Nautical Notes

News, views and clues.

Triple crown

Wild Oats XI takes the long-sought Sydney Hobart trifecta.
­ Crosbie Lorimer.

Super-size me

A closer look at yachting’s thoroughbreds.
Crosbie Lorimer.

Australian classic

The stylish Maritimo.
Mark Rothfield.

Maritimo moments

A diary of indulgence in the Maritimo lifestyle.
Chris Beattie.

Where the buffalo roam

There’s nothing quite like fly fishing in Big Sky Country.
Bill Bachman.

Memories are made of this

There’s a lot more than classic design – a pair of Corsairs from Chris-Craft.
– Barry Tranter

Up the creek

Relax and take in the surroundings of Sydney’s Cowan Creek.
– Briar Jensen

Pleasure and pain

Jigging for big samson fish in WA is all about muscle.
– Rick Huckstepp.

Tiptoe through the tuna

Sydney’s Fish Market – a source of fine seafood and dining delights.
– John McNally.

Paddle power in paradise

A Polynesian-style warrior challenge at Hamilton Island.
Cathy Anderson.

Linger longer

A South Pacific yachting odyssey in captivating Tonga.
– John Borthwick.

Top performer

The new 580 Top Ender from Quintrex.
Warren Steptoe.

It’s rigged

If you rely on wind power, you need to look after your rigging.
Christopher Murman.

Lean, clean, green machines

The new E-Tec range from Evinrude.
Jason Hall.


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