About the boat "Quinco"

Quinco is an Adams 40 skippered by David and crewed by the Admiral, Rose. Quinco is a wishbone cutter rigged sloop. She was built in Fremantle in 1978. Sailed to the Cocos Islands then moved home port to Pittwater, from there, onto Melbourne then we are where we are, cruising that is! Constructed from "Airex" foam core sandwiched GRP with a ply deck, she weighs in at 12 Tons. Powered by a Nanni 4 cylinder 50 HP diesel engine.


18 May 2012

The Shaggers (Shag Islet Cruising Yacht Club) High Frequency (HF) Net will open for the Australian winter cruising season with effect 0700hrs EST Australia (2100UTC) 15th May 2012.

The operating frequency will be 8161Khz and will open at the same time daily until 15 October 2012.

Initial participating vessels will be SV Alana Rose (net control), SV INXS (July), SV Paws, SV Moonglade, SV Summana (from mid june). If you have a HF radio, please feel free to join in and advise others who you feel may wish to join in.

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