Category Archives: Sailing

Some history #2

This is the story of Robert and Ian’s crossing to Tasmainia in Charlie Fisher, his 23′ NIS. Thanks to Robert and Australian Amateur Boat Builder Magazine for this rollicking tale.

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My god months pass!

I have been doing everything. Including boat work. Just letting you know, I’m alive and happy, the boat is looking fair and is progressing. My career as a blogger and social media magnate has waned at the expense of some … Continue reading

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Time on the water.

Our summer school holidays are coming to a close, tomorrow the girls go back to school. For some unfathomable reason I’ve been feeling this time with them, where they are so keen to spend time with me, is slipping away. … Continue reading

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Birthday heaven.

Last weekend I turned 42. An age I fondly remember my father reaching, by no means do I feel as he appeared. He was, and is not, old but he really seemed to have it ‘together’. He was relaxed, confident, … Continue reading

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First big opportunity to get rolling and…..

We went sailing:

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