Afloat Magazine October 2016, No, 324

AFLOAT Magazine October 2016 cover

Front cover: Mister Christian, David Salter’s 50-year-old Swanson 36 romping down Sydney Harbour in 30 knots at the start of the recent Sydney Amateur Sailing Club’s Lion Island race.

Photo by John Jeremy.

RMYC Broken Bay Timber Boat Festival 2016


Dagon Harald Fairhair - world's largest Viking ship?. By Bruce Stannard

The Jewel in Sydney’s Crown – the Bays Precinct

Kevin Green

Dragon Harald Fairhair – world’s largest Viking ship

Bruce Stannard

220-year-old shipwrecked beer: worth the hangover?

Michael Troy

Hamilton Island Race Week finishes on a high

Patrick ‘Tenpin’ Bollen





World's oldest beer: worth the hangover?
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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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Sailing Champion Andy Fethers guest speaker at Marine Industry Foundation Fundraiser

Sabres put on a show – Opening Day Series

Sailing Through Russia: Lecture & Book Launch

STS Leeuwin II travels in Dirk Hartog’s steps

2017 Festival of Sails has plenty to offer

25th Anniversary Beneteau Cup Sydney 2016

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