AFLOAT Daily News

Latest launch from the Wooden Boat Shop – Shearwater 38  14-Sep-2018
The latest masterpiece from The Wooden Boat Shop (WBS) will be traveling from Sorrento to Hobart for the 2019 Australian Wooden Boat Festival. This new vessel is the culmination of lifetimes of experience from Tim Phillips and the WBS crew.

Double-handers set to duel in Newport Coffs Coast  14-Sep-2018
The 2018 Pantaenius Newport Coffs Coast race is set to become the latest major yachting classic to combine a double-handed division with its fully-crewed fleet when the gun fires on December 27.

Sailing icon Sir James Hardy announced as event ambassador for 2019 Festival of Sails  12-Sep-2018
Former Olympian and America’s Cup hero Sir James Hardy, will return to the Festival of Sails in 2019, as ambassador of the three-day regatta.

Strong Queensland support for the Club Marine Pittwater to Paradise Regatta  11-Sep-2018
Encouragingly for this year’s Club Marine Pittwater to Paradise Regatta is the level of interest from Queensland boat owners planning to cruise to Sydney then race back north as part of a competitive field.

Eyachts is expanding into Western Australia  10-Sep-2018
Eyachts dealership network continues to grow, introducing Brendon Grieve as the Perth distributor.

SHS Marine has expanded into Middle Harbour with new slipways and service facility at Cammeray Marina  06-Sep-2018
SHS Marine has taken over operations of the well known Cammeray Shipwrights' office, berthing and two slipways at Cammeray Marina in Middle Harbour.

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.


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