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What Afloat readers got up to during lockdown

What Afloat readers got up to during lockdown

Sailors are not likely to sit on their thumbs during a global pandemic so click on the gallery…

Warra-Warra-Wai not a welcome but a war cry

Warra-Warra-Wai not a welcome but a war cry

Bruce Stannard continues his 250th anniversary tribute to Lieutenant James Cook, Commander of HM Bark Endeavour, with an…

The Fishermen of Nicaragua

The Fishermen of Nicaragua

The sea plays a major part in life on the isthmus of Central America, with the Caribbean Sea…

News, Events & Reviews

Event
Airlie Beach Race Week: When the chips are down humour is precious

Airlie Beach Race Week: When the chips are down humour is precious

August 10, 2020

Leon Weaver left the race course yesterday thinking he had won the Trailable Yachts Race 3 to claim the overall…

Event
Vendée-Arctique-Les Sables d’Olonne

Vendée-Arctique-Les Sables d’Olonne

August 5, 2020

An unprecedented race, extreme conditions, a fierce battle: relive the prelude of the Vendée Globe from the inside.

News
The world’s largest newly-built wooden cargo ship

The world’s largest newly-built wooden cargo ship

August 5, 2020

Punta Morales, Costa Rica: After two years of shipyard construction at SAILCARGO INC., including a year of structural framing, the…

Event
SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week 2020 cancelled

SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week 2020 cancelled

August 5, 2020

The SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week (SMIRW) 2020 committee has made the difficult decision to cancel this year’s regatta, which was…

Adventures Afloat

Chartering a Catamaran in Croatia

Chartering a Catamaran in Croatia

Chartering a catamaran in Croatia is the holiday of a lifetime … but when your own boat is a 26ft monohull and the charter yacht is 45ft…

Adrift in Caledonia

Adrift in Caledonia

Northerly winds dictated the route of our week’s cruise around the Inner Hebrides, so with full sail up on our Contessa 32 we headed south along the rock strewn coasts…

Sailing in Greece – the Perfect Family Holiday

Sailing in Greece – the Perfect Family Holiday

“Can I steer please?” This is a popular saying over the course of our family holiday. That or “Can you pour me a G&T?” After all, there is…

Clarence River Adventure by Canoe

Clarence River Adventure by Canoe

At the start of last year, I typed up my New Year’s resolutions, and mid way down the list wrote “To go on an ‘adventure’ of the 2004 – 2008…

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