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Schaefer Yachts launches in Australia

Schaefer Yachts launches in Australia

May 18, 2022

Gold Coast, Thursday 19th May 2022 – Schaefer Yachts officially launches in Australia. Australia has a long-held passion for yachts and Schaefer has realised this opportunity to provide the market with a luxury offering. Schaefer Yachts have set the pace in yacht building for…

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Double-handed Ryujin wins Apollo Bay Race

Double-handed Ryujin wins Apollo Bay Race

May 16, 2022

Sailed double-handed by owner Alex Toomey and crew-mate Andrew Hibbert, Ryujin has won the Ocean Racing Club of Victoria’s (ORCV) 2022 Apollo Bay Race, in which Margaret Rintoul V (Damien King) took line honours in a close race across the board. A fleet of…

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MC38 Ginger back on top

MC38 Ginger back on top

May 16, 2022

After building nicely this season and knocking on the door of a series win, Leslie Green’s MC38 team on Ginger wrapped up a shortened Act 3 with plenty to spare. Autumn nor’easters 5-12 knots meant Middle Harbour Yacht Club’s race officer Steve Tucker and…

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USCG crews save man from disabled 26-foot sailboat

USCG crews save man from disabled 26-foot sailboat

May 11, 2022

United States Coast Guard crews save a man who jumped into the water from his disabled 26-foot sailboat off the coast of Fort Stevens near Astoria, Oregon. The man was rescued by a Station Cape Disappointment boatcrew and taken back to awaiting Emergency Medical…

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On Board – Tasmanian Expedition Cruises

On Board – Tasmanian Expedition Cruises

May 9, 2022

Exciting changes at Tasmanian Boat Charters: We’ve been keeping a little (big) secret. We’re thrilled to announce two very exciting things … Over the summer, we’ve been plotting and planning something very special. We’re thrilled to now be able to share…

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Noosa Yacht and Rowing Gaff Rig Regatta

Noosa Yacht and Rowing Gaff Rig Regatta

May 9, 2022

The 3rd annual Gaff Rig Sailing Regatta will be held by The Noosa Yacht and Rowing Club on the 5th of June 2022. In 2019 the inaugural NYRC Gaff rig regatta attracted a small but enthusiastic fleet of Gaff, Sprit and…

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The Round Iceland Race 2023

The Round Iceland Race 2023

May 6, 2022

New Oceanic Race Launch It is with great excitement that the Royal Western Yacht Club announce a new race to its 4-year cycle of oceanic events. The Round Iceland Yacht Race (RIR) – first edition – will start on Sunday 14th May 2023 from…

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Andrew Fielding Elected BIA President

Andrew Fielding Elected BIA President

May 6, 2022

The Boating Industry Association Ltd (BIA) Board this week voted unanimously in favour of Andrew Fielding to be Chair of the Board and President of the Association. President Fielding accepted and stepped into the role with immediate effect. Andrew was quick to pay tribute…