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The classic yacht ‘Josephine’ takes Nanni on board

The classic yacht ‘Josephine’ takes Nanni on board

November 15, 2019

When one sets out to buy a classic yacht there are many things to take into consideration including the obvious ones that should be covered by the survey report. I think that of equal importance is knowing who designed it and who built it.

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Sydney to Hobart skipper sails for kids with cancer

Sydney to Hobart skipper sails for kids with cancer

November 13, 2019

This Boxing Day, Australians will be treated to an unprecedented spectacle on Sydney Harbour when the pistol is fired to start the 75th Rolex Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race. But it’s one skipper in particular who has the biggest heart. With 170…

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16ft Skiff nationals to be a battle for the ages

16ft Skiff nationals to be a battle for the ages

November 12, 2019

Main photo: Koreman Marine Composites. Photo Michael Chittenden It will be on for young and old, literally, when the upcoming Australian 16ft Skiff & 13ft Skiff Championships get underway at Port Stephens from January 4. The stage was set for an…

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Looking beyond, to the New Caledonia GROUPAMA Race

Looking beyond, to the New Caledonia GROUPAMA Race

November 11, 2019

Most of the Trans-Tasman waterfront talk currently centres on the looming 75th anniversary Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race and the bumper international fleet of 170 boats. Despite the attention trained on the big end-of-year race, some of the same offshore boat owners are looking…

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Separate TP52 division at the Festival of Sails

Separate TP52 division at the Festival of Sails

November 8, 2019

The strength of the TP52 class in Australia will be recognised at the Festival of Sails 2020 with a dedicated division, news the Royal Geelong Yacht Club is certain will attract additional IRC entrants to the annual three-day sailing regatta and major Victorian event.

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Flying at over 30 knots off Gibraltar

Flying at over 30 knots off Gibraltar

November 7, 2019

Thirty hours into racing and all four of the trimarans competing on the Brest Atlantiques race have already reached the latitudes of Gibraltar, most of them averaging around 30 knots with top speeds of at over 40. Ahead lies one gybe to be taken…

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Zanzibar, Madagascar, Cocos and Christmas Islands feature in three new voyages released by Coral Expeditions on its new ship Coral Geographer

Zanzibar, Madagascar, Cocos and Christmas Islands feature in three new voyages released by Coral Expeditions on its new ship Coral Geographer

November 6, 2019

Australia’s pioneer of expedition cruising, Coral Expeditions have released three new itineraries as part of the maiden voyage series of the newbuild Coral Geographer during February, March and April 2021. The collection of Indian Ocean expeditions focuses on some of the most remote islands across the…