AFLOAT Daily News

18ft Skiffs NSW Championship – Race 2  23-Nov-2009
Michael Coxon, Aaron Links and Trent Barnabas have taken a tight grip on the NSW 18ft Skiff Championship after only three of the five scheduled races when they scored their third successive win in Thurlow Fisher-City on Sydney Harbour on Sunday 22 November.

Hong Kong Harbour Hosts Spectacular Extreme 40s  22-Nov-2009
Racing just metres from the shoreline on both sides of the Harbour here in Hong Kong, the six Extreme 40s put on a spectacular display for the gathered international media on day 1 of the inaugural series. There were six races this afternoon in 12 - 15 knots that gusted up to 18 keeping the skippers challenged in the two lap races.

Improved boating infrastructure firmly on the agenda  22-Nov-2009
An improvement to Victoria’s boating infrastructure was firmly on the agenda at the third biannual VECCI Victoria Summit held at Parliament House on Tuesday November 17.

New Minister for NSW  21-Nov-2009
NSW Maritime has a new Minister for Ports and Waterways, the Hon. Paul McLeay, MP

World Fisheries Day - Celebrate or Commiserate?  21-Nov-2009
This Saturday 21st November is World Fisheries Day, celebrated around the world to highlight the importance of global fisheries. But Australia's leading marine conservation group questions whether we should be celebrating or commiserating this Saturday.

Japanese whaling fleet sails again  20-Nov-2009
The Japanese whaling fleet left port in Innoshima November 19 en route to Antarctica with over 1000 whales in its sight.

Skippers Need to Show Lights at Night  20-Nov-2009
NSW Maritime checked almost 800 boats during operation Lights On last weekend, according to General Manager Recreational Boating Brett Moore.

Groupama 3 - Repairs in Cape Town  19-Nov-2009
After having envisaged making directly for the technical base in Lorient, Franck Cammas and his crew have decided to make for South Africa to carry out repairs under good conditions.

Coral Sea – No Consultation and No Debate. Now What?  19-Nov-2009
Marine Queensland has expressed dismay at the Government response to Senator Boswell’s disallowance motion on the Coral Sea Conservation Zone in the Senate yesterday evening.

Ensign Yachts celebrates new partnership with Beneteau  19-Nov-2009
Gold Coast’s Ensign Yachts takes great pleasure in announcing that they have been newly appointed as the Beneteau Yacht dealers for Queensland. Having significant experience with various yachts over many years, the leading new Queensland team all share the same view that Beneteau Yachts are a ‘force to be reckoned with’.


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