During the epic 6,536 nautical mile voyage she will not be allowed to stop or be assisted at any part of the journey, taking approximately six weeks to achieve the record. Read more
The timing is ideal for sailors who have completed the Sydney Hobart to compete in the Australian Yachting Championships and the Festival of Sails on their way home.
The inaugural Clean Up Sydney Harbour Day on Sunday, January 8, 1989, attracted 40,000 volunteers collecting 5,000 tonnes of rubbish.
Thirty years ago the 19-metre schooner set off on a month-long voyage from Fremantle with an end destination of Airlie Beach but the boat would never arrive, making it an unsolved mystery still baffling people to this day.
Trouble occurs in a variety of ways and this month's magazine covers most.
George Sakellaris’ Maxi 72 Proteus was announced IMA Yacht of the Year for 2017
Estimations are predicting a potential fleet of 80 boats with roughly 45 boats representing South Australia and a further 35 to come from interstate.
The WA-based Farr 40 has completed all three Blue Water Pointscore races on the east coast, in the build up to Rolex Sydney Hobart 2018.
The skipper of Courageous says in a TV interview that he's been diagnosed with a progressive brain disorder that leaves him forgetful and exhausted
"The yacht should have favourable sea keeping characteristics that are ideal for world cruising as well as standing her in good stead for the occasional Bucket regatta."
Does a five year old model still cut it in the current multihull market? Phil Ross checks it out.
In recent years many of yachts have been beautifully restored, or replicas have been built, with painstaking attention to historical detail and with no expense spared.
Sailors of small dinghies such as the Tasar, or catamarans like the Hobie 16, will find the new Ronstan Series 19 C-Track to be a simple, lightweight and reliable system with a myriad of uses both on and off the boat.
The Gold Anchor scheme was developed to provide boat owners and marina users with a simple way to determine which marina best fit their needs.