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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
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…

Product & Industry
Maritimo Globally Reveal The M50 And S50 Motor Yachts At The 2024 SCIBS

Maritimo Globally Reveal The M50 And S50 Motor Yachts At The 2024 SCIBS

May 24, 2024

In a surprise announcement at the Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show, Maritimo globally revealed the all-new M50 Flybridge and S50…

Event
Expresso Martini to take on best at Ocean Dynamics and Mount Gay Airlie Beach Race Week

Expresso Martini to take on best at Ocean Dynamics and Mount Gay Airlie Beach Race Week

May 23, 2024

Expresso Martini and crew are ready to face their foes – Photo By Judi Marshall Entries for Whitsunday Sailing Club’s…

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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2 months ago

April issue of AFLOAT out now! ⚓️

Drift into April 2024 AFLOAT as we head south where David Salter takes us to the hidden gem of Port Huon. 
Lost in a storm 120 years ago the wreck of the SS Nemesis has now been found and studied, Bruce Stannard relates the story in ‘The Cruel Sea’. 
Head over to Europe with Kevin Green and explore the Mediterranean coasts of France and Spain. 
Follow the remarkable tale of the First Circumnavigation of the World by Magellan as told by Kevin Green … and loads more! 🌊⛵️🛥

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April issue of AFLOAT out now! ⚓️

Drift into April 2024 AFLOAT as we head south where David Salter takes us to the hidden gem of Port Huon. 
Lost in a storm 120 years ago the wreck of the SS Nemesis has now been found and studied, Bruce Stannard relates the story in ‘The Cruel Sea’. 
Head over to Europe with Kevin Green and explore the Mediterranean coasts of France and Spain. 
Follow the remarkable tale of the First Circumnavigation of the World by Magellan as told by Kevin Green … and loads more! 🌊⛵️🛥

#priceless #afloat #afloatmagazine #yachtingmagazine #boatingmagazine #yachtlife #boating #boatinglife
3 months ago

March issue of AFLOAT out now! ⚓️

Sail into March 2024 Afloat and catch up with Capt Liz as she lives the dream but still battles with her yacht’s engine. Then it’s Calm Water Cruising with Bruce Stannard aboard the graceful Gaff Rig Ketch Kerrawyn. Come sailing with Ian Kirk on Moreton Bay - an ideal place for cruising and camping in dinghies. Ever wondered what it’s like to work on a Cruise Ship? Kevin Green talks to Sue Yates about her work as a Cruise Operations Manager … and loads more! 🌊⛵️🛥

#priceless #afloat #afloatmagazine #yachtingmagazine #boatingmagazine #yachtlife #boating #boatinglife
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March issue of AFLOAT out now! ⚓️

Sail into March 2024 Afloat and catch up with Capt Liz as she lives the dream but still battles with her yacht’s engine. Then it’s Calm Water Cruising with Bruce Stannard aboard the graceful Gaff Rig Ketch Kerrawyn. Come sailing with Ian Kirk on Moreton Bay - an ideal place for cruising and camping in dinghies. Ever wondered what it’s like to work on a Cruise Ship? Kevin Green talks to Sue Yates about her work as a Cruise Operations Manager … and loads more! 🌊⛵️🛥

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

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Great magazine.