AFLOAT Daily News

One last race brings SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week to a close  06-Sep-2018
Paul Clitheroe finally got the ‘Balance’ right today – missed all the holes to win the final race in IRC at SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week today. but it was David Fuller’s Vamp, which already had the series stitched up yesterday and today he added to a second place to his tally of four wins and a further second place.

Northshore Yachts Australian Championships 2018  04-Sep-2018
The Northshore Yachts Australian Championships was contested at Royal Motor Yacht Club Toronto on the weekend of 18 - 19 August. Boats made the journey from Port Stephens and Broken Bay to attend as well as other Lake Macquarie yacht clubs.

From Dusk Till Dawn – The new FJORD 44 Coupé has arrived  03-Sep-2018
The Fjord 44 Coupé is being described as extravagant, powerful and seaworthy, she is Fjord transformed.

MHYC Sailing Season Keelboat Preview  30-Aug-2018
Middle Harbour Yacht Club is gearing up for another busy season of keelboat sailing and there are a number of innovations in the 2018-2019 racing program.

50th Anniversary of Gougeon Brothers  28-Aug-2018
2019 is the 50th Anniversary of Gougeon Brothers Inc, USA. 1969 marked a point in the Gougeon brothers’ careers when they applied all they had learned about wooden structures and epoxy technology to manufacturing—for the first time—a wood/epoxy composite boat.

New TP52 Australian circuit planned  27-Aug-2018
With so many now in the country, Marcus Blackmore has confirmed a TP52 circuit for Australia, starting in November.
“The owners have talked and we’re going to start with three – one in Sydney, one in Pittwater and one in Newcastle – the guys are fans of Newcastle and the Newcastle Cruising Yacht Club,” Blackmore said.

Multi-tude of reasons to be cheerful at Hamilton Island Race Week 2018  27-Aug-2018
How can you fairly handicap a huge fleet of cruiser racers of such diverse ages, sizes and speeds as appear at Hamilton Island Race Week each year?
Judging by the very positive response to this year’s latest handicapping initiative, the answer appears to be the five Hamilton Island divisions, all of which enjoyed some close and spectacular island racing all week over six days.

Positive trend across the country evident in Brisbane  27-Aug-2018
The confidence seen across the country during the boat show season has again been evident during the Brisbane Boat Show.

2018 Spice Islands Darwin Ambon Race  24-Aug-2018
The 2018 Spice Islands Darwin Ambon Race has drawn to a close for another year. With only 10 boats taking part due to a variety of reasons the event was still a raging success with many stories to be told.

TMG Announces Two New Members of the Dragonfly Trimaran Family  24-Aug-2018
One of Australia’s leading multihull specialists, TMG (The Multihull Group), is delighted to announce the addition of two brand new members to the award-winning Dragonfly trimaran family.


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