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ANMM launches History@Home  A lockdown talk series

ANMM launches History@Home A lockdown talk series

September 6, 2021

Launching during History Week (4 – 12 September), History@Home is a dynamic online talk series exploring a diverse range of topics related to maritime history. The museum’s expert curators and their guests dive into topics they are most passionate about. History@Home promises to be…

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SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week: Big day out at The Strand

SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week: Big day out at The Strand

September 6, 2021

Main photo: The fleet had to round a mark near The Strand at Townsville. Photo Scott Radford-Chisholm A spectacular sight awaited locals and tourists who were out and about on The Strand at Townsville, where they were treated to racing at SeaLink Magnetic Island Race…

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Queensland turtles the winners thanks to ban on plastic

Queensland turtles the winners thanks to ban on plastic

September 1, 2021

Main photo: Flatback Turtle. Photo Department of Environment and Science) Australia’s leading ocean conservation group has welcomed the commencement of Queensland’s ban on single-use plastic, congratulating the state government for tackling the plastic pollution crisis at the source. As of 1 September, single-use plastic…

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Have Your Say on Lifejacket Reform

Have Your Say on Lifejacket Reform

August 27, 2021

The community is invited to have its say on two options to simplify and expand lifejacket requirements on NSW waterways, as part of the draft Maritime Safety Plan 2026. Minister for Transport and Roads Andrew Constance said more than seven out of 10 people…

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Kiama Harbour plan simplified with community input

Kiama Harbour plan simplified with community input

August 24, 2021

Community members are invited to have their say on an action plan that has been developed in response to feedback received on the strategic framework to revitalise Kiama Harbour. NSW Maritime Executive Director Mark Hutchings said previous community consultation had already helped inform how…

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Seems like only yesterday …

Seems like only yesterday …

August 24, 2021

by David Salter Hard to believe, but it is 50 years ago this week that Ragamuffin won the Fastnet Race. No other Australian team yacht* has triumphed in the 600nm biennial race over the testing course that starts from Cowes, around the Fastnet Rock…

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Dragon Gold Cup 2021 ends in high drama

Dragon Gold Cup 2021 ends in high drama

August 23, 2021

20 August 2021 – Marstrand, Sweden – Two final races in glorious sun and moderate breeze completed the six race Dragon Gold Cup 2021 by Yanmar in Marstrand. The regatta ended on high drama when no less than five of the top ten boats…

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Airlie Beach Race Week concludes on a high note

Airlie Beach Race Week concludes on a high note

August 20, 2021

Main photo: Ponyo, Carrera S and Eureka have been close all week. Photo Shirley Wodson The Whitsunday Sailing Club’s Airlie Beach Race Week finished on a high note, with 10-17 knot winds for the final race on a triangle course on Pioneer Bay deciding…