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Sewage truck removed intact from seabed at Pittwater

Sewage truck removed intact from seabed at Pittwater

September 12, 2019

The most delicate part of the marine salvage operation which has been unfolding at Pittwater in the past 23 days has been completed without a hitch. Transport for NSW Acting Director NSW Maritime Mark Hutchings said the sewage truck filled with around 10,000 litres…

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Sydney to Auckland Ocean Race 2021

Sydney to Auckland Ocean Race 2021

September 12, 2019

To start on Sydney Harbour at 1pm on 30 January 2021, the inaugural Sydney to Auckland Ocean Race 2021, organised by the Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club (RPAYC) in NSW in association with the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron (RNZYS), is already gaining momentum with…

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2019 Australian Search and Rescue Awards

September 10, 2019

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) is pleased to announce this year’s recipients of the National Search and Rescue Council’s (NATSAR) Australian Search and Rescue Awards. The awards are presented on behalf of the NATSAR Council in recognition of outstanding contribution to search and…

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The Cavalier 28 Cruiser Racer

The Cavalier 28 Cruiser Racer

September 9, 2019

Race or cruise? Handicap or scratch? There is one boat design frequently seen on Sydney Harbour that is superbly suited to all of these! The Cavalier 28 was, from its inception in the early 80s, as the New Zealand Davidson 28, designed for both…

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Rebirth of the Crest at Jervis Bay Maritime Museum

Rebirth of the Crest at Jervis Bay Maritime Museum

September 6, 2019

Main photo: Lady Denman and the Crest in the grounds of the Jervis Bay Maritime Museum, circa 1990. Photo John Settree Along the coast of New South Wales, in any river, stream or creek protected from the summer nor’easters and the winter southerlies, and…

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Hundreds of Everyday People embark on Clipper 2019-20 Race

Hundreds of Everyday People embark on Clipper 2019-20 Race

September 3, 2019

Some 220 ordinary people from all walks of life, representing 29 different nationalities, have departed St. Katharine Docks, London, in front of thousands of spectators, to embark on the twelfth edition of the epic 40,000 nautical mile global sailing challenge, the Clipper Round the…

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Asahi Regatta blows out cobwebs … not the budget

Asahi Regatta blows out cobwebs … not the budget

September 3, 2019

What better way to blow out the winter cobwebs, without blowing the budget, than to contest the annual Asahi Regatta hosted by Newcastle Cruising Yacht Club (NCYC). Alternatively known as the NSW Country Yachting Championships, the event intentionally coincides with Hamilton Island Race Week…