Category Archives: Sailing Blogs

Int. Etchells Invitational Cup, Cowes: Day 1

[Source: Rupert Holmes] Aussies take early lead at the Etchells Invitational Cup in Cowes Cowes, UK, July 18, 2014 – The opening day of the inaugural Etchells Invitational Cup delivered plenty of sun, but variable winds that tested the 20 teams from 11 countries that are gathered in Cowes. While it was a day that [...] Continue reading

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Team SCA’s real life race

The ladies on board Team SCA had their first racing experience against the other Volvo 65′s. They make it look so elegant! Post by Team SCA. Continue reading

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Talk it Up or Down

What is the difference between “Talk it Up”and “Talk it Down”? One has “Up”in it and the other “Down”. Positive and negative. ASBA created a new trophy at the Winter Nationals in June and named it the “Talk it Up”award. It is a positive award and reflects all the good things an individual or crew [...] Continue reading

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Meet Wolf

Name: Jiru Yang But you can call him: Wolf Nationality: Chinese Birthday: 14.07.90 Hometown: Anshan, Liaoning Province in North East China. Where people are known for being tough. Wolf on Wolf: “This is the biggest thing that has happened in my life so far.” Charles on Wolf: “Wolf is a very smart guy. During the [...] Continue reading

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Moth Worlds HISC: The Moth Ashes

[Source: Mark Jardine / YY Online Services Ltd.] The Moth Ashes were retained by Australia with the result decided on the last ball of the last over’ so to speak. Andrew McDoughall as the fifth placed Aussie is now the holder of The Moth Ashes. The Moth Ashes all started in 2007 at the Moth Worlds in [...] Continue reading

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Record fleet size for Brisbane to Keppel

A new start time and strong interest in the northern East Coast sailing circuit has prompted a record 35 boat owners to answer the call for the 8th annual Club Marine Brisbane to Keppel Tropical Yacht Race. The start of the annual feeder race to the popular Airlie Beach and Hamilton Island regattas has been brought [...] Continue reading

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Record entries for Vision Surveys ABRW

Vision Surveys Airlie Beach Race Week 2014 has made history after breaking the record number of entries with more expected to come in this week. In the 25th anniversary year, the event has attracted 124 boats so far with entries closing this Friday. Th… Continue reading

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Team New Zealand “Stay Away”

In the high school sandpit that is the 35th America’s Cup, it seems that Team New Zealand have been told to stay away from a meeting in London next week. Now the below article is from the NZ Herald, and we know they spin a large amount of bullshit from time to time, but it [...] Continue reading

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Denmark takes the gold

Joachim Aschenbrenner takes the gold losing only two matches during the whole regatta Denmark takes the gold medal in the first ISAF Youth Match Racing World Championship, Australia gets silver, and bronze goes to the USA. Everybody was nervous in the … Continue reading

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Teens cut their teeth

Teens cut their teeth in Land Rover Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race Five teenagers in the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s (CYCA) Land Rover Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race are learning the art of offshore racing from some older experienced hands in the annual 384 nautical mile race – in fact three are learning from [...] Continue reading

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