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Introducing Grant Dunoon – ORCV’s new Commodore

September 22, 2020

The Ocean Racing Club of Victoria (ORCV) is pleased to announce that following the 2020 AGM, respected Victorian yachtsman Grant Dunoon, is the Club’s new Commodore. Grant Dunoon A successful businessman and yachtsman, Dunoon has a vision and plans on giving…

Review
Blue Water Classics: Portraits of the Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

Blue Water Classics: Portraits of the Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

September 9, 2020

A new coffee table book ‘Blue Water Classics: Portraits of the Sydney Hobart Yacht Race’ by Andrew Wilson, author of the much-loved series ‘Old Sea Dogs of Tasmania’, in collaboration with journalist and Sydney Hobart Media Director Di Pearson, is due for release this November.

Event
Northshore Yachts Regatta

Northshore Yachts Regatta

September 8, 2020

The Northshore Yachts Regatta has been run over the 29 and 30th August hosted by the Royal Motor Yacht Club Toronto. Main photo: Pentangle crew with Northshore Trophy Saturday provided challenging conditions with 0 to 5 knots from various directions however…

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Moonen Yachts Sydney to Auckland Ocean Race

Moonen Yachts Sydney to Auckland Ocean Race

September 7, 2020

Postponed until January 2022 It is with great disappointment that the Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club and Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron announce the postponement of the Moonen Yachts Sydney to Auckland Ocean Race, until January 2022. “The restrictions of movement, immigration…

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Vale Peter Campbell yachting correspondent and commentator

September 2, 2020

Vale Peter McEachern Campbell 23.10.30 – 1.9.20 Peter Campbell One of Australia’s longest-serving sports writers, the yachting correspondent and commentator Peter Campbell, died in Hobart yesterday, aged 89. Peter wrote for Hobart’s The Mercury newspaper for the past 10 years and was a regular…

Event
Mooloolaba Yacht Club to Host 2020 Women’s Regatta

Mooloolaba Yacht Club to Host 2020 Women’s Regatta

September 1, 2020

Following the success of the inaugural Mooloolaba Yacht Club’s (MYC) Women’s Winter Regatta in 2019, MYC is now inviting crews from around the state – and the country (COVID restrictions permitting) – to participate in the 2020 event. Initially scheduled for late June, COVID…

Product & Industry
Barton Marine Signs New Distributor for Australasia

Barton Marine Signs New Distributor for Australasia

August 31, 2020

Barton Marine has partnered with DeckHardware Marine Solutions Australasia to distribute its extensive range of deck gear across the Australasia region.  Barton’s popular, durable and innovative blocks and traveller car systems and accessories alongside the wider range of deck equipment will be available for…