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Queensland IRC State Titles & Sunshine Coast Ocean Regatta kicks off this weekend  01-Jul-2015
Over 20 yachts will be lined up at the start line of the Queensland IRC State Titles/Sunshine Coast Ocean Regatta this Saturday 4th July, providing a great spectacle for those watching from the shore and from boats on the water.

Melges Australia Mid Winters 2015  30-Jun-2015
On the other side of the world in Denmark today is the start of the 2015 Melges 24 World Championships, approximately 100 teams from 18 Nations competing for a podium place. In addition to the scratch prizes are the highly sought after Corinthian places, over fifty per cent of the fleet on the start line have entered the Championships as Corinthian teams.

Light airs prevail as cream rises to the top in Land Rover Winter Series  29-Jun-2015
Race nine of the Land Rover Winter Series was again a game of cat and mouse as light fluky airs prevailed and set the scene for the final pointscore race next Sunday - some are in a win or lose scenario, while others are carrying a clear advantage.

LHI BBQ Cruise near capacity  26-Jun-2015
For the first time in its 13-year history, it seems likely that the cruise to Lord Howe Island for the annual Classic Yachties BBQ could be over-subscribed.

SCOR/QLD IRC – extend your stay at Mooloolaba and get 2 regattas for the price of one!  24-Jun-2015
Sunshine Coast Yacht Club is happy to announce that it will offer Queensland IRC State Title competitors entry to the Sunshine Coast Ocean Regatta for just an additional $100. The two events will be held in conjunction on July 4th - 8th, 2015 the sparkling coastal waters between Noosa and Caloundra.

Plain sailing with Pantaenius Australia in the 2015 WA IRC State Championship  24-Jun-2015
Saturday morning, sailors woke to ideal conditions for racing offshore in race one of the Pantaenius Australia 2015 IRC State Championship, the Arlene Race. A steady 15-20 knot WNW breeze with a moderate swell and gustier conditions out to sea, treated the fleet with some challenges over the 28nm passage course in Fremantle waters.

Wyndham Harbour appoints highly regarded marina expert Karen Wyatt as Marina Manager  23-Jun-2015
Wyndham Harbour is a $440 million residential and marina development located in Werribee South, Victoria. The new marina will open a portion of Port Phillip Bay never before accessible to the local community and boating enthusiasts

ARB has 4x4 Accessories covered at National 4x4 Outdoors Show, Fishing & Boating Expo  23-Jun-2015
Australia’s largest manufacturer and distributor of 4x4 accessories, ARB, has once again joined the exciting line-up of exhibitors at the upcoming National 4x4 Outdoors Show, Fishing & Boating Expo, scheduled for 21-23 August at the Melbourne Showgrounds, further bolstering the number of key industry players involved in the Show.

Yanmar Re-Power Reduces the Eco-Footprint  23-Jun-2015
The Black Cat Group in New Zealand is an award winning eco-tourism company that is progressively repowering their fleet with Yanmar marine diesel engines. The latest vessel to be repowered is their flagship boat, Black Cat, which has been refitted with a pair of Yanmar 6HYM-WET commercial engines.

Icy cold, wet and miserable day for CYCA Winter Series Race 8  22-Jun-2015
An icy cold, wet and miserable day nevertheless attracted the diehards to Race Eight of the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s Land Rover Winter Series, because there is everything to play for with just two weeks of the pointscore remaining.

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