Salty News

To effectively communicate what we do with both our community and yours, we generate a ripple effect that creates opportunities, provides support, and diminishes social isolation for our fellow veterans and their families.

By Don Stevenson | 18 April 2024

Veteran groups team up for special amphibious operation

Members of a veteran expedition set out to visit the site of Australia’s first ever naval special operations training base.

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ByAlec Smart | 25 March 2024

Salty Vets – philanthropic seafarers

Sometimes they sail with their assistance dogs –trained dogs that specialise in supporting people with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder [PTSD], to aid with their independence and self-esteem.

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By Alec Smart | 24 November 2023

Manly Observer

Let us in, it’s the law: veteran calls for public education on assistance dogs access laws.

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by Damon Whittock | 31 May 2023

UNSW Canberra

For UNSW Canberra alumnus, Scott Reynolds being on or around water has been a huge part of his life.

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28 Apr 2023

RSL NSW members set sail in pursuit of mateship

RSL NSW members and their families representing nine sub-Branches across the Sydney region attended a social sailing event and commemoration hosted by the Paddington-Woollahra RSL sub-Branch, in collaboration with Saltwater Veterans on 24 April.

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24 OCTOBER 2022

NRMA Community

I also started to understand the importance of our biggest supporters. Up until that moment, I don’t think I appreciated family and friends enough. That experience changed everything.

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Setting Sail on the Sunshine Coast

Sailing adventure helps put veterans back at the helm of happy, healthy lives.

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By Belinda Willis | 20 September 2022

Healing on the Seas After Grenade Blast

Darren Harvey bore the brunt of a live grenade explosion that injured 16 Australian soldiers.

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Media Release | 29 August 2022

Minister For DVA

Geoff Brock MP, Minister for Veterans Affairs

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Media Release | 18 July 2022

Road Tech Marine

Sponsoring our brand placement wide into the Australian community.

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ADF Media Release | 11 MARCH 2022

Cycling towards Invictus Games

Sailor going "road"

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14 February 2022

ANZAC Grants

Veterans Remembrance Sailing Grant for 2022. Honoring our military history in Pittwater.

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Forestville RSL Sub-Branch

Humble beginnings

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December 2021

Awesome Foundation

With the help of the Awesome Foundation, SWV can now better promote and equip special sailing experiences

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April 2021

Royal South Australian Yacht Squadron 4/2021

Sailing south with the Squadie and Dis-Abled Sailing Inc. Page 17

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30 July 2021

Vetaffairs Vol 37 No.2 July 2021

Check out page 10 of the Department of Veterans Affairs Newspaper.

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26 January 2021

Northern Beaches Council Honour Roll 2021

Tom is awarded for his contribution as Head Coach of the Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club and as a long serving volunteer and mentor. Tom has had a particularly positive impact on the lives of over 300 wounded, injured and ill veterans and their families by establishing the veteran’s sailing program.

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27 April 2021

Elliot Marine News

Saltwater Veteran Sailing Days, hosted by the RPAYC are an importantpart of the Club’s weekly calendar. The event is sailed in the club’s fleet of Elliott 7 keelboats and includes a number of volunteers and sailors from the RPAYC community.

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11 August 2018

Pittwater Online News

Our local newspaper released this little article about the Saltwater Veterans.

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2017-2018 Journal

The Yachtsman

The Yachtsman encapsulates the sailing season at the RPAYC

Check out pages 55-60

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