Afloat Magazine August 2017, No, 334

AFLOAT Magazine August 2017 cover

Front cover: David Murrin’s 1955 Laurent Giles sloop Cetewayo competing in the annual Regatta of the British Classic Yacht Club in the Solent, UK.
Photo by Guido Cantini / Panerai

50th Sydney International Boatshow


Mick Corker aka Jack Tar produces beautifully crafted ropework. By Bruce Stannard

Young Horizons – running away to sea on a tall ship

Kevin Green

Jack Tar’s Locker

Bruce Stannard

The Iconic inland waterways of America’s Great Loop

Derrick Baan

Ghost Ships – the Mary Celeste and other derelicts

Alan Lucas

Lasting the distance – The Nordic Folkboat

Karen Eriksen

Guns on Boats

John Murray

Captain Chaos hitches a ride with Spanish smugglers.
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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Australian-first marine uniform company launched

Admiral’s Cup Regatta will span the generations

2017 Pantaenius Newport to Coffs Coast Yacht Race

AMW wins Fusion Retailer of the Year

Royal Geelong Yacht Club bidding for three Major International Events

Full House at The Boat Works

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