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Our Yachting Adventures
Below is a list of links to the main pages about our yacht, Catlypso and our Our Yachting Adventures:
  • Purchase of Catlypso
  • Details about Catlypso
  • Cleaning/Repairing Catlypso
  • Our Yachting Adventures.
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    Michael and Kelly's 4WD Trips
    Click here for a list of our Four Wheel Drive and Camping Trips.
    Current Kareela Weather
    A summary of the current weather conditions at our house at Kareela, Sydney, is below. Click here for more Detailed Diving Weather and Conditions. Weather from Michael McFadyen's Tempe Weather Station


    Conditions at
    23:49 on 23/1/17

     
    Temperature 25.6°C
    Humidity 65.0%
    Barometer 1003.4hPa
    Rate -0.3hPa/hr
    Wind Speed: 0 km/hr
    Wind Direction S
    Rainfall for Today 0.0mm
    Rainfall last hour 0.0 mm
    Rainfall last 24 hours 0.0 mm
    Rainfall at Start of Month 814.6 mm
    Rainfall this Year 827.0 mm
    Today's Extremes
    High Temperature 31.2°C at 15:48
    Low Temperature 20.9°C at 6:27
    Peak Wind Gust 0km/hr at 0:00
    Weather from Michael McFadyen's Kirrawee Weather Station
    Yesterday's Extremes
    High Temperature 27.5°C at 17:11
    Low Temperature 19.8°C at 6:29
    Rainfall at Start of Yesterday 827.0 mm
    Rainfall at End of Yesterday 827.0 mm
    Weather from Michael McFadyen's Tempe Weather Station
    Astronomical Data
    Sunrise 5:06
    Sunset 19:05
    Moonrise 1:09
    Moonset 15:04

    Home Brewing
    Click here for an article about Home Brewing.
    Sydney Dive Site Hints
    "The Colours is a spectacular dive site"
    NSW Dive Articles
    Michael McFadyen's Scuba Diving - Australian and NSW Dive Index You can download a GPX file (GPS interchange file) of all my GPS co-ordinates by clicking here.

    You should be able to import this into your GPS, chartplotter or PC based software.

  • Batemans Bay
  • Byron Bay
  • Central Coast
  • Eden/Merimbula/Tathra
  • Forster
  • Jervis Bay
  • Kiama
  • Narooma
  • Nelson Bay
  • Newcastle
  • Port Macquarie
  • Nelson Bay/Port Stephens
  • Seal Rocks
  • Shellharbour
  • Shoalhaven Heads
  • Solitary Islands - North
  • Solitary Islands - South
  • South West Rocks
  • Sydney
  • Ulladulla
  • Wollongong
  • Byron Bay

  • Byron Bay General
  • Hugos Trench - Julian Rocks
  • Turtle Hole to Southern Side via Cod Hole Drift - Julian Rocks
  • Cod Hole - Julian Rocks
  • The Needles - Julian Rocks
  • The Nursery - Julian Rocks
  • Solitary Islands - Northern Area

  • Wooli General Information and Dives from a Trip
  • North Solitary Island
  • Elbow Cave
  • The Boulders
  • The Boulders to Bubble Cave Drift
  • Bubble Cave
  • Bubble Cave to Elbow Cave Drift
  • Anemone Bay
  • North West Solitary Island
  • None written yet
  • North West Rock
  • Fish Soup or The Mouse
  • Other Dives
  • Pimpernel Rock
  • The Wash
  • Wrights Reef
  • Solitary Islands - Southern Area

  • Coffs Harbour General

    South Solitary Island

  • Manta Arch
  • Boulders
  • Boulders to Gantry Drift
  • Grey Nurse Gutters
  • Cleaner Station
  • Buchanans Wall
  • South West Rocks

    Fish Rock
  • The Aquarium
  • Black Forest
  • Colorado Pass and Drift
  • Fish and Chips
  • Fish Rock Cave - Deep Entrance
  • Fish Rock Cave - Shallow Entrance
  • Fish Rock Circumnavigation
  • Fish Rock Grey Nurse Photo Page
  • Land of the Giants
  • The Pinnacle
  • Shark Gutters
  • Western Drift

  • Other dives
  • Back Creek
  • Bait Reef
  • Black Rock
  • Green Island
  • Ladies Reef
  • Macleay River Drift
  • PS Agnes Irving
  • Port Macquarie

  • Titan Crane
  • What a Worry!!
  • Forster

  • The Pinnacle
  • Spot A
  • Latitude Rock
  • Colours
  • Seal Rocks

  • SS Catterthun
  • Skeleton Rock
  • Grey Nurse Sharks - Big Seal Rock
  • Jimmys Cave - Outer Edith Breakers
  • SS Satara
  • Nelson Bay/Port Stephens

  • Nelson Bay General
  • Hawks Nest/Tea Gardens General
  • Boat Harbour
  • Broughton Island General
  • Broughton Island - Looking Glass
  • Broughton Island - The Bubble Cave
  • Broughton Island - Cod Rock
  • Broughton Island - Big Shark Gutters
  • Broughton Island - Little Shark Gutters
  • Broughton Island - Spider Cave
  • Cabbage Tree Island Trawler
  • Fly Point
  • Fly Point Drift
  • Fly Point to Sewage Pipe
  • Government Wharf Fingal Head
  • Halifax Park
  • Halifax Park Drift
  • Little Beach
  • Sewage Pipe
  • SS Macleay
  • SS Oakland
  • Point Stephens Lighthouse/Fingal Head Sponge Gardens
  • Tomaree Head
  • Newcastle Area

    NOTHING YET

    Central Coast

    Swansea
  • Cathos Reef
  • Clockwork Bommie
  • Desoto Inlet Drift - Catherine Hill Bay
  • Swansea Channel Drift
  • Swansea Bridge
  • SS Bonnie Dundee
  • The Arch - Moon Island
  • Norah Head
  • Corinne's Canyon - Norah Head
  • Lighthouse Reef - Norah Head
  • The Boulders - Norah Head
  • The Bull - Norah Head
  • Terrigal/Broken Bay Area
  • Foggy Cave - Terrigal
  • PS Maitland
  • Skillion Cave
  • The Pinnacle
  • SS Galava
  • TSS Hall Caine
  • Two Poles
  • Sydney

  • See Sydney Dive Page
  • Wollongong

  • SS Bombo
  • Toothbrush Island Cave
  • Toothpaste - Toothbrush Island South
  • Pig Island - South East
  • Pig Island - North East
  • Martin Island
  • Shellharbour/Kiama

  • Afghan Reef - Kiama
  • Bass Point Bommie
  • Bass Point Gravel Loader
  • Bass Point Island - North
  • Bass Point Island - South
  • Blind Shark Reef - Kiama
  • Blue Pool - near Robertson - freshwater
  • Bushranger Bay
  • Hump One
  • Hump Wall
  • Kiama Point
  • Slipper Reef
  • SS Cities Service Boston
  • The Arch
  • The Gutter
  • The Gutter Sponge Gardens
  • The Olgas - Kiama
  • Shoalhaven Area

  • Sir John Young Banks
  • Jervis Bay

    General Information
  • Jervis Bay Dive Site Summary
  • Northern Side (from North)
  • TSS Merimbula
  • TSS Wandra
  • Crocodile Head Gorge
  • Crocodile Head
  • The Arch
  • The Whorehouse/Labryinth
  • Sponge Garden - Point Perpendicular (also called Pyramid Rock!)
  • Inside Point Perpendicular (yet another Pyramid Rock!)
  • The Docks
  • Darts Point
  • Bombora Reef
  • Fairey Firefly plane
  • Southern Side (from North)
  • Middle Grounds
  • The Nursery
  • Aztec Reef
  • North Bowen Island
  • Little Egypt - North Bowen Island
  • Pyramid Rock - Bowen Island
  • Spider Cave
  • Stoney Creek
  • Ulladulla

  • Brush Island
  • Burrill Rocks Cave
  • Burrill Rocks East Wall
  • Burrill Rocks South Wall
  • Home Bommie
  • East North Bommie
  • Lighthouse Wall Drift
  • Lighthouse Sponge Gardens
  • The Hole
  • SS Northern Firth
  • Batemans Bay

  • The Arch
  • The Bubble Cave
  • The Chimney
  • Black Rock Drift
  • Tollgate Islands
  • Broulee Caves
  • Grasshopper Island
  • Narooma/Bermagui

  • Montague Island Seals
  • SS Lady Darling
  • Eden/Merimbula/Tathra Area

  • Henry Bolte
  • Jacko's Cave
  • Lanercost
  • Merimbula Wharf
  • Olive Cam
  • SS City of Sydney
  • SS Empire Gladstone
  • SS Ly-Ee-Moon
  • SS New Guinea
  • Tasman Hauler
  • Tathra Wharf
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