Cruising Helmsman

Free the Fascine

JUST imagine this: you are a happy sailor, enjoying your weekend and twilight sailing from your lovely marina. Your 300 member yacht club is a beacon of friendship and love of sailing.

During the season, cruisers from all over Australia sail into your marina and bring their cruising tales to your Friday night dinners. The volunteers in your club do everything to make all events go smoothly.

Then, suddenly it happens: your marina is cut off from the ocean. Degraded to just a puddle with boats trapped in it prior to the summer of 2017.

“Yes, it didn’t happen overnight, but

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