AFLOAT Daily News

Abell Point awarded Queensland's Major Tourism Attraction  14-Nov-2017
The 2017 Queensland Tourism Awards held this weekend saw Abell Point Marina awarded gold for Major Tourist Attraction, above some very well-known Queensland operators.

Blink and you might miss the entry cut-off  13-Nov-2017
Entries close on December 1 for the Club Marine Pittwater to Paradise Regatta and so far a healthy international fleet of 25 yachts ranging in size and concentrated in the 40-50ft zone are starters for the race north and chance to compete in subsequent Queensland state championships as part of the annual Bartercard Sail Paradise Series.

Sussex Inlet and St Georges Basin Yacht Club hosts 28th Annual Regatta  10-Nov-2017
One of the highlights in the South Coast sailing calendar is the Sussex Inlet and St Georges Basin Yacht Club Annual regatta. The 28th event run by the club will be held the weekend of February 3 and 4, 2018.

Ideal conditions for the faster yachts in the Roland Smith Ocean Race  09-Nov-2017
It was a clear start for the fleet of 18 yachts in the Roland Smith Ocean Race last Saturday. The annual 80 nautical mile race is run by Royal Freshwater Bay Yacht Club in Western Australia.

Book a marina berth on the fly with new Marina Exchange App  07-Nov-2017
Sometimes “any port in a storm” isn’t the port you want. Imagine being able to book a marina berth on the fly and make sure you get all the facilities you want. That’s the service that Marina Exchange brings with their new iOS and Android App.

SWISH aiming for another win in Coffs Race 2017  07-Nov-2017
Steve Proud is rightly proud to be the owner and skipper of SWISH, a Kernan 44. Off the back of his great win in this years Hamilton Island IRC Passage Division 1, Steve is looking forward to doing it all again in the Coffs race on the 27th December 2017.

Australian Sailor Glenn Ashby Needs You!  06-Nov-2017
Australia’s 2017 America’s Cup-winning skipper, Glenn Ashby, stands on the precipice of sailing’s most prestigious title, as one of four nominees for the male Rolex World Sailor of the Year, to be announced in Mexico on Tuesday.

Pantaenius Newport to Coffs Coast Yacht Race  06-Nov-2017
The 37th running of the 'Coffs Race' is on again this year and will return to its traditional start date of the 27th of December.

White Bay 6 FREE Open Day!  01-Nov-2017
On Saturday 25 November White Bay 6 Marine Park, home of Sydney Harbour Boat Storage, will be holding a FREE Open Day to promote Boating Safety.

Room for all at the 2018 Festival of Sails  01-Nov-2017
It’s shaping up as a feast of sporting highlights as the iconic Festival of Sails gets set to share the 2018 Australia Day weekend in Geelong with the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race, but there is still plenty of accommodation available.


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