian British Seagull National Gathering
Replies: 15
Views: 7776

Re: 2nd Australian British Seagull National Gathering

Hugz, "Did you ever get your seagull inboard working? I was fascinated by that.".......Had forgotten all about it she's buried in the shed was thinking about getting rid of the boat http://i1172.photobucket.com/albums/r563/Bezzajohn/213%20-%20Copy_zpskpmsxg2m.jpg Adrian, "Tassi wooden boat festible ...
by croweater
Sat Mar 07, 2015 1:46 am
Forum: Events and Racing Seagulls
Topic: 2nd Australian British Seagull National Gathering
Replies: 15
Views: 7776

Re: 2nd Australian British Seagull National Gathering

I think the Tassie guys tried to organise something at the Wooden Boat Festival I think the main reason it didn't go ahead was costs we had similar issues at Goolwa got around it by displaying just the boat with a few extras. I had to insure the boat just to display it cost more than my ole BSA and ...
by croweater
Fri Mar 06, 2015 3:24 pm
Forum: Events and Racing Seagulls
Topic: 2nd Australian British Seagull National Gathering
Replies: 15
Views: 7776

Re: 2nd Australian British Seagull National Gathering

Some of the entrants participated in the Goolwa Wooden Boat Festival the two Queenslanders entered the ruff & ready competition building a boat in two hours on Saturday (40deg.) then racing their boat on Sunday and finishing 3rd. top effort as their combined is around 155 years (a guess it might be ...
by croweater
Fri Mar 06, 2015 3:02 pm
Forum: Events and Racing Seagulls
Topic: 2nd Australian British Seagull National Gathering
Replies: 15
Views: 7776

Re: 2nd Australian British Seagull National Gathering

Friday started with some prop testing http://i1172.photobucket.com/albums/r563/Bezzajohn/102%20test%20Friday%2020-2-15_zpsewzzdztl.jpg Followed by a run to Wally's Landing on the Finniss River a longer run that was a challenge for the small dinghies http://i1172.photobucket.com/albums/r563/Bezzajohn...
by croweater
Fri Mar 06, 2015 2:49 pm
Forum: Events and Racing Seagulls
Topic: 2nd Australian British Seagull National Gathering
Replies: 15
Views: 7776

Re: 2nd Australian British Seagull National Gathering

Lunch was at Sails restaurant in the afternoon most headed for shade as the temp was in the high 30's http://i1172.photobucket.com/albums/r563/Bezzajohn/Edd%20SA%20amp%20Rob%20Vic.%20Thursday%2019-2-15_zpsxwuhogbv.jpg http://i1172.photobucket.com/albums/r563/Bezzajohn/Clayton%20Bay%20Yacht%20Club_zp...
by croweater
Fri Mar 06, 2015 2:34 pm
Forum: Events and Racing Seagulls
Topic: 2nd Australian British Seagull National Gathering
Replies: 15
Views: 7776

Re: 2nd Australian British Seagull National Gathering

On Thursday first run was a short cruise around Goose and Goat Islands leaving the Yacht Club we headed upstream past Clayton's Cliffs http://i1172.photobucket.com/albums/r563/Bezzajohn/Edd%20amp%20Greg%20in%20Cindy-J%20Murray%20River_zpslcsmtwkj.jpg turned into Snug Cove then cruised through Dunn L...
by croweater
Fri Mar 06, 2015 2:13 pm
Forum: Events and Racing Seagulls
Topic: 2nd Australian British Seagull National Gathering
Replies: 15
Views: 7776

2nd Australian British Seagull National Gathering

Here's a few photos from the Oz Nationals that were held at Clayton Bay South Australia on the 19th - 20th February http://i1172.photobucket.com/albums/r563/Bezzajohn/Plaque_zpsemw78jhp.jpg There were 10 boats 22 people that came from most mainland states plus 1 visitor from NZ and over 40 motors (l...
by croweater
Fri Feb 27, 2015 11:08 pm
Forum: Events and Racing Seagulls
Topic: Arround Bruny Classic
Replies: 60
Views: 26246

Re: Arround Bruny Classic

Well Done Congratulations to you and your very patient crew.
I would've put money on the LLS doing the whole trip.

John
by croweater
Fri Feb 27, 2015 11:27 am
Forum: Events and Racing Seagulls
Topic: Arround Bruny Classic
Replies: 60
Views: 26246

Re: Arround Bruny Classic

Think he started in Great Taylors Bay will be a long day in such a small inflatable not much bigger than Hugz Avon.
by croweater
Fri Feb 27, 2015 9:58 am
Forum: Events and Racing Seagulls
Topic: Arround Bruny Classic
Replies: 60
Views: 26246

Re: Arround Bruny Classic

Map was on a Kayak site should've deleted the text I'm guessing they are near Simpsons Point, no news is good news.
by croweater
Thu Feb 26, 2015 10:29 pm
Forum: Events and Racing Seagulls
Topic: Arround Bruny Classic
Replies: 60
Views: 26246

Re: Arround Bruny Classic

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