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    Whether you sail a sabot or a superyacht, Sails has them covered.

    Racing

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

    • Offshore19 Jun, 2024

      Entries open

      The Cruising Yacht Club of Australia (CYCA) invites eligible boats to enter 2024 Rolex Sydney Hobart...

    • Regattas19 Jun, 2024

      Palma prepares

      With essential preparations completed, Superyacht Cup Palma is in to the final countdown to another...

    • Offshore19 Jun, 2024

      Black Jack triumphs

      Black Jack first home 15 minutes outside Loro Piana Giraglia race record.

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    • Offshore19 Jun, 2024

      Whale-friendly race

      72 hours free berthing and a nod to the whales thanks to organisers of the 2024 Yacht Sales Co....

    • Regattas19 Jun, 2024

      Cyclades Cup entices

      The Italian Sea Group with Perini Navi sponsored the inaugural Cyclades Cup in Antiparos.

    • Offshore13 Jun, 2024

      The quest begins

      The return of the 2025 Admiral’s Cup is just over a year away and official entry opens on 1 July...

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    • Offshore13 Jun, 2024

      Calendar changes

      The CYCA announces the postponement of the Ponant Sydney Noumea Yacht Race and rescheduling...

    • Regattas12 Jun, 2024

      Women’s winners

      Australian Women’s Keelboat Regatta 2024 winners decided in light conditions.

    • Regattas12 Jun, 2024

      Hamo on the horizon

      2024 Hamilton Island Race Week – get set for the ultimate on water action.

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    Yachts

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

    • New Builds19 Jun, 2024

      Sporty ICE 62

      Introducing the New ICE 62: The Evolution of Success.

    • New Builds13 Jun, 2024

      Crossover ClubSwan

      Nautor Swan hosted the official launch of the ClubSwan 43, setting a new standard for sailing...

    • New Builds04 Jun, 2024

      Wallywind takes off

      Ferretti Group has launched the new wallywind110, first in the wallywind performance cruiser range.

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    • New Builds21 May, 2024

      Carbon Mishi

      Newcomer Mishi Yachts to specialise in carbon-composite sailing yachts of 24-metres-plus.

    • New Builds08 May, 2024

      On a winner

      The award-winning Hanse 510 will be on display at the Windcraft stand at SCIBS.

    • New Builds01 May, 2024

      Catsmart ownership

      If the idea of owning a cat appeals, a yachtshare opportunity could be just what you need.

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    • New Builds01 May, 2024

      Something Xtra

      Rapido Trimarans hosted the much-anticipated launch of the first Rapido 53XS.

    • New Builds24 Apr, 2024

      Electric Swan

      The Swan 88, the first hybrid electric propulsion yacht by Swan has launched.

    • Rebuild23 Apr, 2024

      Upholding Tradition

      A treasured family heirloom, Tradition, is being restored in Tasmania with plans for it to do...

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    Gear

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

    • Technology19 Mar, 2024

      Hidden hydro

      There are many hidden parts to an America’s Cup campaign where innovation, performance and talent...

    • Technology13 Feb, 2024

      Smarter sailing

      Smart Wind offers professional-level wind transducers for leisure sailors.

    • Products30 Jan, 2024

      Sustainable sailcloth

      At boot Düsseldorf, North Sails launched RENEW, a sailcloth constructed from more than 90 percent...

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    • Hardware24 Dec, 2023

      Composite collab

      It’s a long way from Townsville to Paris, and Australian Olympic kite-foiler, Breiana Whitehead...

    • Products20 Nov, 2023

      Zhik toasts Kirsten

      The Zhik team are sending huge congratulations to Kirsten Neuschäufer who has been voted female...

    • Products17 Nov, 2023

      Inflatable innovation

      The new Nimbus collection brings COAST quality to inflatables.

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    • Hardware24 Oct, 2023

      Furling first

      The first ever production catamaran furling boom system has been introduced by Lagoon Catamarans.

    • Products17 Oct, 2023

      In the bag

      Zhik’s latest new bags and luggage are ideal for every type of water-based adventure.

    • Products10 Oct, 2023

      Revo vision

      Revo, the premium, high-quality performance sunglass company, has partnered with Acme Group...

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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.

    • Regional12 Jun, 2024

      Tribute to Tasmania

      Tasmania is the epicentre of Australian wooden boat building. As the home of what is considered the...

    • Regional21 May, 2024

      Catalina new dealer

      Performance Cruising Yachts has been appointed the new Australian dealer for the prestigious US...

    • Regional17 Apr, 2024

      Get set for KISS

      It’s on again! The third running of the Keelboat Introduction to Sailing Savvy (KISS) program is...

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    • Profile02 Apr, 2024

      Vale Plymo

      Remembering Andrew ‘Plymo’ Plympton.

    • Regional26 Mar, 2024

      Wallis on board Spirit

      British modern classic yacht design and build company Spirit Yachts has appointed Kevin Wallis as...

    • Regional19 Feb, 2024

      Contest joins Windcraft

      Windcraft Yachts forges exclusive new partnership with renowned Dutch marque Contest.

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    • Regional13 Feb, 2024

      Accreditation achieved

       Cruising Yacht Club of Australia achieves Clean Marina and Fish Friendly Accreditations.

    • Regional06 Feb, 2024

      Game fishing friends

      Raymarine continues its sponsorship of the 2024 NSWGFA Interclub State Championships.

    • Regional24 Dec, 2023

      Joining forces

      Australian Sailing has chosen Nic Douglass as its next SheSails Ambassador. 

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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.

    • Rallies26 Mar, 2024

      Oysters cross Canal

      Oyster World Rally fleet transits the Panama Canal and gets ready for Galapagos.

    • Destinations06 Feb, 2024

      Sailing paradise

      The Maldives and Seychelles named ‘Top Yachting Destinations’.

    • Rallies01 Aug, 2023

      Clipper adds port

      Clipper Race confirms Puerto Sherry as a stopover on its global route – its first ever visit to...

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    • Destinations31 Jul, 2023

      Highfield adventurers

      Jessie Cripps and Michael Takach, vloggers and explorers aboard the 2006 37-foot (11.3m) Easy...

    • Destinations25 Jun, 2023

      Share the dream

      You can own a one-half share of a brand new Fountaine Pajot Astréa 42 Catamaran.

    • Rallies15 May, 2023

      Go East Rally begins

      The Boat Works is proud to again welcome the cruising community involved in the 2023 Down Under...

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    • Charter05 Dec, 2022

      A lifetime of sailing holidays

      Enter to win a lifetime of sailing holidays with GlobeSailor! A free yacht charter, every year, for...

    • Rallies14 May, 2021

      Land Down Under

      Oyster Yacht’s next World Rally live webinar sets sail for the East Coast of Australia.

    • Destinations01 Feb, 2021

      Cruise the Med

      The world will return to normal – and when it does, there are opportunities cruise the Med on a...

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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, 2024

      Bull roars again

      Alinghi Red Bull Racing is back on water after a mast failure.

    • Boat shows30 May, 2024

      Superb sailing at SCIBS

      The 2024 Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show was held under sunny skies, attracting 43,741...

    • Boat shows21 May, 2024

      Show fever

      It's that time of the year again! The first (and favourite!) boat show of the Australian circuit:...

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    • Boat shows15 May, 2024

      Get set for AWBF

      Boat expressions of interest for 2025 AWBF now open.

    • 08 May, 2024

      Olympic prep

      Australian sailors continue their Olympic preparations in France.

    • 01 May, 2024

      Pathway to Paris

      Australian sailors showcased their skill and determination amidst challenging conditions at French...

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    • 24 Apr, 2024

      Hyeres preview

      Australians come out firing at French Olympic Week.

    • Boat shows17 Apr, 2024

      Adventure showcase

      Oyster Yachts will hold a circumnavigation showcase at St Katharine Docks, London.

    • 02 Apr, 2024

      Skiff selection

      Australian Olympic Committee announces Paris Olympics skiff selections.

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