Afloat Magazine February 2016, No, 316

AFLOAT Magazine February 2016 cover

Front cover: Phil Molony’s Archambault 40 Papillon battles through the southerlies that devastated the top fancies for the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race and saw 31 retirements. Photo by Stefano Gattini.

S.O.S. Marine - Man Overboard Equipment


RSHYR 2015 Yachts berthed in Hobart - photo by Kurt Arrigo

Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2015 – Like walking a tightrope, it’s all a matter of Balance

Patrick 'Tenpin' Bollen

On Thai Time

Kevin Green

Arthur Ransome: The Australian Connection

Mark Walker

Mystery Fires

Alan Lucas





Sail Sydney 2015 Byte winner Fletcher Duff - photo by Robin Evans
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Book Review with Peter Campbell


Nautical Quiz with Jim Broadside

Harbour Happenings

Crossword Puzzle – John Gray

On the Waterfront Pictorial

Product & Industry Review

Fishing with David Lockwood

Boats For Sale

On the Water with David Lockwood


Foul Bottoms with John Quirk

Reunions & Upcoming Events

Boat Electrics with Kurt Kupper


Galley Gourmet with Capt Chaos

Tide Chart




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AMC unveils plans for new, world-class autonomous underwater vehicle research facility

Noakes’ Support of an Outstanding 18ft Skiff Youth Team

The Sydney Sailboat Expo 2016 has something for everyone!

Manly Yacht Club Helly Hansen Women’s Challenge 2016

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