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Features

Deep Sea Sink

Deep Sea Sink

If you think marine plastic pollution on the sea surface is bad, the real horror story lies hidden deep beneath…

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 A crew of 64 was required…

NUYINA, Australia’s newest Antarctic research ship

NUYINA, Australia’s newest Antarctic research ship

The $1.9 billion RSV Nuyina, will be three state-of-the-art vessels in one – an exceptionally powerful 160 metre…

News, Events & Reviews

Event
Reinventing the Australian Wooden Boat Festival

Reinventing the Australian Wooden Boat Festival

November 24, 2020

Although the Covid-19 pandemic forced the cancellation of the 2021 Australian Wooden Boat Festival, Tasmanians have not taken the postponement…

News
Whitsundays Clean Up Flotilla 2020

Whitsundays Clean Up Flotilla 2020

November 24, 2020

In 2018 the founders of Ocean Crusaders saw a need for major cleaning of the islands around Phuket and worked…

Product & Industry
Seldén official supplier for Farr X2

Seldén official supplier for Farr X2

November 24, 2020

Statement from Selden: Seldén are happy to announce that Seldén Mast has been appointed the official mast supplier for the…

News
Getting back OutThere this summer

Getting back OutThere this summer

November 24, 2020

AFL Legend Brendan “Fev” Fevola hit the water at Sandringham Yacht Club with his daughter as a part of Australian…

Adventures Afloat

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…

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…

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