Four dead in Offshore race - news from Australia and OS
The four deaths in the 113 nautical mile Newport to Ensenada Race have dominated international sailing news in the last 24 hours, with the Hunter 376 Aegean having possibly been sucked into the propellers of a large freighter. Time will tell.
|Brendan Casey (Finn) - Semaine Olympique Francaise 2012 Thom Touw ©|
|Aegean after start of Newport to Ensenada Yacht Race Newport Beach Patch .|
Three Gold Medals from Hyeres for Australia with Tom Slingsby dismasted while leading the Laser medal race and Nathan Outteridge and Iain Jensen's medal race blown out. A reminder that Black Caviar is not sailing for Australia.
Brendan Casey took Finn gold in Hyeres and with that World Cup win secured his Olympics Games berth. We spoke to Brendan a few minutes ago and will feature our interview with him later in the week.
The Sail-World team will be sending out 140,000 newsletters a day, during the Weymouth regatta and before 24 issues in all.. Great exposure for marine advertisers. We have Australian, Asia Pacific and World-wide media packages. Call Brendan Maxwell on 0249772116
At last at last - the International Laser Class Association has posted the NOR and online entry etc. for the Laser Radial Junior and Mens World Championships at RQYS.
|Ian Johnson GBR 990 leads Laser Radial Apprentice Masters fleet away on race 1 Laser Masters Worlds Media 2012|
World Laser Championships 2012 Radial Youth 28th June - 4th July. Radial Men's - 11th - 17th July 2012 RQYS Brisbane. You can enter now!! There are 200+ Lasers ready to charter at RQ now.
The battle between the RS900 and FX-(modified rig 49er) for the Olympic women's skiff equipment for 2016 Olympics is fierce, both groups have putting forward extra material.
|Nice sailing conditions on deck at sunrise. Onboard PUMA Ocean Racing powered by BERG during leg 6 of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12, from Itajai, Brazil, to Miami, USA. (Credit: Amory Ross/PUMA Ocean Racing/Volvo Ocean Race) Amory Ross/Puma Ocean Racing/Volvo Ocean Race© |
Puma's lead in the Miami leg of the VOR is under threat...
The final wrap story from Sail Port Stephens 2012 today. The success of the Junior programs on Port Stephens bodes well for the future of what is destined to become one of the key regatta venues in Australia.
|Junior Regatta Racing during 2012 Sail Port Stephens Regatta hosted by Corlette Point Sailing Club Day 5. Picture by Matt King Sail Port Stephens Media Event Matt King /Sail Port Stephens 2012|
An amazing 33 entries already for 23rd annual Airlie Beach Race Week running from August 10th-16th
Enter now at www.airliebeachraceweek.com.au
SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week 2012 from August 30th to September 4th is looking pretty special with most of this year's social activities within walking distance of regatta central at Peppers.
Enter now at www.magneticislandraceweek.com.au
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