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Day 64, Sunday, 22.03.2009 (back write-up!)

(Day 62 + 63 eventually updated as well…sorry it took me that long!) In the rainforest house off Mackay, dow by the rivers… The day off should be full of […]
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Day 63, Saturday, 21.03.2009 (day 64 between day 74 and 75)

Mackay, 60 km Safe and sound in Victor and Alyth house. Sunday will be off for organisation. I need to write more later, sorry! (Day 64 between day 74 and […]
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Day 62, Friday 20.03.2009

21.32 149.28 Cape Palmerston.  70km. No losses today besides some weight—looking good! What are butterflies doing dozens of miles offshore?   This was another day paddling wide offshore in the […]
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Day 61, Thursday 19.03.2009

22.00 149.51 Wild Duck Island 70km mostly BIG seas ride on strong wind against strong tide-endless tidalrace! Top speed 26.2 km! But average only 6 km.. One hour into the […]
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Day 60, Wednesday, 18.03.2009

22.13 150.28 Cape Townshend 75km perfect run with strong wind and tide through beautiful area, but lost my “securely strapped to the backdeck” PFD with ACR epirb. How stupid! Yes, […]
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Day 59, Tuesday 17.03.2009

22.39 150.48 Cliff Point. 60km. In military area live shooting range. I had to pass through the wide Shoalwater military training area, entering by permit only. A call on that […]
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Day 58, Monday 16.03.2009

Great Keppel Island 50 km I had to stop to fix some gear issues for 4 hours… It turned out that I didn’t put the hatch on wrong the last day […]
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Day 57, Sunday, 15.03.2009

23.29 151.14 Cape Capricorn 70km I was paddling way offshore all day, through 17 waiting freighters. It was quite a game to count them, as they were shifting perspective all the […]
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Day 56, Saturday, 14.03.2009

  23.58 151.36 Richards Point 75 km 11 hr   Three 20cm crabs were swimming 3km offshore, strange…I saw few turtles, but these huge bulked seaweed plaques started to float around. […]
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Day 55, Friday, 13.03.2009

24.26 152.00 Mitchell Creek 55 km Mitchell Creek River Mouth I simply had enough on the second day paddling after 55km, I was till sore from the last 85 km […]
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