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Cape Barren Goose 37 Cutter ............ One of the Best Citation 34 Centre Cockpit Cutter Rigged yacht for sale Swanson 42 Cutter ...... Performs well Cruising.
Cape Barren Goose 37 Citation 34 Centre Swanson 42 Sailing
Cape Barren Goose 37
The Cape Barren Goose 37 design was way ahead of its time when launched. It magically combined the ideal cruising set up with a hull that could also perform well. Peter Joubert . . .
Price: AU $85,000
Citation 34 Centre
Owner has advised that the boat can also be sold "as is where is" ON OFFER Mariah is a Citation 34 centre cockpit cutter that has all the gear to go cruising. Features . . .
Price: AU $36,000
Swanson 42 Sailing
Built for cruising and offshore adventuring this Swanson 42 is also a performer. Well thoughtout rig, good sails and an excellent reputation Pelagian is a very good example of the 42 . . .
Price: AU $74,000

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Perpetual Loyal beats the Sydney Hobart Race Record by 5 hours.

Perpetual Loyal wins the 2016 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race © Rolex/Daniel Forster       Get all the details from


Sailing legend Jon Sanders makes progress on final circumnavigation

West Australian yachtsman Jon Sanders     

 "I managed to begin my 10th circumnavigation of the world on due date and schedule"
See :

    Click on pic of Jon preparing  Sailing Vessel Perie Banou II and go to his  current position with ClientSat Predictwind Tracker.

 Jon is currently in Cape Town.
Fair winds and following seas Jon.

     Cheers and best wishes.


Hugo Boss, skipper Alex Thomson, during Solo Sailing Vendee Globe

Hugo Boss, skipper Alex Thomson (GBR),
off the Kerguelen Islands, flown over by
the National French Marine Nivose Frigate's Chopper,
during the Vendee Globe, solo sailing race around the world,
on November 30th, 2016   Marine Nationale / Nefertiti
/ Vendee Globe and Sail-World Australia Newsletter.

 Click on pic and see YouTube video




  Infiniti 46 Sea Trials - Blast Reaching Zero Video

   Designed by DSS-creator Hugh Welbourn the Infiniti 46 is 14.10m LOA, with a beam of   3.90m and a 3.35m draft. Her displacement is listed at 5300kg. She is full carbon construction.
   The DSS (Dynamic Stability System) patented system utilizes retractable foils to reduce heel angles and provide progressive dynamic lift,
omplementing the traditional fixed or canting keel.

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"This existence of ours is as transient as autumn cloud.
To watch the birth and death of beings is like looking at the movement of a dance.

 A lifetime is like a flash of lightning in the sky,
   rushing by, like a torrent down a steep  mountain."
                - Tibetan Book of Living and Dying P25, - Sogya

"Live as thoug
h heaven is on earth.
                - Father Alfred D'Souza

 There is nothing - absolutely nothing - half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats.”

             - Kenneth Grahame


Man overboard Procedure

 The Williamson turn is a manoeuvre used to bring a ship or boat under power back to a point it previously passed through, often for the purpose of recovering a man overboard.

The Williamson turn is most appropriate at night or in reduced visibility, or if the point can be allowed to go (or already has gone) out of sight, but is still relatively near.

1.      If in response to a man overboard, put the rudder toward the person (e.g., if the person fell over the starboard side, put the rudder over starboard

2.      After deviating from the original course by about 60 degrees, shift the rudder full to the opposite

3.      When heading about 20 degrees short of the reciprocal, put the rudder amidships so that vessel will turn onto the reciprocal

4.      Bring the vessel upwind of the person, stop the vessel in the water with the person alongside, well forward of the propellers

If dealing with a man overboard, always bring the vessel upwind of the person. Stop the vessel in the water with the person well forward of the propellers.











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