Sailing skills are put to the test as Matthew, Ross and Nick attempt a treacherous bar-crossing at St Helens on their historic circumnavigation of Tasmania.
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4 Dec 2014 - 9:51 AM  UPDATED 12 Jul 2017 - 6:33 PM

Matthew, Nick and Ross follow the route taken by Englishman Tobias Furneaux as he charted the east coast of Tasmania in 1773, having embarrassingly lost sight of his commanding officer, James Cook. Sailing skills are put to the test as Solquest attempts a treacherous bar-crossing at St Helens – the same route taken by thousands of Chinese as they flocked here in the 1800s in search of grey gold.

 

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