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Show news 8 Bells: Bob Fisher - Mr America's Cup
The larger-than-life yachtsman, journalist and author passes away at 85
Posted on 26 Jan
Linda Lindquist-Bishop on the 2022 12M Worlds
An interview with Linda Lindquist-Bishop on the 2022 12 Metre World Championship
Posted on 26 Jan
Bob Fisher - The second Wise and Witty Man
A key influencer in the world of sailing
Posted on 14 Jan
The Weirdest Victory & other America's Cup stories
PlanetSail OnCourse Episode 9 online now!
Posted on 10 Jan
Jack Knights - Witty Wise Man
Sailing lost the sailor, innovator, journalist 40 years ago
Posted on 7 Jan
2022 12mR World Championship to be held in Newport
Following the resounding success of the 2019 event
Posted on 3 Dec 2020
David Barnes, triple 470 world champion dies at 62
Barnes won three 470 world titles and went on to be involved in six America's Cup campaigns
Posted on 23 Oct 2020
"smartlink has caused great amazement!"
Classic 12m meets next generation Cyclops technology in an unlikely match made in heaven
Posted on 15 Oct 2020
Ted Hood Regatta 2020 had something for everyone
A wide variety of courses, sizes and types of yachts
Posted on 29 Aug 2020
Bill Barnett, an incredible designer & competitor
From 18ft Skiffs to international 12 metre class yachts
Posted on 18 Jul 2020
Hugh Treharne, a great Australian sailing talent
Renowned 16ft and 18ft Skiff sailor, tactician on Australia II in 1983
Posted on 12 Jul 2020
Bob Fisher and Rob Mundle - The Original SINS
This week on Adventures Weekly Nic chats with two incredible sailors and journalists
Posted on 1 Jun 2020
Adventures Weekly with John Bertrand AO
Chatting about the legendary Australia II win in his role as skipper
Posted on 24 May 2020
Gretel II turned 50 in Hobart today
The famous Australian yacht that might well have won the America's Cup in 1970
Posted on 10 Apr 2020
America's Cup Hall of Fame announces new inductees
merica's Cup Hall of Fame inducts Franklin Osgood, Bryan Willis, and Rolf Vrolijk
Posted on 10 Mar 2020
The one before the big one
KA-5, the 12 Metre known simply as, Australia
Posted on 13 Oct 2019
2019 12 Metre North American Championship
A different North Americans than in years past
Posted on 24 Sep 2019
12 Metre Class Waypoints Series 2019
Title goes down to the last day of the last regatta
Posted on 30 Aug 2019
Rolex New York YC Invitational Cup preview
Southern Hemisphere clubs among favorites for sixth edition
Posted on 22 Aug 2019
Not always mutually exclusive…
Joel Butler sent me his picture of the lovely Palm Beach Motor Yacht at the recent 12m Worlds
Posted on 6 Aug 2019
Watch the Friendship Sail
Three historic 12 Meters sailing together on Saturday, August 10
Posted on 27 Jul 2019
Cowes Classics ready for action
Some truly historic craft are assembling at Cowes
Posted on 25 Jul 2019
New flagship of the MJM fleet, the 53z Breeze
53z Breeze commissioned in Newport on a spectacular summer evening
Posted on 21 Jul 2019
North Sails Weekly Debrief
A week of World Champions
Posted on 20 Jul 2019
#NSVictoryList: A trio of 12 Metre World Champs
North Sails packs the podium in Newport
Posted on 16 Jul 2019
America's Cup Hall of Fame 2019 inductees
Dyer Jones, Henry Racamier and Bill Trenkle
Posted on 15 Jul 2019
The Good Oil
I've been fortunate enough to have spoken with a lot of terrific sailors
Posted on 14 Jul 2019
12 Metre Worlds at Ida Lewis YC day 5
World titles claimed in four divisions
Posted on 14 Jul 2019
12 Metre Worlds at Ida Lewis YC day 4
Nyala clinches early to win World title in Vintage Division
Posted on 13 Jul 2019
12 Metre Worlds at Ida Lewis YC day 3
Winning will be no easy task
Posted on 12 Jul 2019


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1964 America's Cup US defender 'Constellation' shows the clean deck line which created a practical working platform for the crew
© Rosenfeld
Competing 12 Metres gather dockside at the 12 Metre Worlds 2019 in Newport, R.I.
© Ian Roman
2019's 12mR World Champion (Traditional Division) Columbia (US-16) will defend her title, led by 12 Meter Charters owner Kevin Hegarty.
© Chris Tucker
Enterprise (US-27) and Challenge XII (KA-10) vie for position while Freedom (US-30) nips at their heels during the 2019 12mR World Championship in Newport, R.I.
© Ian Roman
KZ-7 - World 12 Meter Championship Porto Cervo Sardinia June / July 1987
© PJ Montgomery
David Barnes receiving the winners trophy from The Aga Khan - World 12 Meter Championship Porto Cervo Sardinia June / July 1987
© PJ Montgomery
David Barnes (left) with Michael Fay - 12 Metre Worlds, Porto Cervo Sardinia June / July 1987
© PJ Montgomery
Winner of the Overnight Race, Valiant, 12-metre - 2020 Storm Trysail Club Ted Hood Regatta
© Phillip Smith
Where it all began the launch of KZ-7 in the rain before being shipped to Fremantle
© Rob Tucker
Rob Mundle with Australia II in his Channel 7 broadcasting jacket
© Archive
Gretel II on the Derwent.
© Peter Watson
Gretel II powers to windward in 20 knots in the Port Cygnet regatta passage race from Hobart to Kettering.
© Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania
Gretel II overshadows smaller yachts at the Port Cygnet Regatta
© Jessica Croughton
Gretel II's distinctive knuckle bow.
© Peter Watson
KA-5, Australia, in her prime..
© Leigh Dorrington
Australia - the magic of the 12s lives on.
© Leigh Dorrington
Australia (KA-5) has undergone a major refurbishment in 2019
© Leigh Dorrington
Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez 2019 day 4
© Gilles Martin-Raget
John Bertrand, helmsman of Australia II (left) whole syndicate head, Alan Bond holds the America's Cup aloft for all spectators and press members to see, from the lawn of the Vanderbilt's Marble House
© Paul A. Darling
Courageous (US-26) won the Modern Division of the 2019 12 Metre North American Championship as well as the first-ever 12 Metre North American Cup.
© Onne van der Wal
14th Monaco Classic Week day 1
© Alexander Panzeri /
Courageous at the 2019 12 Metre World Championship
© Onne van der Wal
Courageous crew - 2019 12 Metre World Championship
© Ian Roman
Top Row: Waypoints Series Perpetual Trophy. Courageous syndicate and crew member Ralph Isham (middle) accepts the Waypoints Series vintage keeper trophy at the 2019 12 Metre Worlds. Second Row: The crew of Courageous in the cockpit and on the deck.
© SallyAnne Santos / Ian Roman / Onne van der Wal
Mega Yacht Arabella
© Manhattan Yacht Club
12 Meters `America II` US 42 & US 46 will represent the Manhattan Yacht Club
© Manhattan Yacht Club
Mega Yacht Arabella
© Manhattan Yacht Club
12 Meter `Vema III` will represent the Kongelig Norsk Seilforening (KNS) of Norway.
© Manhattan Yacht Club
Rob Brown (left) poses with Australia II
© Rob Brown
12 Meter `Vema III` will represent the Kongelig Norsk Seilforening (KNS) of Norway - 2019 Friendship Sail
© Arabella Lifestyle
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