Northwest Passage tally, Pittwater Expo, Louisiades Rally, and more...
If you are anywhere within reach of Sydney put 16/17 March in your diary for the Pittwater Sail Expo being held at the Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club, the 'Alfreds', and read the article below to see why, how and where.
RPAYC Pittwater Sail Expo - 16/17 March .. .
If you are anywhere within reach of Cairns by September, think about joining one of the most exotic rallies on the planet - The Louisiades Rally, from Cairns to the Louisiades and back. Read the story, see the photos and you'll find it hard to resist!
Louisiades - joining forces .. .
This week those interested in our ocean environment will gladly welcome the fastest ever electric boat, at an astonishing 86 knots. Maybe our crowded waterways might become silent one day soon!
There's a story about the dramatic increase in the number of yachts that are including the Northwest Passage in their cruising itinerary - including several Australian boats, another about how our New Zealand friends are getting tough on ocean pollution, and then there's the truly astonishing story about the sailing family, currently in New Zealand in preparation mode, taking three small children, including a new-born, sailing through the Southern Ocean. Finally, an Australian cruising couple tells a tale of their sailing visit to Cuba.
Is it towing or salvage? Where does one end and the next begin? .. .
If you ever need towing sometime in the future, you'll be smart to have read the article on the American-view difference between salvage and towing – not as simple as it sounds. Read some useful tips on what NOT to miss when checking your rigging, and John Jamieson goes through the 'back and fill' routine to turn your boat inside its own length, using the boat's propeller.
That's just the beginning, so run your mouse down the headlines to find what catches your interest, and...
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