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Countdown to the Oyster World Rally 2017-2019

Countdown to the Oyster World Rally 2017-2019

After the success of the inaugural Oyster World Rally, organised exclusively for the owners of Oyster yachts, the countdown to…
Sailing Nandji – Ep 18, Lady Musgrave Island… Part One

Sailing Nandji – Ep 18, Lady Musgrave Island… Part One

In this episode of Sailing Nandji, We were faced with weeks of strong wind from the wrong direction. After spending…
The saga continues… Into the Sandy Straights

The saga continues… Into the Sandy Straights

After discovering our flights out of Brisbane were on the Thursday, not Friday, panic stations hit. The initial thought of,…
Docking a Boat – How to Rig a “Boarding” Breastline. VIDEO

Docking a Boat – How to Rig a “Boarding” Breastline. VIDEO

Your sailboat has been tied up to a dock with a strong off dock wind or current. That means boarding…
Sailing Nandji – Ep 17, Treacherous Storms & Close Calls

Sailing Nandji – Ep 17, Treacherous Storms & Close Calls

In this episode of Sailing Nandji, we are challenged with some heavy weather. Buckets of rain, hectic lightning storms and…
Sail Clear of These “Ship Killing” Shoals!

Sail Clear of These “Ship Killing” Shoals!

What powerful dangers could grab hold of your steering like the tentacles of a giant squid? Or lie in wait…
World’s top 10 islands, according to TripAdvisor. GALLERY

World’s top 10 islands, according to TripAdvisor. GALLERY

For the “islands aficionados”, Maui is No. 1, according to TripAdvisor’s 2016 Travelers’ Choice awards for islands. Maui moved up…
Make These Three Tests Before Docking Your Boat!

Make These Three Tests Before Docking Your Boat!

If you want to dock a boat like a pro, you need to think defensive. And that begins with three…
Nordlys (1873) the worlds oldest engineless cargo ship still working

Nordlys (1873) the worlds oldest engineless cargo ship still working

Nordlys, manoeuvered entirely by the power of the wind is possibly the worlds oldest cargo ship (1873) still working.She is…
Three Docking Secrets to “Spring Your Boat” Like a Pro!

Three Docking Secrets to “Spring Your Boat” Like a Pro!

Imagine that you are short- or single-handed and need to get your boat along a pier smooth and easy–and with…
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