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Join SHF on board Tall Ship James Craig for a presentation on the adventures of Sweet Chariot by Jill & David Henry  15-Mar-2019
Jill and David Henry circumnavigated the world on Sweet Chariot for 10 years.

  
Sail Port Stephens welcomes Bannisters as new sponsor  15-Mar-2019
Sail Port Stephens 2019 has welcomed aboard Bannisters Port Stephens as a new sponsor for its entrée event, the Commodores Cup, starting April 8.

  
America’s Cup heroes arrive in Geelong for Etchells State Championship  08-Mar-2019
In what is possibly a world first, two winning America’s Cup skippers – John Bertrand and Glenn Ashby – will team up on the one boat to compete in the Etchells State Championships from March 9 to 11, 2019 at the Royal Geelong Yacht Club.

  
Margate Marina’s redevelopment surges ahead  08-Mar-2019
Following the commissioning of the first 50 berths at Margate Marina last October, work has now resumed after the Christmas / New Year break. Construction has recommenced with the 150m major extension of the attenuator/breakwater and the next 73 berths.

  
Sydney Heritage Fleet Annual Gala Dinner  06-Mar-2019
An important event on the Sydney Heritage Fleet calendar is its annual Gala Dinner and this year it is being held on Thursday 16th May at the Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron, Kirribilli.

  
The Jetty Specialist opens $13 million factory and creates 60 jobs  06-Mar-2019
The Jetty Specialist has opened their new $13 million purpose-built marine manufacturing facility in the Sunshine Coast Industrial Park.

  
OptiOrange Valencia 2019 enrolment doubles  05-Mar-2019
Just a few days left to start of the second edition of the OptiOrange Valencia regatta to be held in El Real Club Náutico Valencia 7th to 10th March 2019. Organized by the St.Petersburg Yacht Club and El Real Club Náutico Valencia OptiOrange was successfully inaugurated in 2018 and for the second edition the entry list has doubled. The mascot of the competition will be Naranjito.

  
Hollywood comes to Airlie Beach Race Week 2019  05-Mar-2019
Entries have opened for Airlie Beach Race Week Festival of Sailing 2019, and Ray ‘Hollywood’ Roberts was the first to take advantage, putting his name to paper for the Whitsunday Sailing Club (WSC) hosted Festival of Sailing to be held from 8-15 August.

  
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.


 
 


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