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SAILFEST to put the 'new' in Newcastle

SAILFEST to put the ‘new’ in Newcastle

22 January 2019 By Mark Rothfield What better way to start a new year than to announce an all-new, all-encompassing sailing event for Newcastle in NSW? Billed as the SAILFEST Newcastle Regatta, the event...

Sail Port Stephens 2019 Gets Ready To Roll

10 December 2018 By Mark Rothfield Sail Port Stephens 2019 gets ready to roll With online entries and the Notice of Race now up and running for the 12th annual Sail Port Stephens regatta,...
Invictus Games sailing coming to Sydney harbour

The Invictus Games Come to Sydney; Highlight on Sailing

The Invictus Games is an international adaptive multi-sport event for wounded, sick and injured service men and women. The word ‘Invictus’ means Unconquered. According to the event organisers, the Invictus Games ‘embodies...

Chicago Yacht Club Launches Inquiry Into Auto-Inflate PFD Safety Following Race to Mackinac Incident

This article has been reprinted with permission from the Chicago Yacht Club. CHICAGO, October 1, 2018 -- Over the past two months, the Chicago Yacht Club (CYC) has investigated the death of...

5 Things You Should Know about Bart’s Bash

Last weekend sailors all over the world participated in the 5th annual Bart’s Bash. Bart’s Bash is the world’s largest sailing event, run by sailing clubs, community sailing programs, sail training centers, yacht...
MarineVerse virtual sailing regatta

MarineVerse: Virtual Sailing

Last month I had the pleasure of meeting with two of the founders of MarineVerse, Greg and Olga Dziemidowicz. MarineVerse is an international team of creatives and advocates for sailing and emergent...
Richard Bennett, photographing the Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race, Across Five Decades.

Across Five Decades – Photographing the Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race

Across Five Decades - Photographing the Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race An exhibition of photographs by Richard Bennett at the Maritime Museum of Tasmania. November 20 – January 28 Richard Bennett has been hanging...
Picture perfect last day of racing on Morton Bay.

Close at the 2017 Etchells Queensland Championship

Yes it was very much all about being close at the 2017 Etchells Queensland State Championship. Held on the magnificent waters of Moreton Bay, on the very same track that next...
SAILING - Airlie Beach Race Week 2017

SWISH aiming for another win in Coffs Race 2017

Steve Proud is rightly proud to be the owner and skipper of SWISH, a Kernan 44. Off the back of his great win in this years Hamilton Island IRC Passage Division...
Sydney Harbour Regatta wrap-up with Farr 40 Exile

That’s a Wrap for a Wet and Windy Sydney Harbour Regatta

This year’s Sydney Harbour Regatta was wet and windy. But despite the wild weather, hundreds of sailors turned up with smiling faces for a fantastic weekend of sailing. MySail was excited to...