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Marinas22 Innovation Showcase Winner Announced

Marinas22 Innovation Showcase Winner Announced

May 27, 2022

Main photo: Suzanne Davies MIA CEO, Paul Williams Director at Man Overboard Marina Alarm System and MIA President – Andrew Chapman The Marinas22 Innovation Showcase introduced five new products which provided new solutions to existing problems, each delivered in a punchy seven minute presentation…

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Vale David Forbes OAM

Vale David Forbes OAM

May 27, 2022

The Australian sailing community is mourning the passing of one of its greatest contributors, David Forbes OAM (1934-2022). Born in Sydney, Forbes went on to become one of Australia’s most successful yachtsmen throughout a domestic and international career. “We have lost one of the…

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Ocean to Ocean RIB Adventure

Ocean to Ocean RIB Adventure

May 24, 2022

Sergio Davì Departing Mexico Headed for the Finish Captain Sergio Davì, the Italian seafarer who left Palermo, Italy in mid-December on his 11-metre (36-foot) rubber inflatable boat (RIB) headed for Los Angeles, is nearing the finish of his Ocean to Ocean…

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The 2022 Australian Marine Industry Awards Winners

The 2022 Australian Marine Industry Awards Winners

May 23, 2022

The 2022 Australian Marine Industry Awards were held on Wednesday 18th May recognising and awarding the outstanding achievers across the three industry sectors at a Gala Dinner held at Southport Yacht Club. The Awards’ commenced with pre-dinner drinks and canapes sponsored by Benetti Yachts…

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Schaefer Yachts launches in Australia

Schaefer Yachts launches in Australia

May 18, 2022

Gold Coast, Thursday 19th May 2022 – Schaefer Yachts officially launches in Australia. Australia has a long-held passion for yachts and Schaefer has realised this opportunity to provide the market with a luxury offering. Schaefer Yachts have set the pace in yacht building for…

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Double-handed Ryujin wins Apollo Bay Race

Double-handed Ryujin wins Apollo Bay Race

May 16, 2022

Sailed double-handed by owner Alex Toomey and crew-mate Andrew Hibbert, Ryujin has won the Ocean Racing Club of Victoria’s (ORCV) 2022 Apollo Bay Race, in which Margaret Rintoul V (Damien King) took line honours in a close race across the board. A fleet of…

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MC38 Ginger back on top

MC38 Ginger back on top

May 16, 2022

After building nicely this season and knocking on the door of a series win, Leslie Green’s MC38 team on Ginger wrapped up a shortened Act 3 with plenty to spare. Autumn nor’easters 5-12 knots meant Middle Harbour Yacht Club’s race officer Steve Tucker and…