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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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Volvo Penta and Fountaine-Pajot reveal electric sailing catamaran

Volvo Penta and Fountaine-Pajot reveal electric sailing catamaran

September 10, 2019

Offering an enhanced back-to-nature boating experience, Volvo Penta and Fountaine-Pajot are showcasing a concept electric sailing catamaran at the Cannes Yachting Festival 2019. Cannes Yachting Festival will serve as the backdrop for Volvo Penta’s unveiling of a new take on its Saildrive system –…

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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…

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Hundreds of Everyday People embark on Clipper 2019-20 Race

Hundreds of Everyday People embark on Clipper 2019-20 Race

September 3, 2019

Some 220 ordinary people from all walks of life, representing 29 different nationalities, have departed St. Katharine Docks, London, in front of thousands of spectators, to embark on the twelfth edition of the epic 40,000 nautical mile global sailing challenge, the Clipper Round the…

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Asahi Regatta blows out cobwebs … not the budget

Asahi Regatta blows out cobwebs … not the budget

September 3, 2019

What better way to blow out the winter cobwebs, without blowing the budget, than to contest the annual Asahi Regatta hosted by Newcastle Cruising Yacht Club (NCYC). Alternatively known as the NSW Country Yachting Championships, the event intentionally coincides with Hamilton Island Race Week…