The Australian mainland has been inhabited by Native Australians for 42 000 years. The Dutch and British were the largest settlers. In the late eighteenth century, New South Wales and other provinces were used as penal colonies and settlements.
The Commonwealth of Australia is the smallest continent and it includes Tasmania and a few other islands in the Pacific and Indian Ocean. World’s largest coral reef system is located here – The Great Barrier Reef. Australia is blessed with golden beaches and blue coral studded waters.
Cities like Sydney, Canberra, Perth, Hobart and other major cities have yachts for rent and sale. There are a variety of Yacht races being held all year round.