A busy summer with Sunshine Sailing Australia
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A busy summer with Sunshine Sailing Australia

Over the last few weeks Sunshine Sailing Australia instructors have been very busy. John has put through several RYA Yachtmaster Ocean candidates through the RYA Yachtmaster Ocean shorebase course.

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Superyachts and Racing

There has been a lot going on here at Sunshine Sailing Australia with training students for the Superyacht industry and preparations for the Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race. Find out how you can take part and get involved.

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What do you need to get into the super yacht industry

Old or new, superyachts must be maintained and operated in top condition. Changes in insurance policies and international and national maritime laws make it mandatory for professional crew members to be fully qualified for their positions.

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How Are Nautical Charts Corrected On Board Ships?

Whenever a new area is to be added to a chart or it has to represent an area different from the previous chart, or the depth units shown on previous charts have to be changed or if the scale on which a previous chart was made has to be renewed, then Admiralty publishes a New Chart.

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iPad navigation apps tested

Simple to use, portable chartplotting for your iPad is changing the way we navigate afloat. But does manufacturers’ hype match the reality? Matthew Sheahan and Elaine Bunting take seven iPad navigation apps afloat to find out

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New office up and running

Sunshine Sailing Australia has relocated to Mooloolaba Marina. We are in the Bill Cutts pavilion facing the marina. Pop in and see the changes, new classroom and have a coffee ...on us.

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Sanctuary Cove Boat Show Review

Well another boat show is done and dusted for another year. The weather was perfect and the crowds were good and we would like to thank all those that called by and had a chat. With a 15% show discount on offer a number of places on our courses were taken up and we look forward to sailing with you soon.

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