Sun Oct 16 08:00:11 EST 2011


Earlier this week, the Danish ketch Yukon arrived in Hobart and berthed over behind Lady Nelson. She's a beautiful old thing built in 1930 and she's on a world tour at the moment. I think she leaves Hobart on Tuesday. I haven't had the privilege of going below decks, but apparently she still has a wood-fired stove!

Yukon Yukon Nameplate

Yesterday morning, the steam yacht Preana was out and about. She lives behind one of the bridges that lift up, and those only open at certain times. So to bring her out, the engineer has to start the boiler at 0430 or so. I'm glad he did, because she's a beautiful little thing:


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