2020 Historical 18 Footer Australian Championship

Race 3, Yendys, preparing to gybe at wing mark. Great view of the action for those on the spectator ferry, but nerve wracking situation for the crew of Yendys to negotiate the ferry wash. The 2020 Historic 18 Footer Australian Championship for the Galloping…

Pittwater User Group

Users of Pittwater waterways are invited to join the Pittwater User Group (PUG). PUG meets every three months in early Feb/May/August & November. Attendees at meetings include RMS Maritime, Marine Rescue, Water Police, Northern Beaches Council, Marinas, Sailing Clubs, local associations…

2020 Spiral Nationals at Saratoga Sailing Club

The annual Spiral Nationals over the Australia Day Long weekend were hard fought at all levels by thirty competitors sailing a wonderful regatta at the Saratoga Sailing Club. The overall lead changed each day of the three day regatta and there were five different…

Batemans Bay Bridge lift span reopens for boaters

Transport for NSW advises the Batemans Bay Bridge lift span will resume normal operations effective immediately as essential networks reopen following bushfires. NSW Maritime Acting Executive Director, Mark Hutchings, said tall boats will be able to access the Clyde River as of today with the…

Refresh on anchoring rules urged ahead of Australia Day

Boat operators are being encouraged to brush up on their knowledge of the boating rules following a number of close calls during blustery conditions on Sydney Harbour on New Year’s Eve. NSW Maritime Executive Director, Mark Hutchings said with the Australia Day long weekend just…

World Championship sailors support bushfire effort

The proximity of the upcoming 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 Oceania and World Championships course area to some of the bushfires currently burning in the southern Australian state of Victoria has stirred the international sailing community to action. Smoke haze from fires in East…