All the photographs were taken by Russ Hobbs unless otherwise indicated. The girls on the way to the big house – Helen, Judy, Jo and Jane. Tim, Pel, Les, Jo, Judy, Helen, John, Brad and Jane. Some paddled from Palm Beach, some caught a ferry from North Fremantle or Hillarys. Steve paddled from Palm beach to South Beach and then caught the ferry so hadn’t arrived. Helen Cooksey cruising close to the rocks around the northeast edge of Rottnest. Judy in a protected cove near Fay’s Bay. John Rado has found his perfect beach. Tim drifts in to Cathedrals Rocks for a close look at a couple of seals. Waiting for the southeasterly to drop for the crossing home. Photo by Judy Blight. Steve, Rado, Judy and Brad head into a southeasterly for the first leg of the crossing to Port Beach. Les and Helen punch into the wind John Rado, Judy Blight, Brad Allen, Steve Foreman and Les Allen on Port Beach. Pel Turner on the north coast of Rottnest. Helen glides through Crayfish Rock. Steve is always the first to put his hand up. Helen and Pel leaving the lunch spot at Marjorie Bay. Helen paddles in for a closer look at the fur seals near Cathedrals Rocks.