Strait Update: Ready, Set…..Wait!

We were planning to leave today but G-Man’s sixth sense combined with BOM forecasting suggested that tomorrow would provide more favourable weather for the next few days.

I did a trial pack today and it is pretty tight - but I reckon I can just get everything in. Luckily I vacuum packed the toilet paper.
I did a trial pack today and it is pretty tight – but I reckon I can just get everything in. Luckily I vacuum packed the toilet paper.

So if all goes to plan we will be on the water at Tidal River around lunch time tomorrow. I will keep you all posted.

I am tempted to take the boy with me in the forward hatch but I am concerned about the loss of watertight integrity.
I am tempted to take the boy with me…..
Is it possible to go Low Carb for more than a week with no fridge? Don't know but I have packed a heap of salami, cheese, nuts and protein bars.
Is it possible to go Low Carb for more than a week with no fridge? Don’t know but I have packed a heap of salami, cheese, nuts and protein bars.

Thanks to everyone for showing an interest in our trip and offering your support. Sorry I haven’t got back to all your emails. Special thanks to those who have provided advice, loaned us stuff, made gear and agreed to drive us around.

Check these guys out:

https://www.facebook.com/DateWithTheStrait

They are attempting a world first crossing of Bass Strait on paddle boards. They left the Prom yesterday. Good luck guys! My knees are hurting just thinking about it.

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