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Aussie battlers salute in Sail Port Stephens finale

Aussie battlers salute in Sail Port Stephens finale

April 26, 2021

Main photo: Luke Ratcliff and crew on the REO 7.2m Re-Heat. As Australia commemorated Anzac Day, there were battles aplenty on the water in an action-packed finale to Sail Port Stephens 2021, which saw some surprise victors in a number of divisions. The two-year…

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Narwhal Wooden Boats

Narwhal Wooden Boats

April 23, 2021

Chris Dwyer started building his Glen l Monaco with the intention of making a family friendly boat. Five years and an extra child later he finished it. His then 3-year-old son liked Dad’s boat and asked if he could have one. Chris had a…

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Hamilton Island Race Week 2021

Hamilton Island Race Week 2021

April 23, 2021

200 entries and climbing Entries for Hamilton Island Race Week 2021 have surged past 200, leaving regatta organisers to consider placing a cap on the final fleet number. The largest Race Week fleet to date came in 2016 when 252 yachts…

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Marine conservationists welcome vital $100m for our oceans

April 23, 2021

The Australian Marine Conservation Society is pleased by the Federal Government’s $100m funding announcement to improve the health of our oceans.   Darren Kindleysides, AMCS CEO said, “Our oceans are critical to life on earth, but are in deep trouble. The loss of habitat, pollution, overfishing, development, invasive…

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Boat Clubs Bringing More People To #BOATLIFE

Boat Clubs Bringing More People To #BOATLIFE

April 22, 2021

“Why would you live in a city like Sydney and not enjoy getting out on a boat?” says James Rice, an airline pilot who also enjoys regular boating on the harbour with his partner Amanda Cordner. It’s a sentiment any Sydney-based boat owner would…

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The Studio: raising thousands for local charities

The Studio: raising thousands for local charities

April 19, 2021

Main photo: Cheque hand over from L to R: Matthew Young, Amy Young, Maddie Walsh (MD, OneEighty), Gemma Rasdall and Owen Crick. Laing+Simmons Young Property recently handed over a cheque for $3,335 to youth mental health charity One Eighty in conjunction with local artists Gemma Rasdall…

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The Crest Crew Wins Award

The Crest Crew Wins Award

April 19, 2021

The Jervis Bay Maritime Museum Heritage Vessel Restoration Team was awarded the Hal Harpur Award by the Wooden Boat Association of NSW during their virtual ceremony on Tuesday 9th March 2021. This award is in recognition of the outstanding work done by the team…