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Sydney, Brisbane and Adelaide Boat Shows Cancelled for 2020

March 27, 2020

BIA President Darren Vaux A message from Darren Vaux, President of the Boating Industry Association: The Board and Executive of the BIA is constantly monitoring developments related to COVID-19 in the public domain, in communication with government and in discussion with members. Last…

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Heaven Can Wait Regatta Posts New Fundraising Record

Heaven Can Wait Regatta Posts New Fundraising Record

March 25, 2020

The Heaven Can Wait Charity Sailing Regatta (HCW) – organised and run by the Royal Motor yacht Club Toronto, has posted a new fundraising record in support of the Hunter Branch of Cancer Council NSW and their Home Help Program and Lake Macquarie Marine…

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Port Cygnet Regatta draws the best

Port Cygnet Regatta draws the best

March 25, 2020

Regatta director Jeff Rowe summarises another outstanding weekend at the iconic Port Cygnet Regatta, an event first held in 1863. Late summer and autumn in southern Tasmania is traditionally regatta time, on the Derwent at Hobart and down the d’Entrecasteaux Channel…

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RMYC 2020 Classic Yacht Regatta

RMYC 2020 Classic Yacht Regatta

March 20, 2020

Sixteen beautiful classic yachts took to the magnificent waters of Pittwater over the weekend of 7th and 8th March. The fleet comprised 4 Division A (spinnaker), 6 Division B (non spinnaker) and 5 Couta boats plus a Ranger making up Division C. Pittwater put…

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Firefighter family day on the water

Firefighter family day on the water

March 17, 2020

Hundreds of volunteer firefighters and their families from brigades around Australia turned out for a fantastic day on the water with members of the boating community. Families arrived at event hubs for a BBQ in the morning before they stepped onboard a variety of…

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Sabre WA State Championships

Sabre WA State Championships

March 17, 2020

The 2019-20 Sabre Sailing Association of WA Boating Hardware WA State Championships  were hosted by Perth Dinghy Sailing Club over 2 days on the weekend of 14th & 15th March 2020. A record fleet of 30 Sabres entered the event from 5 clubs. Only…

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Celebrating 40 years of innovation in Composites

Celebrating 40 years of innovation in Composites

March 17, 2020

ATL Composites is celebrating 40 years of operations, supplying innovative composite products to the marine, automotive, industrial and construction industries in Australia and around the world. Paying tribute to the vision of founder, Arnie Duckworth, who established the business in New Zealand…

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Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show postponed

March 16, 2020

Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show postponed Organisers today confirmed the 2020 Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show will be postponed until later in the year. The announcement comes in light of the continued escalation of Covid-19 cases and government directives on gatherings of more than…

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Slick Newcastle Cruising YC team sews up northern qualifier

Slick Newcastle Cruising YC team sews up northern qualifier

March 16, 2020

Slick Newcastle Cruising YC team sews up northern qualifier Newcastle Cruising Yacht Club’s team, skippered by talented offshore yachtsman Joe de Kock, leaned on teamwork and plenty of experience to post eight firsts and one second from their nine races in the SAILING Champions…

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MC38 2020 Australian Championship

MC38 2020 Australian Championship

March 16, 2020

First Australian title for Lazy Dog MC38 2020 Australian Championship – Shaun Lane and Quentin Stewart’s MC38 Lazy Dog from Middle Harbour out-ran the pack at the class’ 2020 reduced national title on Sydney Harbour, posting a low-scoring 13 points that…

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Deussen clinches second Melges 24 title

Deussen clinches second Melges 24 title

March 15, 2020

Deussen clinches second Melges 24 title – Now two-time Melges 24 Australian Champion Robin Deussen capped off his second title in dominant fashion yesterday, closing out the event with three wins on the final day in big breeze off Adelaide Sailing Club. A stark…