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Volume 18 Issue 1

A Walk in the Park
It was a small fleet but the competitors in the 2002 Rolex Sydney-Hobart yacht race had the easiest conditions yet in the 58-year history of the race.

Boatlines


Boatlines

Southwind SC640 in Production
New Plate Alloy Dinghy from Trailcraft
Whittley Cruiser With Outboard
Stealthy Fishing Boats
The Next Generation – An Italian Stunner
Halverson 28
Dolphin 620 Long Boat
Hard Top Mustang


O.S. Success


Riviera racing team takes on the world

Despite broken propellers, methed turbo-chargers and a relatively modest budget, Australia's Riviera Racing Team has taken on the world's best offshore powerboat racers and finished third outright in both the Middle East and World Offshore Powerboat Championships.



Marketplace

Easy Windlass Selection
Mercury EFI four-stroke
Mustad Pro Select Monofilament Line
Storm’s Soft Plastic Lures
Okuma Titus Gold
All Terrain Minn Kota
Way Point Gear Bag
Sevylor Towables
New Koden
Magellan GPS Clip-On


Publisher's Page


Shorts & T-Shirts to Hobart

It is customary for me, at this time of the year, to write a brief overview of the Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race. How the competitors faired during the event is generally a topic of interest shared by most.


Technical Article


Club Marine flies the flag in the Melbourne to Osaka race

Spend only a few minutes with David Tait and Peter Tardrew and their natural repartee very soon becomes infectious. For a couple of laid back sailors who enjoy two-handed sailing they make a compatible team. An essential component as they embark on their biggest project yet – the Melbourne to Osaka two-handed race, the longest two-handed race south to north in the world.