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Extreme Sydney Short Ocean Racing Championship tests crews

Extreme Sydney Short Ocean Racing Championship tests crews

November 30, 2020

Middle Harbour Yacht Club’s Sydney Short Ocean Racing Championship (SSORC) coincided with Sydney’s record-breaking hot weather weekend, 28 crews enduring 40 knot gusts for race two and brutal temperatures in the low 40s both days of the longstanding annual series. A gale warning moved…

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Lazy Dog looms over Act 6 and MC38 season pointscore

Lazy Dog looms over Act 6 and MC38 season pointscore

November 30, 2020

Middle Harbour Yacht Club’s Lazy Dog team closed out the 2020 MC38 calendar with a third series triumph, giving Shaun Lane and Quentin Stewart’s crew the overall season trophy from six acts. “We were pretty consistent; not too many boat handling errors,” Lane said.

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Boating safety app Deckee reports strong growth

Boating safety app Deckee reports strong growth

November 30, 2020

Australian-born boating app Deckee has doubled their monthly active users in the last 12 months. This phenomenal growth comes following the establishment of major partnerships with maritime authorities in three states (NSW, TAS, WA), offering comprehensive official boating safety data, adding to their crowdsourced…

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Reinventing the Australian Wooden Boat Festival

Reinventing the Australian Wooden Boat Festival

November 24, 2020

Although the Covid-19 pandemic forced the cancellation of the 2021 Australian Wooden Boat Festival, Tasmanians have not taken the postponement lying down. As Bruce Stannard reports, organisers are planning two new initiatives to keep the spirit of the festival alive and well until the…

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Whitsundays Clean Up Flotilla 2020

Whitsundays Clean Up Flotilla 2020

November 24, 2020

In 2018 the founders of Ocean Crusaders saw a need for major cleaning of the islands around Phuket and worked with Sunsail to organise the world’s first Clean Up Flotilla. COVID changed their plans this year but not their enthusiasm, and the Whitsundays was…

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Seldén official supplier for Farr X2

Seldén official supplier for Farr X2

November 24, 2020

Statement from Selden: Seldén are happy to announce that Seldén Mast has been appointed the official mast supplier for the new Farr X2. The mast will feature T800 carbon pre-preg fibre wound on a mandrel for an optimised mix of low weight, stiffness and…

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Getting back OutThere this summer

Getting back OutThere this summer

November 24, 2020

AFL Legend Brendan “Fev” Fevola hit the water at Sandringham Yacht Club with his daughter as a part of Australian Sailing’s OutThere Sailing ‘Bring a Friend’ campaign. The radio host from popular Fox FM breakfast show Fifi, Fev & Byron enjoyed a day out…

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29er, Nacra 15 and Nacra 17 2020 NSW State Titles

29er, Nacra 15 and Nacra 17 2020 NSW State Titles

November 24, 2020

Lifting of Covid-19 restrictions enabled the 29er, Nacra 15 and Nacra 17  2020 NSW State Titles to be held at Wangi RSL Amateur Sailing Club over the weekend of the 21st and 22nd of November. Eight races were completed in light conditions on Lake…

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The Marine Riley Fine Food and Wine Cruise in Company

The Marine Riley Fine Food and Wine Cruise in Company

November 19, 2020

Regional wines, beautiful beef, freshly caught seafood, local cheese, while taking in stunning, unspoilt scenery. Nature at its best from your own boat. Imagine leaving Sydney Harbour behind and spending from the 4th to 17th January 2021, cruising in company, visiting the…

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Bring out your expired flares for safe, easy disposal

Bring out your expired flares for safe, easy disposal

November 18, 2020

Boaters across NSW will again be able to dispose of their expired flares safely and easily with 46 collection points launching this month. This year, the NSW Maritime collection program will increase from two to three stages, with mobile collections up and down the…