News

Rock and Roll in the Roaring Forties

October 21, 2019

Dagmar Aaen on her “Ocean Change” Expeditions by Arved Fuchs. Seen here on the way from Ushuaia, Argentina to Piriapolis in Uruguay. Footage by Arved Fuchs, Felix Hellmann and Heimir Harðarson. Edited onboard Dagmar Aaen by Heimir Harðarson.

News

Don’t have the foggiest idea? Here are some tips!

October 17, 2019

Foggy conditions like this morning in Sydney can make boating more challenging but there are a few things you can do to remain safe on the water. NSW Maritime Executive Director Mark Hutchings said skippers should turn on navigation lights when operating in low…

News
Discover Sailing at Concord Ryde Sailing Club

Discover Sailing at Concord Ryde Sailing Club

October 15, 2019

The annual FREE Discover Sailing Day, which  offers the experienced and beginner alike the opportunity to try life under sail, is scheduled for Sunday 27th October(10am-3.00pm) with selected clubs in both Sydney and regional areas taking part. You’ll have the option to go out for a…

News
Professional Marine Volunteers Wanted

Professional Marine Volunteers Wanted

October 11, 2019

Imagine living on an isolated island where a health post has been constructed, but is sitting empty waiting to be equipped and furnished. Now imagine being the person responsible for helping to deliver adequate medical equipment and sufficient medication to open that health post!…

News
LOTS of courage, competition and camaraderie

LOTS of courage, competition and camaraderie

October 10, 2019

Madi Kornman, just 21 and skipper of the all female crew racing Zig Zag, steeled her nerves, called for the spinnaker hoist and beheld a most satisfying sight as the red kite unfurled and set. “I had been too nervous to fly the kite…

News
Mooloolaba YC to host Australian Women’s Match Racing Championships

Mooloolaba YC to host Australian Women’s Match Racing Championships

October 2, 2019

The Mooloolah River will become the ‘race track’ for the 2019 Australian Women’s Match Racing Championships, hosted by Mooloolaba Yacht Club and Australian Sailing from October 11-13. Local and interstate teams will compete in one-on-one tactical short-course races. “Hosting this national women’s event is…

News
Nabbed at night — cover of darkness no match for surveillance

Nabbed at night — cover of darkness no match for surveillance

October 2, 2019

Shared intelligence, night-time radar technology and careful planning led to a covert commercial illegal fishing activity being exposed in the central Queensland region. The Rockhampton Magistrate Court recently convicted and fined the commercial operator $10,000 after he pleaded guilty to fishing in the no-take…

News
Second Women’s Laser Regatta an unmitigated success

Second Women’s Laser Regatta an unmitigated success

October 2, 2019

Main photo: A full house on the start line. Photo by  Jon West Held over two days on the weekend of 28-29 September, the Women’s Laser Regatta, hosted by Double Bay Sailing Club, was an unmitigated success, attended and coached by some of Australia’s highest…

News
Middle Harbour Yacht Club retains the Waitangi Cup

Middle Harbour Yacht Club retains the Waitangi Cup

September 30, 2019

Middle Harbour Yacht Club retains the Waitangi Cup! The Waitangi Cup is a longstanding annual challenge that takes place between Middle Harbour Yacht Club and the combined clubs on Port Phillip, Victoria. The format is; The host state provides six one design Adams…