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Newsletter Archive
Team Origin in NZ Match Racing ...Millennium Cup details...Bay of Island Race Week news | 23/11/2008
Louis Vuitton Pacific Series grows ... Keelboat fleet controversy...Kiwis win in Noumea | 20/11/2008
Barker wins Keelboats...Round the World race news...ISAF Meeting concludes | 18/11/2008
America's Cup exclusives ...Elliott 6 selected for 2012 Olympics...National Keelboat Championships | 15/11/2008
Rolex ISAF Sailor of the Year...Ainslie for NZ Matchracing...Club Marine keelboats underway today | 13/11/2008
America's Cup sailing and reflection...Norths NZ aid Hugo Boss...Vendee Globe carnage | 11/11/2008
New 24hr record predicted...Ericsson 4 takes Leg 1...Changes for Leg 2 | 09/11/2008
Sail Auckland sponsorship...America's Cup updates ... ISAF Meets...Conner on BOR90 | 09/11/2008
America's Cup sailing...Volvo OR enters Pit Lane...Yachting Australia positions | 06/11/2008
Volvo OR finishes in Cape Town... Speed records tumble...impressive entry for Keelboat Nats | 03/11/2008
Volvo Ocean Race near end of Leg 1...America's Cup Meeting...World news roundup | 02/11/2008
600nm record mark broken in Volvo OR...Emirates Team NZ back in America's Cup...Falcon's submarine | 30/10/2008
Volvo Ocean Race - Week Two...Record under threat...Green Dragon at the gate | 29/10/2008
HSBC Coastal Classic finishes...America's Cup spat...PredictWind's Classic | 28/10/2008
test | 27/10/2008
HSBC Coastal Classic finishes...Volvo OR turns the corner...More America's Cup | 25/10/2008
HSBC Premier Coastal Classic news...America's Cup moves...Volvo OR at gate | 23/10/2008
Volvo OR in Doldrums...Trila by Tasman...Dyer Jones on America's Cup | 20/10/2008
Volvo Race tight after first week...Images, news and boat blogs | 19/10/2008
Volvo Ocean Race - Sail-World weekly news summary | 19/10/2008
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News - World & Australia

The finish of Leg 3 of the Volvo Ocean Race in Sanya, China just before noon on January 27, 2015 marked an unbelievable end to a magnificent leg for Dongfeng Race Team. After leading the fleet virtually all the way from Abu Dhabi to Sanya in China, over more than 5,000 miles of intense ocean racing, Dongfeng finally crossed the finish line in first place ... [more]  

Winner of Leg 3 of the Volvo Ocean Race, Dongfeng, have released footage taken from a drone launched from the Volvo Ocean Race yacht, as she sails in light airs on the last days of Leg 3 of the race. It is believed to be the first time a drone, launched from a competitor, has been used in a major ocean race. ... [more]  

World sailing history was created earlier today when Dongfeng Race Team became the first Chinese yacht to have a win in a premier trans-ocean racing event. Her win was also a first in the 41-year history of the Volvo Ocean Race. At 1131hrs UTC the Chinese flagged entry emphatically won Leg 3 in their home port of Sanya to take the overall leadin the 40,000nm event with six stages to go. ... [more]  

On the morning of the 26th of January, the Maersk Line ship MV Stockholm delivered the Team Vestas Wind's damaged VO65 to the port in Genoa, Italy. From here she will be taken to the Persico building facilty where the rebuild of the wrecked boat will be undertaken. The team's goal is to rejoin the race in Lisbon, Portugal in June, 2015. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race Leg 3 - Australian Stacey Jackson was very excited about today. No, it’s not because it’s the final full day at sea for Team SCA on the long Abu Dhabi Volvo Ocean Race Leg three. Nope, Stacey Jackson was very excited because it’s Australia Day. ... [more]  

Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Group is considering backing Sir Ben Ainslie’s America’s Cup bid, in a move that would propel the fortunes of the Olympic gold medallist yet further. Sir Ben is believed to have asked the Virgin billionaire to consider backing the venture when he and his new wife, Georgie Thompson, spent time on Sir Richard’s Necker Island in January. ... [more]  

Alpari World Match Racing Tour - Monsoon Cup preview by Alpari World Match Racing Tour
The final event of the 2014 Alpari World Match Racing Tour, Monsoon Cup Malaysia, is to take place in its new home of Johor, the southernmost state of Malaysia, over 10th-14th February. In addition to being the grand finale of the Tour, the event will also see the 2014 ISAF Match Racing World Champion crowned. ... [more]  

In the Barcelona World Race the two lead boats are preparing for a gruelling 3,500-mile game of chase across the Southern Ocean, until the next natural gateway of the course, Cape Leeuwin in south-west Australia. ... [more]  

40 year old Charles Caudrelier the skipper of race leader Dongfeng was a major figure of the winning French team Groupama in 2011-12 . With the Dongfeng team now approaching Sanya, almost unstoppable, its worthwhile hearing from Volvo Ocean Race CEO Knut Frostad who is hugely pleased with the current on water situation. ... [more]  

Australia Day at the Festival of Sails by Festival of Sails Media
Festival of Sails in Geelong, an hour south west of Melbourne, on Australia Day, some wear funny hats, wave flags patriotically, paint their faces blue, red and white and enjoy the shoreside ambience. Others dress in matching battle gear and head out onto Corio Bay to await the race officer’s preparatory signal and start sequence. ... [more]  

NSW 18ft Skiff Championship - The fourth different winner from four races sailed to date has the Championship wide open going into next Sunday’s last race of the series on Sydney Harbour. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race. The northerly drag race continues, with the stable light wind forecast to drop slightly. The boats have all remained in position, if anything cementing their places with gaps between them increasing slightly through the night. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race Leg 3 - Stacey Jackson is very excited about today. No, it’s not because today is the final full day at sea. And it’s not because we’ve finished our ‘Great Vietnamese Tack-Off.’ Nope, Stacey Jackson is very excited because it’s Australia Day. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race Leg 3 - Sailing in a straight line was never supposed to be as tense as this. We’ve been pointing at Sanya for almost a day now and fortunately, Alvimedica, MAPFRE, and Brunel far enough back to not be in AIS range anymore. The problem is they’re not in AIS range anymore. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race Leg 3 - After what can only be described as a frustrating few days of wind and current conditions in the Malacca Strait, the shipping lanes we had to pass were a bit more entertaining as it was upwind which meant some tacking. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race: Leg 3 Finish - Video - Delayed feed by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz
Tune in here to see the finish of Leg 3 of the Volvo Ocean race in Sanya. Will sailing history be made? Can Dongfeng become the first Chinese flagged yacht to win a Leg in a Round the World Race? ... [more]  

2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami - Bigger than ever in 2015, with an atmosphere crackling with adrenaline, the ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami, Presented by Sunbrella, was ground zero on Sunday as competitors from 63 countries made their final preparations. ... [more]  

2015 Heaven Can Wait Regatta - Yes, only a few weeks to go before the 2015 Heaven Can Wait Charity Sailing Regatta – the biggest mixed fleet regatta on Lake Macquarie and the only 24 hour overnight round the cans race in Australia. ... [more]  

2015 Festival of Sails - Race officer on the outer harbour Rating Series course, Greg Sinclair, declared today’s conditions the heaviest he’s seen in all the Festival of Sails regattas. ... [more]  

The Chinese entry Dong looks set to create sailing sailing history when she finishes first on Leg 3 of the Volvo Ocean Race, Sanya in two days time. Includes video Currently Dongfeng is 250 nm to the finish line in Sanya and the chasing pack with ADOR ahead in second place 55+ nm behind the Chinese team. ... [more]  

The first of the iconic Great Capes has been passed in the Barcelona World Race with Cheminées Poujoulat rounding the Cape of Good Hope earlier this morning. Bernard Stamm and Jean Le Cam passed 20°E around 400 miles south of Cape Agulhas – the southernmost tip of Africa – at 0935am (UTC) today and have begun the Indian Ocean leg of their race around Antarctica. ... [more]  

The Classic 18fters were racing again on Saturday on Sydney harbour. Michael Chittenden caught the action from a shore vantage point. ... [more]  

2015 Festival of Sails - The cruising and multihull divisions provided the best action shots from the penultimate day of racing at the Festival of Sails presented by Rex Gorell Land Rover. ... [more]  

2015 Festival of Sails - Conditions were hectic for the Festival of Sails fleet due to a howling west sou’west breeze gusting to 28 knots inshore and 33 offshore that whipped up Corio Bay and put the acid test on boat handling skills. ... [more]  

When race leader Dongfeng rounded Singapore 60+ nautical miles ahead of the chasing pack, it looked like the final 1200 miles of Leg three would be a procession but over the last day, the Volvo Ocean race leg from Abu Dhabi to Sanya China appears to have tightened incredibly. ... [more]  

One of Australia’s oldest racing yachts, the gaff cutter Kelpie, built 122 years ago, tomorrow (January 26) will contest the world’s oldest continuously conducted regatta, the 179th Australia Day Regatta on Sydney Harbour. ... [more]  

Barcelona World Race - The first of the Great Capes is fast-approaching, with the leading boats in the Barcelona World Race expected to pass the longitude of the Cape of Good Hope at the tip of South Africa tomorrow. As they pass 20°E, the Atlantic Ocean will deliver its verdict – did Cheminées Poujoulat’s east-bound track or Neutrogena’s southerly gamble pay off? ... [more]  

The enormous cruising fleet that makes up 65% of the total number of entries at the 173rd Festival of Sails made the most of the fluky winds and another stunning summer’s day at Geelong on their penultimate day of competition. ... [more]  

Three former Australian champions, two of them past Olympic sailors, are expected to contest the Tasmanian and National championships for the SB20 one-design sports boat class to be sailed on Hobart’s River Derwent in early March. ... [more]  

Super Saturday at the Festival of Sails took every race official and volunteer in charge of marks and mark boats out on Corio Bay and the outer harbour. ... [more]  

The 35th St. Maarten Heineken Regatta has already attracted entries from 20 different countries: Antigua, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Dominican Republic, Estonia, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Lithuania, Netherlands, Norway, Puerto Rico, Russia, St.Maarten, Uruguay, USA and the US Virgin Islands. ... [more]  

Congratulations to all team New South Wales men & women sailors who took part in the Australian Championships last week at the Rye Yacht Club in Victoria. Other than in the freestyle event which Scott Buckingham from Victoria won, the New South Wales men and women placed first overall in the following disciplines: Course racing, Marathon and Slalom. ... [more]  

The world is watching. Can Dongfeng Race Team hold onto their 57 nautical miles lead to China for what will essentially be the ultimate home victory? Or will another team get desperate and make a bold decision that could cost Dongfeng their win? ... [more]  

2015 Australian Match Racing Championship - Winner announced
2015 Quantum Key West Race Week - Fantastic finish
Barcelona World Race: Weather beacons launched midrace
Volvo Ocean Race Leader - Dongfeng - the right place at the right time
ISAF Youth Match Racing World Championship - Notice Of Race online
Historical 18s Australian Championship - Cumdore’s chances dashed
Festival of Sails - Line honours announced
Currently doing scheduled maintenance.
Volvo Ocean Race: Changes to Team Vestas Wind crew
35th Minnow National Championship 2015 - Winner announced
QCYC Surf to City Yacht Race - Overall report
McDougall+McConaghy Moth Worlds: Highlight video released
Sydney to Mooloolaba Yacht Race - First entry prize winner announced
America's Cup: Oracle crew mate lodges complaint against Tienpont
Volvo Ocean Race: Jump seat and Pro-Am race spots up for auction
2015 Australian O'pen Cup - Perfect conditions
Festival of Sails opening day
Volvo Ocean Race - Dongfeng? Race Team suffer? damage
Historical 18ft Skiffs Australian Championship Day 1
Mobium Group Windsurfer One Design Australian Championships overall
America's Cup: Italy to host first America's Cup World Series regatta   
Sesquicentennial Cup - Nomination deadline tomorrow!   
Images of the Millennium Cup and Bay of Islands Sailing Week - Day 1:   
Australia Day - Have a safe, fun and memorable day on the water   
Millennium Cup: Racing in the picturesque Bay of Islands   
Volvo Ocean Race - Up up and away   
Barcelona World Race - 'Haves' and 'Have Nots'   
Volvo Ocean Race Leg 3 update from Jack Bouttell onboard Dongfeng   
ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami - Game time!   
Croatia First Regatta - Brand new limited entry one design event   
Düsseldorf Boat Show - Land Rover Above and Beyond Award   
Extreme Sailing Series - Fresh new line up on Oman Air   
2015 Australian O'pen Cup - Day 2, hot and humid   
Extreme Sailing Series™ 2015 – Ninth year ready to rock!   
ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami kicks-off 2015 int'l regatta season   
2015 179th Australia Day Regatta - Classic fleet lining up   
America's Cup: Spithill leads Oracle reconnaissance team in Bermuda   
Extreme Sailing Series announces new teams and venues for 2015   
Barcelona World Race - Leaders enter the fastest section of the course   
Australian O'pen Cup - Wind, waves and sun on Day 1   


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