Please select your home edition
Edition
Spinlock 728x90

Sail with Brindabella on a world record

by Mainsheet Media on 6 Apr 2011
Brindabella - 2004 Rolex Sydney to Hobart Race Ian Mainsbridge www.all2easy.com
In early May this year the iconic Australian maxi yacht Brindabella will be attempting the Around Australia World Record and you can sail with her.

The world record attempt is being made by Save Our Seas, an organisation dedicated to raising awareness of the damage that plastics are causing to our environment. Found Ian Thomson holds the solo around Australia record and this time he will be joined by a committed crew, many of whom have gone through a exhaustive selection process to be on board. Over 123 crew applications were received from around the world with only nine being successful.

Now, for the very first time you will be able to sail on an Australian event using the international website Virtual Regatta. Virtual Regatta has enabled people around the world to join famous races such as the Velux 5 Oceans and the Trophee Jules Verne. For the Vendee Globe over 340,000 virtual sailors joined in. Using Virtual Regatta you too will be able to sail around Australia on Brindabella and help to rid the world’s oceans of plastic. Challenge the crew, challenge your friends, and see if you can claim the online world record.

Follow Save Our Seas and Brindabella around Australia and in the lead up to the attempt as the crew compete in the Brisbane to Gladstone race over the Easter weekend.

www.saveourseasint.org
www.virtualregatta.com
www.brisbanetogladstone.com.au
Facebook: Save Our Seas International
Twitter: @SaveOurSeasInt


Vaikobi 2019 - Footer 3Harken AUS Reflex FOOTERJeanneau AUS 2019 SO319 Footer

Related Articles

RNZYS announces key dates for 150th celebrations
A plethora of events held throughout 2021 to mark the RNZYS's 150 years A plethora of events will be held throughout 2021 to mark the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron's 150 years, which also coincides with Auckland hosting the 36th America's Cup.
Posted today at 12:57 am
2019 SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week
Is Cape Upstart on again? It started nearly four years ago pre-SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week (SMIRW), and its quickly becoming an institution with competitors, whose first questions to Townsville Yacht Club (TYC) organisers include, "Is Cape Upstart on again?"
Posted today at 12:48 am
Australia's debut at Youth SAILING Champion League
21 clubs from nine nations will be coming to the event in Kiel The 21 clubs taking part in the under-22 regatta are from Australia; Denmark; Finland; Germany; Italy; Norway; Portugal; Sweden; Switzerland.
Posted on 18 Jun
Puerto Sherry 52 Super Series Royal Cup day 1
Provezza decipher opening day puzzles to earn the early lead The Bay of Cadiz served up a challenging light, hard-to-read seabreeze for the first day of the Puerto Sherry 52 SUPER SERIES Royal Cup, but Ergin Imre's Provezza team proved to be the most adept at deciphering a race arena.
Posted on 18 Jun
Star Worlds at Porto Cervo day 2
Changes at the top Uncertain conditions at the beginning of the second day at the Star Class World Championship gave way to typical Sardinian breezes later on and the day's racing got under way about an hour late.
Posted on 18 Jun
Five months to go to Yacht Racing Forum 2019
Featuring the sport's leading personalities and brands The leading annual conference for the business of sailing and yacht racing will take place on November 25-26 in Bilbao, Spain.
Posted on 18 Jun
America's Cup: Director's link to Official Charity
Emirates Team New Zealand partner with Motor Neurone Disease Association Emirates Team New Zealand are to partner with MND New Zealand (the Motor Neurone Disease Association of New Zealand) as the official charity of the Team for the 36th America's Cup.
Posted on 18 Jun
505 Euro Cup Leg 3 starts Friday in Kiel
Kieler Woche serves as the third leg of the series This leg is part of the wider Kieler Woche Regatta, billed as "the world's biggest sailing event" and the largest summer festival in northern Europe.
Posted on 18 Jun
Anticipation on Crew Allocation Day
We meet the new Clipper Race sailors to discover their stories... Clipper Race Crew Allocation Day, held at the Portsmouth Guildhall, is a huge moment in the build-up to the race itself. This is the day when crew find out who their Skipper will be and meet their teammates for the first time.
Posted on 18 Jun
SSANZ Triple Series: Lewmar sponsorship confirmed
Lewmar partners with SSANZ for New Zealand's most competitive Short-handed Sailing Series Kiwi Yachting has announced Lewmar as major sponsor for the SSANZ 2019 Triple Series. The notoriously tough two-handed series is an ideal pairing with Lewmar's design philosophy that engineers durable and innovative sailing hardware.
Posted on 18 Jun