About the boat "Quinco"
Quinco is an Adams 40 skippered by David and crewed by the Admiral, Rose. Quinco is a wishbone cutter rigged sloop. She was built in Fremantle in 1978. Sailed to the Cocos Islands then moved home port to Pittwater, from there, onto Melbourne then we are where we are, cruising that is! Constructed from "Airex" foam core sandwiched GRP with a ply deck, she weighs in at 12 Tons. Powered by a Nanni 4 cylinder 50 HP diesel engine.
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07 November 2009
Arrived back in Aus, (Bundaberg) Wednesday the 4th November about 10:30am. Overall a pretty uneventful passage with "disturbed" seas but nothing bad. The passage was our fastest from New Cal at 5 days and 5 hours. We are in the Port Bundaberg Marina till the Southerlies ease or change to Northerlies so we can get back "home" to Scarborough.
Posted by SyQuinco at 1:42 PM
02 November 2009
We finally left Koumac for the crossing to Bundaberg, Australia. It's 2045 hrs on Monday evening and we are 165 NM from the Breaksea Spit, the closest point before Hervey Bay, after that another 50 NM to the Bundaberg Port Marina in the Burnett River. We should arrive there for clearance formalities on Wednesday the 4th around Midday.
Posted by SyQuinco at 8:48 PM