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Search: Posts Made By: JackandJude
Forum: Apps & Authors 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 455
Posted By JackandJude
Re: Soon-to-be-published cruising adventures...

Yes, I thought as much myself but then thought a bit of encouragement while I beat my own drum might help, and definitely would not hinder. I am also on the cusp of a new book and am gathering my...
Forum: Apps & Authors 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 455
Posted By JackandJude
Re: Soon-to-be-published cruising adventures...

Rebecca, we have self published three books and every word you say is true, publish because it is 'even more fun to share.' We write to share the action and adventure, and add touches of local...
Forum: Oceania 05-22-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 445
Posted By JackandJude
Re: Coral Sea Cruising Guide

The best first stop would be Diamond Islets. Great SE anchorage, heaps of wildlife, good fishing an diving, close to the outer reef so probably no more than an overnight sail from a outer barrier...
Forum: Oceania 05-20-2014
Replies: 0
Views: 136
Posted By JackandJude
A voyage across the Australian Bight

Banyandah has successfully sailed across the Australian Bight once again, and although we suffered gales, calms and winds from all directions, Jack and Jude have arrived safe in South Australian...
Forum: Oceania 05-20-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 445
Posted By JackandJude
Re: Coral Sea Cruising Guide

Have you done the Coral Sea voyage? Ought to, it's an amazing adventure. We'll be releasing the Coral Sea DVD when we get back to home base in just a short few weeks. Presently sailing towards...
Forum: Cruising Videos 03-19-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 618
Posted By JackandJude
Re: Tasmania's isolated SW

Brett there are a couple of DVDs on our website (http://jackandjude.com/dvds/) that will spark your interest greatly. One has our conquest of Mount Sorrel which overlooks the beautiful Macquarie...
Forum: Oceania 03-18-2014
Replies: 1
Views: 164
Posted By JackandJude
Film Making on the Gordon River

Jack and Jude have been part of team filming a documentary on the Huon Piners who in the early 1900s harvested this unique timbers from the remote forests of Tasmania. See photos and read how it all...
Forum: Oceania 03-18-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 445
Posted By JackandJude
Re: Coral Sea Cruising Guide

Hello Austin,
In addition to the enhanced electronic guide (http://jackandjude.com/books/coral-sea/), there is one on the web (http://jackandjude.com/anchorages/coral-sea/), which has great...
Forum: Cruising Videos 03-18-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 618
Posted By JackandJude
Re: Tasmania's isolated SW

Hello Adriano,
SW Tasmania is a truly beautiful remote part of Earth - Jack and Jude have just returned from filming a documentary (http://jackandjude.com/log/film-making-gordon-river/#gordon) on...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-21-2013
Replies: 1,048
Views: 231,966
Posted By JackandJude
Re: Lets get some good sunrise/sunset pictures....

Sorry for the title ruining a great mid-ocean shot - but it's online for a one minute video about Sooty Terns (https://vimeo.com/79876336) trying to land on our yacht Banyandah
...
Forum: Oceania 11-21-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 445
Posted By JackandJude
Coral Sea Cruising Guide

Electronic Format to suit all displays ~ Immediate download

This guide covers only those reefs and islets within the Australian territory...
Forum: Oceania 11-21-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 739
Posted By JackandJude
Re: Australia online cruising guide

Strange how these threads come back to life. And since I'm here, I'll mention a new crusing guide we have just produced - The Coral Sea (http://jackandjude.com/books/coral-sea/) - NO, not the Barrier...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 02-28-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 653
Posted By JackandJude
Re: Rum Island

mikel1 Gidday and thanks. There are many more short stories (http://jackandjude.com/short-stories/) on our website, some dating back to the 70s when we started sailing. Not sure how the "Like"...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 02-28-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 653
Posted By JackandJude
Rum Island

Arrr, me hearties, we’re off to Rum Island, where treasure be found. Not gold doubloons, but crates of strong Indian rum that got hid two centuries ago. Twas long before Franklin and Flinders became...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-22-2013
Replies: 48
Views: 3,080
Posted By JackandJude
Re: Mainsail from Hell OR am I an Old Fart?

You really should have that spleen of yours checked out. My, my, but you are having a bad day. Take a chill pill mate. You'll bust a gasket.

My "Childishly" comment was based on your precise...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-21-2013
Replies: 48
Views: 3,080
Posted By JackandJude
Re: Mainsail from Hell OR am I an Old Fart?

Jude asked me to keep monitoring this thread so I came back online to say just that - and received a double barrel from chef2sail

Have it your way mate - but you sound far from "the casual...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-21-2013
Replies: 48
Views: 3,080
Posted By JackandJude
Re: Mainsail from Hell OR am I an Old Fart?

Hello everyone - been out of touch for a few days sailing up Tasmania's East coast to the Furneaux Group in Bass Strait - that's in what's called the Roaring Forties, a endless circle of ocean with...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-19-2013
Replies: 48
Views: 3,080
Posted By JackandJude
Re: Mainsail from Hell OR am I an Old Fart?

Well Dave, you are partly right and partly not. Maybe we haven't as much money as you and have to look for a good deal. Lord knows they are out there. We have traveled the world watching the pennies,...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-19-2013
Replies: 48
Views: 3,080
Posted By JackandJude
Re: Mainsail from Hell OR am I an Old Fart?

That's just it. We do not feel any blame. We made a deal, wrote out the specs, Somerset approved them but did not deliver. How do you figure we're to blame?
WHY:
We bought the sail from Somerset...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-18-2013
Replies: 48
Views: 3,080
Posted By JackandJude
Re: Mainsail from Hell OR am I an Old Fart?

blt2ski I took your remark as being rude, and replied in kind.

FYI our mainsail is tiny. 11.3' foot X 41.2' hoist, it was quoted Daron, nothing fancy, therefore $1500 is a good, fair price. And...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-18-2013
Replies: 48
Views: 3,080
Posted By JackandJude
Re: Mainsail from Hell OR am I an Old Fart?

Thanks zz4gta - Dah! What we want is what the sail loft quoted. Triple stitched Bainbridge Ocean 1055 cloth, a 6" headboard, 24" of roach, full length battens and slides laid out orderly so we can...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-18-2013
Replies: 48
Views: 3,080
Posted By JackandJude
Re: Mainsail from Hell OR am I an Old Fart?

Hello Marty,
You can tell us to go away all you like - but we won't. Have as much right to warn others of our mishap as you have to tell us to go away.

BTW We had three quotes for this sail, all...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-18-2013
Replies: 908
Views: 60,678
Posted By JackandJude
Re: The future of the sailing world. Why are there so few young people cruising??

Goodonya Fully Detached. If there is any way we can help with words of advice just ask. We're still out here doing it, albeit a wee bit slower than 40 years ago.

Yes, how old are your kids?
Seems...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-17-2013
Replies: 908
Views: 60,678
Posted By JackandJude
Re: The future of the sailing world. Why are there so few young people cruising??

Agreed, sounds over the top. But it is what is directing the rules of our world. We have to have ways to pay our way. The world is embracing capitalism, which demands more and more buyers for it to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-17-2013
Replies: 48
Views: 3,080
Posted By JackandJude
Re: Mainsail from Hell OR am I an Old Fart?

Hello MarkSF

By the numbers commenting on that CF thread shows a keen interest in an issue effecting our community and has brought many good suggestions.

We made a mistake by blindly putting...
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