All Sat Communications supplies crew of Celestial with 14 Ocean Signal Man Overboard Devices for Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race.
Every Rolex Sydney Hobart is different. After the glamour runs of the past two years many sailors are bracing for a ‘traditional’ Bass Strait welcome. Kevin Green analyses the main contenders and why the race continues to attract those with a thirst for adventure.
In a very special feature for this issue, Sails Editor Scott Alle recounts his experience covering the disastrous 1998 Sydney Hobart, as we commemorate 20 years.
Sean Langman’s competitive spirit and raw sailing ability in everything from dinghies to maxis has seen him chart an extraordinary career. We spent time with him as he prepared his latest Rolex Sydney Hobart contender, Naval Group.
With a mix of confidence and trepidation, a fresh crop of sailors has signed up for their first trip south. We finds out what drove these four to face the challenges only offshore racing can bring.
Record breaker Lisa Blair returns to Sydney.
For the skippers, in a sense the race is the easy part. There is so much involved in putting a team together and ensuring the boat and safety equipment is ready for the rigours ahead. We spoke to three skippers about taking on one of yachting’s greatest challenges.
Olympians secure medals as Sail Melbourne International 2018 wraps up.
Wild Oats XI reclaims Line Honours crown in Grinders Coffee SOLAS Big Boat Challenge.