| News for the Last 30 Days - World & Australia
Sail Melbourne Invited Classes – A pathway to the Olympics
By ISAF Sailing World Cup Melbourne Event Media, ,
10:29 PM Thu 12 Dec 2013 GMT
Racing has been staged in 12 invited classes at the Sail Melbourne regatta, held in conjunction with the ISAF Sailing World Cup Melbourne 2013. ...
Sail Middle Harbour sees MHYC and MH16'SC join forces this weekend
By Melissa Yeomans, Sydney ,
6:22 PM Thu 12 Dec 2013 GMT
The 2013 Sail Middle Harbour International Regatta, on the magnificent waters of Sydney Harbour, is taking place over the next three days. The 2013 regatta will take the place of the Sail Sydney Regatta this year for the international 470’s, 420’s, Finns, 29ers, 49er and 49erFX classes, sailing from Friday 13 December – Sunday 15 December 2013. ...
Sydney entrepreneur named Ocean Racer of the Year
By Jennifer Crooks, ,
3:06 PM Thu 12 Dec 2013 GMT
Sydney entrepreneur Stephen Ainsworth has been named the Ocean Racer of the Year by the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia, at a gala cocktail party hosted at the Club this evening following a year of extraordinary success. ...
Clipper Round the World Yacht Race to re-start from Hobart
By Peter Campbell, ,
2:54 PM Thu 12 Dec 2013 GMT
Hobartians will see a spectacular re-start of the international fleet contesting the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race on January 1, only days after the twelve Clipper 70s finish the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race. ...
Festival of Sails - An impressive fleet line up
By Lisa Ratcliff, ,
1:18 PM Thu 12 Dec 2013 GMT
A box of all-sorts, from Adams 10s to Matt Allen’s new glamour Carkeek 60, will be slotted into their respective divisions when the impressive Racing Series fleet contest Victoria’s 2014 Festival of Sails ...
Gosford to Lord Howe Island Yacht Race - Naming sponsor announced
By G2LHI Media, ,
1:12 PM Thu 12 Dec 2013 GMT
For the 40th Gosford to Lord Howe Island Yacht Race Mount Gay Rum has taken up the naming rights sponsorship, the Gosford Sailing Club is pleased to announce. ...
Kiteracing Oceanic Championships - Gruber holds lead on Day 2 + Video
By Janine Pittaway,
12:46 PM Thu 12 Dec 2013 GMT
The Kiteracing Oceanic Championships 2013 are currently underway at Leighton Beach, Fremantle. Despite obtaining a penalty after breaking the start in Race 6 today, World Champion Florian Gruber from Germany held his lead finishing top after Day Two. ...
Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - Battle to the finish
By Clipper Ventures,
12:28 PM Thu 12 Dec 2013 GMT
Clipper Round the World Yacht Race 2013-14 is on day 9 of Race 5. After racing over 2,000 miles from Albany, Western Australia and with less than 20 miles to the finish line, will Henri Lloyd be victorious or will OneDLL and Qingdao be able to challenge its competitor for those all-important 12 points? ...
Southern Cross Cup: CYCA Trophy - Passage Series preview
By Di Pearson, ,
12:03 PM Thu 12 Dec 2013 GMT
CYCA Trophy - Passage Series starts on Saturday 14th December 2013 at 11.00am. Rolex Sydney Hobart and Southern Cross Cup (SCC) hopefuls including Wild Oats XI, Wild Thing and Wild Rose will line up this weekend ...
Sydney Harbour Activity Guide now available
By Roads and Maritime Services Media,
11:52 AM Thu 12 Dec 2013 GMT
All of the events planned for Sydney Harbour this summer, including maps and on-water traffic restrictions and safety advice, is now available in a guide. ...
Molto Forte - Play the tape with OneSails *Feature
By John Curnow,
11:22 PM Wed 11 Dec 2013 GMT
You see it on sheet music. Words such as Allegro, Adagio, Energico or Vivace are there to tell you how the composer wishes you to play the very notes before your eyes. They set the tone, mood, flavour and ambience for the entire piece or movement. ...
America's Cup: Team France presented at Nautic Paris Boat Show
By Vincent Borde, ,
9:31 PM Wed 11 Dec 2013 GMT
On Wednesday, December 11th, at the Nautic Paris Boat Show, Franck Cammas, Michel Desjoyeaux and Olivier de Kersauson presented Team France, which is dedicated to the next America’s Cup as well as the training up of young engineers and racers. ...
America's Cup: Team Australia to stay out of talent bidding war
7:53 PM Wed 11 Dec 2013 GMT
In an interview published in a leading Australian newspaper, the CEO of of the Hamilton Island Yacht Club challenge, which is operating under the name of Team Australia, has said they will stay out of the bidding war for the leading Australian proponents of the most recent foreign Cup campaigns and will build a new young team from scratch ...
America's Cup: Outteridge and Jensen go again with Artemis Racing
7:21 PM Wed 11 Dec 2013 GMT
Artemis Racing has announced that 2012 Olympic Gold medalists Nathan Outteridge and Iain 'Goobs' Jensen are continuing with the team, which is currently preparing its bid for the 35th America’s Cup. Nathan and Goobs will be once again joining forces with existing sailing team members triple Olympic medalist Iain Percy and legendary grinder Chris Brittle. ...
'Sailing as we know it is officially over,' says Ken Read
By Bernard Schopfer,
7:00 PM Wed 11 Dec 2013 GMT
An America’s Cup on foiling catamarans, a one-design class for the Volvo Ocean Race and key elements of the traditionally liberal IMOCA Class standardised: those are only some of the radical changes sailing has gone through in 2013, and that have been debated with passion over the last two days by the delegates of the World Yacht Racing Forum in Gothenburg, Sweden. ...
Mini Transat - A journey of discovery
By Solene Rennuit, ,
6:46 PM Wed 11 Dec 2013 GMT
In the Mini Transat, with the successive arrivals on the pontoons of Pointe-à-Pitre, one thing is clear. Although all competitors have crossed the same ocean, each of them has experienced a unique Mini Transat. ...
Volvo Ocean Race - Images of the construction timeline of the new 65s
By Volvo Ocean Race,
5:13 PM Wed 11 Dec 2013 GMT
The Volvo Ocean Race picture desk has prepared a series of images to illustrate the construction timeline of the new boat to compete in the next two editions of the Race. ...
Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image 2013 to Abner Kingman
By MaxComm Communication, ,
3:02 PM Wed 11 Dec 2013 GMT
A jury made up of specialists from the yacht racing and photographic industries chose Abner Kingman’s photograph taken during the 34th America’s Cup for the Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image award 2013. The delegates from the World Yacht Racing Forum chose Rick Tomlinson’s photograph for the «Public Award». ...
NB Sailsports acquires Sydney Sailing Academy
By NB Media, sydney ,
1:32 PM Wed 11 Dec 2013 GMT
NB Sailsports is pleased to announce that it has acquired the business Sydney Sailing Academy (SSA). 'SSA has built an great reputation in a short time, We felt that acquiring the business had enormous merit. It is our intention to continue to operate the SAA website and Facebook channels and to build out the product range via the SSA site ...
Kiteracing Oceanic Championships - Fierce competition on Day 1
By Janine Pittaway, ,
12:53 PM Wed 11 Dec 2013 GMT
The Kiteracing Oceanic Championships 2013 are currently underway at Leighton Beach, Fremantle. German Florian Gruber showed why he holds the World Champion Course Racing crown today, winning all of his heats on the first day of the competition. ...
Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - Teams continue to battle it out
By Clipper Ventures,
12:00 PM Wed 11 Dec 2013 GMT
Clipper Round the World Yacht Race 2013-14 is on day 8 of Race 5. It’s set to be one of the closest finishes we’ve seen so far in the Race, with less than 200 miles left to Sydney, Australia the teams continue to battle it out for those coveted podium positions and those all important points. ...
America's Cup: Dalton to be part of Team NZ's 'positive' future
By Greg Pearson, TV3 News,
11:43 AM Wed 11 Dec 2013 GMT
Grant Dalton says Emirates Team New Zealand's future is looking positive and, importantly, he will be a part of it.
Dalton has been busy. He's just returned home from Europe where he met with sponsors and launched a recruitment drive. ...
ISAF Match Race Rankings for 11th December 2013
By ISAF, ,
11:15 AM Wed 11 Dec 2013 GMT
In the ISAF Match Race Rankings for Wednesday 11 December 2013 Taylor Canfield (ISV) holds top spot in the Open Rankings for the fourth consecutive release whilst Lucy Macgregor (GBR) holds World number one in the Women's Rankings. ...
Launceston to Hobart Yacht Race full of offshore talent
By Peter Campbell, ,
11:10 AM Wed 11 Dec 2013 GMT
For the Derwent Sailing Squadron’s seventh annual National Launceston to Hobart Yacht Race 2013 a quality fleet, full of offshore sailing talent, will line up later this month. ...
Quantum Australasia - Winners and prizes in our Summer Savings Event
By Quantum Sails Australasia,
11:06 AM Wed 11 Dec 2013 GMT
Quantum Australasia Summer sales event continues with more prizes to be awarded.For a limited time, Quantum Australasia is offering the best pricing of the year on all cruising, racing and one design sails, partnering with top marine prize partners: Barz Optics, Epirb Hire, Gill, Harken, Musto, Spinlock, Sturrocks, Sydney By Sail, Vacuwash, Zhik ...
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