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Gold Medal for New Zealand at last...Images of Qingdao | 21/08/2008
Olympic News...Wired at Airlie Beach...BlackMatch in the Baltic | 17/08/2008
Olympic news...Bay of Islands regatta...Minoprio in St Moritz | 10/08/2008
Two days from start of Olympics...America's Cup Appeal...Extreme 40's | 08/08/2008
Another big breeze Simrad...Oracle Appeals...Olympic build-up | 03/08/2008
America's Cup - where to now?...420 Worlds latest...Round the World Races | 31/07/2008
Classic clash in February...Splash Worlds reports...Storm images...Olympic winds | 29/07/2008
Images from big stormin Auckland...NZ wins Splash Worlds...420 Worlds latest | 27/07/2008
NZ at Optimist Worlds...Norths Saills NZ in Review...Breeze in Qingdao?? | 24/07/2008
BlackMatch wins in Poland... US Tornado sailors need help...Optimist Worlds latest | 22/07/2008
NZL second in Volvo Youth...NZL Optimists top in Cesme...More from Qingdao | 20/07/2008
ISAF Youth Worlds...Olympic entries announced...BMW Oracle partnership renewed | 17/07/2008
ISAF Youth Worlds...TP52 sinks...Peek at Qingdao Village | 14/07/2008
Tenth NZ OK Worlds win...Kiwi Youth have solid start...The Green Hair of Qingdao | 13/07/2008
Southern's Speedboat spars unveiled...Kiws on charge at OK's...Olympic algae update | 10/07/2008
NZ wins University Match Racing and OK's...Audi MedCup to US again...Qingdao updates | 07/07/2008
PredictWind spot on for SSANZ...Kiwis in MedCup...Win certain in Uni Match Racing | 06/07/2008
Audi MedCup reports and images...Head to head in Extreme 40's...Pirates demand ransom | 03/07/2008
18fters in USA... Images from the Solent...Simrad attracts big entry | 30/06/2008
NZers drop back in Kiel Week... Etchells Worlds...Earthrace takes the RTW Record. | 28/06/2008
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News - World & Australia

A report from the Volvo Ocean Race Boatyard Sail Loft deemed that the damaged sail was unusable. The report stated that ‘given the size of the tear and the area of damaged cloth it is not possible to repair SCA’s FR0 to a standard where it would be suitable for the remaining legs of the Race’ and concluded that it was ‘not repairable for the purpose of being used for further racing.’ ... [more]  

Cup Qualifier shift to Bermuda announced at Competitors Meeting *Feature by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com NZL
In a statement published on the America's Cup website it is reported that the America’s Cup competitors have agreed the format for racing in 2017 with all racing taking place on the waters of the Great Sound in Bermuda, the home of the 2017 America’s Cup. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race – The Spanish team Mapfre were given a two-point penalty on Thursday by the ISAF-appointed independent jury for rules breaches during leg five of the Volvo Ocean Race. In separate decisions, the jury made key rulings about the use of replacement sails for three teams. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race – A young and inexperienced Team Alvimedica sailed out of Newport, RI, last July in a Transatlantic training run to Europe to prepare for the start of the race. Ten months later, skipper Charlie Enright, 30, of Bristol, RI, and his crew have logged more than 40,000 ocean miles and now have their sights set on winning the 5,000-mile leg to their homeport. ... [more]  

There has been a succession of boats crossing the line in Barcelona since Cheminées Poujoulat’s triumph, and from conversations with the sailors and their press conference messages, it would appear that double-handed sailing requires somewhat different qualities to that of singlehanded sailing ... [more]  

Barcelona World Race – Two legendary figures of Vendée Globe and IMOCA 60 racing, both in their more senior years. Wilson competed in the 2008-9 Vendée Globe with distinction. ... [more]  

Sail Port Stephens – Refreshed after yesterday’s layday or newly arrived to join the salty fray, around 50 yachts and crews fanned out on three different courses in light southerly winds averaging 10 knots when the event restarted today, Friday April 17, 2015 ... [more]  

Recent winner of the double-handed round the world race, the Barcelona World Race alongside Jean Le Cam, Bernard Stamm is planning to compete in his fourth Vendée Globe in 2016, but not at any price... We met up with the skipper of Cheminées Poujoulat who looked back at what happened in his recent round the world race. ... [more]  

Previously we have seen that inside the Land of Oz, there exists the State of Is. Most specifically it centres on the Brisbane Etchells Fleet and is best described as possessing bright colours, sparkles of light, warmth, and a marvellous and captivating energy. So whether it is the art of sailing being showcased by the Class or the artisans inside the Class displaying their finer skills ... [more]  

Live coverage of Volvo Ocean Race In-Port Race at Itajai by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com NZL
Catch the live coverage of the Itajai In Port Race for the Volvo Ocean Race. Check on the video below for the countdown to the start time in your location Leg 6 to Newport RI will start the following day ... [more]  

The last hour of Jorg Riechers and Sébastien Audigane's Barcelana World Race rather typified their whole race since having to pit stop into New Zealand. ... [more]  

Extreme Sailing Series™ – The Team Turx powered by Kaya Ropes co-skipper, 38, on keeping it cool, being a movie star and creating a more peaceful world ... [more]  

Extreme Sailing Series™ – On one of the world’s busiest waterways, the Huangpu River, in the Bund area of Shanghai, hundreds of thousands of passers-by were stopped in their tracks today by the unique sight of the Land Rover Extreme 40 sailing on this iconic waterway alongside cargo ships, tankers and passenger ferries. ... [more]  

Jorg Riechers (GER) and Sebastien Audigane (FRA) brought their Barcelona World Race to an end today (Thursday) when they sailed Renault Captur across the finish line off the Catalan capital's landmark W-Hotel at 11:35:22hrs UTC to take sixth place ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race – Team Vestas Wind (Chris Nicholson/AUS) shore manager Neil Cox has paid tribute to the joint efforts to return the Danish boat into the race – and is cautiously optimistic they are on track ... [more]  

Team Vestas Wind's Neil Cox updates on the progress from Persico Marine as work continues on the VO65 ahead of their expected return to the Volvo Ocean Race in Lisbon. There's still a lot to do, but things are moving quickly and in the right direction, as Coxy explains ... [more]  

The Sailor Girl has been busy, racking up a year of shows. A few weeks ago, she also had the chance to sit down with James Spithill while he was in town to chat about all things sailing, including his own origins within the sport, and of course the next America's Cup. Here is show #43 including some on board action with the Yachting NSW Youth Team and some additional talk with James Spithill. ... [more]  

Sail Port Stephens’ Junior One Sail Series drew a multi-fleet line-up of young sailors from Wollongong, Sydney, nearby Newcastle and Lake Macquarie, and of course Nelson Bay, to the two-day regatta that played out in ideal conditions. ... [more]  

The finest Olympic classes sailing talent on the planet will assemble in Hyères, France from 20-26 April for the next instalment of the ISAF Sailing World Cup. Elite level fleets in all ten of the Olympic events will put their skills to the ultimate test with 40 of the world's best in each class. ... [more]  

Boaters are reminded to keep clear of a section of Botany Bay at Sans Souci in the first weekend of May for the safe staging of jet-ski races. ... [more]  

The winner of Southern Spars 2014 ECsix Tee Shirt Design competition, has taken up her prize of an expenses paid visit for two to the Volvo Ocean Race Stopover of her choice. This week, Heather McCarthy from the US, has being visiting the Volvo Race fleet in Itajai, Brazil as the stopover of her choice. ... [more]  

Top Volvo Ocean Race correspondent, navigator and sailing analyst, Mark Chisnell writes a regular report for B&G on the current race and trends. After the race through the Southern Ocean and back into the Atlantic, the teams will now unwind their Leg 1 passage across the equator and return to the northern hemisphere - it’s 5,010 miles and it will run the full range of climate zones. ... [more]  

Tuesday 14th April marks 100 days until The America's Cup World Series, Portsmouth (Thursday 23 - Sunday 26 July 2015). ... [more]  

Tuesday 14th April marks 100 days until The America's Cup World Series, Portsmouth (Thursday 23 - Sunday 26 July 2015). ... [more]  

The owner of the first boat to register for the 2015 Sail Port Stephens regatta is “chuffed” to be taking home top divisional honours by the narrowest of margins in the completed Commodore’s Cup series. ... [more]  

Earlier this year, the first stop of The Kite Foil Gold Cup was held in La Venta, Baja Mexico. The event was loaded with international talent and a large variety of board and foiling combinations from around the globe. Amongst the entries was a new concept board. ... [more]  

2015 Australian Women's Keelboat Regatta - Organisers hope up to 30 teams representing every Australian state and territory plus an international team from New Zealand will head out on Port Phillip Bay over the June long weekend to mark the silver anniversary of the longstanding Australian Women’s Keelboat Regatta. ... [more]  

One year of Sunset Radio was marked with the 44th regular show for Adventures of a Sailor Girl. 74 shows (30 event based and 44 regular) has made for quite a collection of adventures over the past year for Nic Douglass, the Sailor Girl. ... [more]  

Louis Vuitton Cup supremo, Bruno Trouble says that in his view there will be only two strong Challengers at the next America's Cup and with a field of that size he is glad that Louis Vuitton pulled out. He was interviewed on Radio New Zealand this Tuesday morning by Kathryn Ryan and asked to expand on several of the points he made in his open letter on the state of the America's Cup ... [more]  

Sail Port Stephens – For the locals and non-sailing visitors wandering the Nelson Bay foreshore, today’s Commodores Cup race, the second in the series, might have appeared an aimless exercise. ... [more]  

The Club Marine 2015 Victorian Junior and Youth Championships came to a close on Sunday 12 April at Mornington Yacht Club, after two days of light winds, 5-15knts. ... [more]  

A fleet of nine Victorian Sydney 38s entered for this weekend’s class state title will vie for bragging rights as the fastest Sydney 38 on Port Phillip Bay. ... [more]  

At the SLAM Combined High Schools Championship the final day’s racing lived up to expectations with overnight leader Tom Crockett (Whitebridge High) and John Cooley (Scots College) proving their worthy of leading the event with exciting racing. ... [more]  

VIC Junior and Youth Championships – O’pen BIC’s invited to compete
Volvo Ocean Race: Dongfeng set for in-port race return with new spar
2015 SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week - Start planning to go troppo
Volvo Ocean Race: Dongfeng gets race ready in Itajai
Volvo Ocean Race: A day in the racing life of an on-board reporter
Round the Island Race – Record entries
Sail Port Stephens – Commodore’s Cup series opens
2015 Audi Hamilton Island Race Week - 50th entry
2015 Etchells National Championship - And the title goes to....
America's Cup: Double champion Bertarelli on the state of the Cup
Hamilton Island Race Week 2015 - Accommodation Options
Association Cup – Oh Brittney…
Volvo Ocean Race - Team Vestas Wind - Nico says 'See you in Lisbon!' *Feature
The Lakes Resort Hotel Skiff Sprint Series - Overall report
Barcelona World Race - Renault Captur close in on sixth place
Airlie Beach Race Week 2015 - Entries now open
Yachting Association of India announced the 2015 National Squad
MC38 Australian Championship 2015 - Final day overall
Quantum Autumn Short-Handed Series attracts big fleet
2015 Sail Port Stephens Regatta - Strongest fleet in three years
2015 MC38 Australian Championships - Dinghy Fever photography   
H2O Kids Holiday Camp - 'Best camp ever!'   
Club Marine Series – Excellent: Smiles. Cyclone relief. Proud sponsor   
MC38 Australian Championship Day 2   
Volvo Ocean Race: Team Vestas Wind - Hull and Decks become one - Video   
Volvo Ocean Race: Three time winner reflects on Alvimedica’s progress   
MC38 Australian Championships - Images by Dinghy Fever Photography   
America's Cup: February ACEA email supports Kiwi claims on Qualifier *Feature   
America's Cup: An Open letter to ACEA - 'a disgrace to the event' *Feature   
Volvo Ocean Race: Team Brunel – Rites of passage   
Barcelona World Race – A time for celebration   
America's Cup: Artemis Racing practices on the Bay - High Def Video   
MC38 Australian Championship - Day 1   
OK Dinghy World Rankings - Greg Wilcox continues to dominate   
Royal Perth Yacht Club Commodore Honey feature on Destination WA   
SLAM Combined High Schools Championships - Day 4   
America's Cup: Arrivederci Cagliari - World Series Opener cancelled   
The real horsepower is at 2015 Gold Coast International Marine Expo   
Barcelona World Race - We Are Water crosses the finish line   
Volvo Ocean Race: Lifting the lid off the Southern Ocean dogfight *Feature   


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