Well-known yachtsman and philanthropist, Robin Crawford, died peacefully at home on Thursday evening, October 18, after an extended battle with cancer and dementia – he was 70.
We are only 4 months out for the 2019 Regatta organised and hosted by the Royal Motor Yacht Club Toronto. If you haven't already done so, put the dates in your diary now and plan to be on the waters of beautiful Lake Macquarie for the 13th running.
Tight, tense racing thrilled the Californian crowds that gathered on Harbor Island, as Team Oman Air topped the US Act podium on day four of Extreme Sailing Series™ San Diego – thwarting Alinghi in the final races of the day.
The Etchells World Championship for 2018 kicks off today from the Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron with a final tally of 94 entries of the highest standard including multiple world champions, Olympic medallists and America's Cup heroes.
At 18:27 UTC on Saturday 20th Oct. the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre at Canberra (JRCC Aus.) picked up a distress beacon alert from French solo skipper Loïc Lepage.
A big week, last week, and loads of good news, too. At the Australian Sailing Awards on Friday night, Wendy Tuck received the female Sailor of the Year, and many wondered if this might indeed be a harbinger for the Rolex World Sailor of the Year?
The first 24 hours of the 2018 race have proved once again that the challenging nature of the Rolex Middle Sea Race is as much a test of concentration and perseverance in light airs as it is seamanship in heavy conditions.
In the wake of recent new model development, Jeanneau has announced a yacht for its Sun Fast range. The next Sun Fast will keep the strong DNA of a racing boat, easy to sail single-handed or with a crew. She will touch water in 2019.