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RSYS members score major international titles

RSYS members score major international titles

September 25, 2019

Main photo: RSYS scored a major interclub win at the Sailing Champions League Final at St Moritz, Switzerland. Photo SCL-Sailing Energy. Across multiple classes at major northern hemisphere events over the winter months, Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron members staged a world-beating charge to claim…

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New Aboriginal trainees on board for success

September 23, 2019

NSW Maritime Executive Director Mark Hutchings with Rabbitohs Nathan Merrit and Yileen Gordon Jessica Slow from Stroud and Ethan King from Holsworthy are about to start their first full week as the new recruits of NSW Maritime’s Aboriginal Maritime Services traineeship program. Jessica, 33,…

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Ichi Ban clinches overall win in Flinders Islet sprint

Ichi Ban clinches overall win in Flinders Islet sprint

September 23, 2019

Main photo: Ichi Ban tackling the lumpy conditions leaving Sydney Harbour.  Photo Hamish Hardy, CYCA Media. Matt Allen and his crew on the grand-prix racing TP52 Ichi Ban have claimed the overall win for the 2019 Audi Centre Sydney Blue Water Pointscore Flinders Islet Race. After…

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Ocean Racing Club of Victoria: Reflecting on 70 years

Ocean Racing Club of Victoria: Reflecting on 70 years

September 17, 2019

Main photo: SV Monsoon in the 1974 Westcoaster off South Cape. Photo courtesy ORCV The Ocean Racing Club of Victoria (ORCV) is celebrating its 70th anniversary this year, and will be marked in a variety of ways, including a gathering of past commodores, members,…

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Sewage truck removed intact from seabed at Pittwater

Sewage truck removed intact from seabed at Pittwater

September 12, 2019

The most delicate part of the marine salvage operation which has been unfolding at Pittwater in the past 23 days has been completed without a hitch. Transport for NSW Acting Director NSW Maritime Mark Hutchings said the sewage truck filled with around 10,000 litres…

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Sydney to Auckland Ocean Race 2021

Sydney to Auckland Ocean Race 2021

September 12, 2019

To start on Sydney Harbour at 1pm on 30 January 2021, the inaugural Sydney to Auckland Ocean Race 2021, organised by the Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club (RPAYC) in NSW in association with the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron (RNZYS), is already gaining momentum with…

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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…