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2016 Hardy Cup – New Zealanders take the lead By Peter Campbell, , 8:46 AM Tue 9 Feb 2016 GMT
2016 Hardy Cup – Two days of sailing on Sydney Harbour can frequently bring considerable changes in the breeze strength and direction and, as an outcome, often major changes in match racing results. ... [more]


2016 Nacra 17, 49er/49erFX World Championship images by Jen Edney By Eliza Murray, , 3:01 AM Tue 9 Feb 2016 GMT
2016 Nacra 17, 49er/49erFX World Championship - Photographer Jen Edney was on water at 2016 Nacra 17, 49er and 49erFX World Championships and provided this gallery of images. ... [more]


Nacra 17, 49er/49erFX World Champ - Australian sailors in action By Cora Zillich, , 1:35 AM Tue 9 Feb 2016 GMT
2016 Nacra 17, 49er/49erFX World Championship - It is World Championship time again for the Australian Sailing Team with the 2016 World Championships for the Nacra 17, 49er, and 49erFX (9-14 February 2016) kicking-off at Clearwater, Florida, USA on Tuesday, 9 February 2016 EST local time. ... [more]


North Sails and Glenn Ashby join forces By Sail-World.com NZL, , 9:04 PM Mon 8 Feb 2016 GMT
Glenn Ashby, world class sailor and multiple multihull world champion, has teamed up with North Sails to develop and market the Glenn Ashby Signature Line of multihull sails including the A-Class, Taipan and Tornado. The skipper of Emirates Team NZ will be bringing his design history and expertise to develop the signature line of sails that will be based on the current Ashby Sails models. ... [more]


2016 RS:X World Championships preview By Icarus Sailing Media, , 3:17 PM Mon 8 Feb 2016 GMT
With just a few weeks to go to the 2016 RS:X World Championships in Eilat, Israel, the provisional entry list is shaping up to be an intense showdown. ... [more]


2016 Women in Sailing Regatta – J Girls excel By Hugo Ottaway, , 1:56 PM Mon 8 Feb 2016 GMT
Despite there being only one J 24 entered at the 2016 Women in sailing regatta, our girls took out the major placings. On a perfect day for racing on Port Phillip Bay Melbourne, 18 boats varying from 50 feet down to the smallest boat a J24, sailed four heats in ten knots, 28 degrees and smooth seas. ... [more]


Clipper Yacht Race – Teams turn corners as testing conditions continue By The Clipper Race, , 1:31 PM Mon 8 Feb 2016 GMT
Clipper Round the World Yacht Race – The New Moon signifies a new beginning and for many cultures, today represents a New Year. For some teams, turning the most southerly waypoint in the extended route of the Da Nang New Discovery of Asia Race will be symbolic of the pending change to an upwind beat ... [more]


Plastic in the Pacific Crusade – Part 18 – Galapagos to Marquises By Ian Thomson, Plastic in the Pacific , 12:53 PM Mon 8 Feb 2016 GMT
Departing Galapagos was a hard thing to do. It was such an amazing place, however in store for us over the other side of the pond was the south Pacific Islands and some of the most amazing diving and people in the world. The Marquises is a place that many people don’t know about. It is pretty remote, however for anyone crossing the Pacific, this is your first port of call. ... [more]


Plastic in the Pacific Crusade – Part 18 – Galapagos to Marquises By Ian Thomson, Plastic in the Pacific , 12:53 PM Mon 8 Feb 2016 GMT
Departing Galapagos was a hard thing to do. It was such an amazing place, however in store for us over the other side of the pond was the south Pacific Islands and some of the most amazing diving and people in the world. The Marquises is a place that many people don’t know about. It is pretty remote, however for anyone crossing the Pacific, this is your first port of call. ... [more]


Sir Thomas Lipton Trophy – A good old cuppa on a Hot August Night By Peter Campbell, , 12:36 PM Mon 8 Feb 2016 GMT
Sir Thomas Lipton Trophy – Hobart yachtsman Nat Morgan and his crew of Hot August Night should be celebrating their Royal Hobart Regatta Combined Clubs Harbour Race today with a good old cuppa. ... [more]


2016 JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff Championship – Rookie team impresses By Frank Quealey, , 12:16 PM Mon 8 Feb 2016 GMT
2016 JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff Championship – One of the big surprises of the 2015-2016 Sydney 18ft Skiff Season has been the impressive form of a totally rookie Mojo Wine crew, who performed so well at the recent Australian 18ft Skiff Championship on Sydney Harbour. ... [more]


2016 Port Phillip Women’s Series shines bright as first race begins By Yachting Victoria Media, , 12:01 PM Mon 8 Feb 2016 GMT
The 2016 Port Phillip Women’s Championship Series kicked off today, Sunday the 7th February, with the Women in Sailing Challenge (WISC). Hosted by the Sandringham Yacht Club, this first stop of the series saw 18 boats and nearly 100 women hit the start line with the aim of seeing their name forever engraved on the Dorris Little trophy and to build the points profile for the event. ... [more]


2016 MC38 Australian Championship – Ginger’s trifecta + Video By Lisa Ratcliff, , 10:30 AM Sun 7 Feb 2016 GMT
2016 MC38 Australian Championship – The comeback king and kid climbed back from an almost insurmountable five point deficit yesterday to deliver Ginger a trifecta of Australian Championship titles, decided on the finish order in the last race. ... [more]


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