AFLOAT Daily News

Sail Port Stephens: Sports boats, VX Ones back for more action  04-Mar-2019
By popular demand, the Australian Sports Boat Association (ASBA) is returning to Sail Port Stephens for an unprecedented third consecutive year to stage its 2019 national titles. And joining them for the first time is the VX One class for its NSW championship.

Gold Coast City Marina to donate 10% of all March haul-out fees to QLD flood relief  27-Feb-2019
Gold Coast City Marina and Shipyard (GCCM) have committed to donate 10% of all March shipyard haul-out fees to the flood relief effort through Sisters of the North for those affected in Northwest Queensland.

A Diverse Fleet for Inaugural Lendlease Brisbane to Hamilton Island Yacht Race  27-Feb-2019
Entries continue to flow in for the Inaugural Lendlease Brisbane to Hamilton Island Yacht Race starting on Friday 02 August 2019.

Trailer blazers welcomed at Sail Port Stephens 2019  25-Feb-2019
Marina berths have become rarer than hen’s teeth in the lead-up to Sail Port Stephens 2019, such is the demand from the keelboat brigade, yet there’s room aplenty for off-the-beach and trailable classes to be part of the action.

League sailing hits Australian shores  21-Feb-2019
Event: National Sailing League – Oceania Final, April 25 – 28 hosted by the Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron with fleet racing Elliott 7s on Sydney Harbour.

Newcastle steeled for battle as top TP52 fleet goes for Gold  21-Feb-2019
Sailfest Newcastle Regatta is steeling itself for the hottest TP52 showdown outside Europe’s 52 Super Series when the inaugural Gold Cup starts on March 29 with a record fleet.

Marinas19 Final Program Announced  21-Feb-2019
The Marinas19 International Conference and Trade Exhibition 27-28 May 2019 program has been finalised. Marina Industries Association (MIA) Chairman Andrew Chapman was on the Gold Coast this week checking that all was is in order for what he believes will be a record event in terms of delegate numbers and participant satisfaction.

Rag & Famish Hotel, 23 Years of 18ft Skiff Racing Sponsorship  20-Feb-2019
The Rag & Famish Hotel has been a successful sponsor of the 18 Footers on Sydney Harbour since the 1996-1997 Season, but the hotel and the sport of 18 Footers racing have more in common than simply being the combination of a sport and a sponsor.

Force Boats Team TR Racing breaking Records at the Southern 80  20-Feb-2019
Down in Echuca Victoria the Southern 80 Ski Race was held last weekend and what an adrenaline packed weekend it was.

Enter Sydney Harbour Regatta now – early entries extended  20-Feb-2019
Fabulous prizes await placegetters in Middle Harbour Yacht Club’s (MHYC) Sydney Harbour Regatta to be held over the first weekend of March - but you have to enter first and the early entry rate has been extended to February 25, before the late fee kicks in.

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