Voyage name: 
V09/17
11 - 21 July
Latitude: 
32 36.5
Longitude: 
151 18.6
Conditions: 
At anchor at 1500: weather fine, partly cloudy, wind: Easterly at 10 in, swell: nil, Temp: 18 de. C
Anchored on the northern side of Broughton Island awaiting the arrival some moderate northerlies forecast for late afternoon. Put youth crew ashore after lunch for 3 hours. Weighed anchor at 1800 and proceeded back to sea.
After a pleasant night at sea motor sailing northwards, we anchored at Broughton Island at 0900. In the absence of any real wind it was decided to anchor and put the the youth crew ashore for 3 hrs while we waited for the forecast moderate northerly winds to arrive. After morning brief, 'Happy Hour' (cleaning stations), a navigation brief from Harry and lunch we put the crew ashore via the seaboat. They had the choice of exploring walking tracks, swimming, or chilling on the beach. Super Carly ran some organised beach games for everyone, just before everyone returned onboard.
At 1615 we held Round 1 of 'Rope Races', a (competitive) non-competitive ship knowledge consolidation tool, during which a member of each watch. Sailmaster Adam hen gave the Square sail brief, before we had dinner.
We weighed anchor at 1915 and proceeded to sea, setting square sails to run downwind overnight towards our next intended anchorage at Patonga in Broken Bay.
Until tomorrow.
Yours aye, Captain Mike