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Old 11-07-2010, 17:14   #1
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Hi, from Sub-Tropical Australia

Currently I don't have a sailing boat but am looking. I have a SOT kayak that I fish from and paddle along the Capricorn coast, near Rockhampton, Australia. The longest open water journey I have made in my kayak was 4.5 km to a small island, which is good for what is basically an oversized surfboard. In my younger days I had a sailing dinghy that I loved. I remember the tourist ferry dropping me and friends off on a secluded beach on Kepple Island where we camped and sailed for a week. Awesome! I am looking forward to getting out among the islands in something bigger than a kayak and sailing dinghy.

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Old 13-07-2010, 09:46   #2
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Hi and welcome to the forum. Good luck ,your boat will find you when it is ready.
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. I remember the tourist ferry dropping me and friends off on a secluded beach on Kepple Island where we camped and sailed for a week. Awesome! I am looking forward to getting out among the islands in something bigger than a kayak and sailing dinghy.

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Welcome aboard Troppo

Great part of the planet you live on. I've just spent 8 days on a chartered yacht and anchored all around the Kepples on those same beaches. I have to agree it's a pretty special place.

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You're in the right place, and you've come to the right place.
The information on this site is amazing, members are helpful, and there are enough colourful characters to keep it entertaining
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Little island trips are the most fun! We do 40nm trips on our beachcats - so long as it's windy on those days!! Pack a tent and some food, and Bob's your uncle. Welcome aboard!
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