Afloat Magazine September 2017, No, 335

AFLOAT Magazine September 2017 cover

Front cover: The Melges 32 Panther dropped two men overboard when it broached in a nasty gust during Audi Hamilton Island Race Week. Both were retrieved a short while later. Photo by Andrea Francolini

Classic & Wooden Boat Festival 2018


Vexillographer John Vaughan dips his pennant. By Bruce Stannard

Once a Jolly Flagman

Bruce Stannard

The Making of an Historic Painting

Lance Ross

After Endeavour Reef

Alan Lucas

The Three Captain Cooks of Sydney –
Captain Cook I

Graeme Andrews

The making of an historic painting. By Lance Ross.
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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New boating app makes cruising life a breeze

Free interactive app to connect sailing community at the 2018 Festival of Sails

Pelican Australia prepares for the new iPhone 8 with a new wave of rugged phone cases

Volvo Ocean Race – Melbourne Race Village

Club Marine Platinum Dealers celebrate at Audi Hamilton Island Race Week

Expressions of interest now open for boaties to display their heritage vessels at the Classic & Wooden Boat Festival 2018

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