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Schionning Wilderness Catamaran 14.8m


Julie Ballinger

First Mate

Scott Fleming

Fellow Cruisers

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Sanctuary Cove

Clawdette has just spent another lazy month at Sanctuary Cove Marina, not a bad place at all to 'hang around'. Reason being Roger helped friend Scott…

15 Mar 2018 by: Julie

Tangalooma Wrecks, Moreton Island

We really enjoyed our time here especially because it was shared with good friends Scott & Sonja. A mix of eleven old barges & dredges were deliber…

23 Jan 2018 by: Julie

Dockside Marina, Brisbane City

We have just left Dockside Marina after a month, spending Christmas & New Year right in the heart of Brisbane City, what a treat! It was really nice …

18 Jan 2018 by: Julie

Wide Bay Bar

Another good crossing :-)

05 Dec 2017 by: Julie

Great Keppel Island

GKI, as it is known as, is a great place to chill out due to it's lack of development which, is both good & bad. Bad because the local area suffers. …

01 Dec 2017 by: Julie

Lady Musgrave Island

What a fantastic place this is! Don't tell anyone! Let them keep passing it by whilst heading to the very popular Whitsundays! This beautiful lagoon…

30 Oct 2017 by: Julie

Hervey Bay Whales

Platypus Bay, NW Fraser Island is the place to be to get up close & personal with humpback whales as they make their way back south. We spent many ho…

15 Sep 2017 by: Julie

Fraser Island & Bundaberg

At the end of June we left the City lights behind & travelled north to The Great Sandy Straits & Hervey Bay. Crossing the troublesome Wide Bay Bar wa…

01 Sep 2017 by: Julie

Wide Bay Bar

Great, another well planned & safe crossing of this sometimes cantankerous bar ????

27 Jun 2017 by: Julie

Brisbane River

Cruising up river was a bit of a thrill for Roger as he had dreamed of anchoring his own boat in Brisbane City after travelling to & from work on the…

19 Jun 2017 by: Julie

Gold Coast & Southern Moreton Bay

We were greeted at the Gold Coast by lovely weather so spent the first week or so 'hanging' around in 'Bums' Bay & Paradise Point, both lovely spots,…

18 Jun 2017 by: Julie

Cape Byron

Overnighting from Coffs to Gold Coast, rounding Cape Bryon

02 Jun 2017 by: Julie

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Hey Guys. I'm so happy you guys are going strong! I;m still at a desk. have another baby. happy days. Catch you in perth one day.

Kim Tan

Lee Smith

We ran across some old photos our our trip to Perth and wondered what happened to you two. A quick search found this blog. It looks like you are having the time of your life. We would love reconne…

Lee Smith

Hi, great to hear from you. Would love to catch up soon and hear all about your amazing trip.

Rose Speirs

Merry Christmas Cruisers! You nearly made it round! Miss you. the Allens

Matt Allen

Wow what an experience. We have enjoyed following your log and recalling the places we also visited but by land on our A'Van trip. Hope we can catch up while you are on the east coast.

Ian Wingett

howdy Mr Wonderful and the amazing Julie. Long time no see. Have you lost any more masts to lightning yet? (just kidding). Such an amazing adventure for you guys - well deserved. Ciao Kim

Kim Tan

Making excellent progress. Quite a trip so far.

Peter Kennard

you guys are living the dream - What an amazing life you guys have (I'm very jealous). Stay wonderful

Kim Tan

you guys are living the dream - What an amazing life you guys have (I'm very jealous). Stay wonderful

Kim Tan

you guys are living the dream - What an amazing life you guys have (I'm very jealous). Stay wonderful

Kim Tan

This vessel is at the airport heading to Adelaide for eight days of wining and dining. Great to see that you made it, despite the birthday celebrations that would have delayed the journey. Not havi…

John Rosewarne