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13 days ago

Writers Tools ~ While both Jack and Jude have recorded journals since setting off through Africa in the late sixties, Jack has taken his work to a more formal level by jotting down stories that have a beginning, middle and … Continue reading

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14 days ago

Where does the time go? When we sail across an ocean, each day will last a week – until we make port and then the voyage becomes a blip that’s hard to remember. The years whisk past like autumn leaves in a gentle … Continue reading

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14 days ago

Jack and Jude have published four memoirs of true-life events. None shortlisted for awards—yet. They’re in a special genre which if you’re reading this may interest you because they’re about life afloat. Where does the time go? When we sail … Continue reading

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15 days ago

We’ve been sailing since we were kids and have safely explored untold scary places. So rest assured, if you follow our lead, you too will have the experience of a lifetime. Available in 3 formats: PDF formatted to print perfectly on … Continue reading

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15 days ago

Snippet from Cocos Keeling ~ Late one afternoon after two weeks of good times, we hauled our anchor from the lagoon floor, and amid the hooting of horns and shouts of “bon voyage, safe voyage,” we hoisted cloth and aimed … Continue reading

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18 days ago

Sailing Icon from distant past We’ve all heard of the sailing icons Lin and Larry Pardey. Well, Lin was a guest speaker at this year’s wooden boat festival, and came in contact with us when she wanted our Tasmanian Cruising … Continue reading

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29 days ago

When we were guests of the Fremantle Sailing Club, I awoke feeling a bit old this particular morning. Too much booze or one too many stories the night before had me feeling every one of my sixty-four years and I was crawling … Continue reading

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29 days ago

During our first visit to the Kimberley we discovered a great love for those ancient rock paintings known as Bradshaws, thought to be the world’s oldest art. Our fondest memories of that voyage are treks inland searching for new Bradshaw … Continue reading

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29 days ago

While alongside at Emu Point Slipway in Albany, I heard my dear lady shouting in the night. “Put that down. Get out of it.” Groggy, coming out a deep sleep, I thought she was dreaming, and was about to comfort … Continue reading

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29 days ago

By the time the Roaring Forties pass under Australia, they have gathered energy from halfway around Earth and are either driving the sea wild or are ready to pounce when next provoked by a depression from Antarctica. Now imagine two aging … Continue reading

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1 month ago

Five Week Sail to Seek Help for a Broken Leg   “In a harrowing story of mental toughness Jack and Jude Binder relate their story of a five week sail from the Kimberley to Dampier with a broken leg.” Phil … Continue reading

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1 month ago

True Stories from faraway places tweaked by Jude     Our most popular short stories are now in print with a swag from our early years when sailing with our sons, plus two not told before, African Honeymoon and Malpelo … Continue reading

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1 month ago

While alongside at Emu Point Slipway in Albany, I heard my dear lady shouting in the night. “Put that down. Get out of it.” Groggy, coming out a deep sleep, I thought she was dreaming, and was about to comfort … Continue reading

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1 month ago

When we were guests of the Fremantle Sailing Club, I awoke feeling a bit old this particular morning. Too much booze or one too many stories the night before had me feeling every one of my sixty-four years and I … Continue reading

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1 month ago

From time to time we update our blog with a new story and photos. We could add you to our list. All email address are hidden. Subscribe * indicates required Email Address * Last Name * First Name * Middle Name Boat … Continue reading

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1 month ago

By the time the Roaring Forties pass under Australia, they have gathered energy from halfway around Earth and are either driving the sea wild or are ready to pounce when next provoked by a depression from Antarctica. Now imagine two aging … Continue reading

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1 month ago

Disaster Strikes Earth – Investors Cheer © The Financial Times Ltd October 24, 2013 2:02 pm BHP Billiton has forecast growth over the next 15 years of up to 75 per cent in demand for some commodities – especially energy. This article does … Continue reading

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1 month ago

Farmers urge the Liberal Party to take strong action on climate change June 26, 2015 ABC Rural By Sarina Locke Producers of beef cattle, dairy, grain, lambs and vegetables signed the open letter to the conference in Melbourne, urging the Federal … Continue reading

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1 month ago

Plummeting insect numbers ‘threaten collapse of nature’ The analysis, published in the journal Biological Conservation, says intensive agriculture is the main driver of the declines, particularly the heavy use of pesticides. Urbanisation and climate change are also significant factors. “The main cause … Continue reading

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1 month ago

They’re at it Again! Crown-of-thorns starfish eating their way through Great Barrier Reef in major outbreak Thousands of Crown of Thorns are eating their way through coral in a major outbreak at the southern end of the Great Barrier Reef, … Continue reading

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