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Largs North Maritime Precinct – A Brief History
Largs North Maritime Precinct - A Brief History
In 1891 the harbour at Port Adelaide buzzed with activity. The smoke from dozens of mill factory chimneys formed a dense ceiling over the thousands of lumbers" who manhandled cargo in and out of the ships that lined its wharves. But tension was high on the dockside. A...
It’s Plain Sailing for The Joneses – At Long Last
There was never any doubt among the Jones family that they would trail much of the Sydney-Hobart fleet. But elder daughter Catherine, skipper of their yacht David Hannah, admitted: "We hadn't quite anticipated we would be as last as we were." Early yesterday they...
The Yachts of PASC
Huddled between the Birkenhead Bridge and the boat making sheds is one hundred years of nautical history. For a century the Port Adelaide Sailing Club has been a haven for the sport. It all began with this group of sailing enthusiasts who formed the first Committee in...