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WORLD FAMOUS SAILING LA VAGABONDE UPGRADES TO RAPIDO 60

The world’s most exciting sailing news is the long awaited decision that Sailing La Vagabonde will sail the world’s oceans aboard a Rapido 60. Rapido

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DIVING IN QUEENSLAND reefs, wrecks and caves

Story by Scott Altman Divers across the globe can attest that, among the 70% of the world covered in water, Queensland waters are one of

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BRIAN’S BOATING and outdoor adventures

By Roselle Tenefrancia Many would say that social media have taken over our lives. The various platforms of social media have been praised, criticised, celebrated

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BOOMING DEMAND FOR WORKERS – MARINE INDUSTRY JOBS SITE

We are very lucky to live on the Gold Coast, surrounded by water where the community can enjoy the natural beauty and the recreational benefits

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Present-day Saltwater Stories

Story by Roselle Tenefrancia In the six years that we have been involved in publishing stories around recreational boating on the Kombumerri country (Gold Coast)

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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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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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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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A LOVE OF SAILING

TRANSITIONS TO PASSION FOR PAINTING Story by Roselle Tenefrancia “I love to paint sailors’ memories onto their own charts. The old paper chart still holds such

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