Meanwhile in California …

California was one of the first states in the USA to go into lockdown with the onset of the coronavirus pandemic. San Diego Bay closed for three weeks in April so the local sailors have been sitting at home playing virtual regattas. The Bay…

Australian Wooden Boat Festival 2021 EOI Open

Wooden Boat Connoisseurs, we have news! Expressions of Interest for our Boats Afloat program and Registrations for our Boats Ashore program will open on FRIDAY 15 MAY 2020 at 9am AEST. That means it’s time to slap on one last coat of…

The 2020 Vendée Globe will start on 8th November

Preparations for the start of the next Vendée Globe are going ahead in an uncertain context in terms of public health and the economy. The Vendée Council and the SAEM Vendée are doing their utmost in conjunction with all the partners, skippers from the…

Register now for ANMM CWBF Virtual Ocean Talks

The Australian National Maritime Museum’s Classic and Wooden Boat Festival has unfortunately been cancelled this year due to COVID-19. However the ANMM has arranged for the CWBF Talks to go virtual and they are all FREE! The ANMM invites you to join them for…

Zhik Australian eSailing National Challenge launched

Sailors all around the country will soon be competing to be recognised as the newest champion, with Australian Sailing launching the Zhik Australian eSailing National Challenge. With regattas around the country cancelled, many sailors and clubs have been getting their fix competing…

Firefighter family day on the water

The Firefighter Family Day on the Water set for 15 March at multiple sites across Australia has received tremendous support from the boating community and industry. Firefighters and their families will be arriving at the following Hub’s around Australia, beginning with…

Sydney Heritage Fleet Annual Gala Dinner

An important event on the Sydney Heritage Fleet calendar is its annual Gala Dinner and this year it is being held on Thursday 18th June at the Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron, Kirribilli. In addition to operating a Fleet of nine unique…

Tanilba Bay Big Boat Regatta

Good racing conditions for Tanilba Bay’s Big Boat Regatta saw 30 boats on the waters of Port Stephens over the weekend of 15th and 16th February. Crews travelled from Canberra, Queens Lake, Palm Beach, Kurnell, Wallerawang, Sydney Harbour, Toukley and Mannering Park and enjoyed…

New Date… Same Iconic Race

Club Marine Pittwater to Coffs Harbour Yacht Race – Organised by RPAYC The RPAYC announces a new date for the Club Marine Pittwater to Coffs Harbour Yacht Race. In the heyday of offshore racing on the East Coast of Australia, the…