Police said the desperate sailor had his sails up, but there "was hardly a breath of wind" to help him. With his engine inoperable, he had no power to his VHF radio. Read more
The Jade was disabled and adrift due to having broken sails, a damaged rudder and not enough fuel to transit to safe harbor in the degrading sea state and weather conditions.
Despite the challenges of the pandemic, the ARC has safely brought over 80 yachts on two different routes across the Atlantic to begin their Caribbean season.
A GPS alert was received from the vessel in distress, stating that the vessel was experiencing severe weather and that both the sails and engine were inoperable.
Claiming a new Multihull Record for the ARC course, Banzaï blitzed across the Atlantic in just under 11 days.
As we enter the storm season it is important to understand what your insurer expects, Jackie Parry provides some help.
Hearing of a childhood love being restored raises good memories for John Simpson.
From the ARC departure today, the majority of boats will take 18-21 days to make the 2,700 nautical mile Atlantic crossing, arriving in Rodney Bay Marina, Saint Lucia.
Yachts in the South Pacific Cyclone zone that are still seeking safe haven and are wanting to sail to Queensland this year or early in 2021 are invited to contact the Down Under Rally to receive updates regarding the application process.
Everyone knows French sailors are crazy, Carina Junhova explains what makes this one special.
When leaving your yacht behind for a long time, Sue Woods notes it requires special planning and care.
The two men were traveling on a 28ft monohull sailing yacht called ‘Allora’ and were located by police.
A fourth crewmember from the sailboat did not survive the capsizing, and the body was found by Portuguese SAR assets on Saturday night.
Water Police from Nelson Bay are currently making preparations to intercept with the yacht at first light on Thursday approximately 140nm from the coast and return it to Port Stephens.
The 30-foot sailing vessel hit the rocks on the north jetty in St. Mary’s Inlet after the vessel became disabled due to reported engine failure.
The event has been running for more than 20 years now and is a great opportunity to test and practice sailing skills, meet other boat owners and enjoy the beauty of Pittwater and Broken Bay.
After months of preparation, hard work and determination to take part in ARC+ 2020 in challenging circumstances, last night’s firework display lit up the skies above the fleet of 24 boats, acting as a final farewell.