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Newsletter Archive
Sailing News that's NOT Americas Cup | 25/06/2007
America's Cup on TV, all the hot news | 22/06/2007
Hot news from the Sailing World | 20/06/2007
Sir Jame's Nerida sinks, Kiel Week, Flying 15's, Etchells, 18 footers & more | 18/06/2007
A New Northern Regatta, news on Gipsy Moth V, not IV | 15/06/2007
Nearly washed away but here is all the latest sailing news | 13/06/2007
Aussies leading in Europe - all the hot sailing news | 08/06/2007
Real live breathing sailors- Lasers, Etchells, 470's, Finns & more sailing news | 06/06/2007
Australian Sailing News | 04/06/2007
Aussie Rankings, Womens Match Racing, Opti's, Koh Samui and more | 01/06/2007
Spithills, McConaghy, AC - the latest Australian news | 30/05/2007
Slingsby wins treble, can Oz knock off the Kiwis? | 28/05/2007
Australian Yachting Awards, Holland Regatta and the latest sailing news | 25/05/2007
Sanctuary Cove Boat Show and more | 23/05/2007
Australian Sailing News | 21/05/2007
Etchells, Farr 40's and Qingdao hijinks | 18/05/2007
Australian Sailing News (NOT the America's Cup) + other news | 16/05/2007
The latest Australian Sailing News | 14/05/2007
Sailing out rates Rugby in New Zealand, all the Oz sailing news | 11/05/2007
Australian Sailing News - the Ghost, new Westcoaster | 09/05/2007
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News - World & Australia

Team Brunel (Bouwe Bekking/NED) won an excruciatingly drawn-out Team Vestas Wind In-Port Race Itajaí in the Volvo Ocean Race on Saturday when a lack of breeze tested the sailors’ patience and seamanship to the full. The very hard-earned victory takes the Dutch boat to the top of the in-port race series overall standings on 15 points ... [more]  

Gillette World Sport visited Wangi, Lake Macquarie in March for the final 49er training camp ahead of the ISAF Sailing World Cup in Hyères, France (22-26 April) and spoke to Australian Sailing Team’s Olympic gold medallists. ... [more]  

2014 - 15 Volvo Ocean Race - Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing (Ian Walker/GBR) carry a seven-point advantage into the start of Leg Six of the Volvo Ocean Race on Sunday, but their team are taking nothing for granted. ... [more]  

2015 Sail Port Stephens - Something’s brewing at Port Stephens, and not just the crazy crew costume plans for tonight’s dress up ‘P party’ at Vues on the Bay on the eve of Sail Ports Stephens’ final day. Skipper of the 20 ton Kaufman 58 called Pilgrim, Paul Ley, had been keenly awaiting anticipated fresher conditions to push the weighty beauty around the track. ... [more]  

2015 Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta - Glorious conditions greeted hundreds of avid sailors taking part on the first day of the Antigua Classics Yacht Regatta, sponsored by Panerai. The fleet of 46 classics was an incredible sight, assembled outside Antigua's Falmouth Harbour to race “The Old Road” course. The battle in the Spirit of Tradition Class was incredible. ... [more]  

Double Olympic champions Roman Hagara and Hans Peter Steinacher have begun their search for the sailing stars of the future. The new series is called Red Bull Foiling Generation began on April 17 in Wakayama, Japan. Open to sailors aged 16–20, the global competition will give wings to promising talent in seven events in as many countries – Japan, UK, Italy, Sweden, Denmark, Russia and France ... [more]  

An all-star line-up is taking shape for the 51st edition of the Congressional Cup (13-17 May), with Scott Dickson’s recent selection as Long Beach Yacht Club (LBYC) representative, and the announcement of the 2015 World Match Racing Tour skippers. ... [more]  

An all-star line-up is taking shape for the 51st edition of the Congressional Cup (13-17 May), with Scott Dickson’s recent selection as Long Beach Yacht Club (LBYC) representative, and the announcement of the 2015 World Match Racing Tour skippers. ... [more]  

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]  

2014 - 15 Volvo Ocean Race - The International Jury has denied the Team SCA’s request to replace their Race FRO with their pre-race FRO after their sail was badly damaged during a crash gybe on Leg Five from Auckland to Itajai. ... [more]  

Fair enough we didn't win on the first few legs but we were in fact doing much better than anyone had imagined and that was enough at the start. We knew we could contend with the best and that was where we wanted to be. We know you’re only as good as your next result but from leg Three onwards it was a permanent high – a home victory into Sanya ... [more]  

Roads and Maritime Services has issued an alert to boaters after a Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) warning about dangerous surf conditions forecast to impact the coastline from Ulladulla to Port Macquarie from Monday. Skippers and owners of small craft should be on high alert and check the conditions before considering crossing a coastal bar or heading offshore. ... [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]  

The Spanish team Mapfre were given a two-point penalty on Thursday by the International Jury for rules breaches during Leg 5 of the Volvo Ocean Race. In separate decisions, the jury has made key rulings about the use of replacement sails for three teams. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race – The funds raised through the online auction will support heart health in Rhode Island with the auction funds benefiting Hasbro Children’s Hospital and Newport Hospital, along with the Rhode Island Chapter of the American Heart Association. ... [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]  

Fifth Eastern States Impulse Championships overall by Queensland Impulse Association, Richmond River, Ballina
The fifth Eastern States Impulse Championships were hosted by the Richmond River Sailing and Rowing Club on the weekend of the 11th and 12th of April 2015 ... [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]  

Volvo Ocean Race - ECsix Tee Shirt Design winner checks out Itajai
The B&G Report - Volvo Ocean Race - Mark Chisnell - Leg 6 Preview
America's Cup World Series - 100 days to go
America's Cup World Series - 100 days to go
Sail Port Stephens – Top divisional honours for the first entry
Kite Foil Gold Cup – The raptor concept foiling board
Australian Women's Keelboat Regatta - Queens birthday long weekend
Adventures of a Sailor Girl: Show 44 - First year anniversary
America's Cup: Bruno Trouble says he is glad Louis Vuitton pulled out
Sail Port Stephens – Commodores Cup Race day 2
2015 Victorian Junior and Youth Championships – Winners announced
Southern chapter contest Quantum Sails Sydney 38 Victorian title
2015 SLAM Combined High Schools Championships - Final day
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   


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