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Ichi Ban B2HI 2019 start. Photo credit Mitch Pearson SurfSailKite

Brisbane to Hamilton Island Yacht Race 2020 start date confirmed

Following the success of the inaugural Brisbane to Hamilton Island Yacht Race in 2019, Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron in association with Hamilton Island Yacht Club have set the 2020...
The 2019 Chandler Macleod Moth Worlds kick off on Friday

Slingsby draws first blood with first Australian Moth Title win

He has been trying since 2010, but one of Australia's most accomplished sailors, Tom Slingsby, took one of his sweetest victories by winning the Australian Moth Championships at Mounts...
The Moth fleet ripping along in a classic Perth sea breeze

Plenty of tricks still up the sleeve after Day 1 of Chandler Macleod Aussie...

Well it has finally arrived, after all the by play and preparations it was time for the 120-strong Moth fleet to flex its muscle on the Swan River with...
Sparkman & Stephens Sydney 7 Dec 2019 - Photo credit Dallas Kilponen

Sparkman & Stephens pre-Hobart sail past – 60 years of design achievement

On a quiet and hazy Sydney Harbour morning, before the traffic of the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s Classic Yacht Regatta and Trophy Series race, weekend boaties, ferries and...
Grinders Coffee SOLAS Big Boat Challenge participants

Grinders Coffee SOLAS Big Boat Challenge abandoned

Today’s Grinders Coffee SOLAS Big Boat Challenge, on Sydney Harbour, has been abandoned due to safety concerns. Spectator, public and competitor safety remains at the heart...
Regatta winner – Edake (Jeff Carter) Photo by Jen Hughes

Edake wins Pittwater One Design Trophy

There was absolutely no stopping Jeff Carter and the Edake crew today as they smashed out two quick wins in races five and six, putting them so far ahead...
Lisa Blair and Jackie Parry on d'Albora Climate Action - Photo credit Richard Milnes

Lisa Blair to make history again with first all-female double-handed team to race Melbourne...

On Friday 27th December, high profile yachtswoman and Australian adventurer, Lisa Blair, will make history as the first all-female double-handed team to race in Ocean Racing Club of Victoria’s...
Peter Burling and Blair Tuke celebrate winning their fifth 49er world title. Photo credit - Sailing Energy

Burling and Tuke win gold on dramatic final day

Peter Burling and Blair Tuke have been involved in a few dramatic days during their sailing careers but few as sensational as today and it just made a fifth world...
Exile at Farr 40 Pittwater One Design Trophy Day 1 - Photo credit Jennie Hughes

Edake unstoppable

The first day of the Farr 40 Pittwater One Design trophy was held on the Palm Beach circle with a nice nor’ easter of 5-8 knots providing perfect conditions...
The Grinders Coffee SOLAS Big Boat Challenge will once again capture attention on Sydney Harbour ahead of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race. Photo credit - Andrea Francolini

Grinders Coffee SOLAS Big Boat Challenge ready to set sail

One of Australia’s premier yacht racing events, the Grinders Coffee SOLAS Big Boat Challenge, returns this month, setting sail next Tuesday (10 December) in Sydney Harbour.