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WBAQ Archive

The following is a selection of articles contributed by members.




5-7th October 2012 The Regatta started in the traditional way on Friday evening with a meet’n’greet cruising up Tweed on the “MV Golden Swan”. There were 27 “official” entries for ...
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Moreton at Last!

Our first voyage in a Mirror 16 This article was first published in Dinghy Cruising Association Bulletin  number 180/2003 Queens Beach North, Scarborough Queensland, 11th January 1970, (midsummer almost): The ...
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Roy Bliss Boats

A couple of our members have purchased an old Roy Bliss designed Bliss-craft boat, for renovation.  They would like to make contact with other owners of Bliss-craft boats to share ...
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Seagull Outboards

With a couple of mentions of Seagull outboard motors in this Log, it is appropriate to include an article sent to me by Ian Primrose.  It comes from John Vigor’s ...
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Brisbane Boat Show

Once again we had a good selection of boats on display and for the show this year.  We had two themes:  (1) to encourage new builders with our stitch and ...
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Caloundra messabout

Once again Caloundra proved our most popular messabout with 20 boats and too many wives and husbands to mention. This is just a great location, perfect weather with clear blue ...
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At the September meeting, Alan Delac gave us a comprehensive presentation on the construction and fitting out with an electric motor of his Scruffy Shimmy 12 “Sparky”.  Alan took us ...
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President’s Notes

Once again the Caloundra Regatta has come and gone. Once again it was a great weekend. Better than last year?  Well, we certainly had better weather and a bigger collection ...
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