Afloat Magazine February 2017, No, 328

AFLOAT Magazine February 2017 cover

Front cover: 18 Footers in action during the first race of the Australian Championship on 15 January.

Photo Michael Chittenden.


A Stitch in Time - The Batavia Tapestry. By Bruce Stannard

Sydney to Hobart – the answer is blowin’ in the wind

Patrick 'Tenpin' Bollen


Alan Lucas

A Stitch in Time – Batavia Tapestry at AWBF Hobart

Bruce Stannard

Bodmin to Botany Bay and Back

Chris Kelly

Struggles of a Sternwheeler – General Gordon

Graeme Andrews

Crocophobia. By Alan Lucas.
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Editor's Column

Book Review with Peter Campbell


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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