V20/16 Esperance (WA) to Adelaide (SA)
11 Dec - 22 Dec 2016
34 48 S
138 28 E
Currently at anchor in Largs Bay and experiencing moderate 12-16kt SW winds with .5m SW swell and the temperature is 18 degrees.
Hi Everyone, Welcome to day ten of our voyage. Following a good nights sailing the Youth Crew passed through their final waypoint then sailed the ship to its planned anchorage position in Largs Bay coming safely at 0815 this morning. Once at anchor they completed what remaining tasks they could then handed the Ship back to the Staff Crew at 1000. With the ship safely back in the hands of the Staff the Youth Crew were stood down until l300 so that they could get some much needed sleep following a successful Command Day. At 1330 this afternoon they were ferried ashore to North Haven Marina where they were given the opportunity to walk to some local shops or enjoy the North Haven beach. Early this evening with everyone back onboard we enjoyed another Teak Deck BBQ dinner which was followed by the Command Day Debrief. Once completed we recovered the ships RHIB then sent the Youth Crew aloft to put sea furls on all three squares. To finish of the night’s activities we are now screening a movie ‘under the stars’ on ships upper deck big screen and once completed we will settle into anchor watches overnight. Early tomorrow morning we will weigh anchor and transit up the Port Adelaide River where we will berth at Dock 2 in the Inner Harbour and embark our guests for our 3hr Community Day Sail which I am sure will be enjoyed by all. Until tomorrow, take care Yours Aye Captain Gav