The Pig

2016 Tassy to The Cape or Big Red

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After several weeks of vehicle maintenance the Pig (Cruiser 105) is ready ,I'm ready after my knee replacement on April one and now a short wait for the flood waters and ...

Created: 09 Jun 2016 13:25
Fishing Eddystone Point

Beauty Point ( Nothern Tas )to Cape York

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19 Days till I put myself and the cruiser on the Spirit of Tas for our annual 4x4 and motorbike trip. Last year we headed th

Created: 17 May 2016 00:00



Jacks Adventure Tour South East States

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21/09/14 Drove from Mannum to camp at Robe Lakeside van park (lovely clean and great grassy sites but expensive grass at $34) 22/09/13 Long drive across to ...

Created: 22 Sep 2014 21:02

Jacks NSW Victoria and S.A. Adventure Tour

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Friday 19/09/14 After packing up from an average campsite at the Lake View (if you had binoculars) van park ($20) we head

Created: 21 Sep 2014 10:34
Clunes repack

Jacks NSW Adventure Tour 1

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14/09/14 After a hearty breakfast we farewelled the bike riders and thanked our hosts for the evening Skip Gail and young Mitchell....

Created: 18 Sep 2014 11:07
Bearing change

Jacks NSW Adventure Tour

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08/09/14 After Glenreagh we worked our way through the forests to Wild Bull campground. Good to see the logging in action. But loaded log trucks

Created: 14 Sep 2014 11:44

Jacks NE N.S.W. Adventure Trip

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07/09/2014 Arrived Clunes late Friday arvo after an early start from Coonabarabran. Travelling via Tamworth Armidale, Glen Innes, Tenterfield,...

Created: 10 Sep 2014 10:42
The Parkes Radio Dish

Jacks NE NSW Adventure Tour

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After a balmy Bass Strait crossing we disembarked at 06.30 and headed towards Bendigo to check out a Jayco Camper Trailer ....

Created: 03 Sep 2014 00:00
Daintree Lizard

Jacks 2014 Adventure Tour of NE NSW. 7 bikes 2 fourbies and 11 adventurers

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Following last years epic trip from Beauty Point in Northern Tassy to the Tip of Cape York and return via the Telegraph and Frenchmans Track Airlie Beach and Hamilton Island ...

Created: 21 Aug 2014 22:24


Machens Beach

Tas to the Tip " Cairns North "

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Delay of report on our trip north due to lack of data reception except for a few areas like Bamaga .The trip was fantastic with a great time had by all on varying ...

Created: 28 Jul 2013 22:35
The Cruiser

Tas to the Tip 1

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Part 1 of the trip drive to Brisbane done tik Part 1A of the trip fly to Newcastle return Corobboree back to RQYS Manley mon arvo done tik Part 2 drive to Airlie towing ...

Created: 10 Jul 2013 11:58
The Cruiser

Tas to the Tip diversion via Newcastle sailing back to the Gold Coast

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Pressganged in Brizzy and flew down to Newcastle Fri arvo to help Robbo deliver his 20 year old yacht Corrobboree he had built and bought back afterslling his Sydney Hobart ...

Created: 07 Jul 2013 00:40
Quiet Red

Tas to the Tip

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After typical Bass Strait sea breeze of 25 - 30 Nor wester and a few potholes i arrived at Station Pier and disembarked at 0650 ready to brave the wakening Melbourne traffic ...

Created: 02 Jul 2013 12:50
The Cruiser

Tas to the Tip 1 1

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One more sleep then on to the Spirit tomorrow arvo .Packed up with sailing camping and 4x4 gear .After the Gold Coast Elliot 7 pick up it will be a leisure drive to Airlie ,...

Created: 30 Jun 2013 13:52

Tas to the Tip 1

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A week to departure ,starting to get serious ; dot the i's and cross the t's .Pay the bills and organise those to be paid ....

Created: 25 Jun 2013 10:58
Oz tent city Woods Lake

Tas to the Tip

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8 Days to the Spirit (mon week) last week to check pack and final service on the cruiser .Sort out the spot tracker and of course the fishing gear ....

Created: 23 Jun 2013 02:33