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Augusta Marina

Visit Augusta and stay at the Augusta marina if you are sailing or motoring between Perth and Albany.

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Mandurah Sailing

Mandurah yacht club a great place to start our Southern Ocean adventure

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Saturday Yacht Racing Mandurah

Another beautiful day in Perth or today lets call it Mandurah, 60km South of Perth City.

We went around the bouys a few time as part of the Summer racing series.

I had recently moored my own yacht their whilst I prepped for my Southern Ocean trip.

The Mandurah yacht club is a great place, none of that uppity bullshit you get at some yacht clubs just easy going people who enjoy boating.

It's a great location for a weekend sail from Perth, with the Easter Weekend coming up I would expect the club to be packed with visiting yacht and who can blame them. Great protected location, good food, cheap booze, great attitude and a 5 minute walk to the pubs clubs and some great cafes all on the waterfront.

Worth a visit, but if you draw more than 2.5m forget it and it you draw over 2m ensure you enter the channel on high tide. High tide will reduce you stress levels. If you do draw more than 2.5m you might get up the main channel and can anchor mid channel and dinghy into the cafes for dinner.

If you draw over 3m, anchor just outside the channel in the small bay. There are loads of moorings. It is only a little under 1km from there the cafes. You can more at the cafes

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Wharton Beach, Esperance Western Australia

The most beautiful beach in the world, Wharton Beach in Cape Le Grand near Esperance W.A.

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Yacht Travel Australia

Sailing a yacht around Australia and through the Southern Ocean has provided Tin Tin with great adventures

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How To Buy a Yacht

We answer your ? How to buy a Yacht is a question I am often asked by people who have a dream to explore and live an incredible life.

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Qld is getting a pounding from Cyclone Debbie

My yacht Tin Tin is safely tucked into Hervey Bay Marina a 3 day sail south of Mackay, we had planned to store Tin Tin in the very well build and managed Mackay Marina.

As we were going to be leaving Tin Tin for a few months we decided to push further South. It was a tuff slog at the time as we endured head winds for a week.

I do hope we are far enough South to avoid the worst of Cyclone Debbie.

Our thoughts are with the folks in Mackay and the very friendly staff who run the Marina. With its huge sea walls and protected entrance we hope our all the yachtys get off lightly.

Extra ropes - When ever I leave Tin Tin I always lock every thing down tight and add double ropes fore and aft and additional springs on both port and starboard.

There is no point leaving those ropes in a locker when they could be working to protect your dream machine.

I am also amazed at tight ass boat owners who spend huge sums to purchase a yacht or motor boat then only buy cheap thin mooring lines. Rope is cheap.

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Camera Drone / UAV

Flying Camera Drones are changing the way we capture images of the outback, they also help with route selection and even search and rescue

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How Much Does it Cost to Own a Yacht

Do you want to own a Yacht? Yachts are great fun and provide the most amazing adventures. However there are some real downsides "The Cost". Keeping a yacht in a marina just for the weekends is going to cost you more than you thought. We cover the main cost to own a yacht, this does not include Racing, a rebuild and major damage such as loss of Rig.

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Mooring The Boat and Yacht Storage

How to find a boat mooring or yacht storage marina or yard

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Learn To Sail on Charter Sailboats

Learn to sail on your own Charter Sailboat or Yacht

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How Much Does it Cost to Own a Yacht

How much does it really cost to own a yacht

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Ice Climbing Australia

Visit Blue Lake in you very own outback alpine area for ice climbing and moutaineering

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Outback Australian Travel

Your one stop OUTBACK AUSTRALIAN TRAVEL shop, Learn where to go, how to get there and when you get there how to stay alive

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It's Time to buy your Sailboat

It's Winter in Oz, this is the time to purchase your next yacht or sailboat. Stop dreaming, start looking and buy it. then you'll be ready for some Summer sailing. Checkout some of our tip's

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Sailing Boat Images

Learn how to take great Sailing Boat Images or buy Images we have listed

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Sailboat Insurance

How to find the best insurance for your dream boat

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Free Sailing Trips

Learn to Sail for Free on ocean going Yachts and Sail Boats, Sail anywhere anytime

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Where to Buy A Yacht

We answer the important Question of Where to Buy a Yacht or Sail Boat and save money

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How to Buy a Yacht 5 Point Plan

How to buy a yacht or sail boat 5 point plan will save you thousands of dollars whilst helping purchase that yacht for you dream adventure

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  1. Augusta Marina

    Apr 02, 17 09:23 AM

    Visit Augusta and stay at the Augusta marina if you are sailing or motoring between Perth and Albany.

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  2. Mandurah Sailing

    Apr 02, 17 07:54 AM

    Mandurah yacht club a great place to start our Southern Ocean adventure

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  3. Saturday Yacht Racing Mandurah

    Apr 01, 17 08:20 AM

    Another beautiful day in Perth or today lets call it Mandurah, 60km South of Perth City. We went around the bouys a few time as part of the Summer racing series. I had recently moored my own yacht the…

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