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Yang Ming ship arrested for pollution debt

February 10, 2020

The sister ship of the YM Efficiency, which lost 81 shipping containers off the coast of Newcastle and Port Stephens in June 2018, has been arrested in Sydney for a pollution debt that could reach as high as AUD $20 million. At 06:50 (AEDT)…

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Boaters urged to “stay dry” on water

February 10, 2020

Boaters around NSW are reminded the blood alcohol limit on the water is the same as on the road – 0.05 – after a Victorian man was arrested overnight on the Murray River. NSW Maritime and NSW Police were carrying out a night patrol…

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2020 Historical 18 Footer Australian Championship

2020 Historical 18 Footer Australian Championship

February 10, 2020

Race 3, Yendys, preparing to gybe at wing mark. Great view of the action for those on the spectator ferry, but nerve wracking situation for the crew of Yendys to negotiate the ferry wash. The 2020 Historic 18 Footer Australian Championship for the Galloping…

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Pittwater User Group

February 10, 2020

Users of Pittwater waterways are invited to join the Pittwater User Group (PUG). PUG meets every three months in early Feb/May/August & November. Attendees at meetings include RMS Maritime, Marine Rescue, Water Police, Northern Beaches Council, Marinas, Sailing Clubs, local associations…

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2020 Spiral Nationals at Saratoga Sailing Club

2020 Spiral Nationals at Saratoga Sailing Club

February 10, 2020

The annual Spiral Nationals over the Australia Day Long weekend were hard fought at all levels by thirty competitors sailing a wonderful regatta at the Saratoga Sailing Club. The overall lead changed each day of the three day regatta and there were five different…

Product & Industry
Riviera signs on record number of apprentices

Riviera signs on record number of apprentices

February 7, 2020

Australia’s luxury motor yacht builder, Riviera, has welcomed 33 new apprentices this week to its highly respected apprenticeship program, growing this talented group of future craftspeople to more than 80 for 2020. The apprentices will undertake their training at Riviera’s world-class 14-hectare manufacturing facility…

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Breathing Life Into Boats

Breathing Life Into Boats

February 7, 2020

ATL Composites provides the precision pieces for the latest Roger Hill-designed powercat. From concept to completion, building a custom-designed powercat is a breeze with an inspired vision, reliable team, proven materials and just a pinch of magic in the mix. The…

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Feisty first act of MC38 2020 season goes to Lightspeed

Feisty first act of MC38 2020 season goes to Lightspeed

February 5, 2020

The MC38s are back at it and the new season began with fireworks, Lightspeed struck hard by Lazy Dog in a port/starboard incident in fresh conditions on Saturday February 1 and unable to finish the day, but ultimately returning to claim top regatta honours.

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Anniversary Sydney Harbour Regatta open for business

Anniversary Sydney Harbour Regatta open for business

February 4, 2020

Middle Harbour Yacht Club’s longstanding Sydney Harbour Regatta celebrates 15 years as Sydney’s premier keelboat series across the weekend of March 7-8. In all but one of the six racing categories on offer the starting list began to fill as soon as entries opened.

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Shutters come down on MacGlide Festival of Sails

Shutters come down on MacGlide Festival of Sails

January 28, 2020

Some of the thousands of MacGlide Festival of Sails sailors weary from three days of racing and partying over the Australia Day long weekend are fortunate to be heading home with a trophy for their efforts. The rest take a smile, a tan line…