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January 2022 issue

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Features

A Wilderness Story

A Wilderness Story

One hundred and 20 years ago, on April 29, 1901, 19-year-old John Stannard and his three mates arrived at their…

Painting an Old Sailboat

Painting an Old Sailboat

In early 2020 as Covid set in I took the opportunity to paint a boat that I had recently purchased.

A long lockdown can lead to mould & mildew

A long lockdown can lead to mould & mildew

Above: Hopefully this is not what awaits you when you get to return to your boat. By Mal Riley Covid…

News, Events & Reviews

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Sailors treated to sensational sea breeze on Corio Bay

Sailors treated to sensational sea breeze on Corio Bay

January 25, 2022

After a slow start to the day at the Festival of Sails the action picked up throughout the afternoon with…

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Siblings seize the day at Flying 11 Australian Championships

Siblings seize the day at Flying 11 Australian Championships

January 24, 2022

With Queensland to host the Olympic sailing a decade from now, it’s possible that some of our future representatives were…

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Patience key on Day Two of Festival of Sails

Patience key on Day Two of Festival of Sails

January 24, 2022

The second day of racing at the Festival of Sails kicked off with the Middle Distance Race getting underway in…

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Olympians Return to Racing for Day 1 of Sail Melbourne 2022

Olympians Return to Racing for Day 1 of Sail Melbourne 2022

January 14, 2022

Matt Wearn Sail Melbourne has kicked off and welcomes the return of several Olympians including Tokyo ILCA 7 Champion, Matt…

Adventures Afloat

Sailing in Maine – a cruiser’s paradise

Sailing in Maine – a cruiser’s paradise

Main photo: Wooden Boat School campus setting at Brooklyn with myriad of islands on this Atlantic seaboard in the far north-east of the United States of America. Few places in…

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…