Product & Industry
Navico Partners with Stabicraft

Navico Partners with Stabicraft

February 5, 2021

Navico® — parent company to the Lowrance®, Simrad®, B&G® and C-MAP® brands — is excited to announce its partnership with premium New Zealand aluminium boat manufacturer Stabicraft®. For model year 2021, across the entire range, Simrad or Lowrance will be offered as factory fitted…

Event
Melges 24s lake-bound for state title

Melges 24s lake-bound for state title

February 3, 2021

Three-time Australian Melges 24 champion Chris Links is putting the finishing touches on a revamped boat and oiling his joints as he prepares to return to the tough one design class after a lengthy break. The NSW Melges 24 fleet will join the Adams…

Product & Industry
ATL supplies solution for single shot 80 Litre casting

ATL supplies solution for single shot 80 Litre casting

February 2, 2021

A recent project at Blackpond Marine relied on ATL Composites’ Technirez R1510 system to breathe new life into the stern tubes of a long-range cruising aluminium superyacht, MV MY WAY. Named in homage to Frank Sinatra’s most famous song, 35-metre luxury catamaran MY WAY was…

Product & Industry
Stair Masters

Stair Masters

February 1, 2021

There is a breathtaking ornament in the new Sydney boutique of a prestige French brand that outshines the array of luxury goods on display and showcases the craftmanship and dedication of a small team of talented boat builders from Rivergate Marina & Shipyard. The…

Event
America’s Cup: Prada Cup Semi-Final

America’s Cup: Prada Cup Semi-Final

February 1, 2021

Luna Rossa PRADA Pirelli makes their way into the #PRADACup​ Final with another superb display of sailing on Day 2 of the Semi-Final. Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli finally got the redemption they were looking for and, scoring four points in…

Event
INEOS TEAM UK jump to the PRADA CUP Final

INEOS TEAM UK jump to the PRADA CUP Final

January 25, 2021

INEOS TEAM UK stays unbeaten after what was probably the closest race seen so far on the AC75s, with 9 lead changes throughout the nail biting race against Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli. With that result, Sir Ben Ainslie’s team won their the fifth race…

Event
Sydney to Auckland Ocean Race Virtual Regatta

Sydney to Auckland Ocean Race Virtual Regatta

January 25, 2021

Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club and Virtual Regatta team up for virtual Sydney to Auckland Ocean Race 2021 Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club, in conjunction with the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron, have developed a race between two great southern hemisphere…

Event
Vendée Globe Day 68

Vendée Globe Day 68

January 15, 2021

Passing Salvador de Bahia, Brazil, there are no options in terms of strategy and choices on the northwards climb up the Atlantic for the tightly matched Vendée Globe leaders. But the conditions are difficult and tiring. The easterly tradewinds shift in direction and more…

Review
Book Review: Beyond Boundaries

Book Review: Beyond Boundaries

January 15, 2021

Beyond Boundaries by Des Kearns Popeye Publishing Reviewed by Oliver Shtein Des Kearns is a master mariner and marine surveyor. His memoir Beyond Boundaries recounts a life spent mostly at sea and his experiences across the nautical spectrum. Kearns spent the 1960’s riding the…

News
Santa Cruz dinghy chaos

Santa Cruz dinghy chaos

January 13, 2021

Santa Cruz Harbor in California was recently blessed with some of the biggest surf they had seen in years and for some reason the junior sailing club decided to hold their Sunday session. Things went from bad to worse quickly as the 9 and…

Event
Vendée Globe Day 66

Vendée Globe Day 66

January 13, 2021

After 65 days racing and over 23,000 nautical miles sailed on the course, the Vendée Globe in effect restarted off Rio de Janeiro, Brazil with the five top boats regrouping within 26 miles of each other in terms of the distance to the finish…