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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.

    • America's Cup28 Feb, 2024

      AC37 countdown

      In less than six months, America’s Cup racing begins on 22 August.

    • Regattas28 Feb, 2024

      Spain test

      Olympic hopefuls set for World Championship gain in Spain.

    • Regattas28 Feb, 2024

      Fleet heats up

      Competitors hot to topple Sydney 38 One-Design NSW champion.

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    • America's Cup28 Feb, 2024

      Dream teamwork

      Australia’s America’s Cup campaign establishes Women and Youth Pathway Program with Australian...

    • Regattas28 Feb, 2024

      AMEL in the tropics

      Sailors gather for AMEL Yachts event in the Caribbean for a new edition in March 2024 – four days...

    • Regattas27 Feb, 2024

      Aussies rule

      Tom Slingsby’s Australia team celebrates victory on home soil with its first win of SailGP Season...

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    • Regattas25 Feb, 2024

      Day 1 round-up

      The first day of the KPMG Australia Sail Grand Prix was held in ideal conditions and the racing was...

    • Regattas19 Feb, 2024

      Race Week returns

      Brisbane Race Week, hosted by the Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron, is back starting Friday 3 May.

    • Regattas19 Feb, 2024

      Sail Inc success

      Press and Stevenson take out dramatic 12 Foot Skiff Port Jackson Championship.

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    Yachts

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

    • New Builds28 Feb, 2024

      Seawind reveal

      The all new Seawind 1170 will make its official Australian debut at the Seawind Display Days on...

    • New Builds19 Feb, 2024

      Legacy of harmony: Oceanis 37.1

      The new Beneteau Oceanis 37.1 capitalises on the innovations of the seventh generation of Oceanis...

    • New Builds19 Feb, 2024

      Inspired and inspiring

      Oyster’s first 885GT bluewater Grand Tourer proves her prowess with exceptional speed as well as...

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    • New Builds13 Feb, 2024

      Classy and cool

      Nauta Design reveal details of the first Southern Wind 108 Gelliceaux.

    • New Builds06 Feb, 2024

      Flagship debuts

      The new Hallberg-Rassy 69 was launched at its world premiere at boot Düsseldorf, 20 to 28...

    • New Builds06 Feb, 2024

      Cool explorer

      Italian yard, ICE Yachts introduces its latest creation to the yachting world – the ICE 64...

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    • New Builds30 Jan, 2024

      Moody monomaran

      The new Moody DS48 was a stand-out among the dozens of new yachts at this year’s boot...

    • New Builds30 Jan, 2024

      Supercar sailing

      Ferrari is harnessing its racing DNA in a special sailing project helmed by champion sailor,...

    • New Builds23 Jan, 2024

      Adventure craft

      Brazilian shipyard, MCP Yachts presents the Global Exp 68.

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    Gear

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

    • 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...

    • Hardware24 Dec, 2023

      Composite collab

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

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    • 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.

    • Hardware24 Oct, 2023

      Furling first

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

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    • 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...

    • Technology17 Sep, 2023

      Sailing solution

      Raymarine launched its new performance sailing solution at the Cannes Yachting Festiva, bringing...

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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.

    • Regional19 Feb, 2024

      Contest joins Windcraft

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

    • 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.

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    • Regional24 Dec, 2023

      Joining forces

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

    • Regional12 Dec, 2023

      Live the dream

      Own a share in the new Bali 4.4 ‘Halyna’ this summer.

    • International05 Dec, 2023

      Axxon acquired

      Wichard Group acquires Axxon Composites, manufacturer of carbon masts.

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    • Profile14 Nov, 2023

      Spirit of adventure

      Brit builder Oyster Yachts is famous for its go-anywhere, luxury bluewater cruisers. As it...

    • Regional13 Nov, 2023

      Maxi partnership

      Raymarine to partner the 2023 Australian Maxi Championships.

    • International13 Nov, 2023

      Ronstan acquired

      Australian-based company, Ronstan International has been acquired by the global Wichard Group.

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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.

    • 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...

    • Destinations31 Jul, 2023

      Highfield adventurers

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

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    • 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...

    • 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...

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    • 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...

    • Destinations30 Sep, 2020

      Social yachting

      With plenty of waterways to explore, it's easy to understand why 20 percent of Aussies engage in...

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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.

    • 28 Feb, 2024

      New Cup Champion

      An heroic effort by Perseus^3 sees her win the 2024 NZ Millennium Cup. 

    • Boat shows22 Jan, 2024

      Sailing debuts

      The latest sailing yachts on the market can be seen at boot Düsseldorf 2024, including many global...

    • Awards09 Jan, 2024

      Awards added

      New awards will celebrate female sailors at 2024 Bay of Islands Sailing Week, 23 to 26 January.

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    • Regattas24 Dec, 2023

      Making Waves

      Making Waves will make its inaugural attendance at the Festival of Sails 2024.

    • Regattas18 Dec, 2023

      Aussie Youth champs

      Congratulations to Zac West with his team Jameson Prescott, James Hayhoe, Emily Keg, Brooke Wilson,...

    • Awards12 Dec, 2023

      RORC prizes

      The 2023 Royal Ocean Racing Club Annual Dinner and Prize Giving was held at the London Marriott...

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    • Awards05 Dec, 2023

      Champs adds to awards

      World ILCA 7 Champion, Matt Wearn wins AIS Male Athlete of the Year Award.

    • Regattas28 Nov, 2023

      Festival Ambassador

      Local sailing star, Evie McDonald has been appointed the 2024 Festival of Sails’ first Youth...

    • Awards20 Nov, 2023

      Sailing’s finest

      Sailing’s highest achievers were honoured at a glittering World Sailing Awards ceremony in...

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