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Old 04-22-2019, 04:14 AM   #1
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Here is Episode 1 of our trip south early this year. We enjoyed some great cruising.
https://youtu.be/5wwMdp6Hnjg
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Old 04-23-2019, 12:08 AM   #2
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If you have time, call in to Trial Bay on your way south (it past Nambucca Heads).

We always detour into there. One of the prettiest places, IMHO.

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Hi normandawn1, your boat name rang a bell, and yes, you`ve a letter in April`s Afloat magazine about exploring every bar you can on the east coast. Seems ambitious fun at first but really it`s about filming coastal bars of the non alcohol kind, from the good ship Peggy-Anne from onboard and by drone, for the information and safety of others.
I`ve never done it but, entering Lake Macquarie could be challenging. May it go well.
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Old 04-23-2019, 04:40 AM   #4
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Bruce,

Lake Macquarie is where we live , and I take Liberty in and out of there no issues at all, never had an issue with the Bar nor the Swansea Channel, I think it is the fear of the unknown to most . Just like most bars go in on the rising tide, preferably the top end of it. We have fellow boating members of RMYC Broken Bay that take a 106 footer in and out of there every year and a 76 foot Norhavn also goes in and out. Believe it or not Port Stephens can stand up a lot worst than Lake Macquarie if the conditions are right.

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