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Features

Ultims Oz Visit

Ultims Oz Visit

The Ultim class of 105 foot trimarans are the true monsters of the deep ocean, reports Kevin Green. To…

The Hobart Start of 2023

The Hobart Start of 2023

by Shue Z As Shue’s plan to do the Hobart Race this year fell apart due to various reasons, She…

Australian 12ft Cadet Dinghy 100th Anniversary Regatta

Australian 12ft Cadet Dinghy 100th Anniversary Regatta

Main photo: Strong north west winds and relatively flat sea make for a quick run from the top mark, having…

News, Events & Reviews

News
Australian Women’s Keelboat Regatta 2024 Winners Decided

Australian Women’s Keelboat Regatta 2024 Winners Decided

June 13, 2024

Main Photo: Liberator’s crew having some pre-race fun. Photo courtesy AWKR…

Product & Industry
What Makes Tassie the Epicentre of Wooden Boat Building Skills and Appreciation

What Makes Tassie the Epicentre of Wooden Boat Building Skills and Appreciation

June 13, 2024

Tasmania is the epicentre of Australian wooden boat building. As the home of what is considered the world’s finest boat…

News
Coral Sea Marina Launches Documentary-Style Series in celebration of World Boating Day

Coral Sea Marina Launches Documentary-Style Series in celebration of World Boating Day

May 24, 2024

World Boating Day (25 – 26 May) is a global initiative designed to encourage people to embark on a journey…

Event
The 2024 Australian Marine Industry Awards Celebrating Success

The 2024 Australian Marine Industry Awards Celebrating Success

May 24, 2024

2024 Australian Marine Industry Awards Winners – Photo By Salty Dingo The remarkable achievements of the Australian Marine Industry were…

Adventures Afloat

Weather: Interpret – Adjust – Prepare

Weather: Interpret – Adjust – Prepare

Weather forecasts are never going to be perfect. As mariners, it is our responsibility to interpret, adjust, and prepare. Technology is transforming our reception of weather forecasts. They are improving…

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…

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