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indonesia/east timor to australia
Posted January 23rd, 2013 - 4:35 am from Kaoota, Australia
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Posted January 30th, 2013 - 5:46 am by from Bleiswijk, Netherlands (Permalink)
we are 2 people, also in indonesia.
Same for us we would like to join a boat to Australia.
So if looking for a bigger crew than just Justine we are in!!



Posted January 30th, 2013 - 10:48 am by from Rome, Italy (Permalink)
hey guys

I'm going next year from Indonesia to australia, if someone could suggest me the same;)


Posted January 30th, 2013 - 11:24 pm by from Paris, France (Permalink)
Same same!
(I guess the crew wasn't big enough)

I'm travelling with my bf since 10 months already and we'd like to reach australia at the end of march, early april. From a'ywhere in indonesia. I'm now in sumatra.

Can help by cooking, cleaning talking or staying quiet, and of course: diving.

Feel free to send a text or call me: 08 199 24 300 80. (Indo phone number)

Jess (and nico)

Posted January 31st, 2013 - 9:59 am by from Airlie Beach, Australia (Permalink)
Storm season till end of March- don't risk it before then everyone!

Posted January 31st, 2013 - 10:22 am by from Paris, France (Permalink)
Yep i know that! But still hope....
Actually we plan to leave indonesia at the end of march. So with a bit of luck...

Posted February 4th, 2013 - 6:31 pm by from Tauranga, New Zealand (Permalink)
I've done it the other way. from Darwin to Kupang which is more common and on the route most European boats do.

Kupang is the first port of entry for sailing boats and also a port to clear out for boats leaving to aus.

you might find boats going from kupang to aus but there's not many that do that unless they are from AUS or NZ.

you can also go with local freighters from timor to PNG and then AUS. go to the ports and ask the shipping companies.
not a cheap option.

just ask around there at the waterfront where the sailing boats are. there's a bar and cafe where you can put up notes.

other sailing boats leave from Bali. worth trying that.

have a look at:
for more info for sailors on Indonesia

i found this post that from a bunch of boats that did it 2 years ago. it will give you some info on when and where to look and what to consider:

good luck.

and remember. where there's a will....there's a way.

Posted February 8th, 2013 - 8:22 am by from Paris, France (Permalink)
Thhanks for the tip! Kupang would be more than ideal...but maye therz's more boats in bali which go to australia

To be continued...

Posted February 8th, 2013 - 12:23 pm from Kaoota, Australia
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Posted April 28th, 2013 - 10:35 am by from Barcelona, Spain (Permalink)
Well, I've the same issue! I'd like to get Australia by boat, from Indonesia or wherever, on May or June... anyone that goes there? I could help cleaning and of course sharing the costs! :)

Posted April 28th, 2013 - 1:46 pm by from Amed, Indonesia (Permalink)
check http://www.sailindonesia.net/home/home.php

Posted April 30th, 2013 - 9:10 am by from Barcelona, Spain (Permalink)
It seems interesting... thank you so much Sebaqua!