Inaugural induction for Australian Sailing Hall of Fame:
A collection of Australian Sailing ‘greats’ have been chosen to be inducted into the Australian Sailing Hall of Fame. In its inaugural year, the ASHoF will honour Olympians, Paralympians, round-the-world sailors, America’s Cup champions and ocean racers.
Established earlier this year by Australian Sailing in collaboration with the Australian National Maritime Museum, the Australian Sailing Hall of Fame will recognize the greats of the sport of sailing – those who have inspired many and contributed so much to make the sport what it is today.
“Sailing has a long and wonderful history in Australia, and has been responsible for some of the most iconic sporting moments …
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Inaugural induction for Australian Sailing Hall of Fame, Editor
Preventing Propeller Accidents: The Prop Guard Proposition:
by Seth Cirker, WindCheck Magazine
Unfortunately, these days it seems we more and more often hear of tragic accidents caused by boat propellers, which if not bad enough, frequently involve young children.
While we continually find ourselves preaching proper training and safe boat operation, we must recognize that accidents do happen, and a fail-safe means to prevent propeller accidents is needed. With three children of my own, spending their summers in a yacht club junior sailing program, I, like fellow parents, find myself greatly disappointed that such a …
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Preventing Propeller Accidents: The Prop Guard Proposition, Editor