Category Archives: Brisbane

Fireworks at Kangaroo Point

Another fireworks show on the river to keep us entertained. This one to commemorate a new restaurant opening at Howard Smith Wharves, seen from Sydney Street Ferry Terminal. Advertisements

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Name means ‘of the sea’

So pleased our daughter and son in law decided to call one of our granddaughters born this week, Marina, which means of the sea. This reflects the Baan family’s association with things maritime. She weighed a healthy 2.4kgs, her sister … Continue reading

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Bit of weather predicted for Friday

Cyclone Oma will be close to Brisbane later this week.

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Responding to “hate mail” about my compass obsolescence editorial 

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Article published in Afloat magazine

We have again had an editorial published in Australia’s most read boating magazine. This one is in edition #349, November 2018

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Featured in Transdev Brisbane Ferries Newsletter 

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Ships Master class 4

Another stripe on my shoulder as I’m now a Ships Master Class 4, qualified to captain ships up to 35m (115′) in the 200nm Exclusive Economic Zone or 80m inshore.

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