This blog is intended for sailors interested in sailing from Australia to Indonesia and goes through the process as experienced by Catamaran Impi.
For many people Australia has a sense of magic, due to its distance, its unusual landscapes and animals. It is therefore not surprising that our first experience of sailing on a charter catamaran in the Whitsundays blew our mind. Little did we know that ten years later we would arrive on our own catamaran for the third time in this amazing country.
Just yesterday we had this question from a new boat owner who purchased a second hand Lagoon catamaran. It is a tough question because so many people differ in opinion, but we have found many folks who think they are paying less per year suddenly hit a wall where everything goes wrong.
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Many people sailing the coast of Australia have asked us about sailing offshore and how difficult it really is, what to expect in destination countries and how to manage when something goes wrong or breaks down.
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