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Royal Australian Navy compete in the Admiral's Cup Regatta in India

This article has photo gallery Published on by MIDN Charles Nuttal-Smith (author)

MIDN Blessington heading upwind with sailors from Egypt, India and UAE during the Admiral's Cup Regatta at the Indian Naval Academy. (photo: Unknown)

MIDN Blessington heading upwind with sailors from Egypt, India and UAE during the Admiral's Cup Regatta at the Indian Naval Academy.

In the first week of December a team from the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) attended the fourth annual Admiral's Cup Regatta at the Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala.

Defence parachutists take to the sky

Published on by CAPT Felicity Hamblin (author), LAC Craig Barrett (photographer)

Petty Officer Marilyn Tomlinson of HMAS Kuttabul prepares for rigging her parachute during the Australian Defence Parachuting Championships held at the Royal Newcastle Aero Club at Rutherford. (photo: LAC Craig Barrett)

Petty Officer Marilyn Tomlinson of HMAS Kuttabul prepares for rigging her parachute during the Australian Defence Parachuting Championships held at the Royal Newcastle Aero Club at Rutherford.

Parachutists brightened the sky over Newcastle this week as they took part in the Australian Defence Parachute Championships from 16 to 20 December.

Stonehaven Cup returns to Albatross

Published on by Ms Dallas McMaugh (author), ABIS Alan Lancaster (photographer)

l-r Petty Officer Physical Trainer Chris Vale, HMAS Albatross Ships Warrant Officer David Larter, Commanding Officer HMAS Albatross, Captain Gordon Andrew, RAN and Leading Seaman Physical Trainer Ryan Eatt with the Stonehaven Cup. (photo: ABIS Alan Lancaster)

l-r Petty Officer Physical Trainer Chris Vale, HMAS Albatross Ships Warrant Officer David Larter, Commanding Officer HMAS Albatross, Captain Gordon Andrew, RAN and Leading Seaman Physical Trainer Ryan Eatt with the Stonehaven Cup.

The Stonehaven Cup was originally presented to HMAS Albatross in 1929 by John Lawrence Baird, 1st Viscount Shoalhaven, GCMG, DSO, eighth Governor General of Australia, for an annual competition between Albatross units to develop teamwork, camaraderie and athleticism amongst both Defence and civilian personnel.

How to stay ship shape this Christmas

Published on by LEUT Lauren Rago (author), ABIS Kayla Hayes (photographer)

Physical Training Instructor Leading Seaman Callan McDonald demonstrates a 'squat clean and jerk' at the Navy Indoor Sports Centre, Garden Island, Sydney. (photo: ABIS Kayla Hayes)

Physical Training Instructor Leading Seaman Callan McDonald demonstrates a 'squat clean and jerk' at the Navy Indoor Sports Centre, Garden Island, Sydney.

The Royal Australian Navy’s Physical Training Instructors at Fleet Base East, Sydney have given readers some advice on how to stay ‘ship shape’ during the Christmas and New Year holiday this year.

Navy Australian Surf Rowers League treats Tasmania to exciting round

Published on by LEUT Daryl Peebles (author), LS Brooke Oram (photographer)

Event competitors at Carlton Park prepare for the first race. (photo: LS Brooke Oram)

Event competitors at Carlton Park prepare for the first race.

More than 20 crews and 100 rowers competed in the first of the four Tasmanian legs of the Navy Australian Surf Rowers League Series at Carlton Park Beach on Saturday.

Navy claims T20 victory to achieve ‘first ever’ clean sweep

Published on by Royal Australian Navy (author), CPL Bill Solomou (photographer)

Navy cricket members celebrate a wicket as Bombardier Steven Watson walks back to the pavilion, during the Lindsay Hassett trophy final, played in Canberra. (photo: CPL Bill Solomou)

Navy cricket members celebrate a wicket as Bombardier Steven Watson walks back to the pavilion, during the Lindsay Hassett trophy final, played in Canberra.

In a thrilling game that went down to the last ball, Navy held their nerve to beat Army and become the first team to win both the 50-over and T20 trophies at the National Inter-Service Cricket Championships.

Navy makes T20 final while first women’s ‘baggy blue’ takes to the field

Published on by Royal Australian Navy (author), CPL Bill Solomou (photographer), LSBM Andrew Cleghorn (photographer)

Royal Australian Navy Officer Lieutenant Commander Guy Lewis sends down another delivery during the Lindsay Hassett trophy final, played in Canberra. (photo: CPL Bill Solomou)

Royal Australian Navy Officer Lieutenant Commander Guy Lewis sends down another delivery during the Lindsay Hassett trophy final, played in Canberra.

The Navy Cricket Team got off to a winning start against the Army Cricket Team in Canberra on Sunday morning, making a good start to the National Services T20 Championships having already won the National 50-Over Carnival last week.

Gate to Gate Fun Run success

Published on by Ms Eliza Bavin (author), ABIS Bonny Gassner (photographer)

Participants sprint off as a part of the the annual HMAS Penguin Gate to Gate Fun Run. (photo: ABIS Bonny Gassner)

Participants sprint off as a part of the the annual HMAS Penguin Gate to Gate Fun Run.

One hundred and three people took part in this years Gate to Gate Fun Run event at HMAS Penguin.

Navy takes national title in thrilling win against Army

This article has photo gallery Published on by Royal Australian Navy (author), LSBM Andrew Cleghorn (photographer)

The winning Royal Australian Navy Cricket team. (photo: LSBM Andrew Cleghorn)

The winning Royal Australian Navy Cricket team.

The Royal Australian Navy Cricket Team won its first inter-services 50-over tournament in six years when it won the Australian National Services Cricket Championships in Canberra on Friday, taking the Lindsay Hassett Trophy from the Army.

Air Force no match for Navy on opening day

This article has photo gallery Published on by Royal Australian Navy (author), LSBM Andrew Cleghorn (photographer)

Navy Cricket Captain Able Seaman Al Kristensen with RAAF Cricket Captain and ASCA Umpires at the coin toss.
The Navy Cricket Team won its first game in four years against either of the other two services when the team beat the RAAF in Canberra yesterday.  (photo: LSBM Andrew Cleghorn)

Navy Cricket Captain Able Seaman Al Kristensen with RAAF Cricket Captain and ASCA Umpires at the coin toss. The Navy Cricket Team won its first game in four years against either of the other two services when the team beat the RAAF in Canberra yesterday.

The Navy Cricket Team won its first game in four years against either of the other two services when the team beat the Royal Australian Air Force in Canberra this week.