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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…

The Golden Era of 18ft Skiff Racing

The Golden Era of 18ft Skiff Racing

The 1970s is often referred to as the ‘Golden Era of 18ft Skiff Racing’ as it produced large, competitive fleets at both…

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…

News, Events & Reviews

Event
CYCA update on 2021 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

CYCA update on 2021 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

September 17, 2021

The Cruising Yacht Club of Australia, home of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, remains hopeful the ‘Great Race’ will…

News
Day Three of the Xacobeo Six Metre European Championship 2021

Day Three of the Xacobeo Six Metre European Championship 2021

September 17, 2021

Sanxenxo, Spain – 16 September 2021 – A steady 12 knots from the northeast and glorious warm sunshine made for a…

News
Lifesaver Dogs save 14 people in beach rescue

Lifesaver Dogs save 14 people in beach rescue

September 17, 2021

Three water rescue dogs have been hailed as heroes after helping rescue fourteen people, eight of whom children, after a sudden change…

News
Pierre Quiroga – skipper MACIF 2019 – wins La Solitaire du Figaro

Pierre Quiroga – skipper MACIF 2019 – wins La Solitaire du Figaro

September 17, 2021

French skipper Pierre Quiroga (Skipper Macif 2019) crossed the finish line off Saint Nazaire on France’s Loire Atlantique coast at…

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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Sadly, due to continuing lockdowns there will not be a September AFLOAT.😢  Sign up for the AFLOAT eNewsletter to stay in touch. Link in Bio.