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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.
Peter Burling and Blair Tuke are second heading into the last two days of racing at the Hyundai 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 world championships. Photo credit Sailing Energy

Burling and Tuke within striking distance at world championships

It is a measure of Peter Burling and Blair Tuke's class that even on a day when they weren't totally in their groove they are still in with a...
The finish of the 2019 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race will be broadcast to the world following new support from the Tasmanian Government. Photo credit - ROLEX, Studio Borlenghi

Tasmanian Government support a win for competitors and fans

The Cruising Yacht Club of Australia will bring sports fans from across Australia and around the world closer to the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race finish line than ever...
Members of the public are invited to bid on positions to be a part of the 2019 Grinders Coffee SOLAS Big Boat Challenge, with all funds raised going to a great cause. Photo credit - Andrea Francolini

Once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for public in 2019 Grinders Coffee SOLAS Big Boat Challenge

The Cruising Yacht Club of Australia is offering six lucky guests the opportunity of a lifetime – to play an active part in the invitation-only Grinders Coffee SOLAS Big...

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