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Voyage of a Lifetime
This book focuses on the years when our sons became men tackling oceans that test all sailors, taking us to Africa for a safari in the last wild kingdom, Galapagos to wander through the intricacies of nature, Rapa Nui to witness the results of over-population. Gliding everywhere in-between, contemplating the mysteries of eternity, of life, of the marvellous structure of reality accompanied by sea fairies whispering ageless secrets. [MORE]
500 pages – illustrated with 150 images and maps
includes delivery worldwide (postal zones 1 – 7)

Around Australia and Around the World

includes delivery worldwide (postal zones 1 – 7)


AUD$34 delivered worldwide (zones 1 – 7)
310 pages ~ 181 photos and maps

One of the world’s greatest adventures – Following Flinders wake around Australia – 9,000 nautical miles across six climatic zones. Jack and Jude have been exploring Earth for more than 40 years and in Two’s a Crew we search our homeland of Australia comparing it with what we had seen on early travels. Our homemade yacht takes us through crocodile-infested waters to some of the world’s oldest rock paintings, into pristine coral atolls, and through Hell’s Gates itself.

The book is fantastic. So well written and a perfect balance between sailing details and historic notes and written with a raw honesty which is so essential for a Cruising book. Niki from Zulu Waterways

“I love your evocative descriptive passages. Judith’s presence is felt throughout, sharing the same strength, courage and love of the wild as her man.”
Margaret Muir, Author of Floating Gold, Sea Dust, Black Thread, & Condor’s Feather

True Stories from the Sea and Faraway Places

An odyssey far longer than the one year first imagined.

Reflections in a Sailor's Eyes

AUD$32 includes delivery worldwide (zones 1 – 7)

Reflections in a Sailor’s Eyes follows our exploration of life through a series of sixteen short stories, starting with first becoming Jack and Jude on our African Honeymoon in 1969, a five-month overland journey from England to South Africa in a derelict VW van. Adding further dimensions are stories and snippets from our maturing years in the same vessel we home built in 1973. Banyandah

A book for all who like adventures, courage, love, and encouragement

The story of two modern day explorers deeply in love
AUD$32 delivered worldwide (zones 1 – 7)

Where Wild Winds Blow ~ second edition

What was our most frightening moment?
Our greatest storm?
Did we ever get attacked by pirates?
And what was it like raising children afloat from infancy to grade eleven?

In Where Wild Winds Blow, we recall unforgettable highlights of our sea roving life while taking Banyandah on a challenging and rewarding exploration of the Australian islands and coastline exposed to the Great Southern Ocean.

‘Where Wild Winds Blow reveals more than the intoxication of a sea voyage in the company of dolphins, whales and sea eagles.
Written in Jack’s inimitable style – sometimes brash, often touching, but always heart-warmingly honest. The author has a masterly way of seeing Nature in all its awesome beauty.’

Margaret Muir, Author of Floating Gold, Sea Dust & Condor’s Feather

‘Perfect pace creating strong images without wasting words.’
Judy Cooperman, LA

‘You two are brilliant! Such a brave and loved up couple.’
Dr. James Fitzpatrick, The Lililwan Project

Click here to read the first chapter

For all with the desire to enjoy life afloat

Practical Boat Bits and Tips

Book - Practical Boat Bits and Tips

AUD$27 delivered worldwide (zones 1 – 7)

The simplest and best ideas complied from building, maintaining and managing vessels for forty years. Illustrated with photographs, diagrams and in Jude’s unique style.  As Cap’n Jack says, “Best take her word, she’s the one keeping Banyandah in top shape.”



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Readers’ Comments ~

Niki and Lauren at ZULU Waterways


The book is fantastic. So well written and a perfect balance between sailing details and historic notes and written with a raw honesty which is so essential for a Cruising book.  Niki and Lauren at ZULU Waterways

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