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Ocean Racing Club of Victoria: Reflecting on 70 years

Ocean Racing Club of Victoria: Reflecting on 70 years

September 17, 2019

Main photo: SV Monsoon in the 1974 Westcoaster off South Cape. Photo courtesy ORCV The Ocean Racing Club of Victoria (ORCV) is celebrating its 70th anniversary this year, and will be marked in a variety of ways, including a gathering of past commodores, members,…

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Sewage truck removed intact from seabed at Pittwater

Sewage truck removed intact from seabed at Pittwater

September 12, 2019

The most delicate part of the marine salvage operation which has been unfolding at Pittwater in the past 23 days has been completed without a hitch. Transport for NSW Acting Director NSW Maritime Mark Hutchings said the sewage truck filled with around 10,000 litres…

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Sydney to Auckland Ocean Race 2021

Sydney to Auckland Ocean Race 2021

September 12, 2019

To start on Sydney Harbour at 1pm on 30 January 2021, the inaugural Sydney to Auckland Ocean Race 2021, organised by the Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club (RPAYC) in NSW in association with the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron (RNZYS), is already gaining momentum with…

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2019 Australian Search and Rescue Awards

September 10, 2019

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) is pleased to announce this year’s recipients of the National Search and Rescue Council’s (NATSAR) Australian Search and Rescue Awards. The awards are presented on behalf of the NATSAR Council in recognition of outstanding contribution to search and…

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The Cavalier 28 Cruiser Racer

The Cavalier 28 Cruiser Racer

September 9, 2019

Race or cruise? Handicap or scratch? There is one boat design frequently seen on Sydney Harbour that is superbly suited to all of these! The Cavalier 28 was, from its inception in the early 80s, as the New Zealand Davidson 28, designed for both…

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Rebirth of the Crest at Jervis Bay Maritime Museum

Rebirth of the Crest at Jervis Bay Maritime Museum

September 6, 2019

Main photo: Lady Denman and the Crest in the grounds of the Jervis Bay Maritime Museum, circa 1990. Photo John Settree Along the coast of New South Wales, in any river, stream or creek protected from the summer nor’easters and the winter southerlies, and…