Yacht Fathom - Setting off from England in May 2016 on a single-handed voyage somewhere a bit warmer

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The Voyage of Fathom
The Voyage of FathomSaturday, August 18th, 2018 at 3:16pm

Cheers Australia! After a short delay here in Darwin waiting for a new mainsail Fathom is now full of supplies and ready for sea. Tomorrow I set sail on a 2,000 nautical mile passage to Cocos Keeling. It's time to see what the Indian Ocean...

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The Voyage of FathomTuesday, August 7th, 2018 at 11:12am

The P&O Cruise ship 'Pacific Aria' passes alongside at sunset during my passage from Thursday Island to Darwin. Two of my friends were passengers onboard the ship and the Master called me on the VHF to say he had been asked to keep a lookout...

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The Voyage of FathomMonday, August 6th, 2018 at 2:56am

A bit rushed but just about caught up with the blog. A few words and photos about my time in Cairns and passage to Darwin at www.yachtfathom.co.uk

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The Voyage of FathomSaturday, August 4th, 2018 at 8:36am

Better late than never. A new blog post - Gold Coast to Cairns
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The Voyage of FathomTuesday, July 31st, 2018 at 9:40am

This is a good example of why I only sleep in 15 minute chunks when close to land. About 02.00 a few days ago in the Van Diemen Gulf I set my alarm for a quick nap with the boat on course motoring in no...

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The Voyage of FathomSaturday, July 28th, 2018 at 1:42pm

Yesterday I finally made it to Darwin, my final destination in Australia. Hard to believe that 3,226 nautical miles have passed under the keel since arriving at Brisbane in November, the trip south to Sydney Harbour and Pittwater, then north again to the Torres Straits...

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The Voyage of Fathom posted 5 photos.Tuesday, July 17th, 2018 at 8:14am

A few snaps from the last few days of Fathom sailing through the trade wind haze on passage to the Torres Straits. PC Kimi on 'Slow Flight'

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The Voyage of FathomMonday, July 16th, 2018 at 8:35am

At long long last I've made it to the top of Australia! Passing Cape York this afternoon, the most northerly point in mainland Australia, in company with Kimi and Trevor on 'Slow Flight' Buddy boating with these two over the last couple weeks has been...

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The Voyage of FathomFriday, July 6th, 2018 at 11:04pm

Looking down towards Fathom at anchor on the hike up to Cooks Lookout on Lizard Island. It was from the summit in August 1770 that Captain Cook saw a gap between the reefs and realised the Endeavour was not trapped and could reach open ocean....

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