AFLOAT Daily News

Anchorage Marina upgrade attracts large boat tourism to Port Stephens  13-Dec-2017
The newly completed upgrade of Anchorage Marina will bring quality water tourism and help raise the profile of Port Stephens as a destination for larger boats, says Port Stephens Mayor Mr Ryan Palmer.

2017 Sabre Sailing Association of WA State Championships  30-Nov-2017
Perth Dinghy Sailing Club and Mounts Bay Sailing Club hosted the Sabre State Championships last weekend (25th & 26th Nov). 26 boats entered the 6 Heat series.

Sydney Hobart hub  30-Nov-2017
Sydney City Marine, the state-of-the-art shipyard on Sydney Harbour, a stone’s throw from the Sydney CBD, has welcomed several high-profile Sydney Hobart entrants, including last year’s overall winner, Giacomo (now Wizard) and stalwart contender, Black Jack, the former 2011-2012 Volvo Ocean Race entrant Telefonica, owned by Peter Harburg.

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.


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