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RP 66 Alive Back-To-Back Winner Of SYC’s Sail Paradise Regatta

March 8, 2015 · Posted by kate

Gold Coast, Australia (Mar 8, 2015) – Alive, owned by Tasmanian Phillip Turner, have today been crowned the champions at Southport Yacht Club’s XXXX Sail Paradise Regatta for 2015. This is a back-to-back win for Alive after first competing in the inaugural regatta in 2014.

“The boat has just arrived back in Brisbane after 2014’s Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, and is great practice for us leading into the Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race next month. We look forward to coming back next year to defend our title for a third year,” said skipper Duncan Hine.

Duncan Hines Alive, back to back winner of SYC’s XXXX Sail Paradise, 2015 Southport Yacht Club_Sail Paradise © Michael JenningsSYC-Josh-Belsham-Winning-Skipper-Duncan-Hine-Alive-and-SYC-Commodore-Phil-Short


Over 50 competitors competed in 2014, with 70 plus vessels at Sail Paradise 2015. Details for Sail Paradise 2015 can be found on the regatta website or
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About Sail Paradise
Sail Paradise is considered one of the friendliest regattas in Australia. It offers excellent sailing offshore, and exceptional hospitality at Southport Yacht Club. The regatta is open for a wide variety of sailboats – from Grand Prix level ocean racers to cruising yachts, racing and cruising multihulls and off-the-beach small boats.

Title image courtesy of Bronwen Hemmings
Bow shot © Michael Jennings
Winning Skipper Duncan Hine courtesy of SYC

Alive Smashes 1,850nm Melbourne to Vanuatu Race Record

July 10, 2014 · Posted by kate

Port Vila, Vanuatu (Jul 6, 2014) – On Sunday July 6th Tasmanian yacht Alive smashed the record for the 1885 nautical mile ocean race across the South Pacific from Melbourne to Port Vila, the port capital of the tropical islands of Vanuatu. Read More …

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