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Marina of the Year Award Winners Announced

Marina of the Year Award Winners Announced

May 31, 2021

Main photo: The team from Birkenhead Point Marina, winner of the Marina of the Year Award over 140 berths The 2021 Club Marine Marina of the Year Awards were held at the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia which provided a stunning and very appropriate…

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Weight to leeward on the ORCV Great Ocean Road Sail

Weight to leeward on the ORCV Great Ocean Road Sail

May 31, 2021

Main photo: Apollo Bay this way 52nm as the fleet set sail. Photo Aaron Cole Another Ocean Racing Club of Victoria (ORCV) Apollo Bay race has been run and won, with Alien (R880) claiming victory as overall race winner. The fleet of 41 enjoyed…

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12 Foot Skiff … give it a go!

12 Foot Skiff … give it a go!

May 31, 2021

Campaigning a 12 foot skiff is about fun on and off the water. You can develop a range of skills, including boat handling, tuning, boat maintenance, organisation and training. With the continued equipment developments, and the introduction of carbon masts, 12s are very manageable…

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Welcome to the new generation Arvor Sportsfish range

Welcome to the new generation Arvor Sportsfish range

May 25, 2021

Unashamedly built for fishing, the new generation Sportsfish have just been launched in Australia and are already gaining accolades from those who have seen them.  Fishing isn’t just a hobby, it’s a lifestyle, and that’s abundantly clear in the latest arrival, the…

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CYCA offshore owners’ forum

CYCA offshore owners’ forum

May 24, 2021

With the threat of COVID restrictions now receding the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia convened a forum of offshore racing owners on May 18 at the club in Sydney. The stated object of the evening was to update skippers on developments in the racing…

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$5,000 fine for diesel spill in Lake Macquarie

$5,000 fine for diesel spill in Lake Macquarie

May 20, 2021

A 59-year-old man has been fined $5,000 for allowing an estimated 200 litres of diesel to enter the waters of Lake Macquarie earlier this month. NSW Maritime Executive Director Mark Hutchings said the fine, issued by NSW Maritime under the Marine Pollution Act, followed…

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Green Light to Careers in Marine Industry

Green Light to Careers in Marine Industry

May 20, 2021

The Boating Industry Association joined with TAFE NSW recently to deliver the Green Light Day webinar as a promotion of skills, training, and career opportunities in the marine industry. BIA and TAFE used the webinar to showcase job opportunities and pathways in an industry…