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USCG crews save man from disabled 26-foot sailboat

USCG crews save man from disabled 26-foot sailboat

May 11, 2022

United States Coast Guard crews save a man who jumped into the water from his disabled 26-foot sailboat off the coast of Fort Stevens near Astoria, Oregon. The man was rescued by a Station Cape Disappointment boatcrew and taken back to awaiting Emergency Medical…

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On Board – Tasmanian Expedition Cruises

On Board – Tasmanian Expedition Cruises

May 9, 2022

Exciting changes at Tasmanian Boat Charters: We’ve been keeping a little (big) secret. We’re thrilled to announce two very exciting things … Over the summer, we’ve been plotting and planning something very special. We’re thrilled to now be able to share…

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Noosa Yacht and Rowing Gaff Rig Regatta

Noosa Yacht and Rowing Gaff Rig Regatta

May 9, 2022

The 3rd annual Gaff Rig Sailing Regatta will be held by The Noosa Yacht and Rowing Club on the 5th of June 2022. In 2019 the inaugural NYRC Gaff rig regatta attracted a small but enthusiastic fleet of Gaff, Sprit and…

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The Round Iceland Race 2023

The Round Iceland Race 2023

May 6, 2022

New Oceanic Race Launch It is with great excitement that the Royal Western Yacht Club announce a new race to its 4-year cycle of oceanic events. The Round Iceland Yacht Race (RIR) – first edition – will start on Sunday 14th May 2023 from…

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Andrew Fielding Elected BIA President

Andrew Fielding Elected BIA President

May 6, 2022

The Boating Industry Association Ltd (BIA) Board this week voted unanimously in favour of Andrew Fielding to be Chair of the Board and President of the Association. President Fielding accepted and stepped into the role with immediate effect. Andrew was quick to pay tribute…

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A celebration of Women’s sailing on Sydney Harbour

A celebration of Women’s sailing on Sydney Harbour

May 6, 2022

More than 60 sailors from across Sydney Harbour gathered at the Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron on 26 April to celebrate the conclusion of the 2021-22 Sydney Harbour Women’s Keelboat Series (SHWKS). Guests were treated to a Q&A session with two of the fleet’s participants:…

Review
Book: Clare

Book: Clare

May 3, 2022

The Incredible Story of a Western Australian Built Wooden Ketch by Nigel Ridgway with Aileen Ridgway and Lanie Verboon Nigel traces the history of the Western Australian built ketch, Clare, in this delightful little book. With contributions from the logbooks of his wife, Aileen…

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Batemans Bay Marina Regatta

Batemans Bay Marina Regatta

May 2, 2022

Main photo: Daring tactics at the start of the regatta. Photo by Simon Dunlop The 2022 Batemans Bay Marina Regatta was a great success with a total of 74 entries. Sailors came from Sydney, Canberra, all over south east NSW and from as far…