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18 Footers League: Family feuds at the Giltinan 2010 Frank Quealey, Brothers Mark and Scott Kennedy will be competing against each other in the Giltinan 18ft Skiff Championship. While it's not unusual that this happens in sport, why it is unusual with the Kennedy boys is because they will be representing two different countries... [more] Share this story
Marine Rescue chief calls on skippers for greater boating safety care Ken McManus, A tragic run of drownings in recent boating accidents has prompted Glenn Finniss, Acting Commissioner of Marine Rescue NSW, to call on skippers to take greater care when boating.... [more] Share this story
Feedback invited on Special Regulations Audit Forms Yachting Australia, Yachting Australia is seeking feedback on the draft Yachting Australia Special Regulations Audit Forms which are designed to be used to perform equipment inspections on yachts and off the beach boats... [more] Share this story
All at Sea in the Andaman Maggie Joyce, The Southern end of the Andaman Sea between Phuket and Malaysian Langkawi offers warm safe water, spectacular scenery, fiery cuisine, friendly folks and some great sailing.... [more] Share this story
12ft Skiffs hit Woollahra Sailing Club Skiff Ed, The 12ft skiffs have commenced racing at Woollahra Sailing Club in Sydney's eastern suburbs, and have had two weekends of testing out their new harbour courses... [more] Share this story
Medical Management for Mariners - a vital course for a longer voyage Sail-World Cruising, This is a course of vital importance for those who sail longer voyages. TWO PLACES are now available in the next course in Medical Management for Mariners, offered by Cruising Yacht Club (CYCA) and St Vincent's Hospital on 16th February, for those who already hold a basic first aid course. Why is this course so vital? - read on...... [more] Share this story
Clipper Round the World Race - Team Finland's perseverance pays off Clipper Ventures, Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - Team Finland's perseverance has paid off as they moved ahead of Spirit of Australia. Qingdao has had a busy night avoiding 150,000-tonne tankers and Cape Breton Island prepares for the rough conditions ahead.... [more] Share this story
Jules Verne Trophy - Slow progress for Groupama 3 Groupama-Cammas, Jules Verne Trophy Groupama 3 record attempt latest update. Franck Cammas and his nine crew are still holding back a little in view of the grib files, which aren't making the entry into the Indian Ocean very clear! 'On deck it's really pleasant with glorious sunshine and a light breeze under large gennaker... Down below though, it's an oven!'... [more] Share this story
19th Annual Metung Etchells Regatta Jeff Rose, Metung Yacht Club on the East Gippsland Lakes again held the traditional Gippsland Lakes Etchells regatta. This year with the regatta being only two weeks after the National Championships was down to fourteen boats but as usual in the Etchell fleet very close.... [more] Share this story
Wet And Wild F11 Fun Park At GRSC Finishes Off Flying Season David Price, Hughie (not to be confused with our Bagdad Bob) dished up a treat for the young sailors on Saturday with a full bodied southerly booming across Sandringham Bay at the mouth of Georges River. Wild and wet conditions ranging from 20kts to 32kts could not douse the flames at round 2 of the 2009-2010 NSW Flying 11 Championships hosted by Georges River 16ft SC this weekend.... [more] Share this story
Evan Walker's strong early bid for Hardy Cup Peter Campbell, Sydney sailor Evan Walker has thrown down an early challenge to the strong New Zealand contingent on the opening day of the Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron's Hardy Cup under 25 match-racing regatta on Sydney Harbour.... [more] Share this story
Kiwis here in strength for Hardy Cup 2010 Peter Campbell, Young New Zealand sailors have their sights set on again winning the prestigious Hardy Cup under 25 ISAF Grade 3 Match Racing Regatta on Sydney Harbour. Kiwis have won the Cup three times since the Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron began conducting the event in its present international format and have three strong teams in this year's Cup.... [more] Share this story
Global Ocean Race 2011-12 - New Zealand Team enters Oliver Dewar, Global Ocean Race 2011-12 entry 12 is for the double-handed circumnavigation and is from New Zealand. This latest entry reserves a second slot for New Zealand on the start line in October 2011 following the entry last autumn of Lapo Ancillotti and BT Boat's Class40 – the Kiwi 40FC - from Farr Yacht Design/Cookson Boats.... [more] Share this story
Clipper 09-10: Hull & Humber and Cape Breton Island battle for lead Clipper Ventures, Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - Race 6 Singapore to Qingdao, Day 6. Steadier easterly winds bring potential for greater speed as the fleet heads towards the scoring gate. At the front Hull & Humber and Cape Breton Island are doing battle for ascendancy.... [more] Share this story
2010 OK Dinghy Worlds Day 2 images from photographer Adrian Rumney Adrian Rumney, 2010 OK Dinghy Worlds Day 2 action images from photographer Adrian Rumney.... [more] Share this story
Australian 18 Footers League's Club Championship Race 12 Frank Quealey - 18 Footers League, Race 12 of the Australian 18 Footers League's Club Championship - The recently crowned Australian champion Gotta Love It 7 crew (Seve Jarvin, Sam Newton, Tom Clout) showed that they are going to be the team to beat in the Giltinan when they led for most of today's race in a light South-East breeze to take victory by 49s.... [more] Share this story
Local Sailing News from Sail-World on Twitter Brendan Maxwell, Sail-World.com, the largest online marine news network in the world is now delivering regional news on Twitter. Publisher Rob Kothe said today ‘Now sailors can get an exciting mix of Sail-World local news and major international news via local Twitter feeds, rather than getting more sailing news than they can possible handle via a one size fits all world news channel.'... [more] Share this story
18 footer legend Trevor Barnabas returns for Giltinan 2010 Worlds Frank Quealey, Five times Giltinan Championship winner Trevor Barnabas will make an unexpected attempt to add to his tally following a last minute call up to skipper Fisher & Paykel in the Giltinan 2010 World Championship.... [more] Share this story
Bruny Island: Line to The Fork in the Road; Auch & Wild West overall Peter Campbell, Fork in the Road took line honours and the provisional handicap results announced this morning by The Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania show David Bean's 44-footer Auch as winner of the premier IRC division on corrected time from David Creese's DK46 Dekadence, which was the early race leader and finished third in fleet. Third place in the IRC division went to The Fork in the Road.... [more] Share this story
Jules Verne Trophy - Groupama 3 into the Southern Hemisphere Groupama- Cammas, Jules Verne Trophy - Groupama 3 record attempt latest update. After crossing the equator at 0902 hours UTC this Saturday morning after 5 days and 19 hours at sea and with a lead of over a day in relation to Orange, the maxi trimaran Groupama 3 has begun her descent of the Southern hemisphere.... [more] Share this story
Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - Today's word is zigzagging Clipper Ventures, Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - Singapore to Qingdao Day 5. Cape Breton Island, Hull & Humber and Uniquely Singapore made the decision to head east and as the teams make their way through the South China Sea.... [more] Share this story
Hong Kong Etchells Showdown Race Day 1 Marty Kaye, Hong Kong Etchells Showdown Race Day 1. 19 Etchells lined up for what was to be truly fantastic racing on Hong Kong's 'Gage Roads' Lamma track... [more] Share this story
World Match Racing Tour announce new event - Vietnam Match Cup Yvonne Reid, The World Match Racing Tour (WMRT) has today awarded Rainbow International Co. Ltd the rights to organise the Vietnam Match Cup. The appointment gives Rainbow International the rights to host and promote the event that will be held at one of the world's most beautiful bays, Nha Trang, Nha Trang City, in Khanh Hoa Province, Vietnam.... [more] Share this story
Club Marine Series – testing times on Port Phillip John Curnow, Yachting Victoria's Club Marine Series for Day Four, Saturday February 6, was always set to have a good breeze by the time the afternoon arrived on a sunny Port Phillip. What occurred in the morning for the Division Zero Race was a little over expectations, at around 12 to 15 knots and it just kept building from there.... [more] Share this story
Sydney Newcastle Race double to Cawse Di Pearson, Dick Cawse and his Lyons/Cawse 60, Vanguard, have provisionally wrapped up the CYCA's 2009/2010 Ocean Pointscore series, after taking line and handicap honours in the 63 nautical mile Sydney Newcastle race. Vanguard crossed the finish line at 4.41.35pm today, winning line honours from Pretty Fly III, Colin Woods' canting keeled Cookson 50, which crossed over one hour later at 5.43.11pm.... [more] Share this story
Mr Kite and The Fork in the Road in Bruny Island Race duel Peter Campbell, Tasmanian ocean racing rival yachts Mr Kite and The Fork in the Road tonight are tonight locked in a duel for line honours in the 89 nautical mile Veolia Environmental Services Bruny Island Race, Australia's oldest long inshore/offshore yacht race.... [more] Share this story
OK World Championships Day 1 – Wellington NZ Mandy Burt, 12-15 knot breezes on the first day of the 2010 OK Dinghy championships on Wellington Harbour, New Zealand.... [more] Share this story
Flinders Islet race: Loki wins the double – Ragamuffin leads BW PS Di Pearson, Geoff Ross said he was surprised when the breeze changed so quickly. 'The Blue Water Pointscore is well named – it was a real blue water race - we saw 35 knots at one stage. I haven't done the Blue Water Pointscore for a while; it's a good series.'... [more] Share this story
Club Marine Series - Morning of the TPs John Curnow, It may well have been mild and nice earlier on this morning, but by the time the gun went, there was a genuine 15 knots blowing on Melbourne's Port Phillip. The fresh SSE breeze was a welcome solid reminder of the varying nature of the sport and the conditions that the CLub Marine Series sails in throughout the summer.... [more] Share this story
Bruny Island fleet slow down after fast start Peter Campbell, The fleet in the Veolia Environmental Services 84th Bruny Island Race has slowed down in the d'Entrecasteaux Channel after a relatively fast start from Hobart's Castray Esplanade... [more] Share this story
Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - Hull & Humber in the lead OC Events, Clipper Round the World Yacht Race. Hull & Humber currently lead the fleet. The team on board the Cape Breton Island entry will miss the close racing they have had with Hull & Humber but, with the fleet aiming for the Scoring Gate in the Luzon Strait, there is every chance that they will meet again before this race is over.... [more] Share this story
Jules Verne Trophy - Groupama 3 leads but now for the Doldrums Groupama-Cammas, Jules Verne Trophy - With an average of more than 22 knots along the direct course since leaving Ushant, Groupama 3 already has more than a day's lead over the reference time...... [more] Share this story
Extreme Sailing Series Asia - Oman Sail Masirah on top OC Events, European champions, now Oman Sail Masirah is crowned champion of the Extreme Sailing Series Asia. This event was billed locally as 'Oman Sail versus The World' and they came out on top in style.... [more] Share this story
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