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Japanese sailor rescued after 22 hours on capsized boat

Japanese sailor rescued after 22 hours on capsized boat

December 7, 2021

A 69-year-old Japanese man has been rescued in rough seas off Japan after spending 22 hours drifting in open water, with one official calling his survival a “miracle”. The man, whose name has not been released, was alone on a boat off south-western Kagoshima…

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Edith Piaf’s ‘love boat’ on sale at Sotheby’s

Edith Piaf’s ‘love boat’ on sale at Sotheby’s

December 7, 2021

Édith Piaf’s former love boat, the Flamant Rose, has been listed for sale by Sotheby’s London asking £1.5 million (AUD$2.8 million). The Flamant Rose (French for pink flamingo) is being sold by celebrity hypnotist and author Valerie Austin from its mooring in St Katherine…

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Speedwell kicks on for two-handed wins in Cabbage Tree Island Race

Speedwell kicks on for two-handed wins in Cabbage Tree Island Race

December 6, 2021

Campbell Geeves and Wendy Tuck claimed their first ever blue water win together, steering Speedwell to Line Honours and Overall (IRC) victory in the Two-Handed Division of the Audi Centre Sydney Blue Water Pointscore’s Cabbage Tree Island Race. Speedwell completed the 172 nautical mile race in 30…

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Zen finds focus in tricky conditions to win Cabbage Tree Island Race

Zen finds focus in tricky conditions to win Cabbage Tree Island Race

December 6, 2021

Gordon Ketelbey’s TP52 Zen takes a huge “confidence boost” into the 2021 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, winning her final offshore hit-out before the great race – the Audi Centre Sydney Blue Water Pointscore’s Cabbage Tree Island Race. Three TP52s led the Fully-Crewed IRC standings after the 172…

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Stransky secures race victory at ILCA 6 Worlds

Stransky secures race victory at ILCA 6 Worlds

December 6, 2021

Tokyo Olympian Mara Stranksy finally found her form on day 5 of the ILCA 6 World Championships in Oman. The young Queenslander shot up the rankings to 6th overall after three solid races including a win in the last race of the day.

Product & Industry
AIMEX Board Announces Two New Directors

AIMEX Board Announces Two New Directors

December 2, 2021

Photo (l-r): Pictured at the AIMEX Annual General Meeting are AIMEX members Lynelle Johnson & Ron Kelly, E-Class Outboards; David Good, CEO AIMEX; Board Members Eli Green, Director, Greencorp Marine; Sean Griffin, Export and Business Development; Jeremy Spear – AIMEX President, Managing Director of…

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Newcastle is Making Waves for International Disability Day

Newcastle is Making Waves for International Disability Day

December 2, 2021

Making Waves Foundation (MWF) has launched its sail-based programs in Newcastle, coinciding with International Day for Persons with a Disability. This program will give more than 1,000 Newcastle and Hunter region students and people living with disability and disadvantage, access to exhilarating educational and…

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74th annual Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race

74th annual Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race

November 30, 2021

First entries in for Gladstone Ports Corporation 74th Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race Australia’s best sailors set to vie for top honours in Queensland’s most iconic Easter sporting event The Notice of Race is out, and the first entries are rolling…