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Below is a list of links to the main pages about our yacht, Catlypso and our Our Yachting Adventures:
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    Michael and Kelly's 4WD Trips
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    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
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    "Middle Ground has excellent fishlife, including wobbegong sharks"
    SS Undola - Photographs
    Michael McFadyen's Scuba Diving - SS Undola Photos

    Some more photographs of the SS Undola. For details on the ship and the wreck, see my SS Undola page. Note that all photos have been reduced in size and quality for quicker downloading.

    Undola 1991Undola Bow
    John Beddie and the prop - 1993The bow winch - 1993
    UndolaUndola Engine
    A huge bullray on the forwards section of the wreck in 1993The engine of the Undola - 1993
    I think this is Terry Bartlett
    UndolaUndola
    Michael at the stern 2013Michael and the helm 2013
    Photos by Damien Siviero
    UndolaUndola
    Michael near the boiler 2013Michael and the stern winch 2013
    Photos by Damien Siviero
    Undola BoilerUndola Boiler
    Robby Mapstone and Andreas Thimm and the boilerRobby Mapstone and the boiler
    Undola Stern Section
    The rear section of the Undola on a day of very good visibility
    The boiler is on the right, the engine in the centre and the stern under the yellowtail and seapike
    Undola SternUndola Stern
    The stern of the Undola in 30 metre visibility
    The rudder in the photo below is on the left and the winch in middle
    The rudder post of the Undola
    Undola Hold LadderUndola Moray
    The ladder into the second holdA moray eel in a pipe in front of the boiler
    Undola SternUndola Stern
    Peter Flockart and the rudder postPeter Flockart and the stern winch
    Undola ToiletUndola Toilet
    The toilet of the Undola and behind the bowAnother shot of the toilet, this
    time with Max Gleeson (two lights) and Peter Flockart
    Undola ToiletUndola Howser
    Yet one more shot with Robby MapstoneThe starboard anchor hoswer pipe at the bow
    Undola Mid Section
    Sheila Baldock and Les Caterson hover over the middle
    section of the Undola in very good visibility
    Undola Boiler
    The boiler from above on a day of very good visibility
    Undola Boiler
    Peter Flockart and the boiler of the Undola in very good visibility
    Undola Boiler
    Robbie Mapstone and the boiler of the Undola in very good visibility
    Undola Mid Section
    The boiler of the Undola from the starboard side
    Undola Stern
    A panoramic photograph of the stern of the Undola
    Prop and rudder at left, winch next to right, then engine and finally the boiler

    NOTE: The 1993 photographs were taken on slide film using a Nikonos IV-A. They were scanned in 2011.

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