On the Tuesday an easing headwind made for a grind home, and coming in through the heads to Nelson Bay with a 2.5kn ebbing tide making the swell stand up and break, providing some thrills (and spills) at the butt end of a long day.
|The gang checking out the crossing from the mainland, approximately 15km to Broughton Island.|
|A lumpy entrance to Nelson Bay|
|Esmeralda Cove from the camping platforms.|
|View from the summit of the island.|
|Kristy & Kate, fresh from a blistering Myall Classic race, paddle the last few strokes into Esmeralda Cove.|
|Stargazing on Broughton Island.|