Sandy Cape - 3.4m tinny or 5.3m poly?

 Heading up there for the first time which should I take?

It looks fairly protected and beach fairly hard. Got maxtrax to go unde trailer wheels, snatch straps and winch plus will be with 2 other 4bies. 

Would prefer to take the poly but not if I can't launch it

Worse case should be able to just winch it onto the beach and then stick it on the trailer?

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Wed, 2012-03-21 18:16

The beach is not a problem but where the track ends it get washed away and can be a big drop to get down and back up

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Was just there camping 3 days ago

Wed, 2012-03-21 18:40

 Beach is soft at the moment, had to rescue 2 4x4s from tide lapping at there wheels, one of them was towing a 4 -4.5 metre tinny, I'd suggest launching at the south beach access and you should be ok with the poly if your experienced at beach launching, if your not just take the car topper :-)


Gooooone Fishin!

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Wed, 2012-03-21 19:14

If it's Sand Cape near Jurien you are talking about why not Launch at Jurien and motor up to Sandy in the boat?


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No way

Wed, 2012-03-21 20:04

If the weather turns bad in that size boat it can get nasty And if a swell even worse Kane is right south end but that's where the drop is

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5.3m it is then

Thu, 2012-03-22 11:05

 Sounds like the 5.3m poly is the go

South beach access, is that the access just north of sandland island?

Thanks guys!

Heading up tomoro as prob stop at jurien on the way up and try to find some ground out of north passage...if ya see a white polycraft feel free to come say hi!