AFLOAT Daily News

All 4 Adventure Proudly Sponsored by Honda Marine  23-Oct-2014
Honda Marine is excited to announce the return of one of Australia’s premier adventure shows, All 4 Adventure. Season 6 kicks off with a bang this Sunday, October 26 at midday on Channel 10, so cancel whatever plans you have and get in front of the TV!

Stay Safe and Save Money at Abell Point Marina this summer  23-Oct-2014
With summer in the Whitsundays approaching, Abell Point Marina is your ultimate marina destination to keep your vessel safe and save money this summer season. Abell Point Marina is well known as a safe haven to shelter your vessel over the summer season. Rated to safe Australian Standards and having a great history of safe cyclone management, customers can be rest assured that your vessel will be looked after this summer and at a great price.

New Improved Swell Forecasting and more locations  22-Oct-2014
PredictWind have made significant improvements to the swell forecasting models and added new locations. Integrating the new 50km global wind forecast with ocean current data has created the most advanced swell modelling available online.

Christmas comes early for Sailors with disABILITIES  21-Oct-2014
Windcraft's MD Peter Hrones said he "Felt like Father Christmas" this week as he handed over the keys of a brand new Hanse 435 yacht to raffle winner John Scott and a cheque for $174,550.37 to David Pescud the founder of Sailors with disAbilities (SWD).

Fraser Regatta Rendezvous  21-Oct-2014
For its fifth-consecutive year, the Clipper Motor Yachts Fraser Island Regatta begun with a total flotilla of 14 semi-displacement and planing hull boats participating in the 9 day cruising experience along the Fraser Coast.

Sydney Short Ocean Racing Championship – Entry Open  21-Oct-2014
Entry is open and the Notice of Race is online for the 37th Sydney Short Ocean Racing Championship (SSORC), to be hosted by Middle Harbour Yacht Club on the weekend of November 29 and 30. The two-day series traditionally opens the summer offshore racing season and is one of the last times owners and crews can test their mettle against rivals and newcomers. It is also the ultimate opportunity to practice for the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race each year.

Marine Auctions Expands its Business to New Zealand  20-Oct-2014
Director of Marine Auctions & Valuations Australia, Adrian Seiffert announced the opening of the New Zealand operation of the company, which will be headed by experienced Marine Brokers Keiran Russell and Ranald McDonald.

2014 Beneteau Vicsail NSW State Sabot Championships  20-Oct-2014
Vicsail Beneteau shows strong support of junior sailing by being major sponsor of the 2014 Beneteau Vicsail NSW State Sabot Championships which sailed their first round on the weekend at Lane Cove 12’ Sailing Skiff Club.

Discover Sailing Day – free fun for all!  20-Oct-2014
If you’ve always wanted to sail but not been sure how to get involved then here’s your chance. On Sunday 26th October, Balmoral Sailing Club (BSC) will again be a part of Discover Sailing Day. Campbell McKay, Commodore of BSC, who sails a Mirror with his three young sons, said “We look forward to welcoming you to our Club and showing you just how much fun sailing can be.”

Southern apples and oranges for Club Marine Pittwater to Coffs Yacht Race  16-Oct-2014
Two Victorian first time entrants for the Club Marine Pittwater to Coffs Yacht Race starting January 2, 2015 are set to join the local fleet for the annual navigator’s challenge up the eastern seaboard from Sydney to the NSW Mid North coast. Virgin entrants Rob Hanna’s TP52 Shogun V and Jeff Dusting’s Sydney 47CR Adventure Safety Jem line up just five feet apart in length, but they are apples and oranges in terms of comfort and boat speed, though both have tasted handicap success.

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