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Sailing and environment … a race we must win

Sailing and environment … a race we must win

October 19, 2020

On 8 November 2020, Boris Herrmann will become the first German to sail non-stop alone around the world in the legendary Vendée Globe Race. This is the world’s toughest one-handed race which takes place every four years. Only a small group of international top…

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Rolex Middle Sea Race 2020 – Race start

Rolex Middle Sea Race 2020 – Race start

October 19, 2020

Main Photo: Mana and Maserati Multi 70 depart from Valletta following the Rolex Middle Sea Race start Some 50 yachts from 15 countries started the 41st edition of one of offshore sailing’s most famous challenges, the tactical and scenic 606-nautical mile Rolex…

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Farr Forty’s smokin’ on Sydney Harbour

Farr Forty’s smokin’ on Sydney Harbour

October 19, 2020

Farr 40 One Design Trophy, 17 & 18 October 2020 hosted by Middle Harbour Yacht Club. The final day of the Farr 40 One Design Trophy was sailed on Sydney Harbour and Nutcracker, with substitute helmsman Ray Roberts, held onto their substantial lead from…

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Green light for the Farr 40 Class

Green light for the Farr 40 Class

October 13, 2020

Event: Farr 40 One Design Trophy, 17 & 18 October 2020 hosted by Middle Harbour Yacht Club. After a long and frustrating off season navigating Covid rules and restrictions, the Farr 40 Class has been given the green light to hold their first point…

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Back, by popular demand: West System Six10

Back, by popular demand: West System Six10

October 13, 2020

Six10 Thickened Epoxy Adhesive is a useful adhesive that adds convenience to the versatile WEST SYSTEM product line. It is completely compatible with all other WEST SYSTEM products so that it can be used on top of or underneath any 105 Resin-based epoxies, whether…

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Incat launches 100-metre ship for Trinidad and Tobago

Incat launches 100-metre ship for Trinidad and Tobago

October 13, 2020

Incat Tasmania’s latest vessel, the 100 metre ship destined for Trinidad and Tobago, was floated out of Incat’s drydock on Hobart’s Derwent River on 9th October and will remain alongside the shipyard wharf for machinery commissioning during October.  Australian shipbuilder Incat commenced construction of…

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18ft Skiffs: Spring Championship, Race 1

18ft Skiffs: Spring Championship, Race 1

October 12, 2020

Main photo: Rookie Shaw & Partners Financial Services team show great potential in their first 18ft Skiff race The 2020-2021 18ft Skiff Racing Season began on Sydney Harbour when the Australian 18 Footers League conducted Race 1 of the annual Spring Championship…

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BIA Welcomes Maritime Infrastructure Spend

October 9, 2020

Boating Industry Association President Darren Vaux today welcomed the NSW Government announcement of $205 million in maritime infrastructure works over the next three years. Minister for Transport Andrew Constance made the announcement yesterday saying the funding would be a significant economic stimulus which would…

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Boating season kicks off

Boating season kicks off

October 6, 2020

The first weekend in October, a long weekend in many parts of Australia, kicks off the summer boating season around Australia. While data shows that boating occurs all year round, it is the improving temperatures at the beginning of October that lures Aussies back…

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NSW Maritime presses pause in the name of safety

NSW Maritime presses pause in the name of safety

September 30, 2020

Operational and frontline staff at NSW Maritime will pause ‘business as usual’ activities this Wednesday  to ensure ‘maritime safety’ remains front of mind at the beginning of the Summer Boating Season – and to recognise National Safe Boating Week. NSW Maritime General Manager Operations…