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ISOLATION AFLOAT

FENDING FOR YOURSELF IN COVID-19 By Karen Oberg for Pantaenius Insurance KAREN OBERG and her husband Rob have been live-aboard cruisers since 2011, and have sailed through South

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OLYMPIAN MAT BELCHER HONOURED AT SOUTHPORT YACHT CLUB

By Tanya Rabe On a night to remember, on 2 September 2021, Southport Yacht Club (SYC) celebrated with Gold Coast’s Mat Belcher his Gold Medal

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Straddie Study – A DAY TRIP TO DISCOVER ISLAND LIFE

Photos by Aram Kancachian & Patricia Fitzgerald In June 2021, a group of home-educating children went on a day trip to South Stradbroke Island, as part of the Jacobs

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Conor McGregor’s NEW BOAT

  “The Lamborghini of the Sea” As has been widely reported, Conor McGregor, the wealthy former mixed martial arts (MMA) featherweight and lightweight UFC (Ultimate

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WELCOME TO TIN CAN BAY BOATING PLEASURES

Tin Can Bay/Tuncanbar is a tranquil destination located 200km north of Brisbane, where the surrounding waterways provide for great boating in a wide variety of

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NAUTICAL TRAINING

LEARNING THE ROPES WITH A CUSTOMISED INSTRUCTION COURSE The initial Nautical Training sessions always begin with underpinning skills and knowledge of navigation. Trip planning and

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FAR AWAY FROM THE HUBBUB

Photo & Text by Mark Johnson INTERVIEW BY ANDY KANCACHIAN Don’t sleep in! The time of day to capture a photo is always important to

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Cruising North – Top 8 Marinas

HORIZON SHORES MARINA – WOONGOOLBA Ideally located between Brisbane and Gold Coast, Horizon Shores Marina is one of the largest wet berth marinas in Australia.

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ANCHORAGES

CRUISING QUEENSLAND’S EAST COAST By Coastal Cruising Club of Australia For yachts cruising north from “the south”, there is an entirely different world after Southport.

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Cruising the Coral Coast

THE LIFE AND TIMES OF AUTHOR ALAN LUCAS In 1960, I built a 32ft plywood ketch that started my permanent life afloat for the next 55

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