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The Yachties: down the mighty Murray in a Trailer Sailer

The Yachties: down the mighty Murray in a Trailer Sailer

James Backwell by James Backwell Last November, at the very end of COVID lockdowns that had prevented this trip for…

How to Choose a Watermaker For Your Next Boat Upgrade

How to Choose a Watermaker For Your Next Boat Upgrade

For long-term cruisers, a marine desalinator or watermaker is one of the most essential pieces of equipment on your vessel…

The Pearling Lugger ‘Penguin’ Restoration Project

The Pearling Lugger ‘Penguin’ Restoration Project

Using a small group of enthusiastic volunteers, the Queensland Maritime Museum is currently carrying out a major restoration of our…

News, Events & Reviews

Product & Industry
It was great to be back … 2022 Sydney International Boat Show

It was great to be back … 2022 Sydney International Boat Show

August 5, 2022

The 53rd annual Sydney International Boat Show cemented its standing as Australia’s largest recreational boating lifestyle event, drawing big crowds…

News
Sailor survives 16 hours in capsized boat in Atlantic

Sailor survives 16 hours in capsized boat in Atlantic

August 5, 2022

A French sailor, aged 62, has survived 16 hours in an air bubble inside his capsized sailing boat in the…

News
Moneypenny crowned overall winner of 2022 Noakes Sydney Gold Coast

Moneypenny crowned overall winner of 2022 Noakes Sydney Gold Coast

August 3, 2022

Sean Langman’s Reichel/Pugh 69 Moneypenny is the overall winner of the 2022 Noakes Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race.  This is…

Event
Entries open for 2022 International Cadet Worlds in Melbourne

Entries open for 2022 International Cadet Worlds in Melbourne

August 3, 2022

Main photo: The Cadet fleet under spinnaker at the 2016-17 Nationals in Adelaide. Photo Dave Birss Entries are now open…

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…

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August issue of AFLOAT out now!

Check out the Carbon Cruiser and the Tassie Bridge Disaster. Full details in the lastest AFLOAT link in bio!

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August issue of AFLOAT out now!

Check out the Carbon Cruiser and the Tassie Bridge Disaster. Full details in the lastest AFLOAT link in bio! 

 📸 Kevin Green

#priceless #afloat #afloatmagazine #yachtingmagazine #boatingmagazine #yachtlife #boating #boatinglife

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July issue of AFLOAT now!

Cover shot from the Australian Womens Keelboat Regatta.

The AWKR serves as a vehicle for Women to try out new positions, expand existing sailing and leadership skills, and become more actively involved in yacht racing. Check out more of the front cover exciting backstory on page 3!

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July issue of AFLOAT now!

Cover shot from the Australian Womens Keelboat Regatta.

The AWKR serves as a vehicle for Women to try out new positions, expand existing sailing and leadership skills, and become more actively involved in yacht racing. Check out more of the front cover exciting backstory on page 3! 

 📸 @afrancolini 

#priceless #afloat #afloatmagazine #yachtingmagazine #boatingmagazine #yachtlife #boating #boatinglife

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Brilliant cover pic!! Did the photographer get run over 😉

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