completing what turned out to be a very light wind leg from Darwin, the new Medana
Bay Marina in Lombok started to fill with World ARC boats today as the first
few yachts completed Leg 9 of the Rally
first to arrive was the German yacht Lunatix with Freddie, Frank and Inga
many, this passage from Darwin to Indonesia has been windless and uneventful
one, with a lot of time spent motoring rather than sailing, but the reward to
this perseverance with the light wind conditions is the beautiful island of
the clearances in organized from the Marina, the participants gathered for an
informal welcome at the Medana Marina Resort, where a typical meal of grilled
fish or beef was served. The setting was perfect, with large tables close to
the beach, enabling everyone to mix and enjoy being back together.
the stopover participants greatly enjoyed exploring the island; many crews have
been traveling inland, experiencing local culture and visiting some of the scenic
highlights of this beautiful island on the organised “Lombok at a Glance Tour”
organised by World Cruising Club and, for the more adventurous, independently.