Afloat Magazine August 2018, No, 346

AFLOAT Magazine August 2018 cover

Front cover: Australian Dave Warby is aiming to break his father Ken’s world record speed of 464.44km/h in his jet boat Spirit of Australia II seen here during a test session on Blowering Dam in the Snowy Mountains (see story p16). Photo Warby Motor Sport.

Sydney International Boatshow


Southern Ocean Voyage: Port Davey Part 2. By Kevin Green.

Offerings to the God of Speed

Kevin Green

Black Magic – revival of the Twelves

Bruce Stannard

Underwater drone reveals secrets of the Great Barrier Reef

Christine Spiten

Southern Ocean Voyage: Port Davey

Kevin Green

The Tahiti Ketch

Alan Lucas

Volvo Race struggles for relevance

David Salter

Meandering down the Murray

James Cryer

Underwater drone reveals secrets of the Great Barrier Reef. By Christine Spiten
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Harbour Happenings

Product & Industry Review

On the Waterfront Pictorial

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Foul Bottoms with John Quirk


Weather with Malcolm Riley

Tide Chart

Galley Gourmet with Captain Chaos




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