World Sailing and JSAF are now in discussions, looking at possibilities for future Olympic class sailing events to be held out of Enoshima Yacht Harbour ahead of the rescheduled Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Read more
The 23rd edition of Match Race Germany cannot be held on its traditional and scheduled Pentecost date this year.
Atlantic Cup Kids programming will be made available virtually.
The International Melges 24 Class Association has been working to find a solution that will have positive effects both for the association and sailors, such as finding the way still to have the Worlds in 2020.
Most states are allowing boating subject to social distancing being rigidly applied, but in Victoria and WA the governments have stated that boating is not included in the "exercising" exemption.
This order is necessary in response to people gathering in large groups on the sandbars, Intracoastal lands and waterways without observing social distancing to prevent community spread of COVID-19.
The crew had to take precautions against the Corona virus before they could rescue the two elderly occupants of the dinghy.
HM Coastguard tasked the RNLI to assist a yacht which had suffered a catastrophic equipment failure, the loss of it’s mast, despite a relatively moderate force 4 north-easterly wind.
It was essential they located the yachtsman quickly who was alone on the yacht at the time of the accident.
The possibility of extending the season into October is under consideration.
This release includes the four southern hemisphere events over the past four months.
The new dates for the 17th PalmaVela, initially planned for this year 2020, will be announced as soon as the current situation allows a new racing program to be scheduled.
Over the Christmas period, 64 percent of vessels detected by the SAM were travelling in excess of the 6-knot speed limit.
The provisional dates for the 25th anniversary edition are 23-26 June 2021.
The 66-year-old NSW man’s last known stop was overnight on Wednesday 18 March in Refuge Cove, Wilsons Promontory.