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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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A Twist To A Winter Favourite

By Sally Jenyns It’s no wonder pumpkin soup is a perennial winter favourite – delicious, luscious and comforting all in one bowl! It’s super easy

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Going with the wind

Article  by Caroline Strainig When Craig and Kerry Margetts were searching for a name for their new Seawind 1160 catamaran, they didn’t have to hunt long

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Zatara

WORLD FAMOUS SAILING FAMILY DOCKS ON THE GOLD COAST Renee Whitaker interview by Andy Kancachian In 2016, a regular-everyday family living a conventional life with

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SLIM AARONS

Now on the Gold Coast – PHOTOGRAPHS THAT EPITOMISE BOATING Have you ever seen the classic photos of the French Riviera boating life in the

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Sun-Kissed

ART OF GOLD COAST WATERWAYS Boats and harbours are beautiful and always a great subject of inspiration while creating these pieces. There is a sense

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