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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…

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Steber gets behind boat owners group

Steber gets behind boat owners group

August 26, 2019

The little-known Boat Owners Association of NSW is really punching above its weight in championing the rights of boat users in the State. Currently tackling issues from Coffs Harbour to Batemans Bay, the association is pursuing improvements to boat ramp facilities, addressing abandoned vessels,…

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Living large at Hamilton Island Race Week

Living large at Hamilton Island Race Week

August 22, 2019

You don’t have to scratch far below the surface of the Hamilton Island Cruising classes at Hamilton Island Race Week to realise that it’s unwise to draw comparisons between the speed and performance of these boats with the bluewater experience of the owners and…