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  • Vestas Wind on the Reef

    Vestas Wind on the Reef

    Electronic charts are the future of modern marine navigation in both the commercial and recreational worlds. Some ...
  • Vast Australia

    Vast Australia

    We came to Australia with three must-see destinations in mind: the Great Barrier Reef in northeastern Australia, ...
  • Gold Coast

    Gold Coast

    We arrived at the Gold Coast with a list of projects we wanted to complete, the first set of major boat projects ...
  • Melbourne to Gold Coast

    Melbourne to Gold Coast

    Highlights from our last couple of days in Melbourne and the run north to the Gold Coast. Click any image for a ...
  • Maintenance log

    Maintenance log

    On our previous boat, we were (just barely) able to remember when all mechanical systems needed service as the ...
  • West Coast Wilderness Railway

    West Coast Wilderness Railway

    In 1899, the Mount Lyell Mining and Railway Company of Tasmania opened a 34.5 km steam railway to transport copper ...
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    Goodbye GoDaddy

    Back in 2005, I maintained a blog accessible only inside of Microsoft where I worked at the time. Having the blog ...
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    On board the Aurora Australis

    Earlier this week, we took a Tassielink bus into Hobart for the day to tour the Australian icebreaker and supply ...
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    Weekly review for Jan 19, 2015

    Highlights from the week of January 19th in Hobart and D’Entrecasteaux Channel, Tasmania. Click any image for ...
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    Weekly review for Jan 12, 2015

    Highlights from the week of January 12th in Port Arthur and Hobart, Tasmania. Click any image for a larger view, or ...
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    2015 Moth Worlds

    Last week we left Dirona in Hobart and flew to Melbourne to attend the final two days of the Moth World ...
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    Weekly review for Jan 5, 2015

    Highlights from the week of January 5th, en-route from Eden, New South Wales to Tasmania, and our first few days ...
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    Weekly review for Jan 4, 2015

    Highlights from last week: 12/28/2014 12/28/2014: Sugarloaf Bay Position: -34° 47.72′, 151° 13.57′ ...
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    2014 Highlights

    We started and ended the year in world-class sailing locales in two countries: the Hauraki Gulf, where Team New ...
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    Weekly review for Dec 28, 2014

    Highlights from last week: 12/22/2014 12/22/2014: Boat wash Position: -34° 50.82′, 151° 13.21′ We ...
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    Hawksebury River

    From the Whitsunday Islands, we ran 960 miles south to the Hawksebury River system just north of Sydney. What ...