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Shipwrecks of Truk Lagoon

Shipwrecks of Truk Lagoon

While some battles of WWII like Pearl Harbour, Guadalcanal and Iwo Jima are famous, the battle of Truk…

The not-so-great divide

The not-so-great divide

David Salter ponders the development that has changed how we acknowledge performance in the sport of offshore racing.  There…

The Spirit of Sailing and The Sea

The Spirit of Sailing and The Sea

A collection of interesting and evocative quotes compiled by David Salter This glorious unpredictability of sailing David…

News, Events & Reviews

News
BELUGA crowned Yacht of the Year in the Ocean Awards

BELUGA crowned Yacht of the Year in the Ocean Awards

May 6, 2021

M/Y BELUGA¸ a 34.7-metre Moonen based in Port Douglas Queensland, has been crowned Yacht of the Year in Boat International’s…

Event
Heavy hitters heading to Airlie Beach Race Week

Heavy hitters heading to Airlie Beach Race Week

May 5, 2021

A trio of past Sydney Hobart winners in Geoff Boettcher, Darryl Hodgkinson and Phil Turner, along with yachting champion Marcus…

Event
Fremantle to Exmouth Ocean Race and Rally

Fremantle to Exmouth Ocean Race and Rally

May 4, 2021

With Fremantle Sailing Club’s Fremantle to Exmouth Ocean Race and Rally less than a week away, 37 crews are eagerly…

Product & Industry
Stella to Release New Hydraulic Swim Platform Design at Sanctuary Cove Boat Show

Stella to Release New Hydraulic Swim Platform Design at Sanctuary Cove Boat Show

May 4, 2021

Australian marine equipment manufacturer and distributor, Stella, will release their latest design for Hydraulic Swim Platforms at 2021 Sanctuary Cove…

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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