Ocean racing champion Scott Cavanough’s family home to sell

first_imgThis house at 64 Kingsley Terrace, Wynnum is going to auction on May 2 at 6.30pm.FIVE days a week Marie and Ron Cavanough would drive from the western suburbs to Manly so their youngest son could learn to sail. The ground level kitchenette and living area.Joseph Lordi of Queensland Sotheby’s International Realty is taking the property to auction on May 2. Glamping by the bay in this beachy four-bedroom house across two levels.The house now feels exactly as Mrs Cavanough had hoped, like glamping by the bay.“I told Ron I wanted a beach house, and it is that. It is a very liveable house, so relaxed and with all the views.”There are four levels of decks and each one has been made differently. Marie and Ron Cavanough’s son, Scott Cavanough, on board Skippy. Mrs Cavanough, a woman of great patience, finally put her foot down and her husband built the family a Wynnum beach house in 2000.Their son, Scott Cavanough, has gone on to race in seven Sydney to Hobart yacht races and is now living in the UK, so the couple are selling their Wynnum house at 64 Kingsley Tce and are thinking of retiring to a big boat. MORE REAL ESTATE STORIES More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus13 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market13 hours agoDuring the build a cyclone hit north Queensland and all available timbers were shipped north to help in the recovery effort.“We couldn’t get a single plank for the stairs, all the building materials were going up north, so we made aluminium stairs instead.”center_img The aluminium stairs with corrugated ceiling above.Mr Cavanough’s craftsmanship came to the rescue, turning corrugation into practical as well as aesthetic features, from the ensuite and kitchen, to the ceiling. The top level deck at 64 Kingsley Terrace, Wynnum.A separate studio at the rear of the 405sq m block has been Mr Cavanough’s workshop until its recent transformation into a gym.The house was built with teenagers in mind, so there is a second kitchen on the ground floor and a covered deck with a pool table on it. Australian yacht-racing champion Scott Cavanough now lives in the UK but his family used to commute to Manly to encourage his love of sailing. Picture: Brad Cooper. “When we bought here (in 1998) my husband promised me great things, the house was going to be built quickly,” Mrs Cavanough said.“That didn’t happen.” >>>FOLLOW THE COURIER-MAIL REAL ESTATE TEAM ON FACEBOOK<<<last_img read more

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Vermont looks to extend streak vs Albany

first_img Associated Press Vermont looks to extend streak vs Albany March 2, 2020 Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditAlbany (14-16, 7-8) vs. Vermont (23-7, 13-2)Roy L Patrick Gymnasium, Burlington, Vermont; Tuesday, 7 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Vermont looks for its ninth straight win in the head-to-head series over Albany. In its last eight wins against the Great Danes, Vermont has won by an average of 13 points. Albany’s last win in the series came on Feb. 6, 2016, a 75-71 victory.center_img PLENTY OF EXPERIENCE: Senior leadership could play a big role in this game’s outcome. Anthony Lamb, Stef Smith and Everett Duncan have collectively scored 54 percent of Vermont’s points this season. For Albany, Ahmad Clark, Cameron Healy, Malachi de Sousa and Romani Hansen have collectively accounted for 63 percent of all Albany scoring, including 97 percent of the team’s points over its last five games.OFFENSIVE THREAT: Clark has either made or assisted on 56 percent of all Albany field goals over the last five games. The senior guard has accounted for 32 field goals and 26 assists in those games.WINLESS WHEN: Albany is 0-9 when scoring fewer than 60 points and 14-7 when scoring at least 60.ASSIST RATIOS: The Catamounts have recently used assists to create baskets more often than the Great Danes. Vermont has 42 assists on 76 field goals (55.3 percent) over its past three outings while Albany has assists on 30 of 65 field goals (46.2 percent) during its past three games.DID YOU KNOW: The Vermont defense has allowed only 59.2 points per game to opponents this season, ranking the Catamounts fourth among Division I teams. The Albany offense has averaged 66.4 points through 30 games (ranked 276th, nationally). ___For more AP college basketball coverage: https://apnews.com/Collegebasketball and http://twitter.com/AP_Top25___This was generated by Automated Insights, http://www.automatedinsights.com/ap, using data from STATS LLC, https://www.stats.comlast_img read more

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Alpena sees increased business from 10 percent tourism spike

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThisALPENA, Mich. – Visitors throughout the Great Lakes region, the state, and key national areas flooded the sunrise side, spiking a considerable increase in tourism in the City of Alpena.If you wanted to grab a beer or get a quick bite to eat last summer, you didn’t stand in line or wait a long time for anyone to bring your food out.“We definitely got caught off guard with the increase so we had to bring a lot of staffing in, bring a lot of training,” said Blake Austin, CFO of Austin Brothers brewery.More orders at Austin Brothers means more business.“It’s a huge brand exposure,” said Austin, “We’re a smallish brewery,”Business is certainly brewing, but all signs pointing to the boost in customers has nothing to do the locals eating more. It’s the tourists. And they’ve come to spend money.According to the Convention and Visitors Bureau, Alpena saw a 10% increase in overnight lodging at this time of year in comparison to the previous year. Plus, it’s the businesses that are receiving the fruit of increased tourism.“Part of that is to let people know that Alpena is a worthy destination,” said Mary Beth Stutzman, CEO and president of the visitors bureau. “We’ve put an enormous amount of money in the past five years into marketing the region, and we’re marketing to places where people are learning about Alpena for the first time.”First-timers are the reason Austin Brothers doubled its wait staff from 18 to 35 this year.“If this tourism spike keeps up,” said Austin, “It’s going to be troublesome in the summertime.”Stutzman said, “We want to see incremental increases, but not huge increases. Huge increases are not sustainable, and huge increases will not keep our community’s quality of life protected.”Visitors pour $187–million dollars in our local markets on a yearly bases. By 2019, we should see this year’s cash flow spike as well.AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThisContinue ReadingPrevious Living Hope Church puts their packing skills to the test for Operation Christmas ChildNext Project Connect provides a number of necessities for communitylast_img read more

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