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A Sad Day for Ronstan

July 22, 2019

Today the Ronstan team mourns the passing of Ron Allatt, who died peacefully with his wife Jan at his side, on the 19th July, 2019. Ron was 89. Stan LeNepveu Left and Ron Allatt Right Together with Stan LeNepveu, Ron was the “Ron” in…

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Greet the Chilean Navy Tall Ship Esmeralda

Greet the Chilean Navy Tall Ship Esmeralda

July 18, 2019

In 2019 the tall ship Buque Escuela Esmeralda of the Chilean Navy is undertaking her 64th training cruise & will visit both Australia and New Zealand. Esmeralda is a steel-hulled four-masted barquentine with 335 crew, is 113m long and has a mast…

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Cooper Teamwear Customised Crew Wear

July 18, 2019

Cooper Teamwear With the last winter races wrapping up it’s time to look forward to the spring series, sprucing up your craft and maybe your crew with Cooper Teamwear customised crew gear. We take your ideas, logos, sponsors, colours and produce a unique…

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Dates announced for 2020 Festival of Sails

Dates announced for 2020 Festival of Sails

July 16, 2019

The 2020 dates for Australia’s oldest annual sporting event, the Festival of Sails in Geelong have just been finalised with tens of thousands of people expected to enjoy Australia Day festivities along the Geelong Waterfront from January 25 to…

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NEW APPOINTMENTS SPEARHEAD DEFENCE FOCUS

NEW APPOINTMENTS SPEARHEAD DEFENCE FOCUS

July 16, 2019

Sydney City Marine (SCM) has made two significant senior appointments aimed at reinforcing and expanding the facility’s focus in the Defence and Commercial segments. “Sydney City Marine has the advantages of location, expertise and experience in servicing Defence and Commercial vessels,” said Brenton Fischer,…

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$200,000 Marine Rescue command and control vehicle on the road

$200,000 Marine Rescue command and control vehicle on the road

July 12, 2019

NSW Minister for Emergency Services David Elliott today officially handed over a new $200,000 Mobile Incident Command Vehicle to Marine Rescue NSW. Mr Elliott joined Member for Tweed Geoff Provest, Marine Rescue NSW Commissioner Stacey Tannos, Directors Ken Edwards and Robert Wilson; and volunteers…

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Volunteers wanted to spot stray marine creatures

June 25, 2019

James Cook University Redmap James Cook University scientists are recruiting people to train to log sightings of misplaced sea creatures after receiving new funding. JCU’s Associate Professor Jan Strugnell runs the Queensland arm of the Range Extension Database and Mapping…

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SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week après Cape Upstart

SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week après Cape Upstart

June 19, 2019

It started nearly four years ago pre-SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week (SMIRW), and its quickly becoming an institution with competitors, whose first questions to Townsville Yacht Club (TYC) organisers include, “Is Cape Upstart on again?” Blame it all on a past competitor, Jason Antill.