What's in AFLOAT? April 2012


AFLOAT Magazine April 2012 cover

Front cover: Photographer Peter Campbell held his nerve when Don Calvert’s Intrigue broached spectacularly during the Bellerive Regatta on the Derwent River.

Every Month


The search for a Sydney overseas terminal … or two!

by Graeme Andrews
Over the last 30 years or so State governments of both persuasions, aided and abetted by those ‘uber riche’ with good connections, have carried out a continual attack on the industrial aspects of what was once considered to be Australia’s finest port – Port Jackson... more »


Dugga Beazley

by Bruce Stannard
Up and down the Victorian coast the name Dugga Beazley evokes deep affection and genuine respect. Dugga is one of the last professional fishermen still working the waters of Port Phillip Bay. After a lifetime of fishing he is renowned for his skill in a boat and for his encyclopaedic knowledge of the Bay and its history... more »


Memory Lane – Cove River

by Alan Lucas
As a child – and later an adolescent, the Lane Cove River was a vast, broad, empty stream of endless possibilities. Nowadays, choc-a-bloc with moored boats and seen through ageing eyes, it has shrunk to an oversize creek of limited potential... more »


The hero of punt number eight – Harwood

by Noel Parkinson
As a kid I lived at Iluka, my secondary education being completed at Maclean Intermediate High School, necessitating a daily routine of crossing three vehicular ferries, namely Iluka, Goodwood Island and Harwood. Iluka had a weekday bus service to Grafton via Maclean, mainly catering for school children, although some parents utilised it as well... more »

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