AFLOAT Daily News

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.

Fusion® launches Signature Series speakers with refined performance and sleeker design  16-Nov-2017
Auckland, New Zealand – FUSION®, a worldwide leader in marine audio entertainment, announced today the newly redesigned Signature Series speakers. With refined performance and a sleeker look and feel, the Signature Series offers an unparalleled premium audio experience even in the harshest marine conditions.

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.

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.


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