tawe nunnugah 2015

From Recherche Bay to Hobart by small boat: 28th January – 6th February 2015, 9th-12th February

From the Festival to Franklin 10th-12th February see The Homecoming Passage

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  • PhotosThere are a number of repositories online:  the ones that are known about are all linked from the tn15 photo gallery page:
    Posted Mar 1, 2015, 7:09 PM by Unknown user
  • Day 7: Howden to HobartSpectacular last day!!There is nothing quite like the Parade of Sail as the wooden boat fleet sails in together. And we were all there! Even raiders who’d been …
    Posted Feb 7, 2015, 4:36 AM by Unknown user
  • Day 6: Quarantine Bay to HowdenThe second last day was sunny!!! Amazing change in the temperature too and winter clothes put away. After breaking camp at Quarantine Bay we had a long leisurely sail, tacking …
    Posted Feb 5, 2015, 11:38 AM by Unknown user
  • Day 5: Simpsons Point to Quarantine BayMid afternoon and the party is settled in to camp in Quarantine Bay in Barnes Bay. The wind is till blowing 20 knots, though it was a bit less as …
    Posted Feb 4, 2015, 1:56 AM by Unknown user
  • Day 4: Alonnah to Simpson’s PointAnother successful day on the water for the fairly short trip from Alonnah to a new campsite on private property at Simpson’s Point. Again the weather was pleasant in …
    Posted Feb 3, 2015, 3:27 AM by Richard Forster
  • Day 3: Dover to AlonnahAfter a great night at the Far South Camp atDover, (with more great food thanks to new cook Daniel) the fleet left earlyon a beautiful summer-like morning
    Posted Feb 1, 2015, 10:13 PM by Unknown user
  • Setting off for Dover from Cockle CreekNell Tyson tells us that it was still lumpy.’Finally the weather has eased a bit and the larger open boats and the yachts are on their way. The plans
    Posted Feb 1, 2015, 9:10 PM by Unknown user
  • tawe nunnugah rescheduledDue to the inclement weather, actual and forecast, tawe nunnugah will resume at Dover on Sunday evening, and will be back on the original plan at Alonnah on Monday evening …
    Posted Jan 29, 2015, 6:38 PM by Unknown user
  • tawe nunnagah day 2All 15 boats headed for the Pigsties in the far northern corner of Recherché. Once out of the shelter of Cockle Crk, there was a good swell that had the …
    Posted Jan 29, 2015, 4:05 PM by Unknown user
  • tawe nunnugah day 1Dennis finished off the last of the thole pins, the mountain of supplies was assembled, checked and loaded, and the tawe nunnugah convoy rolled onto the road. Two hours later …
    Posted Jan 29, 2015, 12:25 AM by Unknown user
  • Hobart to Cockle CreekFor anybody who hasn’t managed to organise transport there is always the bus: leaves Hobart 8.30am Wednesday morning.  See
    Posted Jan 25, 2015, 2:59 PM by Unknown user
  • Southport RegattaRos Barnett writes:  ‘The stop at Southport is always a highlight of the raid. It has become a bit of a tradition to stroll up to the pub (Australia’s
    Posted Jan 24, 2015, 1:54 AM by Unknown user
  • Food on tawe nunnugahOne of the reasons we like everyone on the raid to register online is so that we can know if you have any dietary restrictions.  We know that about 90 …
    Posted Jan 18, 2015, 3:15 PM by Unknown user
  • Latest Risk Management PlanThanks to Glynn Shevels and Ros Barnett for the work they have put into this.  See it at
    Posted Jan 18, 2015, 1:02 PM by Unknown user
  • Bryan Walpole’s recommended TN15 First Aid KitBryan has many years experience both as a sailor (will be taking Merlyn on TN)  and as an emergency physician:  see
    Posted Jan 15, 2015, 4:58 PM by Unknown user
  • Exchange MartThere are plenty of opportunities for helping each other out on tawe nunnugah and the homecoming with transport, equipment, ideas etc.  We know a lot of this happens informally and …
    Posted Jan 13, 2015, 1:21 PM by Unknown user
  • Good news for the caffeine addictsFrom Ros Barnett:  ‘On Tawe Nunnugah you get all the tea and coffee you want, included in the wonderful low price.  However, this year for the first time and following
    Posted Jan 10, 2015, 1:11 AM by Unknown user
  • Bull Bay: an alternative anchorageIt’s on the stormy side of Bruny Island, but Ros Barnett reports that ‘it looks wonderful, great land access and facilties, good in all but easterly weather.’  See http
    Posted Jan 7, 2015, 1:42 AM by Unknown user
  • A reminder: why we organise tawe nunnugahRos Barnett writes:‘If one or two people set out from Cockle Creek in alittle open boat with all their gear aboard determined to arrive in SullivansCove in
    Posted Jan 6, 2015, 11:39 AM by Unknown user
  • The Homecoming PassageThe ‘mini raid’, returning from the Australian Wooden Boat Festival to join the St Ayles Skiff Regatta at Franklin, is now open for bookings:  see‘This
    Posted Dec 24, 2014, 2:21 PM by Unknown user
  • Tawe Nunnugah saloon classDavid Nash writes to remind us that there are still berths available on Yukon:THREE NIGHT Legs AvailableYou can either book to join the entire event (10 days) or …
    Posted Dec 5, 2014, 12:33 PM by Unknown user
  • Soft OptionsFrom Ros Barnett:  ‘We have found in the past that some softies like to take a break from tent life about half way along the route, and book themselves into
    Posted Dec 3, 2014, 2:57 PM by Unknown user
  • Simpson’s BayFrom Ros Barnett:‘Peter Laidlawvisited the most amazing property on BrunyIsland this week to assess potentialcamp sites and found a pearler in Simpsons Bay.The cove is
    Posted Dec 3, 2014, 2:50 PM by Unknown user
  • New Itinerary for TN15See the revised itinerary page:
    Posted Nov 30, 2014, 1:46 PM by Unknown user
  • Rowing out a rhythmFrom Ros Barnett:‘There is always a musical moment on tawe nunnugah. The first night at Southport has a guest musician or twenty, and often someone hauls out a guitar
    Posted Nov 20, 2014, 12:54 PM by Unknown user
  • Itinerary for return Raid (Festival to Franklin)There is a reasonably tight schedule to be met here.  The St Ayles Skiff crews will be involved in events until Monday afternoon, and we want to join the Skiff …
    Posted Nov 9, 2014, 1:54 PM by Unknown user
  • Tawe Nunnugah 2015 – News Update Wee Tawera and Frank Worsley are the two New Zealand St Ayles skiffs readying themselves to join the raid. They are booked to cross Bass Strait on 27th January, but …
    Posted Oct 18, 2014, 11:37 PM by Unknown user
  • Announcing the ‘return Raid’Want to extend the ‘Tawe Nunnugah experience’?  Missed Tawe Nunnugah, but need to get out on the water at Festival time?   We are planning an organised and supported three day …
    Posted Sep 3, 2014, 3:04 PM by Unknown user
  • Planning the Bruny Island legPreparations for the raid are now cracking along. The organising committee are getting around all the camp sites and anchorages for checks, inspecting all the beaches and boat ramps and …
    Posted Aug 24, 2014, 5:22 PM by Unknown user
  • Adventurers halve record for sailing around Britain in a dinghyRob Blackburn sent us a link to this story to help us keep focused whilst we are huddled around our winter fires:
    Posted Jul 2, 2014, 6:03 PM by Unknown user
  • TN15 Mailing ListThere is now a newsletter automatically generated from the TN15 website, in the same way as the LBT newsletter.  Use it to get all the latest TN15 news emailed to …
    Posted Jul 2, 2014, 6:42 PM by Unknown user
  • Proposed TN15 posterWhat do we think of this folks?  Make suggestions for improvement in the form below.  Responses will appear in the table at the bottom.  
    Posted Jun 6, 2014, 3:15 PM by Unknown user
  • From the horse’s mouth: registering your boat at the AWBFAli McRae made enquiries about this topic, and received the following reply from Bronwyn Hansson of the Australian Wooden Boat Festival (edited to the relevant bits) :  Re your registrations, great
    Posted Jun 3, 2014, 12:56 AM by Unknown user
  • What’s it like? See the videoMartin Kell’s video of the recent TN14 highlights the attractions (and distractions) of open boat cruising in south east Tasmanian waters. 
    Posted Jun 1, 2014, 5:57 PM by Unknown user

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