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Matt Allen is new AOC Vice-President

Matt Allen is new AOC Vice-President

April 11, 2022

Three-time Sydney-Hobart winning skipper Matt Allen will be elected unopposed as a Vice-President of the Australian Olympic Committee at their Annual General Meeting on April 30. His elevation to that position is seen as welcome confirmation of the prominent status sailing has achieved in…

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Champion racers prepare at Rivergate

Champion racers prepare at Rivergate

April 11, 2022

Seven high-profile racing yachts are berthed at Rivergate Marina & Shipyard, completing final preparations ahead of the 2022 Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race which begins on Good Friday, 15 April. Matt Allen’s TP52 Ichi Ban commands its fair share of attention at Rivergate, alongside fellow champion…

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New dog learns old tricks with detector dog elite fleet

New dog learns old tricks with detector dog elite fleet

April 8, 2022

Australia’s frontline detector dog program remains at 42 strong after detector dog Velvet retired and new graduate Finlay joined the ranks. First Assistant Secretary of Biosecurity Operations at the Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment Colin Hunter said detector dogs and their handlers…

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Incat Tasmania’s hull 097 heads to South Korea

Incat Tasmania’s hull 097 heads to South Korea

April 7, 2022

Australian high speed craft specialist Incat Tasmania is breaking new ground with its latest high speed catamaran, a 76 metre fast ferry for Seaworld Express Ferry of South Korea. Just as Incat led the way with the world’s first car-carrying high speed catamarans in…

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Commodores Cup finale is yacht racing at its best

Commodores Cup finale is yacht racing at its best

April 7, 2022

Queensland has Surfers Paradise, NSW has Sailors Paradise. It’s located just outside the headlands of Port Stephens, where a cluster of Hawaiian-style islands from the set of Jurassic Park create an idyllic racecourse for yachts competing in the Sail Port Stephens Commodores Cup. Today,…

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Quest wins inaugural 2022 Pallas Cup

Quest wins inaugural 2022 Pallas Cup

April 6, 2022

Three of Sydney’s finest TP52 high performance yachts compete in an adrenaline-fuelled afternoon on Sydney Harbour. Quest won the inaugural Pallas Cup, an exclusive sailing event held on Tuesday 15 March, hosted by leading specialist property lender Pallas Capital. The 20…