there were 8
An eighth team will contest the next Volvo Ocean Race, due to be announced in early 2017.
Navico has announced a distribution agreement with JL Audio marine products.
Sevenstar Yacht Transport has joined the Oyster World Rally as official transport partner.
Two new to
Hall of Fame
Ernesto Bertarelli and the 4th Earl of Dunraven inducted into the America's Cup Hall of Fame.
Southport Yacht Club hosted its first Marine Family Festival, with hands-on boating and more.
Out on the
This year's Lion Island Race was a white-knuckle ride, testing crews and yachts.
A rule change to the Volvo Ocean Race will level the playing field for female sailors.
Sails entry open
Entry to a very different Festival of Sails is now open, with the NoR available online.
The first of the seven one-design Volvo Ocean 65s is undergoing a complete overhaul.
The 48th Barcolana Regatta attracted 1,758 vessels, from maxis to sportsboats.
US yachtsman, owner of a series of yachts named Kialoa, Jim Kilroy has passed away.
Olympic and World Champ, Mat Belcher joins Southport Yacht Club's performance program.
Catapult took top honours in the 2016 Alcatel J/70 World Championship in San Francisco.
New breed at
More than 300 competitors from all over Australia took part in the 2016 NSW Youth Champs.
and new models
Sirena Marine launched two sailing models and details of a new powerboat range in Cannes.
Aussie Paralympic sailors won record medals, yet sailing is not part of the 2020 program.
Supermaxi Scallywag has undergone a makeover courtesy of sponsor, Sanctuary Cove.
Despite course confusion, Ginger claimed the season's opening MC38 regatta.
Top start to
This year's J/70 Worlds will be held on San Francisco Bay, 27 September to 1 October.
Swiss Team Alinghi recovered from dismasting to win Act 6 of the Extreme Sailing Series.