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Have your say – Snapper Island

Have your say – Snapper Island

December 16, 2020

Public exhibition extended to 12 February 2021 Have your say – Snapper Island Discussion Paper The Harbour Trust is seeking feedback on a discussion paper for Snapper Island, Sydney Harbour, and a supporting draft (non-statutory) Conservation Management…

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Vendée Globe Day 37

Vendée Globe Day 37

December 16, 2020

Main photo: Vendee Globe Pierre Bouras / TR Racing Leader 1,000 miles south of Adelaide Having been slowed since around 1800hrs UTC yesterday evening to evaluate and then today to make some kind of repair to his port side foil system…

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Vendée Globe Day 32

Vendée Globe Day 32

December 11, 2020

Main photo: English skipper Pip Hare The Vendée Globe’s leading duo Charlie Dalin and Thomas Ruyant are into a period of quieter winds as they recover from the big Indian Ocean storm which hit them on Tuesday night with gusts to 55 knots of…

Event
NAUTI – Australia Day Fun Weekend

NAUTI – Australia Day Fun Weekend

December 10, 2020

Royal Melbourne Yacht Squadron invites boats from all clubs to join in on an Australia Day weekend of FREE fun boating Activities. With the Geelong Festival Of Sails not being able to be run this year, due to Covid-19, RMYS have…

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Vendée Globe Day 30

Vendée Globe Day 30

December 9, 2020

Leader 1400 miles to Cape Leeuwin One Month, Many Lifetimes For the leaders of the Vendée Globe, the very difficult conditions in an Indian Ocean depression, are the most challenging of the race so far. Fatigue accumulated over one month of racing is less…

Review
Book Review: Blue Water Classics

Book Review: Blue Water Classics

December 8, 2020

Portraits of the Sydney Hobart Yacht Race by Andrew Wilson and Di Pearson Reviewed by Kevin Green A photo paints a thousand words, but only if done well as photographer Andrew Wilson has clearly managed in this extensive photo essay of the Sydney to…

Product & Industry

Recognition of Lifetime Service to the Marina Industry

December 7, 2020

The Marina Industries Association (MIA) has recognised a lifetime of service to the marina industry with awards presented to Jeff d’Albora and to Ian McAndrew (posthumously). Trish McAndrew and Jeff d’Albora accepted the awards at a special luncheon in Sydney hosted by MIA President…

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Australian Maritime College awarded Defence industry prizes

Australian Maritime College awarded Defence industry prizes

December 2, 2020

Main photo: AMC team members toast their success at the Defence Connect Australian Defence Industry Awards (L-R) Zhi Leong, Jen Smit, Chris White, Damien Freeman and Jan Lynch The Australian Maritime College’s (AMC) strong engagement and ongoing partnership with Defence has been recognised with…

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18ft Skiffs attempt race start in 40 knot winds

18ft Skiffs attempt race start in 40 knot winds

November 30, 2020

18ft Skiffs NSW Championship, Race 2 Sunday, 29 November 2020 Sydney Harbour Fresh North West winds over 20-knots, with gusts up to 40-knots prior to race time, cast doubt over the Australian 18 Footers League being able to stage Race 2 of the…