AFLOAT Daily News

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.

ShipShape app - new version released for smartphones and tablets  24-Nov-2017
Intelligent Maintenance is delighted to announce the launch of the new multi-device version of its popular ShipShape app to replace ShipShape for iPad.

Sealegs announce Amphibious Boat Builders Program in Australia and the US  21-Nov-2017
Sealegs International today announced the Australian commencement of its Amphibious Boat Builders Program. The program has been established by Sealegs to give traditional boat builders outside New Zealand access to its patented amphibious technology, and was driven by the international demand for a greater variety of models and applications.

2018 Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show Launched  21-Nov-2017
SANCTUARY Cove International Boat Show (SCIBS) has officially launched its milestone 30th anniversary showcase, to be held from May 24 to 27, 2018.

Clipper Race yacht GREAT Britain crewmember fatality  20-Nov-2017
Official Statement from the Clipper Round the World Race regarding death at sea of GREAT Britain crewmember Simon Spiers

Metung Yacht club to host The Prince Philip Cup  16-Nov-2017
The Prince Philip Cup, the national championship for International Dragons is being hosted this year by the Metung Yacht club in the pristine and beautiful Gippsland Lakes of east Victoria over the week of the 7th January to the 13th.

Rex Gorell Land Rover continues partnership with Royal Geelong Yacht Club  15-Nov-2017
Geelong’s Rex Gorell Land Rover will continue its long-term partnership with Royal Geelong Yacht Club (RGYC), and the annual Festival of Sails until the end of 2019.

Parramatta River Sailing Club's 2017-18 season has commenced  15-Nov-2017
Parramatta River Sailing Club's 2017-18 season has commenced with bigger fleets for both the Saturday afternoon and Wednesday twilight races, and has seen very close and enjoyable racing across both divisions. Club members have enjoyed the three club post-race dinners to date, not to mention the wash-ups on the veranda and over the bar.

Countdown on to Sundance Marine Melbourne Osaka Cup 2018  15-Nov-2017
The countdown is on and, momentum and tension are building as the 29 boats taking part in the Sundance Marine Melbourne Osaka Cup 2018 continue to arrive in Melbourne, Australia ahead of the first start date.

RFBYC selected as Australian venue for 2019 WASZP Games  15-Nov-2017
WASZP is very pleased to announce that the 2019 WASZP Games are heading down under. After an extensive search we have identified our destination of Royal Freshwater Bay Yacht Club. The dates of 22-28th of January will forecast the classic ‘Fremantle Doctor’ which routinely pumps in on summer afternoons at 18-22 knots. This will lead to a sensational spectacle of speed and colour by the WASZP class.


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