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Kookaburra Queen being launched

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Baly from the waterline

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Costa Concordia deja vu

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Changes on the Brisbane River

Today I resigned from Transdev Brisbane Ferries as I have accepted a casual Ferry Master role with RiverCity Ferries who have now won the Brisbane City Council ferry contract. Same job, different company. Additionally, this weekend I will be with … Continue reading

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Becoming a captain

Hilarious essay from a 10 year old on why he wants to become a ship’s captain.

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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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Innovative marketing

I’m continually loosing my name badges as they get caught onboard and seem to fall overboard or in the bilge. I was intrigued by this organisation signomatic.com.au that offered an innovative marketing approach by supplying me with name badges at … Continue reading

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Ferry queues

Council is upgrading New Farm Park ferry terminal while other terminals such as Thornton Street (pictured) Eagle Street Pier and Southbank are the ones that have the high traffic issues.

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Day 105.  St Joseph, MI

After four great days in the company of Jeffrey and Beth we had a farewell nacho and pizza dinner at the Marine Tap Bar. It was a sad and hollow feeling as we bade them goodbye and hopefully they may … Continue reading

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Day 100.  Weather bound in Leland

Normally a 10 to 20 knot wind would be ok conditions to put to sea but not on Lake Michigan, particularly with one meter seas. We have determined our safe forecast limits and the locals concur and also advise us … Continue reading

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