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Gilmour close to leaders after day 1 of ISAF youth match racing

Light airs continue to plague European racing on day 1 of ISAF youth match racing.

2012 Rolex ISAF Sailors of the Year Ben Ainslie (GBR) and Lijia Xu (CHN). Photo By: Rolex/Kurt Arrigo

Which Aussie would qualify for ISAF sailor of the year for 2014?

Are there any other Australians other than Spithill who impressed this year?
Boats await the start to World ARC 2014 in St. Lucia. Image courtesy WCC/Kieran Higgs.

World ARC cruises into Mackay after Pacific crossing

Halfway through the circumnavigation the fleet can now take a six week break in FNQ
Cape Horn as seen from the International Space Station. Image courtesy NASA.

Cape Horn race announced to celebrate 400 years of history

A race to celebrate 400 years since the rounding of Cape Horn
Wednesday's practice sessions in Beneteau 7.5:s at the Women's Match Race Golfe du Morbihan in Vannes, the second stage of the 2014 WIM Series. Image courtesy Francois Berland/WIM Series.

Pleasantries over, the women's match racing series continues

Second series of the Women's International Match Racing begins in earnest.
Team Australia AC45 launch

Chinese money is the key to a successful Australian America's Cup campaign

The editor muses on options for an Australian America's Cup challenge.

practical » racing »

Target speeds now available in ORC Sailor Services

ORC target speeds chart.

The Target Speed sheet will provide specific performance predictions based on that boat's optimal VMG.

latest issues »

It is the month to be tempted in July's Cruising Helmsman

Cruising Helmsman July 2014

Do you feel the need? The need for cruising speed? This month's issue is designed to assist in getting out there.

If you are thinking multihulls you need to read June Cruising Helmsman

June Cruising Helmsman 2014

Multihull madness features in the June issue of Cruising Helmsman plus in depth look at the GBR

    opinion »

    Should you log a passage plan with authorities?

    The rescue helicopter in Perth. Photo AMSA.

    An extensive search for a yachtsman missing in the North Sea has the editor questioning his "safety third" approach.

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