Cruisers Forum
 


Join CruisersForum Today

Reply
 
Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 10-03-2011, 06:32   #16
Registered User

Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Mackay,QLD, Australia
Boat: planning a approx 45ft cat
Posts: 3,651
Images: 3
Re: Our First Big Trip to the Barrier Reef

Quote:
Originally Posted by Wotname View Post
Hard to disagree with any of this but remember trickyt. has only 12 days and this being his first trip, he may well want to be a little more weather cautious than normal and thus keep a few days up his sleeve to wait out unexpected weather.

Should he go a bit further, I would have to recommend North West Island, excellent anchorage (and good protection from heavy - 30+ kts SE'lies).
Wistari also is extremely well protected with other reefs upwind in heavy SE winds & from memory it is quite a high reef also.

I agree go straight up to Musgrave outside Frazer if weather good and work way back inside.

Weather will dictate but all discussion helps.

cheers
__________________

__________________
downunder is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
Great Barrier Reef

Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Crew Wanted: Great Barrier Reef - Darwin - UAE FlyingVet Crew Archives 14 07-12-2010 15:54
Ship Grounded on Great Barrier Reef SurferShane Cruising News & Events 39 07-07-2010 10:05
The Great Barrier Reef - Australia SurferShane Pacific & South China Sea 17 25-11-2009 19:51
Wanted - Great Barrier Reef and Pacific Islands Cruise graeme_caesar Crew Archives 0 21-09-2004 05:08



Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 13:19.


Google+
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Social Knowledge Networks
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

ShowCase vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.