Category Archives: Louisiades

Louisiades to Torres Strait and Indonesia

Our passage towards the Torres Strait took us through a north westerly channel out of the Louisiades, then south along the Jomard Entrance, a busy shipping channel used by cargo ships plying between Japan and Australia. We had decided to … Continue reading

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Panasia Island, Louisiades

Panasia is 12 nm north of our previous anchorage and is part of the Calvados group. The island is mountainous, surrounded by a coral reef, and coral bommies that need navigating around to reach the anchorage. Perpendicular limestone cliffs rise … Continue reading

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Arrival Louisiades

On the fishing front, we had two lines out the next day, and simultaneously they were both taken by mahi mahi. Whilst we slowly wound in the first, the second managed to escape. Just as the one we were dealing … Continue reading

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On passage to Louisiades, Day 3

We had to wait for a weather window to head NW from Huon Reef, and now have 360nm remaining to the Louisiades. The wind is ESE with an average of 20 knots. The main is currently on our port side … Continue reading

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