Sailing News

Vendee Globe fleet coming in, Volvo fleet growing again, the Kiwis still glowing from their big Louis Vuitton Series win, (can we still say …they can sail…even if they can’t play cricket??)

To celebrate the Louis Vuitton Pacific Series New Zealand technical and lifestyle clothing manufacturer Line 7 has teamed with Sail-World to launch an online competition.

Enter online now to win a choice of Line 7 Emirates Team NZ crew polo, a Line 7 Force Jacket, or Line 7 Force Vest, a Line 7 Gulf Jacket or Line 7 Gulf pants, or a Line 7 GP Microfleece.

Enter herenow!

Here in Australia, while the weather on the Australian East Coast continues to be dominated by northern monsoons and east coast lows, the locals are still managing to get some sailing in.

Active Air -2UE - 18 footers - JJ Giltinan 2009 Sunday
Allan Barron

The 18 footer Worlds, the JJ Giltinan continues on Sydney Harbour today. The Australian 505 Nationals started yesterday and the NSW Flying Elevens finished on Sunday.

You might have noticed a surge in sailing news from Tasmania, has quite a bit to do with the fact that veteran yachting journalist Peter Campbell, has relocated back to Hobart. This weekend Peter will be reporting on the 2009 Crown Series Bellerive Regatta, now one of the biggest regattas in Australia.