The bulk carrier Shiosai and the sailing yacht Alizes II will reach Laaland’s position and will await the arrival of an Australian P-8A search and rescue plane before starting the rescue operation. Read more
Dickinson's one minute clip from Akzo Nobel's Volvo Ocean Race combines sailing, emotions and human spirits.
Despite their hard work to maintain the lead they had held since the start of the San Diego Act, the team onboard Alinghi were unable to defend their advantage over match racing champion Phil Robertson and his crew.
Winner of the Sydney Hobart in 1992, Robin became chairman of the Ocean Racing Club of Australia 1994, and also represented Australia at the Kenwood Cup.
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 Frenchman told a Challenger aircraft from Perth that water ingress was at a rate of approximately 160 litres per hour but that the onboard pumps were keeping up.
The finished yacht, which will be modified to allow it to race in the J Class fleet, will be unveiled at the 2021 America’s Cup in New Zealand.
The ASV will be a zero-emissions 45 metre catamaran, that will require no fossil fuels, offer unlimited range, and has the potential to travel at 50 knots, with a cruising speed of 30 knots in any condition.
"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."
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 company won the 'Unique Accommodation' category, focusing on the uniqueness of the tourism experience and having an unconventional accommodation style.