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Heaven Can Wait Regatta 2018  28-Dec-2017
The 12th anniversary of the biggest Charity Sailing Regatta on Lake Macquarie – The Heaven Can Wait Regatta, is scheduled to run over the weekend of February 24 and 25, 2018. The regatta is somewhat unique in that it is the only Australian overnight round the cans charity fund raising regatta.

  
2018 City of Perth Festival of Sail  21-Dec-2017
The 2018 City of Perth Festival of Sail returns to the CBD with a busy program of activities taking place from Saturday, 27th January to Friday, 2nd February 2018.

  
Marine Rescue NSW volunteers increase services for holiday boating safety  21-Dec-2017
Marine Rescue NSW has boosted services for summer, the busiest time of the year for recreational boating.

  
Supermaxi Yacht Wild Oats XI struck by lightning on eve of Rolex Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race  20-Dec-2017
The Oatley family’s champion Rolex Sydney to Hobart yacht race supermaxi, Wild Oats XI, is at the centre of a frenetic repair schedule after it was struck by lightning at the weekend. It is uncertain at this stage if the yacht will be in full racing trim for the start on Boxing Day.

  
How Raymarine RealVision 3D™ & CHIRP SideVision™ Reveals Key Structure  14-Dec-2017
Raymarine’s Jim McGowan demonstrates how leading-edge sonar technologies find structure and fish.

  
Australian White Ensign Flag Raising at RANSA  13-Dec-2017
Chief of Navy -Vice Admiral Tim Barrett AO CSC RAN - was the guest of honour at the hoisting of the Australian White ensign at the RANSA in Rushcutters Bay on Saturday. The ceremony was attended by senior Naval personnel, RANSA Commodore Dave Giddings and Flag officers, local dignitaries including Woollahra Mayor Peter Cavanagh and Councilors, members of RANSA, and their Rushcutters Bay neighbours.

  
Anchorage Marina upgrade attracts large boat tourism to Port Stephens  13-Dec-2017
The newly completed upgrade of Anchorage Marina will bring quality water tourism and help raise the profile of Port Stephens as a destination for larger boats, says Port Stephens Mayor Mr Ryan Palmer.

  
2017 Sabre Sailing Association of WA State Championships  30-Nov-2017
Perth Dinghy Sailing Club and Mounts Bay Sailing Club hosted the Sabre State Championships last weekend (25th & 26th Nov). 26 boats entered the 6 Heat series.

  
Sydney Hobart hub  30-Nov-2017
Sydney City Marine, the state-of-the-art shipyard on Sydney Harbour, a stone’s throw from the Sydney CBD, has welcomed several high-profile Sydney Hobart entrants, including last year’s overall winner, Giacomo (now Wizard) and stalwart contender, Black Jack, the former 2011-2012 Volvo Ocean Race entrant Telefonica, owned by Peter Harburg.

  
Lakemac Heritage Festival 31 March – 1 April 2018  27-Nov-2017
Lakemac Heritage Festival Inc. will run the very successful festival at Toronto foreshore over the Easter weekend in 2018. Over the years it has had several name changes from Heritage Afloat to Lake Macquarie Classic Boatfest and now Lakemac Heritage Festival. It is still the same event that happens every Easter weekend at Toronto Foreshore. This will be the 23rd year of the event and it has something for everyone.


 
 


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