|The lighthouse on Cape Bowling Green.|
|Definitely more like Cape Rolling Green|
|It was good fun surfing down swells at up to 10 knots.|
Keep an eye on the horizon in the video above to get an idea how we were rolling down the swells.
It was near lunchtime before we began rounding the low sand spit at the tip of the Cape and the wind was now gusting over thirty knots. Boat speed was regularly near ten knots as we surfed down swells. Fortunately within half an hour of altering course to aim for Cape Cleveland, the north western extreme of Bowling Green Bay the wind abated to low twenties and the sea state eased a little.
|It was certainly the sort of day when our life vests stayed on just in case.|
|Salamander Reef lies just under that white water off Cape Cleveland|
|The Cape Cleveland Lighthouse|
|So much for all the stuff stowed on the v-berth.|
|Townsville from our spot behind the breakwater|
|Cape Upstart to Townsville – 72.6 Nautical Miles - 10 Hours 10 Minutes |
Average Speed 7.15 knots Max Speed 10.1 knots
|Rob, Karen, Rod and Anthony enjoying pre-dinner drinks on Rod's balcony.|
|Anthony dividing 25 kilos of rice destined for Louisiade Islanders into zip lock bags|
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