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Welcome to the Matthew Flinders' Web Club

The Matthew Flinders' Web Club gives you a chance to 'come aboard' the Windeward Bound as 'Virtual Voyagers' and experience the adventures of those on board through a 'travel buddy', sent in by you or your school.

Scroll down this page to meet the travel buddies already sailing with the ship, read about their experiencess or just take a look at the photos of their adventures.

To find out more about joining the Matthew Flinders' Web Club, click here.


Chandler
From Jacqui and Hannah Coleman, NSW

Chandler is the ship's first stowaway, found hidden in the sailing dingy in Broome.

Click here to read about Chandler's Capers
or send him an email.


Mitch
From Mitcham School, SA

Mitch finally joined the ship in Darwin and has settled in as if he's been on the voyage since the start!

Click here to read Mitch's Memories
or send him an email.


Capt'n Burra
From Happy Valley Schools, SA

Capt'n Burra loves being high up in the rigging.
He hopes his little brother, Mr Eucalyptus, is behaving himself back at school!

Click here to read Capt'n Burra's Best Brags
or send him an email.


Ducky Flinders
From Walloon State School, QLD

'The Duckoon from Walloon' is one of Trim's favourite buddies. They always seem to be having naps together.

Click here to read about Ducky's Dastardly Deeds
or send him an email.


Dunstall
From Sorrell Primary School, TAS

Sent on this adventure by the kids from Grade 6 and Ms Corney.
He's a mad supporter of the Hawthorn Football Club, as you can see!

Click here to read about Dunstall's Daring Doos
or send him an email.


Freddo
From Nhulunbuy School in Nhulunbuy, NT.

Sent on this adventure by the kids from 5/6H and Mr Hewitt.
Freddo loves soccer and McDonalds!

Click here to read about Freddo's Fun
or send him an email.


Hobo
From Ubobo State School, QLD

Never having been to sea before, Hobo has taken to sailing like a fish to water!

Click here to read about Hobo's Holiday
or send him an email.


Matt
From Sorrell Primary School, TAS

Sent on this adventure by the kids from Grade 1/2.
Always prepared for adventure with his backpack stapped on, Matt makes sure he has a good supply of lollies with him. (So that's where they all go).

Click here to read about Matt's Madcap Musings
or send him an email.


Minty
From Sorrell School, TAS

Minty is a popular travel buddy with the voyage crew and generally just likes hanging around!

Click here to read about Minty's Moments
or send him an email.


Neat'n
From Clovelly Park Primary, SA

Sent on this adventure by the kids from G3 and G4.
Neat'n kept missing the ship and chased it all the way up the East Coast before finally getting on in Bundaberg!

Click here to read Neat'n's Narrative
or send him an email.


Reginald
From Catherine Retter in Sydney, NSW.

Reginald was kidnapped in Sydney by one of the crew from the Windeward Bound and he is thoroughly enjoying his trip around Australia.

Click here to read Reginald's Ramblings
or send him an email.


Sandy
From Sandringham East Primary, Vic.

Sandy the Sandpiper makes lots of friends amoung the voyage crew, including Mary from the USA.

Click here to read Sandy's Stories
or send him an email.


Victoria
From Mt Victoria Public School, NSW.

Victoria has made a special friend on board... she and Neat'n are sweet on each other! They make a cute couple.

Click here to read about Victoria's Ventures
or send her an email.


Winston
From Bwgcolman Community School, Palm Island, Qld

Winston has done lots of traveling before joining the Windeward Bound. He is loving the chance to explore the coast of Australia!

Click here to read Winston's Wafflings
or send him an email.


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