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18 Footers: The Winning Family, the Winning Way

18 Footers: The Winning Family, the Winning Way

The ongoing success of Australia’s iconic 128-year-old sport of 18ft Skiff Racing on Sydney Harbour, owes much to…

The Traditional Japanese Spa

The Traditional Japanese Spa

This is an extract from When the Ship Hits the Fan by Captain Rob Anderson (Affirm…

The Almost Fatal Shore

The Almost Fatal Shore

How Endeavour survived shipwreck on the Great Barrier Reef Bruce Stannard continues his 250th anniversary tribute to…

News, Events & Reviews

News

Introducing Grant Dunoon – ORCV’s new Commodore

September 22, 2020

The Ocean Racing Club of Victoria (ORCV) is pleased to announce that following the 2020 AGM, respected Victorian…

Event
Harken SA Summer of Sail returns as state bounces back

Harken SA Summer of Sail returns as state bounces back

September 17, 2020

South Australian sailors are set for an exciting summer of sailing when the state welcomes the return of…

News
Multi-million dollar investment supports local jobs and Gold Coast waterways access

Multi-million dollar investment supports local jobs and Gold Coast waterways access

September 17, 2020

The Palaszczuk Government has announced more than $35 million will be invested in the Gold Coast’s waterways over the next…

News
Stick ‘em up: new test can detect crown-of-thorns starfish as quickly as a home pregnancy kit

Stick ‘em up: new test can detect crown-of-thorns starfish as quickly as a home pregnancy kit

September 14, 2020

Researchers at the Australian Institute of Marine Science have developed a dipstick test that can detect crown-of-thorns starfish…

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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