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Newsletter Archive
Mostly King's Cup. | 06/12/2013
Raja Muda 2013 - all wrapped up | 24/11/2013
A roundup of recent and current sailing news from Asia | 19/11/2013
Audi Hong-Kong Vietnam Race, Walawala lost; St Regis China Coast regatta; Teanm Australia in the Tasman; more... | 18/10/2013
St Regis China Coast Regatta starts in good breeze and good scenery! | 13/10/2013
Back to basics. Sailing in Asia and around the world | 02/10/2013
Sailing news from beyond San Francisco | 24/09/2013
Staying up for the Cup - are you? | 18/09/2013
Muscat Regatta, SB3 Worlds, PWA Netherlands, and (of course) a mention for the AC | 13/09/2013
From Oppies in Garda to AC72s in San Francisco | 18/07/2013
Hong Kong-Vietnam Race, Raja Muda, America's Cup. In order of importance? | 12/07/2013
Guo Chuan comes home, OK Worlds, Antipodes takes San Fernando title, more... | 06/04/2013
Hainan, anyone? Can you find the info? | 20/03/2013
San Fernando, Mussanah Raceweek, turtles, Antarctica, more... | 15/03/2013
From 79-year old to 22-issue old... | 13/03/2013
Please help us to help you. | 08/03/2013
Match racing, shrink wrapping, Memorial Vase, Melbourne-Osaka, more... | 05/03/2013
Boracay Cup 2013, Team Australia sets new Sydney-Hobart course record, more... | 24/02/2013
Boracay, Neptune, SW toolbar, last Vendee finishers, more | 20/02/2013
Alex Thomson 3rd in Vendee Globe. | 30/01/2013
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News - World & Australia

Everyone loves to see the numeral ‘1’ next to their boat name (the famed bullet). These days, the Smartphones are out to see how you went, even before the deck is packed up after a race. Interestingly, the joy of sailing, or esprit de corps if you will, could well have been somewhat veiled in recent times by all this technology. ... [more]  

2015 International 505 Australian Championships by Kevin Cameron, Black Rock, Melbourne
What a great week of 505 sailing in the International 505 Australian Titles at Black Rock YC. The 24 boat fleet were treated to the Black Rock Yacht Club professional race management. ... [more]  

GC32 Racing Tour - The future of sailing is, quite literally, flying. The catamarans that soared above the waves in the 2013 America’s Cup in San Francsco have taken the sailing world by storm. The boats have revolutionised sailing technology and competition, giving rise to the creation of new classes. ... [more]  

Roger Hickman skipper of Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race IRC winner Wild Rose sat down with Geoff Waller of www.boatson.tv and described just what went into his boat winning the 2014 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race. His was a 'full-on' race (with dramatic 'on-board' video) which included a knock-down, broken steering, a wild 'Chinese gybe', storms and only a small amount of blood spilt. ... [more]  

2015 Australian Formula 18 Catamaran Nationals - The wrap by Jasper van Staveren, Woody Point QLD
From 23-26 January 2015 the Australian Formula 18 Nationals were held at the Humpybong Yacht Club (Woody Point - Queensland). This regatta was all about consistency, there were a number of sailors that had the potential to win races. Skippers Brad Collet (the current Australian A-class champion), Lachlan Gibson, Brett Burvill and Jason Waterhouse all challenged for the top spot. ... [more]  

Former One Ton Cup Champion, Rainbow II emerged from the historic Vos Shed on the Auckland waterfront after a full restoration. She has been taken to the Pier 21 where the rig was stepped and final preparations are being made for the boat’s launching at 10am on Monday (2 February, 2015). ... [more]  

The world’s elite sailors are preparing to meet in Singapore for the opening Act of the 2015 Extreme Sailing Series™, which is set to bring the world famous Marina Bay alive with its pioneering Stadium Racing concept. With the transfer window now closed, some new players will enter the arena as the Series launches into its ninth season, with continued support of Series Main Partner Land Rover. ... [more]  

2015 Audi Hamilton Island Race Week - A yacht abandoned in Bass Strait and not expected to be seen again has ‘done a Lazarus’ and become the first entry for Audi Hamilton Island Race Week 2015, which will be staged from August 15 to 22. ... [more]  

Sailing on the Swan River, in the tightest event in the history of the Warren Jones Youth Regatta, three skippers from three nations share the top spot on the leader board at the end of the double round robin. Australia’s Matt Jerwood, Dane Joachim Aschenbrenner and Chris Steele from New Zealand are level with 18 wins each. ... [more]  

2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami - Day 4 photos provided by Ocean Images. ... [more]  

2014 - 2015 Barcelona World Race - No scape south because of South Indian Ocean Antarctic Exclusion Zone means a painful wait for Anna Corbella and Gérard Marin on GAES Centros Auditivos. ... [more]  

The expansion of sailing into so-called developing countries, continues at the ISAF Sailing World Cup, Miami, with newly embraced Cuba joining the 64 nation line-up encompassing 600 boats. The 2015 fleet on Biscayne Bay is a record turnout, for this second event on the 2015 Sailing World Cup Circuit ... [more]  

Now it would have been easy to fill a goblet on Tuesday with the rain that was blanketing Sydney Harbour. However, our reference is to the Milson Goblets being run each night this week and then concluding on Saturday with three more races. The Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron in Kirribilli is hosting both the Milson Goblets, and then next week the Etchells NSW State Championship, too. ... [more]  

At exactly 00:01 on the 29th January 2015, TeamVestas?' VO65 left VTE - Voltri Terminal Europa en route to Persico Marine in the foothills of the Italian Alps. The boat is now safely secured in a purpose-built facility near Bergamo, awaiting full assessment and the beginning of the repair process. ... [more]  

ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami Day 3 - There's a world of difference between skiing a long, smooth run and skiing on moguls. Today, forget the waves, it was the breeze on Biscayne Bay that was 'moguls.' Shift upon shift upon shift upon shift. ... [more]  

Ioannis Mitakis (GRE), the 2012 Finn European Champion, ruled the roost in Miami today with two emphatic race wins and moves up to third overall. Giles Scott (GBR) sailed his worst day so far, but still leads with a five point gap on Jake Lilley, and 12 points over Mitakis as the event reaches its half way stage. ... [more]  

Doyle Sails had more success last weekend in the Auckland Optimist Championships, taking first and second overall in the 110 strong Open fleet. Six countries were represented in the event, and young sailors came the length of New Zealand to compete in the regatta that is a ranking event for World and International team selection. ... [more]  

New sponsors and major prizes for 2015 Sydney Harbour Regatta by Di Pearson, Middle Harbour Yacht Club, Mosman
Middle Harbour Yacht Club has confirmed a new major sponsor for the Sydney Harbour Regatta to coincide with the 10th anniversary of NSW’s largest sailing event, to be held on the weekend of 7-8 March ... [more]  

2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami - Day 3 photos provided by Ocean Images. ... [more]  

2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami - Australian Sailing’s youngsters are making waves at the first international regatta of 2015. 19-year old Matt Wearn (WA) has taken the lead in the Laser class on Day 3 of the ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami. Olympian Iain Jensen (NSW) sailing with up and coming skipper Joel Turner (QLD) moving into second, tied on points with first, in the 49er skiff. ... [more]  

It was windshift upon windshift upon shift upon windshift on Day 3 of the ISAF World Sailing Cup Miami sailed on Biscayne Bay Presented by Sunbrella, the premier regatta has attracted 599 boats and 768 sailors who were adjusting all day to one thing or another. If it wasn't the wind direction that was changing, it was the wind speed. ... [more]  

The first points earner for the Australian Farr 40 2014-15 season starts tomorrow, Friday 30 January, 2015 from Sandringham Yacht Club on Melbourne’s Port Phillip. The three-day Aberdeen Asset Management Farr 40 Victorian State Title is the class’ debut outing from SYC and the first one design match-up for Melbourne owner of Double Black, Rob Pitts. ... [more]  

Ben Ainslie Racing, the British Challenger for the 35th America's Cup, have shipped two foiling Nacra 20 catamarans to Bermuda and have become the first team to commence sailing operations at the Venue for the next Cup. The team conducted an initial training camp in Bermuda, last week. ... [more]  

North U kicked off its 2015 season of youth match racing clinics around the U.S. with a successful clinic hosted by the Texas Corinthian Yacht Club in Kemah, Texas on Galveston Bay near Houston. Forty high school and college sailors spent two-and-a-half days learning about match racing and training in Sonars on flat water and 6-12 knots of breeze. ... [more]  

The first three racing yachts to enter next month’s Banjos Shoreline Crown Series Bellerive Regatta, Tas Paints, Madness and Host Plus Executive, are also lining up for the annual ‘world championship’ for the Mumm 36 class. ... [more]  

At ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami, presented by Sunbrella, if the Chamber of Commerce had stayed up all night working at it, they could not have served up a better day for racing. ... [more]  

There are so many ways that the Dongfeng Race Team could have lost the chance to win the light-air marathon from Abu Dhabi to Sanya in China. Leading from the first 24 hours to the finish, 23 and a half days later, 5,403 nautical miles sailed and eight different gulfs, oceans and seas, is not necessarily the most advisable way to try and take the spoils. ... [more]  

New Holiday Camps at Lake Macquarie with the H2O Sports Academy by H2O Sports Academy Australia, Lake Macquarie, NSW
he H2O Sports Academy Australia opened its doors to the first group of kids aged between 6 and 17 years for the first H2O Holiday Camp 12-19 January. Based within the impressive NSW Sport and Recreation Centre at Point Wolstoncroft on Lake Macquarie. ... [more]  

Sydney photographer, Michael Chittenden was on Sydney harbour last Sunday and captured these images from Race 4 of the NSW 18ft Skiff Championships ... [more]  

Danish skipper Joachim Aschenbrenner has taken over the top spot on the leader board after the second day of the Warren Jones International Youth Regatta, the young skipper from the Royal Danish Yacht Club ends the day with a score of thirteen wins from fifteen starts. ... [more]  

New Zealand short-handed sailor, Conrad Colman is on his second two handed round the world race, this time aboard the Spirit of Hungary with Nandor Fa sailing in the Barcelona Round the World Race: I had noticed a couple of chafing zones on the mainsail so I prepared some patches and the Dr. Sails flexible epoxy glue so we could drop the main quickly ... [more]  

2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami- Photos provided by Ocean Images. ... [more]  

Photographer Ingrid Abery was on the water at 2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami and provided this gallery of images. ... [more]  

ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami - Aussie Finn sailors charge on day 2
2015 Finn Australian Championship – Everything old is new again? *Feature
America's Cup: Oracle crew mate lodges ISAF complaint against Tienpont
Volvo Ocean Race: A warm and colorful welcome for Team SCA into Sanya
Barcelona World Race leaders split paths
Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games - Final line-up to be announced
Volvo Ocean Race Leg 3 - Warm welcome for Team SCA
Warren Jones International Youth Regatta Day 1
ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami - Tough Day 1 + Video
ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami - Tough Day 1 + Video
RC44 World Championship Leg 1 - RC44 Valletta Cup preview
ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami -Finn class -testing conditions on Day 1
Australia Day regatta overall
Australia Day Regatta chairman, Olympic Gold Medallist honoured
ISAF Olympic classes regatta Miami 2015 images by Ingrid Abery
Volvo Ocean Race Leg 3 - Team SCA due to cross finish line
Victorians well prepared for Sydney 38 Australian Championships
Volvo Ocean Race: Team Alvimedica wins first podium place in Sanya
Volvo Ocean Race: Dongfeng scores historic victory for China
Volvo Ocean Race: Dongfeng release first DroneCam video from Leg 3
Volvo Ocean Race: Chinese team set historic first with home port win   
Volvo Ocean Race: Team Vestas Wind arrives on time in Genoa + Video   
Australia Day in the Volvo Ocean Race,Festival of Sail, Miami and more   
America's Cup - Virgin considers backing Ben Ainslie, BAR   
Alpari World Match Racing Tour - Monsoon Cup preview   
Barcelona World Race - A game of chase   
Volvo Ocean Race – Frostad says Caudrelier proving them wrong *Feature   
Australia Day at the Festival of Sails   
NSW 18ft Skiff Championship wide open + Video   
Volvo Ocean Race - Last day drag race to Sanya   
Volvo Ocean Race Leg 3 - Australia Day onboard Team SCA   
Volvo Ocean Race Leg 3 - Tense onboard Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing   
Volvo Ocean Race Leg 3 - Dongfeng Race Team pushing hard!   
Volvo Ocean Race: Leg 3 Finish - Video - Delayed feed   
2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami - Countdown begins   
Heaven Can Wait Charity Sailing Regatta and Lakefest - Just weeks away   
2015 Festival of Sails -Heavy conditions challenge racers   
Volvo Ocean Race: Donfeng set to create a piece of sailing history   
Barcelona World Race - First of the iconic Great Capes has been passed   
Classic 18fters racing on Sydney Harbour   


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