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Racing

All the racing and regatta news, results and reports from across the sailing spectrum.

  • Regattas22 Jun, 2017

    Pride of the fleet

    With the shore crews of Oracle Team USA and Emirates Team New Zealand working around the clock to...

  • Regattas20 Jun, 2017

    Power to burn

    A moody Sydney winter’s day with sou’west breeze gusting close to 30 knots provided the first...

  • Regattas20 Jun, 2017

    Fresh challenge

    After weeks of light winds, a south south-westerly gusting to up to 30 knots delivered much needed...

  • Regattas20 Jun, 2017

    Opening account

    Melges 32 World Champion Italy’s Alessandro Rombelli and his crew on Stig tapped into their...

  • Regattas20 Jun, 2017

    Persistence test

    Fickle weather conditions meant just finishing was an achievement at the 2017 Giraglia Rolex Cup.

  • Offshore20 Jun, 2017

    Cycle switch

    The Volvo Ocean Race will switch from a 3-year to a 2-year cycle after the upcoming 2017-18 edition,...

  • Regattas19 Jun, 2017

    Catch us if you can

    Emirates Team New Zealand blitzed Oracle Team USA on day two of the America's Cup Match, recording...

  • Regattas13 Jun, 2017

    Rematch booked!

    Emirates Team New Zealand have beaten Sweden’s Artemis Racing in the Louis Vuitton...

  • Regattas13 Jun, 2017

    A winner is crowned

    An array of conditions greeted the 39 starters in the 2017 Line 7 Etchells Australasian...

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Yachts

Reviews of the latest models, cruising designs, trends and concepts.

  • New Builds13 Jun, 2017

    Discovery is go!

    Premier cruising yacht manufacturer, Discovery Yachts has given the green light for production to...

  • New Builds07 Jun, 2017

    Avant-garde sailing

    Sunreef Yachts is proud to announce the launch of the Sunreef 88 Double Deck - a sailing superyacht...

  • New Builds07 Jun, 2017

    The Southern Sorceress

    Southern Wind Shipyards is proud to announce the delivery of the Sorceress, the first unit in the...

  • New Builds22 May, 2017

    Twice as nice

    The all-new Hallberg-Rassy 340 will have its world premiere at Scandinavia's largest sailboat show,...

  • New Builds21 Apr, 2017

    Unveiling the graceful Swan 65

    Designed by renowned architect Germán Frers, Nautor's Swan 65 delivers elegance, comfort and...

  • New Builds03 Apr, 2017

    The Solaris 50: “A sexy, elegant delight”

    Team Windcraft’s Solaris 50 has just been named best Large Monohull by the International Best Boat...

  • New Builds12 Apr, 2017

    Accessible, versatile 50

    Amel has announced an addition to its formidable range in the form of Amel 50, a 15-metre sloop...

  • Design16 Mar, 2017

    Briand’s carbon concept

    The latest design from Philippe Briand Studio caters to the owner who wants private usage of their...

  • New Builds28 Apr, 2017

    Next level Lagoons

    The Multihull Group is preparing to welcome the latest models to the Lagoon range, the...

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Gear

Browse the sailing kit and technology essential not only to performance but also to safety.

  • Tenders & Toys23 May, 2017

    All things dinghy

    Yachting Australia Yachtmaster, Michael Troy, explains why dinghies should be treated with respect,...

  • Technology20 Apr, 2017

    Connect the dots

    The advanced superyacht booking system, LuxBerths, has launched in Asia.

  • Technology07 Apr, 2017

    Blood, Sweat & The Sea

    Walkley Award winning journalist Mike Swinson tells the story of John Muir in a highly regarded new...

  • Technology31 Mar, 2017

    High tech specs

    The M100 and M200 compact thermal cameras from Raymarine use cutting edge artificial intelligence to...

  • Hardware04 Apr, 2017

    Cleaned and Sealed

    Soap and Sealer Products Designed to Clean and Protect Polyurethane Topcoats.

  • Technology04 May, 2017

    Art for your ears

    Listening to music never looked so good! Bespoke ear gear from Noble Audio takes the simple act of...

  • 21 Apr, 2017

    Fish finding drone

    Aiming to revolutionise the recreational fishing market, the PowerRay drone from PowerVision, is a...

  • Technology21 Apr, 2017

    Deep sea adventure

    Adventurers and avid explorers will soon be able to see first-hand the most fascinating depths of...

  • 21 Apr, 2017

    Flying future is here

    Aeromobil, the convertible car to aircraft, garnered international amazement and acclaim at its...

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Industry

Stay up-to-date with the issues affecting the yachting world, and the people who shape races, regattas, sponsorships and events.

  • Regional31 May, 2017

    Australian Sailing opens SYC base

    Australian Sailing has established a Training Centre with Southport Yacht Club on Queensland’s...

  • International22 May, 2017

    Aurelius aquires Privilège

    Aurelius Equity Opportunities SE & Co has acquired a majority stake in French catamaran builder...

  • International23 May, 2017

    Luck strikes

    Wang Bin, a prominent Chinese yachtsman, continues to make waves in offshore sailing throughout...

  • Environmental29 Apr, 2017

    Silver lining for the Reef

    Scientists are considering brightening the clouds above the Great Barrier Reef as a stop-gap measure...

  • International13 Mar, 2017

    Dubois naval architects auctioned

    After 40 years, one of the world’s most renowned superyacht design companies, Dubois Naval...

  • Regional31 Mar, 2017

    Abell Point activates clean up

    In the wake of category 4 Tropical Cyclone Debbie, Abell Point and the Whitsundays region are...

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Cruising

An inspiring guide to throwing off the bowlines and catching the trade winds in your sails, along with destinations to entice.

  • Rallies05 Jun, 2017

    World ARC returns to Mackay

    The World ARC Rally will visit Mackay again this 2017 cruising season, comprising 25 to 30 vessels...

  • Destinations23 May, 2017

    Pure (sailing) bliss

    With a touch of French sophistication and an azure lagoon, Nouméa lures holidaymakers and sailors...

  • Destinations29 Apr, 2017

    Australia’s own underwater wonder

    Famed underwater sculptor, Jason deCaires Taylor will soon visit Townsville and North Queensland,...

  • Destinations20 Apr, 2017

    Venture to paradise

    Yachting guru and founder of Fleming Yachts, Tony Fleming, invites you to Venture with him to the...

  • Destinations31 Mar, 2017

    Abell Point activates clean up

    In the wake of category 4 Tropical Cyclone Debbie, Abell Point and the Whitsundays region are...

  • Destinations11 Apr, 2017

    HK’s new superyacht on land

    Renowned yacht design firm Vitruvius Yachts is set to make waves this autumn with the opening of...

  • Destinations16 Jan, 2017

    Dipping into charter – Part two

    All you need to know ahead of experiencing the wide-world of a luxury charter yacht vacation. 

  • Destinations30 Mar, 2017

    Beluga centre stage

    When deciding on your next holiday location, why commit to a static bedroom when you could have your...

  • Destinations21 Mar, 2017

    All aboard Japanese seven-star train

    Renowned supercar designer, Ken Okuyama has created an ultra-luxurious train that embodies the...

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Events

A front row seat to all the best regattas, boat shows, product launches and networking occasions, in Australia, New Zealand and around the world.

  • 19 Jun, 2017

    Catch us if you can

    Emirates Team New Zealand blitzed Oracle Team USA on day two of the America's Cup Match, recording...

  • Boat shows31 May, 2017

    2017 SCIBS success

    The 29th Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show has been stamped with the ultimate seal of approval...

  • 19 May, 2017

    Cyclone clean up

    A post-Cyclone Debbie clean up campaign is underway at Airlie Beach, as the Whitsunday Sailing Club...

  • 23 Apr, 2017

    35th America’s Cup countdown

    Friday 21 April marked a significant milestone in the countdown until the 35th America's Cup - just...

  • 10 Apr, 2017

    The race must go on

    Despite the devastation of Cyclone Debbie Audi Hamilton Island Race Week 2017 will continue as...

  • Boat shows12 Apr, 2017

    Stats & Facts: Sanctuary Cove 2017

    The 29th Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show will run 25 to 28 May on Queensland's Gold Coast....

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