THE BIGGEST FISHING EVENT AUSTRALIA HAS EVER SEEN DEPARTING MELBOURNE July seventh 2016

1 Man, 1 boat and 16,500km of challenging ocean and 127 days attempting to set a world record.

Fish For Life is a Not for Profit fundraising organisation that is raising funds for the Cancer Council of Australia by taking on one of the biggest boating and fishing challenges ever, Fish For Life’s skipper Mark Ratchford will depart Melbourne Boat Show on Sunday June 20th 2016 to embark on a quest to raise funds to find a cure for cancer whilst circumnavigating Australia, stopping at many destinations along the way.

Welcome Back Mark!!!. 

Mark Ratchford Has returned safely from his challenging event of circumnavigating Australia.

Well done!!

Home at last, Journey completed

Mark’s quest is finally completed, he had traveled over 16,500km. Below are the paths and sights I have taken in, on my journey. I hope all have enjoyed following me and a big thank you to all who joined me on this journey to help those who are depending on us to do our share in contributing to communities across Australia. These links help us all to follow the journey, Thank you to every one who helped.
http://www.findship.co/  or  http://www.marinetraffic.com/ and enter in the search   503040830 to find and follow us.

On My Way Home with Mercury

Beautiful day, beautiful wildlife

Having a feed in the Middle of the great Australian bite

Fish for Life

Fish For Life is a fund raiser for the Cancer Council Australia, We intend to circumnavigate the whole of Australia including Tasmania in a 22ft trailable fishing boat, we will fish every day on this epic journey, I will be attempting to set a world record. The journey will take an estimated 127 days taking in some of Australia's best fishing grounds and locations. so please stay tuned for updates.
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Fish for LifeDecember 5th, 2016 at 9:25pm
Submitting for my World Record for the circumnavigation. Fingers crossed it is accepted.
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Fish for Life added 8 new photos.December 5th, 2016 at 9:25pm
All i can say is WOW! While i was away circumnavigating this wonderful country, my friends decided to put together a huge surprise for my return. I am blown Away, Tony Reade you are a legend. My mate Tony painted my car for me while i was gone,Mandy and Chris thanks for helping him with the polishing. Some before and after pics below.
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Fish for LifeDecember 5th, 2016 at 9:25pm
Thank you Tony and Deb Gower for your contribution to FFL and all your support.
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Fish for LifeDecember 5th, 2016 at 9:25pm
Gday fans and followers,
As you know mark has arrived home🍾🎈🎈🎈
Tune into the nightly news on 7, SBS and ABC for a full story on the arrival. Thank you to everyone for their support we appreciate so much.
Updates will be up soon for marks appearances in victoria.

Lufra Apartments Eagle Hawk Neck.

Fish For Life would like to thank Lufra Apartments for their generous support when Mark arrives at Eagle Hawk Neck. We ask all our followers when visiting Tasmania don’t miss out on this pristine location and friendly Environment.

Brisbane Tinnie and Tackle show 2016

Special thanks to the Monster Fish crew for the valuable support they give FFL during these shows. FFL would also like to thank the attendees who came to our stall and showed support, it was great to chat to people who have followed our journey, Thank you from the FFL crew.

EVOLUTION BOATS

Thank you to Paul and Melinda Junginga from for the ongoing support, without you FFL would not be where it is today. From all the crew at FFL, THANK YOU.

MERCURY MARINE

Reliability and fuel efficiency, thank you Mercury we are proud to have you on board and we feel safe and confident with the worlds number one outboard company supporting us along the way.

MARK RICCIUTO

Mark is proud to be a FFL ambassador, he is an integral part of the SA team, welcome aboard Mark.

Shane Mensforth SA Ambasador

Shane is the proud owner and editor of S.A Angler. Welcome aboard Shane, we appreciate your contribution to FFL to date and look forward to your continued support in the future.

FFL, A Journey With Angels

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Our Skipper, Mark Ratchford

Savwinch

Durability and reliability is the name of the game when it comes to winches & you can’t go past Savwinch for these qualities.

Justagirl

South Australia’s no 1 girls competition fishing team, no holding back with this team, thank you for your valuable contribution to FFL.

Lee Rayner Joins Fish For Life as a national ambassador

Fish For Life would like to welcome aboard Lee Rayner as a national ambassador, we are looking forward to working close with Lee in the quest to raise funds on behalf of the cancer council to help sick and needy people.

The Great Ocean Views Motel

“When it comes to anchoring your boat, you need the best. Choose a Sarca, and forget the rest.”

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Bendigo warehouse party smashes goal

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Fish for Life warehouse party in Bendigo

CAST OFF FOR CASH

FISH FOR LIFE ARE THE TALK OF THE TOWN, CLICK ON ANY OF THE MEDIA REPORTS BELOW TO READ ALL ABOUT OUR QUEST

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