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Ready to Rally

Preparations are well underway for this year’s fleet of 36 cruising yachts ahead of the 2018 ‘Go East’ leg of the Down Under Rally, scheduled to depart Southport Yacht Club 14 May for the voyage from Australia to New Caledonia. Founders of the Rally, “nautical nomads” for the past nine years, John and Leanne Hembrow, say they anticipate more boats will sign up during April as people organize themselves around work and family commitments. “There are 36 yachts registered with over 120 people involved, and we anticipate more to

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Lots to love in LA

February 2018 The epicentre of entertainment, LA is a fabulous family-friendly city that piques the curiosity of kids and adults alike, as well as converting reluctant ride goers into hard-core thrillseekers. There is nothing like travelling with kids to make you see the world through fresh eyes. The million questions about cultural and landscape differences revive the wonder of travel for even the weariest wanderer. LA is a gold mine for sensory stimulation. The firm favourites and some of the more obscure attractions are

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Diversion for reef preservation

Visitors to the West Indies can explore a fascinating dive site that should be on everybody’s Bucket List – the wondrous and whimsical underwater sculpture garden and gallery that reflects the region’s culture and is a thriving habitat for marine life. Sculptor and scuba diving instructor, Jason deCaires Taylor marshalled the government, local dive centre and marine biologists to bring his concept of an underwater sculpture garden to life in the waters of Molinere Bay, in the Caribbean Sea off the west coast of Grenada, the West

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