After 12 months residing at Franklin Shy Alba has started her journey back to Sydney. The A team, comprising Laurence, Dallas and Phil set off yesterday. The journey started with a leisurely trip down the Huon River then North within the d’Entrecasteaux Channel. From the top of Bruny Island the course took them out into Storm Bay in the direction of Port Arthur. Half way across Storm Bay a southerly change came through with winds of 30 to 40kts. All systems worked well, the crew were warm, dry and happy!…read more
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Shy Alba reached Cygnet about 7:30pm yesterday. Laurence and Phil had a lovely BBQ dinner ashore. The water was like glass. Such a contrast to the last week or so. This morning was a slow start as departure was timed for the rising tide to continue up the Huon River to Franklin.