Setting sail

Newcastle Cruising Yacht Club receives a boost with the arrival of eight Olympic yachts for early November.

Change of pace

Solo record holder Lisa Blair tackles her latest sailing challenge when she leaves Sydney in mid-October, aiming to be the first woman to sail solo non-stop and unassisted around Australia.

Class clash

Hosted by Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron, this year’s Etchells World Championship will feature America’s Cup stars, round the world ocean racers, as well as Olympic legends. 

Setting the pace

Matt Allen’s Ichi Ban continues to show the form that sees the Botin designed TP 52 firming as favourite for back-to-back overall Rolex Sydney Hobart wins.