Afloat Magazine October 2017, No, 336

AFLOAT Magazine October 2017 cover

Front cover: Close racing among the Cruising fleet on the final day of Audi Hamilton Island Race Week. Photo Andrea Francolini.

Classic & Wooden Boat Festival 2018


Balmain Regatta. By Ian Smith

Right royal affair at Hamilton Island Race Week

Patrick Bollen

Balmain Regatta – going great guns since 1849

Ian Smith

All’s OK for a Dinghy that turns 60

David Shanks

Kiel Week – under ancient sails

Erik Bigalk

More Stormy Weather

John Westacott

The Three Captain Cooks of Sydney – Captain Cook (2)

Graeme Andrews

Hinchinbrook Channel

Alan Lucas

Gone Fishing Day. By David Lockwood.
every month

Editor's Column

Book Review


Nautical Quiz with Jim Broadside

Harbour Happenings

Crossword Puzzle – John Gray

On the Waterfront Pictorial

Product & Industry Review

Fishing with David Lockwood

Boats For Sale

On the Water with David Lockwood


Foul Bottoms with John Quirk

Upcoming Events

Weather with Malcolm Riley


Galley Gourmet with Captain Chaos

Tide Chart



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