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Old 05-01-2008, 19:08   #1
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Australia - Sydney Harbour, Blackwattle and Rozelle Bays

During December Blackwattle and Rozelle Bays on the western side of the City of Sydney become a favoured anchorage for cruising yachts from all over the world.

The disused White Bay power station, the superyacht marina, the Anzac Bridge and the city skyline can be seen in the background.

From Left to right going down :-
Escangdo in Rozelle Bay. Blue Marlin, Blue Moon, Ospray of Boston and Rendezvous in Blackwattle Bay.
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Old 05-01-2008, 19:42   #2
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During December Blackwattle and Rozelle Bays on the western side of the City of Sydney become a favoured anchorage for cruising yachts from all over the world.

The disused White Bay power station, the superyacht marina, the Anzac Bridge and the city skyline can be seen in the background.

From Left to right going down :-
Escangdo in Rozelle Bay. Blue Marlin, Blue Moon, Ospray of Boston and Rendezvous in Blackwattle Bay.
G'day,

I know it's not world's best practice but I can't drive over the ANZAC Bridge without trying to see who/what is moored down below.

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Old 05-01-2008, 21:20   #3
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Beautiful walk

The walk along the waterfront from the northern side of the old Glebe High School (start from Bridge Rd. just to the west of the fish markets) to the western end of Rozelle Bay must be one of the most beautiful in Sydney.
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G'day,

I know it's not world's best practice but I can't drive over the ANZAC Bridge without trying to see who/what is moored down below.

Mark
I know exactly what you mean. I travel around Sydney quite a bit, and I usually try to take the routes that take me past or over the waterways for much the same reasons.

We live in a beautiful city full of magnificent waterways

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I have sailed into Sydney harbour only once (but sailed out twice), and coming in through Sydney heads (or leaving, for that matter), is a great feeling. I also spent a night tied up at the famous CYC (got drunk there too!).
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I also spent a night tied up at the famous CYC (got drunk there too!).
I am a member at CYC, and normally we would not allow such behaviour

It is a beautiful harbour to sail on, and in and out of; I have yet to get to a point where I have had enough of Sydney Harbour; doubt that I ever will.

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From the water it looks like...

From the water cruising yachts in Blackwattle Bay look like this...
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Aye, tis enough to make a boy home sick. Its just 1 km from our house at the other end of Glebe Point Road.
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Those pictures make me wish I were back in Sydney. My place has a great view of the bridge and the opera house and a lot of water filled with sailboats!
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