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January 2011: Woolwich Dock

1 January 2011

Proving that they are miles ahead of the competition when it comes to supermaxi yacht services and facilities Woolwich Dock has assisted in preparing the 2010 Rolex Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race line honours winner, runner-up and second runner-up yachts...

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January 2011: North Sydney

1 January 2011

Congratulations to Rolex Sydney to Hobart 2010 Sydney 38 One Design class winner Eleni who received assistance in preparing for the race at our North Sydney yard.

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December 2010: The Spit

15 December 2010

This month at the Spit a brand new Ranger Tug has been in the capable hands of Noakes shipwright Stuart Clarke to receive her first annual antifoul.

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December: Investec Loyal

2 December 2010

The stars came out to play last night, the 2nd of December, at the glamorous Star City for the Loyal Foundation's annual fundraising event ‘Sail with the Stars' Gala Dinner.

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November 2010: Kermandie

5 November 2009

The beautiful converted 1950's timber ferry Wanderer has had the pleasure of being the first official lift at Kermandie Marina, the new state-of-the-art floating marina on the shores of the picturesque Huon River.

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October 2010: The Spit

4 October 2010

Currently at The Spit yard is a 42' Fly Bridge Cruiser receiving an antifoul and topside paint repair. The existing antifoul was stripped, re-primed and a fresh coat of antifoul was applied.

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September: North Sydney

21 September 2010

September means one thing to Noakes customers, spring is around the corner and the boating season is about to officially kick off, so there is never a better time to prepare for the warmer months ahead.

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September 2010: Lucey Blue

11 September 2010

For the past couple of weeks, the Lagoon 42 Catamaran ‘Lucey Blue' and her owner Nick have called Woolwich Dock home, with wife Sam and children Emily (6) and Ryan (4) coming for weekend visits.

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September 2010: Newcastle

9 September 2010

Currently in our Newcastle yard is the beautiful 60 foot timber yacht ‘Hurrica V', where it will be undergoing restoration and maintenance work. Hurrica V is in impeccable condition for her 86 years and has been attracting much attention from...

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August 2010: Nelson Bay

27 August 2010

There has been a strong influx of luxury gameboats into Australia from America of recent times. One such vessel is the Viking 48 "Diversion" which was recently unloaded off a ship in Newcastle and delivered to our Nelson Bay yard.

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August 2010: Woolwich Dock

27 August 2010

Standing proudly at the entrance to Deckhouse, Sydney's new waterfront eatery at Woolwich Dock, is Dog House.

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August 2010: Sydney Yachts

18 August 2010

Australia's longest running and most extensive boat yard business, Noakes Group, has joined forces with one of the country's leading yacht manufacturers, Sydney Yachts, to provide Sydney Yacht owners with a cost effective service and maintenance solution.

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July 2010: The Spit

9 July 2010

Don't have the time to take your boat to our bigger yards within the harbour? We will gladly pick up your vessel, deliver it ourselves and then place it back on your mooring and all this from one phone call.

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July 2010: North Sydney

7 July 2010

Noakes North Sydney has the unusual and somewhat upsetting task of deconstructing the once proud vessel "Blue Moon Majestic". The "Blue Moon Majestic" sunk off its berth in Berrys Bay in March.

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June 2010: Deckhouse

30 June 2010

Sydney's newest waterfront venue and the latest venture for one of the most recognised names in the Australian marine business and offshore racing scene will open tomorrow, 1 July 2010 on the waterfront at Woolwich Dock.

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June 2010: Noakes Youth

29 June 2010

Australia's most established boat yard, rigging and marine maintenance business, Noakes Group, is now taking applications for apprenticeships through its successful Noakes Youth program.

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June 2010: Nelson Bay

30 June 2010

As Nelson Bay is a very popular resort location connected to the Myall Lakes waterway system, many boats kept in the area are owned by people who live elsewhere in NSW and travel to the bay to use their boat.

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June 2010: Newcastle

30 June 2010

As well as the routine antifoul and maintenance jobs during the month, Newcastle yard has been very busy on two major projects including the Cheoy Lee 43' ketch "Sundowner" and the Lidguard 50 "Santana 3".

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April 2010: North Sydney

29 April 2010

A well kept Riviera 43, coming to Noakes to have her Grey Metallic stripes renewed with Awlgrip Metallic Light Sapphire. Work continues rain, hail or shine in our undercover facility.

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April 2010: Nelson Bay

29 April 2010

Events such as Sail Port Stephens & the Luhrs Port Stephens Gamefish Shootout have brought extra business to the bay in recent months on top of the constant local market making for a very busy at Noakes Nelson Bay.

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April 2010: Woolwich Dock

29 April 2010

In February, ‘Britannia' the 1919 replica 18' skiff was involved in an unfortunate collision - teeboned by a 40' yacht. The original skiff is displayed in the Australian National Maritime Museum.

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