AFLOAT Daily News

When Australian offshore racing came of age  23-May-2017
David Salter reports on the planned celebrations for a landmark yachting anniversary

By being aware this Whale Migration, you can enjoy nature at its best!  16-May-2017
We are so lucky in Australia to have such a wonderful coastline and waterways at our door step. Similarly, we are very lucky to share this environment with the unique marine life that inhabits our coasts and with winter approaching, these remarkable marine highways that run up and down our coastlines are about to get a whole lot busier.

New $2m base a vast upgrade for Marine Rescue Ballina volunteers  15-May-2017
Volunteers from Marine Rescue Ballina now have a modern, high-tech base for their life-saving work to protect local boaters, with the opening today of their new $2 million unit base and radio tower.

KOHLER – the world’s most intelligent generator system  10-May-2017
KOHLER – the world’s most intelligent generator system. Always present, never noticed.

Parramatta River Sailing Club's 2016-17 season has wrapped up  26-Apr-2017
Parramatta River Sailing Club's 2016-17 season has wrapped up with the Saturday autumn, special trophies and club championship series, along with the Wednesday twilight series B races.

Become a Youth Training Program Volunteer with Sydney Heritage Fleet  12-Apr-2017
The Sydney Heritage Fleet is keen to develop and expand its Youth Training Programs on board the restored 1874 Tall Ship the James Craig and other fleet vessels. These activities include sleepovers, day excursions with alongside activities and sailing adventures as well as delivery of new history based educational programs. In order to achieve this development the Fleet is seeking suitable volunteers to be part of the Youth Program delivery team.

The new Sealine C430 - OPEN YOUR EYES TO SEA EXCELLENCE  11-Apr-2017
The new Sealine C430 is a dynamic and sporty motor boat that is thrilling in design and driving experience. On 43 feet she astonishes with up to three double cabins, various technical refinements and visual highlights.

Clean up underway in preparation for Airlie Beach Race Week  11-Apr-2017
A clean-up campaign is underway in Airlie Beach in the wake of Cyclone Debbie, as Whitsunday Sailing Club officials announce Airlie Beach Race Week 2017 is definitely on, “so keep the entries coming in,” is the clear message from event officials.

Chicken Lips brings the country to Sail Port Stephens  07-Apr-2017
Mark Hillis’s trailable Fareast 28 Chicken Lips hails from the NSW Riverina region where a lack of wide deep-water lakes means the crew has to travel from Wagga Wagga for their racing fix.

Abell Point Marina says "The Whitsundays are open for business"  04-Apr-2017
The mood is largely positive and both the marina and Airlie Beach are a hive of activity. The sound of generators buzzing, workmates laughing and boats moving in and out of the marina is testament to the resilience of the Whitsunday region.

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