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7 lost at sea...tax on charters...pyrotechnics...16-year-old hero... | 05/07/2013
7 lost at sea...tax on charters...pyrotechnics...16-year-old hero... | 04/07/2013
An avalanche of happenings in the world of sailing | 27/06/2013
Supermoon sailing...Bosphorus demo...liferaft stowage...more | 06/06/2013
The ultimate for seasickness...summer sailstice...Orlova sunk... more | 31/05/2013
Adventure sailing, new gizmos, sailors needed to track climate change | 24/05/2013
Superyacht sail winners, Bali rally, four voyages: four disasters,more | 17/05/2013
Atlantic rally frenzy...Phuket yacht attacks...lightning boat death | 09/05/2013
Fastest ever solo Circ...lessons from a lost sailor...'genuine' fakes | 02/05/2013
Island mystery solved,shallow water rescues, sailing with others, more | 26/04/2013
Botched rescues...the Swan that wouldn't sink...caring for your belts | 18/04/2013
solo sailors: tragedy to triumph, paper charts or not, Go Go six fish! | 11/04/2013
Zebra coloured winches, carbon monoxide tragedy, paper charts extinct? | 04/04/2013
Cruising sailors and the growing popularity of rallies | 21/03/2013
Sailing news from home - if you live in the world... | 14/03/2013
Dekker-now the film, headsets for peaceful anchoring, sail to the Pole | 07/03/2013
Northwest Passage tally,new-born baby sails the Southern Ocean,more... | 28/02/2013
Sail-World reaches 15 other languages | 21/02/2013
'New stuff', picking up tricks and tips... | 14/02/2013
Shackleton news, solo sailing adventurers, whale tales | 07/02/2013
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News - World & Australia

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 - 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]  

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 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 Finish - Live video 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 Championships - In a five race series that was full of drama and interest, Matt Jerwood overcame the experience of Evan Walker to claim his first national match racing title with a three-nil score line. ... [more]  

Most of the marque classes at Quantum Key West Race Week 2015 came down to the last day of the regatta, which delivered the toughest conditions of the week. Howling winds and rough seas challenging the competitors on Friday, forcing the top contenders to raise their game in order to claim overall victory. ... [more]  

Barcelona World Race - Sport met science today on the Barcelona World Race when the pairs of skippers took the first opportunity to deploy their data monitoring Argo beacon which was given to them in Bareclona prior to the start. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race 2015 - With a solid 17-20 knots from the north east, reducing the possibility of a distance sapping park up, the likehood of the Leg three leader the Chinese boat Dongfeng getting the gun in Sanya just 640 nautical miles ahead continues to strengthen. ... [more]  

The 2015 ISAF Youth Match Racing World Championship set to be held in Swinoujscie, Poland from 15 – 19 September 2015 Notice of Race has been released. ... [more]  

For the Historical 18s Australian Championship, wile match racing Aberdare (John Winning) for the second day running, Harold Cudmore’s chances title were dashed when Yendys capsized off Nielsen Park on the run to Shark Island this afternoon. ... [more]  

Festival of Sails - Line honours announced by Festival of Sails Media
Festival of Sails - Hometown sailor Rob Hanna from the Bellarine Peninsula has added line honours in the 32 nautical mile Melbourne to Geelong passage race to his list of ocean-going successes, at this year's Festival of Sails presented by Rex Gorell Land Rover. ... [more]  

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On 2nd January 2015, Team Vestas Wind announced that skipper Chris Nicholson had been tasked to review the team during the month of January. The objective is to ensure the right team for the come back to the race, which is now, for this team, of a different nature than the scheduled original route from Alicante to Gothenburg. ... [more]  

The Cruising Yacht Club (TCYC) in conjunction with the WA Minnow Sailing Assoc hosted the 35th Australian Alcoa Minnow Sailing Championships from 11-16 Jan 2015. The regatta attracted 57 sailors from WA, NT and Victoria, 42 in the combined Open/Junior fleet and 15 in the Novice. ... [more]  

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   
New York Yacht Club Invitational Cup preview   
RORC Caribbean 600 proving irresistible   
18ft Skiffs: Images from NSW Championships - Race 2   
67th Bunbury and Return Ocean Race - Race record safe for another year   
Volvo Ocean Race – Malacca Nightmare – now it’s a boat race again!!   
2015 Australian 16ft Skiff Championships - Winner declared   
Festival of Sails - Entries close tonight as entries creep towards 300   
Volvo Ocean Race: Team Alvimedica - Enter the Dragon + Video   
World Match Racing Tour's title sponsor goes into administration   
Kieler Woche 2015 promotes Olympic sailing competitions   


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