Afloat Magazine December 2017, No, 338

AFLOAT Magazine December 2017 cover

Front cover: Close competition in Sydney’s oldest sailing event, the Balmain Regatta, held on Sunday 29th October. Photo Ben Williams Spot-a-Yacht.

Festival of Sails 2018


America's Cup Class AC75 boat concept revealed

Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2017

Patrick ‘Tenpin’ Bollen

What! Scallops have eyes?

Lance Ross

Counting the cost of the America’s Cup

Bruce Stannard

A rum voyage through the Caribbean

Kevin Green

Surviving Adrift

Lance Ross

Dorade Boxes

Alan Lucas

What! Scallops have eyes? By Lance Ross.
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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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Anchorage Marina upgrade attracts large boat tourism to Port Stephens

2017 Sabre Sailing Association of WA State Championships

Sydney Hobart hub

Lakemac Heritage Festival 31 March – 1 April 2018

ShipShape app - new version released for smartphones and tablets

2018 Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show Launched

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