AFLOAT Daily News

$850,000 investment in boating safety for Marine Rescue Port Stephens  28-Apr-2016
Marine Rescue Port Stephens is preparing to mark the start of a new era in boating safety for the Port Stephens area with the impending arrival of its new rescue boat, Port Stephens 31 ‘John Thompson’, an $850,000 investment in advanced marine search and rescue technology and equipment.

Marine Rescue NSW Great Outdoor Getaway Art Union winners  26-Apr-2016
The inaugural Marine Rescue NSW Great Outdoor Getaway Art Union has been drawn. The total prize package, worth $281,500, featured off-road caravans, 4WD vehicles, boats, cars, a quad bike and cash.

Young 88 NSW Championships  26-Apr-2016
This years Y88 NSW Championships saw 10 Y88’s gather on the picturesque waters of Pittwater on April 16/17. The annual regatta hosted by the ever professional RPAYC, saw a hotly contested series with some of the closest competition seen in recent years with numerous boats sporting new headsails and spinnakers.

2016 Beyond Bank Regatta  26-Apr-2016
April 23rd and 24th was a great weekend for sailing when Batemans Bay Sailing Club in conjunction with Sailability Batemans Bay held the Beyond Bank Regatta. This regatta has been going for over 35 years and is the biggest annual sailing event on the NSW South Coast.

Australian Marine Wholesale on-site at The Boat Works  26-Apr-2016
Marine industry stalwart, Errol Cain of Australian Marine Wholesale has headquartered his entire operations at The Boat Works, joining the 40+ individual businesses on-site, each operating independently to guarantee clients the most competitive quotes.

Parramatta River SC 2015-16 season wrap up  23-Apr-2016
Parramatta River Sailing Club's 2015-16 season was wrapped up with the Twilight, Autumn and Special Trophies series - culminating in the club championship summations, and saw very close and enjoyable racing across both divisions, in a variety of breezes.

Two North Queensland marinas presented with International Environmental Accreditations  22-Apr-2016
Presentations have today been made to two high profile North Queensland marinas – Hamilton Island Marina and Abell Point Marina following their accreditation as Level 3 Clean Marinas and Fish Friendly Marinas by the Marina Industries Association.

BOW&STERN timepieces, minimalist watches that will last a lifetime  21-Apr-2016
Your journey is always evolving and changing - BOW&STERN nautical inspired timepieces allow you to create and change to suit your current voyage with a lifetime guarantee.

Top performances at Sail Port Stephens  18-Apr-2016
The ninth Sail Port Stephens finished yesterday, Sunday April 17, in some of the best winds of the week-long regatta and close to 100 crews luckily escaped the powerful thunderstorms that stalled a few miles to the south of the competition arenas.

Sail Port Stephens’ Broughton race for Hicko  18-Apr-2016
A morning drifter delaying the race starts both inshore and offshore graduated to a gloriously warm light air afternoon for the first-ever Sail Port Stephens’ Broughton Island Passage Race.

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