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Winter is fading. . . .

We have returned to Opal Lady and left the cosy fire of our temporary hillside hideaway in Tasmania. We are busy catching up on boat jobs, visiting family and friends and yesterday we had a very different experience . . . . .. . .
My Mum and Dad are gr…

Planning for Darling River Trip 2013

For several months now we have been planning a Tinny(Aluminium Dinghy) Trip from the Darling River source to it’s convergance with the Murray River at Wentworth and then onto the sea. The last few years have seen the height of the river rise as the r…

Whoo Hoo!! 100,000 visitors to our site!!

100,000 visitors to the Opal Lady website, and for us a celebration!!! At 2.44pm today, Friday the 13th July we wish to thank all of you that follow our journey, its encouraging for me to see the visitors page and get the feedback, sort of makes the ho…

Whoo Hoo!! 100,000 visitors to our site!!

100,000 visitors to the Opal Lady website, and for us a celebration!!! At 2.44pm today, Friday the 13th July we wish to thank all of you that follow our journey, its encouraging for me to see the visitors page and get the feedback, sort of makes the ho…

Whoo Hoo!! 100,000 visitors to our site!!

100,000 visitors to the Opal Lady website, and for us a celebration!!! At 2.44pm today, Friday the 13th July we wish to thank all of you that follow our journey, its encouraging for me to see the visitors page and get the feedback, sort of makes the ho…

Back Home!

Life has been very busy and I am behind again, still!!!!

But there have been lots of photos and pages, and trip statistics that I have added and still more to come.

Last weekend we enjoyed the company of other Nordhavn Owners and Dreamers at the 2nd …

Back Home!

Life has been very busy and I am behind again, still!!!!

But there have been lots of photos and pages, and trip statistics that I have added and still more to come.

Last weekend we enjoyed the company of other Nordhavn Owners and Dreamers at the 2nd …

Back Home!

Life has been very busy and I am behind again, still!!!!

But there have been lots of photos and pages, and trip statistics that I have added and still more to come.

Last weekend we enjoyed the company of other Nordhavn Owners and Dreamers at the 2nd …

Strahan and Gordon River

King Island was in our wake and the waypoint to Three Hummock Island was 65nm away. At 4.45pm that afternoon our path crossed with the one that we had made on the 28/2/2009 at 12 midday. We let out a cheer and congratulations to Us!!!! Yippee!! This wa…

Strahan and Gordon River

King Island was in our wake and the waypoint to Three Hummock Island was 65nm away. At 4.45pm that afternoon our path crossed with the one that we had made on the 28/2/2009 at 12 midday. We let out a cheer and congratulations to Us!!!! Yippee!! This wa…