Section: Sport

HMAS Albatross units compete for the 2013 Lord Stonehaven Cup

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Executive Officer, HMAS Albatross, Commander Matt Bradley passes the ball before being touched during the Stonehaven Cup Touch Rugby match at HMAS Albatross. (photo: ABIS Alan Lancaster)

Executive Officer, HMAS Albatross, Commander Matt Bradley passes the ball before being touched during the Stonehaven Cup Touch Rugby match at HMAS Albatross.

Adverse weather conditions couldn’t dampen the enthusiasm when competition for the 2013 Lord Stonehaven Cup was kicked off with a game of touch football which attracted 80 participants from throughout HMAS Albatross.

816 Squadron take V8 Supercar fans by surprise

Published on by LEUT Andrew Ragless (author)

An 816 Squadron Seahawk helicopter draws a big crowd at the SKYCITY Triple Crown, V8 Supercars event at Hidden Valley raceway, 14-16 June 2013. (photo: LEUT Andrew Ragless)

An 816 Squadron Seahawk helicopter draws a big crowd at the SKYCITY Triple Crown, V8 Supercars event at Hidden Valley raceway, 14-16 June 2013.

Motor sport aficionados are used to seeing fast cars and even faster aircraft at the SKYCITY Triple Crown V8 Supercars event in Darwin, but this year, one of the Navy's Seahawk helicopters has taken centre stage at the premier motor sport event.

Surfing to victory

Published on by CMDR Chloe Wootten (author and photographer)

HMAS Creswell Physical Training Instructor, Petty Officer Nathan Adamson on Captain’s Beach, Jervis Bay with his longboard he won at the Inter-Service Surfing Championships in May 2013, as the ADF longboard champion. (photo: LCDR Chloe Wootten)

HMAS Creswell Physical Training Instructor, Petty Officer Nathan Adamson on Captain’s Beach, Jervis Bay with his longboard he won at the Inter-Service Surfing Championships in May 2013, as the ADF longboard champion.

The beaches around the Shoalhaven have been given a workout lately, and with good reason – members of HMAS Creswell ship’s company have been training hard for the 2013 Inter-Service Surfing Championships (ISSC), hosted recently by RAAF Base Williamtown at One Mile Beach.