Tag Archives: dingy
Jan
04
2012

Sailing and yachting in Tasmania offers some of the most exciting, beautiful and challenging experiences in Australia. Continue reading

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Jul
01
2011

Imagine, just for a moment, that you were planning a voyage around Australia. First, it could be easy to imagine you might need some boating skills. You’d probably also need to counter a long list of potential hazards. Would getting … Continue reading

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Jun
23
2011

It’s day 23 of Rob Pennicott’s circumnavigation of Australia to raise funds for polio eradication. He and his crew and their two yellow dinghies have crossed the Gulf of Carpentaria. The Tassie tourism operator won’t ever be much further north … Continue reading

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Jun
09
2011

Tassie tourism operator Rob Pennicott is closing in on Yapoon, in Queensland, on his three-month circumnavigation of Australia. Pennicott is out to raise millions of dollars for Rotary’s End Polio Now campaign. It’s day nine of the voyage. At the … Continue reading

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May
31
2011

The circumnavigation is a three-month fund raising replica of the cruise which Travel + Leisure has described as one of the world’s 100 Greatest Trips. Continue reading

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Apr
05
2011

A feature on Flinders Island made up a good chunk of the travel pages of last week’s  Sunday Tasmanian newspaper. We were particularly taken with this passage [see below] about a boat builder, a tip on how to avoid the … Continue reading

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Feb
10
2011

The official website for the 10th Van Diemen’s Land Circumnavigation Cruise is at:  Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania This blog on DiscoverTasmania is the personal journey of the crew aboard Emeritus 2, a converted Huon Pine Tasmanian cray-fishing boat. Boats … Continue reading

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