Afloat Magazine May 2018, No, 343

AFLOAT Magazine May 2018 cover

Front cover: The power of one – the unique Shy Albatross live on the safe haven of Albatross Island, a protected wildlife sanctuary off Cape Grim on the north-west tip of Tasmania. Photo Matthew Newton.

Birkenhead Point Marina - Refuelling Made Easy


Saving the Shy Albatross by Bruce Stannard

The Power of One: helping to save the Shy Albatross

Bruce Stannard

The New America’s Cup Class: a bad joke?

David Salter

Samoa: fish for the thrill and not the kill

Chris Whitelaw

Destination: The Great Sandy Strait

Alan Lucas

Saildrones to monitor Southern Ocean for CSIRO

Peter Campbell

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Editor's Column

Book Review


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

Upcoming Events

Weather with Malcolm Riley


Galley Gourmet with Captain Chaos

Tide Chart



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RTM partners with Warby Motorsport in anticipation of smashing the World Record

Adelaide Boat Show exhibitors range from both private and government sectors

Have Wings? Can do the Club Marine Pittwater to Paradise Regatta

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