MySail Sail Racing News - Sailing & Yachting News From Around The Web
MySail Sail Racing News - Sailing & Yachting News From Around The Web

G’day sailors,

As the start of the Sydney Hobart Yacht Race gets closer, I’m excited that I will again be heading south this year! For anyone else who’s heading south, whether for the first time or the fiftieth, I’d love to hear from you and share your stories. Send us an email to share them here!

I’ve pulled out a few articles from the MySail archives that you may be interested to check out while preparing for the Sydney Hobart, or any other offshore race:

You can also check out the articles below for some of the latest news from around the sailing world.

Until next week, happy sailing 😊⛵
Deb Dalziel
Founder, MySail

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Sailing News from Around the Web

Best Case Scenario in Courses Stand-off

So, what does this arbitration case and subsequent negotiation about the courses for AC36 mean for us, the viewing public? Well, the end result is great for us.

From Live Sail Die | Read full article.

Attrition begins in Vendée Globe

Passing 250 miles west of the Cape Verde islands during last night Alex Thomson has the accelerator down on HUGO BOSS on the fast flight south trying to extend on the Vendée Globe rivals who are chasing him.

From Scuttlebutt Sailing News | Read full article.

Wendy Tuck, Double-handing the 76th Annual Sydney to Hobart Race

Catch up with Wendy in our late October interview as she prepares to compete again in the Annual Rolex Sydney Hobart race. Play the audio below – you will find Wendy at 11:45 minutes in – following the Americas’ Cup update with Christopher Caen, Karen Lile and NYYC Commodore Christopher Culvert.

From | Read full article.

Gweilo claims IRC victory in Bird Island Race

Matt Donald & Chris Townsend’s Gweilo has held off six rival TP52s and a plethora of strong challengers to claim IRC victory in yesterday’s Audi Centre Sydney Blue Water Pointscore (Audi Centre Sydney BWPS) Bird Island Race.

From MySail News | Read full article.

Authorities Respond to Mayday from Dismasted Yacht off Port Macquarie

The Marine Area Command Search and Rescue Coordination Centre received a mayday relay from a yacht 220nm East of Port Macquarie after losing its mast and requiring assistance. The yacht is the 11.5m Solar Coaster with three men in their 60s on board.

From | Read full article.

We’re back! Introducing Parade Of Sail 2021

The news is out! We’re back, and what better way to start the year than with wind in our sails. We would like to introduce the Parade of Sail 2021, to be held on Sunday 7th of February 2021 on the River Derwent.

From Sail-World Cruising | Read full article.

Bluetack Wins First One Design Trophy

With four bullets from eight races and winning consecutive boat of the day flags, the newest team to the Farr 40 Class Bluetack took out their first one design trophy.

From MySail News | Read full article.