Night racing on Lake Macquarie to challenge sailors

The fourteenth running of the most unique sailing event on Lake Macquarie – the Heaven Can Wait Charity Sailing Regatta (HCW), is scheduled for February 22-23, 2020. It will again raise funds for the Hunter Branch of Cancer Council NSW and their Home Help…

Cape2Rio2020 First Start

Years of preparation, dreaming and hard work came to fruition for 13 of the participating Cape2Rio2020 teams, as they took to the blue and rather calm waters of Table Bay, hoisting their sails and embarking on Start One of this adventure of a lifetime,…

Cape2Rio2020 First Start on 4 January 2020

The Cape to Rio Yacht Race is South Africa’s premier ocean sailing event and is the only transatlantic race to take place in the Southern Hemisphere. It has been held roughly every 3 years since 1971. This famous yacht race connects the cities of…

Firefighter family day on the water

A message from Above & Beyond Boating … In light of the current situation with the bush fires devastating NSW, Neil Driscoll from Above and Beyond Boating is organising a family day for the RFS volunteers to spend time on Sydney Harbour or Pittwater.

National E dinghies 54th Australian Championships

National E dinghies The 54th Australian Championships for the National E dinghies (formerly known as Lazy Es) will be held at Gosford SC from 6 to 10 January 2020. It will be a significant regatta for South Australian David Wise who has been National Champion over a dozen times…

Looking beyond, to the New Caledonia GROUPAMA Race

Most of the Trans-Tasman waterfront talk currently centres on the looming 75th anniversary Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race and the bumper international fleet of 170 boats. Despite the attention trained on the big end-of-year race, some of the same offshore boat owners are looking…