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Sail World Asia: SEA Games, Dubai Gold Cup, Hobart previews, Racer/Cruisers, more... | 16/12/2007
Sail World Asia: The Fish speaks, more AC, Barcelona break-ups, whale in Thailand(?), King's Cup round up, more... | 13/12/2007
Sail World Asia: King's Cup, ready for Hobart, Qingdao Clipper. more... | 07/12/2007
Sail World Asia: Monsoon Cup, King's Cup, Rolex Transat, AC talk, more... | 04/12/2007
Sail World Asia: Raja Muda, PIMEX, King's Cup, Phuket Raceweek, more... | 24/11/2007
Sail World Asia: Raja Muda, Asian Sportsboats, Barcelona Race, ISAF, AC, more... | 17/11/2007
Sail World Asia: HK Harbour Day, Asian Int SB Champs, China Club Challenge, Olympic classes, more... | 08/11/2007
Sail World Asia: Qingdao Clipper leads, new RTW record, get ready for the crowd at King's Cup, more... | 05/11/2007
Sail World Asia: Hainan Race, Qingdao Clipper, AC 90ft rule, Indonesian pirates, more... | 30/10/2007
Sail World Asia: China Cup, Rolex Middle Sea Race, Hobie Worlds, and LOTS more... | 24/10/2007
Sail World Asia: China Coast, China Cup, more AC argy-bargy, and more... | 17/10/2007
Sail World Asia: China Coast, IMOCA and Velux, Clippers at sea, more... | 13/10/2007
Sail World Asia: HHYC 24 hr race, Sri Lanka Nationals, Longtze Premier sportsboat, Moby M30 Worlds, more... | 09/10/2007
Sail World Asia: HKSF Open, Hobie Asian Classic, Hobart preview, more... | 04/10/2007
Sail World Asia: Raja Muda, PIMEX, Puerto Galera, KSR new management, more... | 28/09/2007
Sail World Asia: Port Shelter Regatta, Party for a Cause, Qingdao leads Clipper fleet, more... | 25/09/2007
Sail World Asia: RHKYC Autumn Regatta - and photos, VOR finish, AC rumblings, Malaysian SEA selection, more... | 18/09/2007
Sail World Asia: AC legal news, Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup, Hong Kong Hobie Classic, more... | 11/09/2007
Sail World Asia: Puerto Galera All Souls Regatta, AC news, Hyde Sails Cebu, China Cup, more... | 01/09/2007
Sail World Asia: Malaysian youth match racing, China Coast Regatta, AC legal wrangles, UK dominates Qingdao, more... | 25/08/2007
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News - World & Australia

Volvo Ocean Race 2015 – Ian Walker’s crew on Azzam is almost leveled with the northern tip of New Zealand, and has managed to keep a small amount of separation from the Dongfeng Race Team and MAPFRE, all separated by 3-5 nautical miles north to south and within 10nm east to west. Now its time for the reverse Coastal race. ... [more]  

Catch the live coverage of the Leg 4 Finish in Auckland, presented by Team Vestas Wind. Check the video timer for a countdown to the start of coverage and the expected race finish time ... [more]  

The website for the 2015 Finn Open and Junior Europeans in Split, Croatia, is now live, with online entry open. The last time the Finns had an event there the wind did not cooperate and the fleet ended up sailing some races as the sun set. ... [more]  

From water to wheels – it’s another epic Sydney to Hobart challenge for the crew of Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race record holder, Wild Oats XI. It will be wheels, not water, from Sydney to Hobart for the nucleus of the crew of Rolex Sydney Hobart race record Holder, Wild Oats XI, starting in Sydney this weekend. ... [more]  

If, in the end, the Pacific gave up race leaders Cheminées Poujoulat without too much of a fight and since Wednesday morning the Atlantic, in turn, has opened its fastest toll-free lane north east to Bernard Stamm and Jean Le Cam, the Pacific seems rather more keen to hold on to second and third placed Neutrogena and GAES Centros Auditivos. ... [more]  

America's Cup Defender Oracle Team USA and Challenger, Artemis Racing lined up for a series of try-outs on San Francisco Bay. Videographer John Navas was shoreside with a new high resolution video camera and provided these videos of the training sessions and hook-ups. ... [more]  

The HPYD conference is jointly organised by The Royal Institution of Naval Architects (NZ) and The University of Auckland and will be held at the Marine Event Centre in Auckland to coincide with the Volvo Ocean Race stopover. It attracts some of the world’s most preeminent yacht designers and is recognised as one of the top three conferences in this area internationally. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race: Ryan Houston - How Alvimedica's chemistry works *Feature by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com NZL
Ryan Houston is a watch captain aboard Team Alvimedica. He sailed in two previous editions of the Volvo Ocean Race – in 2008-09 aboard Delta Lloyd and 2011-12 on the incident plagued Volvo 70, Sanya. With the switch to the one design, ruggedly constructed Volvo 65 for this race many of the issues that bedevilled the competitors and organisers in the previous races appear to have been resolved. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race: Dave Swete - Alvimedica's race so far *Feature by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com NZL
The Volvo Ocean Race and its forerunner, the Whitbread Round the World Race, used to be dominated by Kiwi crews. In the current edition, there are just three New Zealanders competing. Two of those are on Team Alvimedica, the US and Turkish flagged entry. ... [more]  

Rainbow II is one of the most iconic yachts in New Zealand sailing history. Built and skippered by Chris Bouzaid, her win in the One Ton Cup in 1969 was New Zealand’s first big international sailing win. Doyle Sails NZ was commissioned to build the new sails for the iconic Rainbow II with design work by Chris’ son Richard ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race 2015 – Victory in the fourth leg was so close that Dongfeng Race Team skipper Charles Caudrelier (FRA) could almost taste it on Thursday, but with just over 500 nautical miles (nm) to go, he was taking nothing for granted ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race: Team Alvimedica hopes to use Coastal Classic tricks *Feature by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com NZL
Sail-World’s NZ Editor, Richard Gladwell spoke with David Swete one of three New Zealand crew in the 2014-15 Volvo Ocean Race Swete was reporting in from Team Alvimedica the US and Turkish flagged entry, currently lying in fourth place on leg 4 of the race from Sanya China to Auckand. ... [more]  

America's Cup: Emirates Team New Zealand gears up on less money *Feature by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com NZL
Emirates Team New Zealand has pushed the start button on their campaign for the 35th America's Cup, with a budget that has been reduced by an estimated 20% from the San Francisco campaign. The decision to relocate the Venue for the Match to the British Overseas Territory of Bermuda has resulted in reduced attractiveness to sponsors, which in turn has led to cuts in the program ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race 2015 – Dongfeng has pulled another mile from Abu Dhabi, and MAPFRE looks like they have been making some good gains on the two leading boats. ... [more]  

With Cheminées Poujoulat making good progress up the Atlantic, making close to 18kts, 120 miles SW of the Falklands, Cape Horn marks the frontier between the two different worlds inhabited by skippers on the Barcelona World Race. ... [more]  

One Design Trophy regatta, stage two of the Australian Farr 40 2014/15 season, is set to play out this weekend on Sydney Harbour, Saturday February 28 to Sunday March 1. ... [more]  

Emirates Team New Zealand has announced a team restructuring ahead on next week's expected announcement that the Qualifier for the 2017 America's Cup will be held in Auckland. The statement issued by the team early this afternoon, indicates the team has secured substantial funding and sponsorship for its 2017 campaign. ... [more]  

Hamilton Island Audi Race Week 2015 – Have you booked your accommodation? It is always good to book early to secure the best properties as these book out first. ... [more]  

Sydney Trailer Boat Show – With origins going back to the early sixties at Silverwater Park, the Show has been heralded as one of Sydney’s oldest Boat Shows and has evolved to bring visitors a greater line up of trailer boating, a segment that remains the leading and most popular boating type for Australians ... [more]  

Laser Standard Men’s World Championships (June 29-July 8), the Laser Masters World Championships (July 10-18), and the Laser Radial Youth World Championships (August 14-20) are being hosted by the CORK. ... [more]  

Kaenon's Steve Rosenberg talks with Team SCA crew members Sally Barkow and Annie Lush before the start of Leg 4 of the Volvo Ocean Race. Both are former Olympic match racers, who have switched to ocean racing. Both are wearing the new prescription Kaenon sunglasses in the 40,000nm race around the world. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race 2015 – Overnight Ian Walker reported getting ahead of Charles Caudrelier’s Dongfeng only to have Mother Nature take it all back again, getting caught under a rain cloud in light winds ... [more]  

Barcelona World Race - Mythical, revered, renowned, legendary.....but above all Cape Horn is a time for extra care and caution. While observers and race fans may be poised to share and enjoy the passage of the race leaders Cheminées Poujoulat this Tuesday evening, Swiss co-skipper Bernard Stamm of race leaders Cheminées Poujoulat was clear that there will be little time for celebration ... [more]  

Nine-time Laser Masters world champion and Olympic sailing coach Brett Beyer was named Masters Athlete of the Year at the 2014 NSW Sports Awards in a ceremony recognising elite sports stars at Curzon House in Marsfield. ... [more]  

Barcelona World Race - Cheminées Poujoulat, which has lead the two handed round the world race for 39 days, has passed Cape Horn (67°15 11 W) at 01:00 UTC (02:00 Barcelona time, 22:00 Chilean time). ... [more]  

2015 ISAF Women's Match Racing World Championship - The Notice of Race for the 2015 ISAF Women’s Match Racing World Championship has been released. Set to be held in Middelfart, Denmark from 8-12 July, the 2015 edition of the Women’s Match Race Worlds will welcome the world’s finest female match racers as they fight for the title. ... [more]  

2015 Aquece Rio International Sailing Regatta – The Notice of Race, the Olympic Test Event, has been published. The Aquece Rio – International Sailing Regatta 2015 is the second of two Rio 2016 Olympic Test Events with the first being held in 2014. Rio will welcome sailors once again from 13-22 August 2015 with racing taking place inside and outside of Guanabara Bay. ... [more]  

If you missed this week's edition of Adventures of a Sailor Girl, listen to the replay below. Nic talks with: Scott Babbage, Iain Murray on 18fter and also the America's Cup, Seve Jarvin and many more ... [more]  

Kiwi sailor Ryan Houston has grown up on this edition of the Volvo Ocean Race as he took on the role as Watch Captain for Team Alvimedica. His career as a sailor is evolving as he gets more involved in the leadership and decision-making onboard Alvimedica. Learn about the ‘Day in the Life’ of a Watch Captain in the Volvo Ocean Race. ... [more]  

Latest predictions for the finish of Leg 4 of the Volvo Ocean Race are all indicating a finish time between 1000hrs and 1400hrs on Saturday February 28. For one of only three Kiwi crew members in the Volvo Ocean Race, Abu Dhabi's Daryl Wislang looks like being the first in the queue at the piecart, when the boats reach Auckland. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race – 'We've just gone through the worst night yet of this Volvo.' That’s Charles Caudrelier speaking, the skipper of Dongfeng Race Team. ... [more]  

Entries are rolling in and d’Albora Marina is near to being fully occupied in terms of temporary berthing for this year’s Sail Port Stephens, April 13 –19, 2015. ... [more]  

The new 2015 Australian Sailing Team additions Matthew Wearn (WA), David Gilmour (WA), Rhys Mara (VIC) and Joel Turner (QLD) were officially welcomed on to the Australian Sailing Team at a team dinner at Middle Harbour Yacht Club last night. Sydney Olympic gold medallist in the Men’s 470 Tom King officially inducted the recent additions to the Australian Sailing Team. ... [more]  

Sydney Yachts National Championships, Pittwater 2015 - Day 3 Video
America's Cup: Spooner fails in attempt to have Oracle AC45 arrested
Barcelona World Race – Renault Captur resume, Spirit of Hungary stuck
2015 Walpole in the Trees Regatta preview
Sydney 38 National Championships– Last day photos by Andrea Francolini
QantasLink Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race - Coming soon
Volvo Ocean Race – Smiles vanished from faces of Team Brunel
2015 ISAF Youth Sailing World – Emerging Nations Programme announced
Barcelona World Race - Spirit of Hungary to make surprise pit-stop
US Sailing Match Racing Committee launches The Dial Up Newsletter
JJ Giltinan Trophy: Michael Chittenden's images from Race 7
Volvo Ocean Race – The Doldrums outside the Doldrums
Volvo Ocean Race: Leg 4 Winner expected in Auckland on Saturday
Volvo Ocean Race 2015 – Biggest challenges are around the corner
Barcelona World Race - The Bountiful Horn Beckons for Stamm and Le Cam
Geelong boat Phoenix wins Sydney 38 National Title *Feature
2014/15 Flying Eleven State Championships winners crowned
Sydney 38 Australian Championships - Final day images
JJ Giltinan 18 foot Skiff Championship 2015 images by Bruce Kerridge
Volvo Ocean Race - Leg 4 restart from the Doldrums
Port Phillip Women’s Championship Series – Ladies v ships and barges   
Sydney Yachts National Championship 2015 - Day 2 VVideo   
JJ Giltinan Trophy: Records set as rookie Kiwi crew second in Race 7   
Beneteau Oceanis 35 - The 3-in-1 Marvel   
JJ Giltinan Trophy: Watch Race 7 here - Live and then in Replay!   
No winners in Sydney Newcastle Yacht Race   
America's Cup: Oracle Team USA goes out past the Golden Gate + Video   
JJ Giltinan Trophy: Michael Chittenden's images from Race 6   
Hobart Combined Clubs Long Race Series – Race 6   
JJ Giltinan Trophy: Race 6 interviews with Hamlin, Thurlow and Yamaha   
America's Cup: Oracle Team USA report on their new foiler   
Performance Boating Sydney Yachts Pittwater Regatta - Day 2   
JJ Giltinan Trophy: Images from Race 6 by Christophe Favreau   
Slow and steady wins Sydney to Pittwater Passage Race   
JJ Giltinan Trophy: Gotta Love It 7 creates history as US wins Race 6   
Barcelona World Race - Closing fast   
JJ Giltinan Trophy: Watch Race 6 here - Live and then in Replay!   
America's Cup: Parties given until today to file on AC45 arrest claim   
Sydney 38 Australian Championships - Race 3 images   
Geographe Bay Race Week - Saving the best until last   


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