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Dragon boaters fiery finish

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Mike Winter (author), LEUT Damien Hansen (photographer)

The Cerberus Dragon Boat Navy men's team paddles to the start position on the Gateway Lake in Wodonga, Victoria, as they compete in the eighth annual Brave Hearts Dragon Boat Regatta (photo: LEUT Damien Hansen)

The Cerberus Dragon Boat Navy men's team paddles to the start position on the Gateway Lake in Wodonga, Victoria, as they compete in the eighth annual Brave Hearts Dragon Boat Regatta

The HMAS Cerberus dragon boat team have competed against the top Victorian clubs and held their own.

Smooth sailing during teamwork afternoon

Published on by LSML-SC Tim Johnston (author)

The ship's company of HMAS Warramunga joined their colleagues from over the Tasman some competitive but friendly sailing in Auckland Harbour. (photo: Unknown)

The ship's company of HMAS Warramunga joined their colleagues from over the Tasman some competitive but friendly sailing in Auckland Harbour.

Harking back to the skills of the days of sail, nine members from the ship's company of HMAS Warramunga joined their colleagues from over the Tasman in some competitive but friendly sailing in Auckland Harbour.

Defence athletes try Husky

This article has photo gallery Published on by LSIS Jayson Tufrey (author), ABIS Sarah Williams (photographer)

The Australian Defence Force Triathlon Club members participating in the Huskisson Triathlon Festival 2016. (photo: LSIS Sarah Williams)

The Australian Defence Force Triathlon Club members participating in the Huskisson Triathlon Festival 2016.

More than 25 Australian Defence Force Triathlon Club members competed in the Huskisson Triathlon festival during the weekend of 20-21 February.

Birdie eyes some altitude

Published on by LCDR Helen Ward (author)

(l-r) Hugh, Scott and Lorcan Elleman at Everest Base Camp. (photo: Unknown)

(l-r) Hugh, Scott and Lorcan Elleman at Everest Base Camp.

Chief Petty Officer Aviation Technician Aircraft Scott Elleman is taking altitude training to the extreme and departs next month to climb to Camp 2 on Mount Everest.

Anchors away! Tobruk and Sydney to move

This article has photo gallery Published on by Ms Natalie Staples (author), ABIS Chantell Brown (photographer)

Deputy Port Services Manager Lieutenant Clint Waters stands beside a 11 tonne mooring anchor at Garden Island, Sydney. (photo: ABIS Chantell Brown)

Deputy Port Services Manager Lieutenant Clint Waters stands beside a 11 tonne mooring anchor at Garden Island, Sydney.

Decommissioned Navy ships Tobruk and Sydney will shortly be moved to the eastern side of Garden Island, to make more space along Fleet Base East.

Antarctic voyage packed with adventure

This article has photo gallery Published on by LSIS Jayson Tufrey (author)

During December and January Midshipman Thomas Ciantar, along with Petty Officer Hydrographic Systems Manager Nathan Smith, joined the ice-patrol ship as she travelled from Fleet Base West, in Rockingham, Western Australia, down to the Ross Sea, via Tasmania, to conduct fisheries inspections of vessels targeting the endangered Patagonian toothfish. (photo: Unknown)

During December and January Midshipman Thomas Ciantar, along with Petty Officer Hydrographic Systems Manager Nathan Smith, joined the ice-patrol ship as she travelled from Fleet Base West, in Rockingham, Western Australia, down to the Ross Sea, via Tasmania, to conduct fisheries inspections of vessels targeting the endangered Patagonian toothfish.

To deliberately run a vessel onto sea ice feels as wrong as you can get, but for a trainee Warfare Officer who cross-decked onto Roayl Navy vessel, HMS Protector, as she steamed to Antarctica, it soon became part of his daily routine.

HMAS Ballarat sails from successful upgrade

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Felicity Petrie (author), LCDR Felicity Petrie (photographer)

HMAS Ballarat conducts an inclining experiment essential for calculating manoeuvrability and stability of the vessel following comprehensive structural changes, such as the addition of the Aft Mast Cupola, during the ASMD Programme.  (photo: LCDR FC Petrie)

HMAS Ballarat conducts an inclining experiment essential for calculating manoeuvrability and stability of the vessel following comprehensive structural changes, such as the addition of the Aft Mast Cupola, during the ASMD Programme.

HMAS Ballarat proceeded to a buoy in Cockburn Sound, Western Australia, recently, signifying the completion of a busy and successful Anti-Ship Missile Defence Upgrade.

HMAS Yarra conducts flying ops with 723 Sqn in Jervis Bay

This article has photo gallery Published on by SBLT Sean Rafferty (author), ABCSO(MW) Andrew Llyod (photographer)

Helo Operations conducted on HMAS Yarra with 723 Squadron's 'Bell 429' during Mine Warfare Faculty Assessment Week in Jervis Bay. (photo: ABCSOMW Andrew Lloyd)

Helo Operations conducted on HMAS Yarra with 723 Squadron's 'Bell 429' during Mine Warfare Faculty Assessment Week in Jervis Bay.

HMAS Yarra got off to a flying start to 2016 conducting helicopter operations in Jervis Bay with a helicopter from 723 Squadron in mid February.

Divers demolish at Orchard Hills

This article has photo gallery Published on by Ms Natalie Staples (author)

Navy Divers from Australian Clearance Diving Team One spent the week conducting live explosive demolitions on land and below the water, as part of training at the Orchard Hills Range. (photo: Unknown)

Navy Divers from Australian Clearance Diving Team One spent the week conducting live explosive demolitions on land and below the water, as part of training at the Orchard Hills Range.

Divers from Australian Clearance Diving Team One spent last week conducting live explosive demolitions on land and below the water as part of training at the Orchard Hills Range.

Canberra shows the way for next era

This article has photo gallery Published on by LSIS Helen Frank (author and photographer)

HMAS Canberra has demonstrated her amphibious capacity for the latest cohort of trainee sailors, using her landing craft to transport nearly 350 personnel across Western Port Bay, Victoria.
 (photo: LSIS Helen Frank)

HMAS Canberra has demonstrated her amphibious capacity for the latest cohort of trainee sailors, using her landing craft to transport nearly 350 personnel across Western Port Bay, Victoria.

HMAS Canberra has demonstrated her amphibious capacity for the latest cohort of trainee sailors, using her landing craft to transport nearly 350 personnel across Western Port Bay, Victoria.