14 High Seas — My albatross
Nigel Ridgway shares the story of a special albatross.
20 Expo times on the Gold Coast
Chris Kleiss hauls out on the Gold Coast — and finds plenty to entertain him at the new marine expo.
36 From Australia to the Med
Lloyd Price enjoys the cruise of a lifetime exploring the Med in his Seawind 1000.
46 Anchored at Althorpe
Anja and Don Richards explore SA’s historic Althorpe Island on their way home from Port Lincoln to Adelaide.
67 At the Club — Blairgowrie
Melissa Farley profiles one of Victoria’s most popular clubs — the Blairgowrie Yacht Squadron on Port Phillip.
16 Ideas Locker
Petrea Heathwood offers some advice on choosing a prop and puts the Sta-Lok swageless wire terminals to the test.
18 My Boat — Blue Spirit
Debra Shorter and her husband Bruce find a quarter-share in a Lightwave 45 Grande the perfect introduction to boat ownership.
24 A time to sell and a time to buy
Bronwyn Zemanek offers some advice on the do’s and don’ts of selling your boat, based on her experiences selling her Jarkan 35.
49 Drop Zone — From wire to rope
Michael Unwin tells how he has traded in traditional stainless standing rigging for a modern rope alternative.
58 Nine steps to salvation
Jon Neeves tells of nine ways he stacks the odds in his favour when it comes to safety.
62 New Boat — Jeanneau SO 379
CH previews one of the hottest boats on the boat show circuit at the moment — Jeanneau’s new Sun Odyssey 379.
50 Pay-for-weather put to the test
Cherylle Stone tries out pay-for weather (aka weather routing) on a demanding offshore passage.
54 Repairing a bulkhead
Rupert Holmes gives step-by-step instructions on repairing timber bulkheads.
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