AFLOAT Daily News

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.

Advanced Skipper – industry initiative to recognise and reward good skippers  15-Nov-2017
If you’re reading Afloat, you’re probably one of the 2 million Australians who have a recreational boat licence. And probably have a passion both for boating, and for making boating better.

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.


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