The Kornati National Park combined with the coastal towns between Sibenik and Zadar offers a perfect mix of quaint sea ports, isolated bays and islands with just a comfortable number of seaside and seasonal restaurants.

Trevor Joyce of Mariner Boating Holidays recounts the magical experiences to be had on a catamaran rally around the Dodecanese islands of the Aegean.

The outward view from the deck of a chartered yacht at $5,000 per person for two weeks will be exactly the same as that of the man who spent $US30 million floating his boat!

A highlight of the regatta in its early years, the traditional Thursday night beach party was resurrected in 2019 after a long absence.

The year begins deep in prehistoric waters, with the Sea Monsters exhibition, and ends in the canals of Venice. In‑between these two major exhibitions, the Museum’s 2020 programming will take visitors around the world.

The Queensland Government has announced that Shute Harbour will be restored, following cyclone damage sustained in 2017, with another $10 million committed to the project after it was delayed by technical issues.

The City Deal is investing a further $3.5 million to support the installation of the wave attenuator – a vital element to the delivery of the $19 million project.

The 520-berth marina resort is a Queensland tourism destination set in the scenic Whitsunday Islands and the Great Barrier Reef.

In a first for the Australian recreational marina industry, the new marina will include covered berths.

The attenuator/breakwater extension now includes a 90m section to the south and a right-angled 60m westward arm which provides additional protection to the marina, offering a safe haven for all conditions.

As a vital part of the boating infrastructure in the region, anyone with an interest in how the harbour and surrounding areas of the Bay should be developed in the future is recommended to attend.

The exhibition tells two very different sides of the same story – Bligh as hero, and Bligh as villain – asking the visitor to decide by casting their vote at the end of the exhibition.

This is a gargantuan slice of adventure cake that, if you manage to finish, will make you clinically obese with prestige.

Hosted by Lure in the Coral Sea Marina Resort, the workshops will be held on Thursday, August 1, and are free to attend.

The zoning plan includes a provision to prohibit individual boats entering the marine park on more than 120 days per year.