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Features

The Yachties: down the mighty Murray in a Trailer Sailer

The Yachties: down the mighty Murray in a Trailer Sailer

James Backwell by James Backwell Last November, at the very end of COVID lockdowns that had prevented this trip for…

How to Choose a Watermaker For Your Next Boat Upgrade

How to Choose a Watermaker For Your Next Boat Upgrade

For long-term cruisers, a marine desalinator or watermaker is one of the most essential pieces of equipment on your vessel…

The Pearling Lugger ‘Penguin’ Restoration Project

The Pearling Lugger ‘Penguin’ Restoration Project

Using a small group of enthusiastic volunteers, the Queensland Maritime Museum is currently carrying out a major restoration of our…

News, Events & Reviews

Event
Incat partners with Australian Wooden Boat Festival to create floating Stage

Incat partners with Australian Wooden Boat Festival to create floating Stage

July 7, 2022

Destination Southern Tasmania invites the media to celebrate a new partnership between the Australian Wooden Boat Festival and Incat Tasmania…

News
Aussies off to a flying start at 2022 European Championships

Aussies off to a flying start at 2022 European Championships

July 6, 2022

Main photo: Australian Sailing Team & Squad competing at 2022 49er, 49erFX & Nacra 17 European Championships in Aarhus, Denmark.

News
Full Steam Ahead for Lady Hopetoun

Full Steam Ahead for Lady Hopetoun

July 4, 2022

April 2022 saw the culmination of Sydney Heritage Fleet’s SWAP program This saw the successful re-float of 1927 steamship John…

News
Norwegian Sun cruise ship collides with iceberg near Alaska

Norwegian Sun cruise ship collides with iceberg near Alaska

June 30, 2022

The Norwegian Sun cruise ship has cancelled its nine-night trip through Alaska, after the vessel crashed into an iceberg off…

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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Cover shot from the Australian Womens Keelboat Regatta.

The AWKR serves as a vehicle for Women to try out new positions, expand existing sailing and leadership skills, and become more actively involved in yacht racing. Check out more of the front cover exciting backstory on page 3!

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July issue of AFLOAT now!

Cover shot from the Australian Womens Keelboat Regatta.

The AWKR serves as a vehicle for Women to try out new positions, expand existing sailing and leadership skills, and become more actively involved in yacht racing. Check out more of the front cover exciting backstory on page 3! 

 📸 @afrancolini 

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Travel back 127 years to America’s Cup 1895 where David Salter recalls a series that gave the Cup so much of its uniquely combative flavour.

Check out the full story of the fiercely competitive origins behind America’s Cup in this months issue of AFLOAT!

Read more from page 24 of the June issue, link in bio.

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Travel back 127 years to America’s Cup 1895 where David Salter recalls a series that gave the Cup so much of its uniquely combative flavour. 

Check out the full story of the fiercely competitive origins behind America’s Cup in this months issue of AFLOAT! 

Read more from page 24 of the June issue, link in bio. 

 📸 “The Foul: America’s Cup 1895” - Russ Kramer

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