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Newsletter Archive
Etchells Worlds - Guess who did not win race 4 - all the hot news | 11/03/2009
Audi Sydney, Etchells, Volvos and more | 09/03/2009
Chopper rescue for Goss crew, Audi Sydney Harbour Regatta,Etchells | 06/03/2009
Audi Sydney Harbour regatta, Etchells Worlds, Sydney 38, all the news | 04/03/2009
Etchells, Line 7 Sydney 38's, 18 footers, Volvo Vendee and more | 02/03/2009
Sailors arrested, Sailors Radio sinnbinned, on water news too!! | 27/02/2009
Mid-Week News - Mayday, crew positions -Audi Regatta, Etchells and more | 25/02/2009
18 footers, Farr 40's, Port Lincoln record | 23/02/2009
18 footers, 505's sunshine and breeze | 20/02/2009
18 footer - Worlds, 505's, Volvo | 18/02/2009
18 footers, 505's, enter Line 7 sweepstakes now | 17/02/2009
Louis Vuitton- Alinghi draws first blood, Line 7 online competition, Vendee and more | 13/02/2009
Louis Vuitton latest, America's Cup legal, Moths, Fireballs, Lasers | 11/02/2009
Drama in Vendee and Bruny Island, 18 footers,SB3 | 10/02/2009
18 footers, Vendee Globe, Volvo, Sail Auckland- all the latest news | 06/02/2009
EPIRB Shortage, can you help? Win the Burke Marinne competition...all the latest news | 04/02/2009
The Professor wins the Vendee Globe, Louis Vuitton hots up | 02/02/2009
Louis Vuitton, Volvo,Vendee,all the latest news form Australia and Abroad | 30/01/2009
Volvo fleet in trouble, Louis Vuitton Pacific latest, Warren Jones, Sydney Hobart telecast schedule | 28/01/2009
Skandia Geelong Week, Louis Vuitton Pacific, Speed & Smarts & Burke's online competion | 27/01/2009
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News - World & Australia

The Sandringham Yacht Club (SYC) hosted today’s third round of the 2015 Port Phillip Women’s Championship Series (PPWCS). Sensational Autumnal weather greeted the crews that had turned out for the Women In Sailing Challenge, which is usually a set of sprint races. ... [more]  

The annual Melges 24 Young Guns Regatta is a fantastic opportunity for younger crews to enjoy a day of fun competitive racing in the Melges 24 class, followed by socializing using their regatta card tab at the host club RPAYC. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race – Team Alvimedica lead fleet towards Cape Horn - Leg five bragging rights still up for grabs - Follow all the action of the Cape Horn rounding tomorrow ... [more]  

So, the powers that control the meteorological conditions at regattas decided, rightfully, that they had achieved near perfection on the opening day, and maybe because that they decided that the behavior at the subsequent party was exemplary, to tweak it and in doing so, made it close to perfect. They had reduced the top end of the wind range to 20 knots maximum and eliminated the broaching and c ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race – The fleet has its foot to the floor, ears pinned back and heads down racing as fast as they can to Cape Horn after separating from the ice limit ... [more]  

Mike Holt and Carl Smit put the hammer down on day one of the SAP 505 World Championships to nail the first two races in sunny Port Elizabeth, South Africa. ... [more]  

Neutrogena is now forecast to cross the finish line in Barcelona at around 1730hrs UTC Monday evening. Barcelona will no doubt lay on an emotional welcome for one of its favourite, most successful and well known round the world racers, who will complete his seventh circumnavigation. ... [more]  

Since 0700 UTC this morning, the average boat speeds of the fleet have been from 17 to 19.5 knots. Team Brunel, Team Alvimedica and Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing have been the fastest and with the same speed: 19.5 knots. ... [more]  

The Volvo Ocean Race fleet, battered but unbroken as they battle through the Southern Ocean, face the toughest 48 hours of the nine-month marathon as they approach Cape Horn on Monday. ... [more]  

MYC Helly Hansen Women’s Challenge 2015 - The Yngling is an International class and has racing fleets across three continents - Europe, USA and Australia. A World Championship Regatta is staged every year in a different country. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race: Call to Alvimedica - Two days out from Cape Horn *Feature by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com NZL
Team Alvimedica watch captain, Ryan Houston says the Southern Ocean Leg of the Volvo Ocean Race has had racing as close as you would expect in a Coastal Race. All the top group are within sight of each other, and there have been some close passing maneuvers with the boats sailing at 25-30kts. Includes two on board videos. ... [more]  

It’s been a four year endeavour and this afternoon the Tasmanian crew on Voodoo Chile were declared Australian Farr 40 champions. “We first came up to Sydney in 2008 and went away with our tail between our legs,” said a glowing Andrew Hunn, co-owner of Voodoo with his boat partner of eight years, Lloyd Clark. “In 2011 we finished top ten at the worlds in Sydney and decided we would build on that. ... [more]  

Tony Kirby (Patrice) and his crew of Peter Messenger, David Burt and Tara Blanc-Ramos have won the Mount Gay Top Jocks Regatta held on Sydney Harbour today, becoming the champions of champions for 2015. ... [more]  

Over 1,200 sailors from 65 countries are in Palma de Mallorca to compete in the 46th edition of the Trofeo Princesa Sofia Iberostar. This international regatta has become a regular feature for worldwide sailors who will race in the 10 Olympic events, the Formula Kite, the Dragon and the 2.4 Paralympic class, from the 28th of March until the fourth of April in the beautiful bay of Palma. ... [more]  

One of the innovations of the 46th edition of the Trofeo Princesa Sofia Iberostar is the addition of Kiteboarding. For IKA CEO, Markus Schwendtner this represents an important step towards the inclusion of Kiteboarding as an Olympic discipline in 2020. ... [more]  

Head-torches on, Howie Hamlin and Jeff Nelson were working another late night in the boat park, on the eve of the SAP 505 World Championships in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. ... [more]  

Barcelona World Race - Home waters by Barcelona World Race
Neutrogena, sailed by Barcelona's Guillermo Altadill and Chilean co-skipper José Munoz, should return into Mediterranean this evening. Once more One Planet, One Ocean & Pharmaton are defying expectations and sailing quicker upwind than their rivals, 150 miles to their west, We Are Water. Current routeings have the two Catalan IMOCA 60's only hours apart at Gibraltar, too close to call right now. ... [more]  

Looking at the tracker right now it reminds me of the 1979 Atari Super Breakout game. The top five boats have been up and down all day, gybing along the ice limit as they head southeast. You see them sailing downwind on port tack doing 18 to 20 knots of speed on average. ... [more]  

After a record turnout for the 6th Australian O'pen Cup at Sandringham Yacht club the team was selected. The Australian O'pen Bic Association is pleased to announce the team members for 2015. Some old faces from the successful 2014 team again make the team along with some new members. ... [more]  

If racing sailors could choose . . . it would be for consistent wind of 20-22 knots, sunshine and courses that are not of the repeated windward/leeward variety and occasional natural hazards. Those attending the St. Thomas International Regatta had exactly that today. The natural hazards struck hard with some – beach catamarans upside down are difficult to right ... [more]  

Latest update from the Team Vestas Wind rebuild in Bergamo, Italy In this behind-the-scenes episode, Neil Cox and Tom Kiff update us on progress from Persico Marine in Italy. The hull is ready and the deck has been reconstructed ... [more]  

A “brain-boggler” second day at the Farr 40 National Championship on Sydney Harbour is Transfusion crewman Will Mackenzie’s take on the five race outing where vexed tacticians made calls then crossed their fingers and hoped for the best, three different owners claimed bullets from five races, and there’s a new pointscore leader. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race – As with most exclusion zones tactically, the fleet wants to be the other side of it, but they are put there for the good of the fleet and safety of the sailors ... [more]  

The America's Cup boiled over with a split between two of the senior teams in the 35th America's Cup, and the commercial and marketing arm of the Cup Defender Golden Gate Yacht Club. The series of plays was triggered by a statement from the Luna Rossa Challenge that they would consider withdrawing from the 35th America's Cup if there was a change to the class announced nine months previously ... [more]  

This morning was a special sunrise for me. It has been a hard few days, full of emotion, stress, adrenaline. As skipper it is hard to find the balance between pushing the boat and crew, but making sure we stay safe and keep our boat in one piece. ... [more]  

Boaters are reminded to keep clear of Toronto Bay at Lake Macquarie next weekend for the safe staging of the classic boat festival. ... [more]  

While the Barcelona World Race winners Bernard Stamm and Jean Le Cam have been granted the best Spring weather the Catalan capital can muster for them to find their land legs after 84 racing days, the final 230 miles to Gibraltar for second placed Neutrogena look like being relatively straightforwards. ... [more]  

Another sleepless night for most of the fleet. As the girls on Team SCA had no choice but to take a less-is-more approach to navigate the ice limit, the rest of the fleet has been caught up in a gybing battle the whole way between the ice limits #7 and #8. ... [more]  

The Challenger of Record, long time America's Cup competitor, Luna Rossa have threatened to withdraw from the America's Cup if the mooted Protocol change to a smaller boat is implemented. Emirates Team NZ, via social media, have supported the Italian stand against the boat change. ... [more]  

With just one week to go until the start of the 2015 QantasLink Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race the inevitable question on everyone’s lips is that perennial question, who will win the silverware? ... [more]  

Manly Yacht Club Helly Hansen Women’s Challenge kicked off on Saturday March 21st with the junior girls showing us how it’s done. The swell and wind conditions stretched them but they couldn’t keep the smiles off their faces. The classes sailed were Pittwater Juniors, Optimists, Manly Juniors and Flying 11s. The Access Dinghies elected not to sail as the conditions were not suitable. ... [more]  

2015 Farr 40 National Championship - “You can’t win a regatta on the first day, but you can lose it,” reminds the leading Farr 40 skipper Guido Belgiorno-Nettis after day one of the John Calvert-Jones Trophy. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race - The ice limit coordinates, as decided by Race Control, have been dictating the action in the last eight hours. The first five boats are now short-gybing up a virtual coastline to within just 300 metres. ... [more]  

Search for three ‘victims’ in challenging marine rescue test
North American Melges 32 fleet, locked and loaded
Volvo Ocean Race: Fast sailing deep in the Southern Ocean - Video
America's Cup: Boat shrink mooted to reduce campaign costs
Volvo Ocean Race - We've found Nemo! - as new ice limit advised
Barcelona World Race - Victory for renowned Swiss-French duo
Barcelona World Race - Winners, first reactions
Volvo Ocean Race - The fight to Cape Horn
Barcelona World Race - Final Miles for Cheminées Poujoulat
Barcelona World Race - Cheminées Poujoulat slowed by the light winds
Alinghi will compete in the 2015 Bullitt GC32 Racing Tour
Volvo Ocean Race – Finding Point Nemo
Volvo Ocean Race: Team Vestas Wind's rebuild progresses at Persico
Rio100 wins Newport Beach to Cabo San Lucas on debut
Volvo Ocean Race: Boat Blogs - A wild Southern Ocean shake-up + Video
Barcelona World Race - The longest day
Volvo Ocean Race - Whether the Weather again
Tasar 2015 Western Australia State Championships overall
Yacht Racing Forum announces a new concept and new format
Volvo Ocean Race: Video of Mapfre's Chinese Gybe in Southern Ocean
SAP 505 Worlds headed for South Africa’s 'Windy City'   
Alinghi joins the Bullitt GC32 Racing Tour   
Volvo Ocean Race: A wild night in the Southern Ocean + Video   
Volvo Ocean Race: Deploying the Buoy   
Manly Yacht Club Helly Hansen Women's Challenge: Day 2 Racing VIDEO   
Volvo Ocean Race - The fleet gybes and heads east again   
Adventures of a Sailor Girl: Two shows and 90 minutes from everywhere   
America's Cup: AC72 - Luna Rossa Catamaran images by Carlo Borlenghi   
Barcelona World Race - Final weather hurdles for Cheminees Poujoulat   
Volvo Ocean Race: Leaving Auckland and catching Pam - Onboard Video   
Volvo Ocean Race - The fleet commits to southern routing   
Helly Hansen Manly Yacht Club Women's Challenge overall   
2015 SLAM Combined High Schools Champs - Entries expand as start nears   
South Australian Sabre State Championships - Winner announced   
Dinghy Academy goes from strength to strength - Part two   
Rio 2016 Games - Australian Sailing Team embarks on road to selection   
Hobart Combined Clubs Harbour Series – Final race day   
Volvo Ocean Race – Sunshine and wind as fleet heads for Horn   
Volvo Ocean Race - Better safe than sorry   
Volvo Ocean Race - Another good day for Team Brunel   


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