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News - World & Australia

Saturday night should see two IMOCA 60 crews of the Barcelona World Race reach Cape Horn ready enjoy the relase from the Pacific and start the climb up the Atlantic. Both of the Barcelona based duos of We Are Water and One Planet, One Ocean & Pharmaton entered the Roaring 40s around January 27th as southern oceans rookies. ... [more]  

Two favorites, Peter Harburg’s Volvo 70 Black Jack, and Duncan Hine’s Reichel/Pugh 66 Alive, battled it out today for first place, at the Southport Yacht Club’s XXXX Sail Paradise Regatta. Alive took out day one with Black Jack close behind. Also racing in IRC Division One are the Mates4Mates crew on board Matthew Percy’s Alacrity and Tony Horkings, Leeway. ... [more]  

For the new 52 Super Series 2015 season it could be said that challenge to be fully race ready stepped up a gear when Germany's Harm Müller Spreer launched his new Vrolijk designed Platoon in Dubai. In Auckland, New Zealand sea trials are presently under way for for the new Provezza. ... [more]  

2015 Victorian Optimist Championships preview by Royal Brighton Yacht Club
The 2015 Victorian Optimist Championships get underway tomorrow at Royal Brighton Yacht Club. 132 competitors have already registered for the regatta that is being held over the Labour Day long weekend, providing three days of racing. 18 entries from New South Wales, along with visitors from Queensland and South Australia will provide additional competition for the Victorian sailors. ... [more]  

Barcelona World Race 2014/2015 - Jean Le Cam and Bernard Stamm were left with a bitter memory of their slog up the South Atlantic in the last Vendée Globe. To make the equator, they had to contend with northerly winds and breaking seas… However, for this third edition of the Barcelona World Race it seems that luck has been on their side. ... [more]  

Oman is the most successful nation in the nine-year history of the Extreme Sailing Series™ and with less than a week to go before Act 2 of the 2015 global tour in Muscat 11 – 14 March, the spotlight is inevitably on the home teams The Wave, Muscat and Oman Air. ... [more]  

After a spell last night and today during which almost all of the Barcelona World Race fleet were in light or moderate winds, in the Atlantic and the Pacific, it looks more like Transition Time is ringing for many. ... [more]  

Stuart Alexander, one of the world's leading yachting correspondents has been in New Zealand for the past few months, and provided the following perspective on Emirates Team New Zealand's latest media flogging, ahead of the finish of Leg 4 of the Volvo Ocean Race. ... [more]  

World champion and former Olympic sailor Glenn Bourke (Red) and his crew of Rob Jeffreys and Jake Lilley have taken out the SB20 Tasmanian Titles at the Derwent Sailing Squadron (DSS) in Hobart today. ... [more]  

All of the Eastern states will be represented in this year's QantasLink Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race and there is a good chance the Courier Mail Cup may be going to one of these interstate challengers. ... [more]  

Four (4) Mates4Mates Members will be on board Southport Yacht Club’s Alacrity tomorrow, Friday 6 March for the Southport Yacht Club’s XXXX Sail Paradise series, which will be contested off the Gold Coast from March 6 to 8. ... [more]  

Barcelona World Race – Bernard Stamm and Jean Le Cam passed under 5,000 miles to the Barcelona World Race finish line and also crossed over their own outbound track. ... [more]  

Reflecting on his team’s performance on Leg 4 of the Volvo Ocean Race, Team Alvimedica skipper Charlie Enright said the youngest crew in the race had sailed its best leg to date. 'It was our most complete leg so far. But like all these legs it had its ups and downs,' said the 30-year-old Enright. ... [more]  

Damian Foxall (IRL), one of the biggest names in offshore sailing, is joining Dongfeng Race Team (Charles Caudrelier/FRA) for the forthcoming Leg 5. Caudrelier and Foxall were on the Groupama boat that won the 2011-12 edition. ... [more]  

Marine industry experts from around the world will convene next week in the Volvo Ocean Race Village at Auckland’s Viaduct Basin for the fifth High Performance Yacht Design conference. The three-day technical conference, 9-11 March, is still open for late registrations ... [more]  

The competition for the 2015 Delta Lloyd Regatta looks promising. Especially the registrations for Laser and Laser Radial are well under way. International top sailors like Marit Bouwmeester (Laser Radial) and Bundock & Curtis (Nacra17) are up to the challenge in Medemblik from 24 - 30 May 2015. Races will start from 26 May onwards. ... [more]  

It can be the most frustrating stage of non-stop round the world racing. After completing the difficult, stressful four or five weeks in the big south, there is an almost inbuilt expectation that, by comparison, after rounding Cape Horn and passing the Falklands milestong, racing up the Atlantic life should be a bowl of cherries. ... [more]  

Dangerous surf conditions for boaters by Transport Roads and Maritime Services
Roads and Maritime Services has issued an alert to boaters about dangerous surf conditions forecast by the Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) for the next couple of days. ... [more]  

2015 EFG Winter Cup - Miami is known as the gateway to Latin America. For Viper sailors, it may also be the jumping off point for points east. If you hailed from an island in the Atlantic Ocean, you probably did well at the Winter Cup. ... [more]  

The 2015 Heaven Can Wait Charity Sailing Regatta - organised and run by the Royal Motor Yacht Club Toronto, is done and dusted, but the memories live on. Final tallies are still being worked on, but it is now expected that the event will raise $30,000 in support of the charities – mostly the Hunter Branch of the NSW Cancer Council with a smaller amount going to Lake Macquarie Marine Rescue. ... [more]  

After the Volvo Ocean Race finished on Saturday night, Sail-World.com's NZ editor, Richard Gladwell caught up with Ryan Houston from Team Alvimedica. He talks about wanting to sail on a Kiwi boat in the next race - how this race compares with the others in which he has sailed - how small gains seem to be paying well - the vexed issue of AIS on tactics, and more ... [more]  

After the Volvo Ocean Race finished on Saturday night, Sail-World.com's NZ editor, Richard Gladwell caught up with Dave Swete from Team Alvimedica. A product of the RNZYS Youth Program, Swete is on his second Volvo Ocean Race. He touches on the differences between the two programs, the impact that AIS is having on the racing and plenty more ... [more]  

Sail-World.com's New Zealand Editor caught up with Race Director, Jack Lloyd on the floor of the sail-loft in the Volvo Ocean Race Boatyard. In this 15 minute interview, Lloyd gives his view of the progress made as a result of adopting the Volvo 65 One Design ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race: Image gallery - Tour of the Boatyard by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com NZL
Yesterday Volvo Ocean Race threw open the barriers and let the media have an inside view of the Boatyard at the Viaduct Events Centre The area is open to the public (stay behind the safety barriers) where you can see the boats on the hard, and look inside the Events Centre which has been converted into a massive sail and rigging loft. ... [more]  

Artemis Racing took their development AC45 out on San Francisco Bay, yesterday. Videographer, John Navas was there to catch all the action on high resolution video. ... [more]  

Sunday afternoon squall on Sydney Harbour and a Manly ferry is blasting its horn as an apparently out of control yacht, with sail number 1152 was in danger of colliding with the ferry.Watch the video No reaction from the yacht, its headsails and main luffing it continued on an altered path and does hit the stern of the ferry. Thankfully it seems without major damage or crew injury. ... [more]  

The countdown to the 46th edition of the Trofeo Princesa Sofia Iberostar has begun in the bay of Palma from 28th March to 4th April. With less than a month to go until the start of the event, the regatta has already around 700 teams (667) from 59 nations representing the five continents. ... [more]  

2015 Walpole in the Trees Regatta overall by Liz Edmonds, Walpole, Western Australia
It was fantastic to see over 80 boats from around the state competing in this year’s Walpole in the Trees Regatta including Windrush’s, Mirrors, Sabres, Lasers, Hobies, Cherubs, Moths, 420s, trailer sailors and many more. Skilful performances in often tricky weather conditions over the two day event produced some great race challenges, capsizes and some ripping yarns. ... [more]  

2015 Walpole in the Trees Regatta overall by Liz Edmonds, Walpole, Western Australia
It was fantastic to see over 80 boats from around the state competing in this year’s Walpole in the Trees Regatta including Windrush’s, Mirrors, Sabres, Lasers, Hobies, Cherubs, Moths, 420s, trailer sailors and many more. Skilful performances in often tricky weather conditions over the two day event produced some great race challenges, capsizes and some ripping yarns. ... [more]  

Sydney to Mooloolaba Yacht Race 2015 by Tracey Johnstone, Middle Harbour Yacht Club
Middle Harbour Yacht announced today the cancellation of the Sydney to Mooloolaba Yacht Race 2015. MHYC Commodore John McCuaig advised the lack of entries in both the monohull and multihull divisions drove the decision not to continue planning for the race start on March 27. 'It’s a disappointing outcome for both my club and for our partner, Mooloolaba Yacht Club. ... [more]  

2015 RC44 Championship Tour - With less than a month to go, eleven teams are eagerly anticipating the season-opener set to take place in Malta's renowned capital of Valletta, the historic 'City of Knights', from 25-29 March. ... [more]  

Sydney Harbour Regatta - As entries breach the 180 mark, organisers at Middle Harbour Yacht Club are busily preparing and counting down the days to the 10th anniversary, to be held this weekend, March 7 and 8. ... [more]  

Vale - John Harrison by Australian Sailing Team
On behalf of Yachting Australia and the Australian Sailing Team, we offer our condolences to the family of John Harrison, who passed away over the weekend. ... [more]  

Maintain the urgency - Reinstating paralympic sailing in Tokyo 2020
Volvo Ocean Race Village: Have a look around without leaving your seat
Doyle Sails and NZ Rigging supply package for new Sydney based Shaw 11
BRIG lifestyle captured in print
Barcelona World Race - Easier miles at the front
New Zealand Hobie 16 Nationals a great success at Manly
Volvo Ocean Race: Team Brunel faced big challenges – Recap Leg 4
NSW Governor to launch Rotary NSW Emergency Services Community Awards
Barcelona World Race – 60 Days at Sea– Atlantic opens up for the fleet
Queensland Laser Titles entice long range competitors
Volvo Ocean Race: Images from Auckland - Media Conference and more
Volvo Ocean Race: Iker Martinez returns to Mapfre as skipper
Farr 40 One Design Trophy – Game changing race six
Volvo Ocean Race: Leg 4 finishes at night after a tense day *Feature
18 foot skiff 2015 Queen of Sydney Harbour crowned
Sonar Class has a new builder for Sonar
Volvo Ocean Race - Team SCA completes closest race in race history
Rio officials probe source of fish die-off in Olympic waters
Volvo Ocean Race: Images ashore after Leg 4
Volvo Ocean Race: Images from the finish of Leg 4
Club Marine Series – Forget 50. Try warm and cool.   
RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show - a British tradition   
Eight minutes between Podium players as Spanish win VOR leg 4   
Volvo Ocean Race - Leg 4 - fleet arrives in Auckland and the winner is   
Volvo Ocean Race - Leg 4 - the fleet approaches Auckland   
Clark back on the bike at the Farr 40 One Design Trophy   
Volvo Ocean Race - Less than 10 miles to Auckland finish   
Volvo Ocean Race: Leg 4 Finish - Auckland - Live Video and Updates   
Barcelona World Race - Neutrogena crosses Cape Horn with 40 knots wind   
Barcelona World Race - At Cape Horn memories are made. and recalled   
Junior Windsurfing taking off at Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron   
Finn World Masters Championships 2015 - Pre registration open   
Registration for the 2015 Finn European Championship is live!   
Volvo Ocean Race – Nip and tuck racing ahead to the finish in Auckland   
Wild Oats XI - From water to wheels for Sydney Hobart challenge   
Barcelona World Race - Pedestrian Pacific, Atlantic highway to home   
America's Cup: Artemis Racing lines up against Oracle Team USA - Video   
High Performance Yacht Design conference during Volvo OR stopover   
Volvo Ocean Race: Ryan Houston - How Alvimedica's chemistry works *Feature   
Volvo Ocean Race: Dave Swete - Alvimedica's race so far *Feature   


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