| News for the Last 30 Days - World & Australia
RC44 Championship - New faces and seasoned pros ready to lead
By RC44 Class Association, ,
2:02 PM Tue 3 Mar 2015 GMT
2015 RC44 Championship Tour - With less than a month to go, eleven teams are eagerly anticipating the season-opener set to take place in Malta's renowned capital of Valletta, the historic 'City of Knights', from 25-29 March. ...
Sydney Harbour Regatta 10th anniversary - Impressive prizes on offer
By Di Pearson, ,
11:04 AM Tue 3 Mar 2015 GMT
Sydney Harbour Regatta - As entries breach the 180 mark, organisers at Middle Harbour Yacht Club are busily preparing and counting down the days to the 10th anniversary, to be held this weekend, March 7 and 8. ...
Vale - John Harrison
By Australian Sailing Team, ,
9:41 AM Tue 3 Mar 2015 GMT
On behalf of Yachting Australia and the Australian Sailing Team, we offer our condolences to the family of John Harrison, who passed away over the weekend. ...
Maintain the urgency - Reinstating paralympic sailing in Tokyo 2020
By Will Ricketson, ,
3:03 AM Tue 3 Mar 2015 GMT
It’s been a month since the International Paralympic Committee publicized its decision to drop sailing from the slate of sports at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. Since then ISAF has stepped up to lead the appeal for reinstatement. At US Sailing, we believe ISAF leadership is critical to our chances of overturning this decision, and we are pleased to see President Carlo Croce take this on himself ...
Volvo Ocean Race Village: Have a look around without leaving your seat
By Sail-World.com: NZL, ,
2:51 AM Tue 3 Mar 2015 GMT
Top international photographer, Chris Cameron is working out of the Volvo Ocean Race Village in Auckland. ...
Doyle Sails and NZ Rigging supply package for new Sydney based Shaw 11
By NZ Rigging, ,
2:30 AM Tue 3 Mar 2015 GMT
NZ Rigging Supplied the Mast and Rigging package for Adrian Walters new Shaw 11 mtr 'Little Nico'. The mast is a High Modulus mast with internal locks on all halyards, internal mast jack, one piece Nomex cored box section boom, and composite rigging.cored box section boom, and composite rigging. ...
BRIG lifestyle captured in print
By Sirocco Marine, ,
1:57 AM Tue 3 Mar 2015 GMT
Sirocco Marine, exclusive distributor for the BRIG brand of premium RIBS in Australia, recently took to local waters to shoot a lifestyle-themed brochure for its current range. ...
Barcelona World Race - Easier miles at the front
By Barcelona World Race, ,
1:54 AM Tue 3 Mar 2015 GMT
Barcelona World Race - As Cheminées Poujoulat climbed north out of the latitudes of the Roaring 40s and into a regime change on the east side of the South Atlantic high pressure system, leaders Bernard Stamm and Jean Le Cam are into relatively stable, quick downwind conditions which will allow them to make good miles north, ultimately to connect with the trade winds. ...
New Zealand Hobie 16 Nationals a great success at Manly
By David Brookes, ,
3:52 PM Mon 2 Mar 2015 GMT
The New Zealand Hobie 16 Nationals was a great success. Conducted by the Manly Sailing Club, Whangaparaoa there was varied weather conditions. Sailors from New Zealand, Korea, Australia and New Caledonia giving the true international feel. ...
Volvo Ocean Race: Team Brunel faced big challenges – Recap Leg 4
By Team Brunel, ,
2:50 PM Mon 2 Mar 2015 GMT
Choosing the northern route turned out to be a brilliant tactical decision. But not all decisions went so well. Because of one wrong gybe and changed weather patterns, Team Brunel lost its lead in less than a day. With only the Volvo Ocean Race tracker as a guide, it’s difficult for fans to understand how the Dutch team lost more than 80 nautical miles. Skipper Bouwe Bekking looks explains ...
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