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MC38s: InfoTrack’s quick rise to the top

MC38s: InfoTrack’s quick rise to the top

May 17, 2021

Main photo: Act 2 goes to Christian Beck’s InfoTrack by 6 points. Photo by Tilly Lock Media Event: MC38 2021 Season Act 2, May 15-16 hosted by Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club on Pittwater Every new MC38 team knows it takes a season or…

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Discover and explore the Whitsundays this winter

Discover and explore the Whitsundays this winter

May 14, 2021

With Australian’s making the most of domestic travel, the cruising yachts are making their way up the Queensland coast to enjoy a winter cruising season in the tropical north. With high volumes of boat owners making plans to visit the Whitsunday and Great Barrier…

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Slick operation off Narooma was not oil that it seemed

Slick operation off Narooma was not oil that it seemed

May 14, 2021

The state’s biggest ever oil spill exercise has unfolded on the south coast, involving an array of specialists, helicopters and fixed wing aircraft. Mark Hutchings Executive Director NSW Maritime said more than 100 people were put through their paces during the two day training…

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SheSails makes a splash in Tasmania

SheSails makes a splash in Tasmania

May 13, 2021

The inaugural Combined Clubs Women’s Keelboat Regatta in Hobart was a resounding success with Team Salter taking the crown and calls across the fleet to make it an annual event. Hosted by the Derwent Sailing Squadron, Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania and Bellerive Yacht…

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ORCV Carnival of Short-Handed sailing race

ORCV Carnival of Short-Handed sailing race

May 13, 2021

Main photo: Cadibarra 8 in the lead all the way. Photo ORCV Media The passion for short-handed sailing is well alive in Melbourne sailing scene with James Russell on his Adams 10 yacht, Surprise (SM63) being crowned overall winner in the Ocean Racing Club…

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Indian claims line honours in Exmouth Yacht Race

Indian claims line honours in Exmouth Yacht Race

May 11, 2021

Indian shatters race record Main photo: Indian crosses the finishing line at Exmouth. Photo by Bernie Kaaks Indian crossed the Exmouth finishing line with an elapsed time of under three days to shatter the record set by Ross Swanson’s Syrenka 30…

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BELUGA crowned Yacht of the Year in the Ocean Awards

BELUGA crowned Yacht of the Year in the Ocean Awards

May 6, 2021

M/Y BELUGA¸ a 34.7-metre Moonen based in Port Douglas Queensland, has been crowned Yacht of the Year in Boat International’s Ocean Awards for 2021. The award, in its first year, is recognition of BELUGA’s Owner and crew’s efforts to survey and protect the marine…

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Heavy hitters heading to Airlie Beach Race Week

Heavy hitters heading to Airlie Beach Race Week

May 5, 2021

A trio of past Sydney Hobart winners in Geoff Boettcher, Darryl Hodgkinson and Phil Turner, along with yachting champion Marcus Blackmore, are among the heavy hitters heading north to race in the IRC Passage Division at the 33rd running of Airlie Beach Race Week,…

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Fremantle to Exmouth Ocean Race and Rally

Fremantle to Exmouth Ocean Race and Rally

May 4, 2021

With Fremantle Sailing Club’s Fremantle to Exmouth Ocean Race and Rally less than a week away, 37 crews are eagerly looking at advance weather models, all indicating that the race record is set to be smashed. Early indications suggest soft conditions between Fremantle and…