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Sailors recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours

Sailors recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours

June 14, 2022

Main photo: John McConaghy. Photo by Gregg Porteous Several sailors have been recognised for their outstanding service and achievements in the 2022 Queen’s Birthday Honours. The Order of Australia recognises Australians who have demonstrated outstanding service or exceptional achievement. “I would like to congratulate…

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Winners declared at Australian Women’s Keelboat Regatta

Winners declared at Australian Women’s Keelboat Regatta

June 14, 2022

Main photo: 2Xtreme was the clear Division 1 winner. Photo by Andrea Francolini Royal Melbourne Yacht Squadron’s (RMYS) 30th Australian Women’s Keelboat Regatta (AWKR) came to an end on Port Phillip in Victoria when winners were crowned and other special prize recipients…

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Roger Hill breaks new ground with monohull “Tank”

Roger Hill breaks new ground with monohull “Tank”

June 14, 2022

The latest Roger Hill design is a dramatic departure from the multihulls he’s built his reputation on for more than 25 years. The custom-designed 13.9-metre monohull motor yacht, named “Tank”, was commissioned by a former client and, while a step out of Roger’s comfort…

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18 footers lose a champion – Jamie Mears

18 footers lose a champion – Jamie Mears

June 7, 2022

The 18 footers class lost one of its champion sailors last month when UK and European champion Jamie Mears lost his life following a tragic mountain bike accident in Italy.  Jamie (1976-2022) leaves behind his wife Gemma and his three sons Tommy, Ollie and…

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‘Coast to Canal’ Video Series Featuring Dee Caffari

‘Coast to Canal’ Video Series Featuring Dee Caffari

June 7, 2022

The Haven Knox-Johnston crew are pleased to announce the launch of Coast to Canal, a two-part video series featuring narrow boating YouTube legends, Fran and Rich from Floating Our Boat, and round-the-world yachtswoman Dee Caffari. The series is a feel-good, reality TV show created…

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Vale Andrew Strachan

Vale Andrew Strachan

June 1, 2022

Ninety Seven at the finish of the 1993 Sydney Hobart. Photo CYCA archives Andrew Strachan, the history-making line honours winner of the tough 1993 Sydney Hobart with his Farr 47, Ninety Seven, passed away suddenly on Saturday evening. Andrew only took delivery of Ninety…

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Lisa Rose wins Gold Coast and Australasian Etchells Championship

Lisa Rose wins Gold Coast and Australasian Etchells Championship

May 31, 2022

Main photo: Lisa Rose won the Gold Coast and Australasian Championship. Photo Nic Douglass @sailorgirlhq The Etchells Gold Coast Championship and Australasian Championship were sailed from the Southport Yacht Club from 28-29 and 28-30 May 2022 respectively.  Martin Hill, Julian Plante, Sean O’Rourke and…