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Sydney to Hobart skipper sails for kids with cancer

Sydney to Hobart skipper sails for kids with cancer

November 13, 2019

This Boxing Day, Australians will be treated to an unprecedented spectacle on Sydney Harbour when the pistol is fired to start the 75th Rolex Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race. But it’s one skipper in particular who has the biggest heart. With 170…

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16ft Skiff nationals to be a battle for the ages

16ft Skiff nationals to be a battle for the ages

November 12, 2019

Main photo: Koreman Marine Composites. Photo Michael Chittenden It will be on for young and old, literally, when the upcoming Australian 16ft Skiff & 13ft Skiff Championships get underway at Port Stephens from January 4. The stage was set for an…

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Looking beyond, to the New Caledonia GROUPAMA Race

Looking beyond, to the New Caledonia GROUPAMA Race

November 11, 2019

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…

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Separate TP52 division at the Festival of Sails

Separate TP52 division at the Festival of Sails

November 8, 2019

The strength of the TP52 class in Australia will be recognised at the Festival of Sails 2020 with a dedicated division, news the Royal Geelong Yacht Club is certain will attract additional IRC entrants to the annual three-day sailing regatta and major Victorian event.

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Flying at over 30 knots off Gibraltar

Flying at over 30 knots off Gibraltar

November 7, 2019

Thirty hours into racing and all four of the trimarans competing on the Brest Atlantiques race have already reached the latitudes of Gibraltar, most of them averaging around 30 knots with top speeds of at over 40. Ahead lies one gybe to be taken…

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MC38 Act 6 to Ginger and season pointscore to Lazy Dog

MC38 Act 6 to Ginger and season pointscore to Lazy Dog

November 5, 2019

It’s been a while coming and for the closing Act 6 of the MC38 2019 season pointscore, Leslie Green’s Ginger Ninjas worked their way back to familiar territory, at the top of the class scoreboard. Results from seven races in very different conditions on…

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Entries Open for the 52nd Marlay Point Overnight Race

Entries Open for the 52nd Marlay Point Overnight Race

November 1, 2019

Entries are now open and the countdown is on until the Keeley Marine Supplies 52nd Marlay Point Overnight Race (MPONR), which will take place on March 7, 2020. This iconic annual event starts at sunset and sees a large fleet of mono and multihull…

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Sean Langman’s Wide World of Sailing

Sean Langman’s Wide World of Sailing

November 1, 2019

Sean Langman, one of Australia’s best-known and most versatile sailors, has set himself for another wide-ranging program in the 2019-2020 Australian summer with a season of 18ft Skiff Racing on Sydney Harbour, as skipper on Noakesailing, as well as skippering the 69ft Naval Group in the Rolex Sydney…