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Features

USS Peary propeller discovery in Darwin Harbour

USS Peary propeller discovery in Darwin Harbour

The discovery by a local diver of two large ship propellers on the sea floor of Darwin Harbour…

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 It’s not just a test of…

The Deadly Killer in Nelson’s Navy

The Deadly Killer in Nelson’s Navy

(And it hits Quirky) No, not cannon balls or scurvy. Did you see the item from Dudley…

News, Events & Reviews

News
Yes, you can go boating/fishing, so long as …

Yes, you can go boating/fishing, so long as …

July 14, 2020

COVID-19 Update from the Boating Industry Association of Victoria Conditions of Boating and Fishing…

Event
The legacy of Cook’s first Pacific voyage

The legacy of Cook’s first Pacific voyage

July 9, 2020

Ship and Shore: The history and legacy of Cook’s voyage, a free exhibition from the Australian National Maritime Museum shines…

News
Australian Sailing plans for success

Australian Sailing plans for success

July 9, 2020

Renowned international sailor Iain Murray AM and Australian Sailing have today announced that the 2008 Olympian and reigning Etchells World…

Event
America’s Cup – 170 Years of History in under 3 minutes

America’s Cup – 170 Years of History in under 3 minutes

July 7, 2020

The America’s Cup was first contested in 1851 making it the oldest trophy in international sport, predating the…

Adventures Afloat

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…

Across the Pacific

Across the Pacific

In May 2019, Regan and Sandra Fleming took their 11-year-old son out of the classroom and into the ‘school of South Pacific life’ aboard their new Riviera 68…

The Great Barrier Reef

The Great Barrier Reef

Australia’s world heritage jewel It’s about this time of year, that many boat owners dream of escaping the cold winter chills by heading north. This year QLD…

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