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Changing Winds of Sailing in Australia

Before colonial sailing was introduced in Australia, the people of Torres Strait Islands were already using large double outriggers with large sails, which have been

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Sailing on the Broadwater: Visitor’s Perspective

With 260 kilometres of navigable waters that include the Broadwater and the extensive canal systems and 57 kilometres of coastline, the Gold Coast is a

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Stories from the Bay

After 32 years spent running the Stradbroke Flyer, John Groom has seen it all. He has ferried more than 10 million people to North Stradbroke

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The Saltwater Story

A land bridge connected Minjerribah (Stradbroke Island) to Kombumerri country (Southport) and Goories also came in canoes to Minjerribah trading bunya for eugarie, amongst other

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Why You Need A Magnetic Compass

A bit of history: the magnetic compass or a simple version of the compass was used during the Chinese Han Dynasty and the Song Dynasty

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DIY Antifoul Checklist

It is time to do the annual slipping. So what are the key things we should be looking for to ensure all the proper maintenance

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Fast Family Fun

The Tweed River is a beautiful river to ski on. It has many bends and turns, which can be challenging even for the expert classes.

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Humpbacks: Beyond Whale-Watching

The 2017 whale season was a busy time for the 58 volunteers of Humpbacks & High-rises (HHR). For 120 days from June to November, HHR

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Easy Launch @ Cabbage Tree Point

Cabbage Tree Point is located at the very southern edge of Southern Moreton Bay, the northeastern corner of the Gold Coast. The name refers to

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Great Products for Boating (2018)

Your boating adventure starts here, with a selection of leading products to improve your time out on the water. Join the conversation on our social

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