The committee's initial target of 10 boats for the 50th anniversary regatta is likely to be doubled.

Ainslie joins the UK-flagged youth team, which was set up in his name to train the next generation of British America's Cup athletes, as helm and mentor.

Reigning World Champion Phil Robertson will be looking to defend his title in the high-speed M32 catamarans along with the rest of his Team CHN One.Ningbo crew.

The season, which runs from November to April, typically sees between 10 and 13 cyclones in Australian waters, with around four of these crossing the coast

The SSV Oliver Hazard Perry lived up to its name, becoming a hazard to shipping as it drfited.

Guichard defeated Dutch two-time Olympian Pieter-Jan Postma in the final to maintain an impressive 100 per cent win rate during the four-day regatta, held in conjunction with the start of the 2017-18 Volvo Ocean Race.

ESE winds 8-11 knots on Sunday October 15 contrasted with the opening day’s 16 gusting to 25 knots of breeze out of Rose Bay on the harbour’s eastern shore.

The Sydney team wrapped up the four race series on a tricky Pittwater.

James Ward and his team were prominent from the start and took the lead at the first set of windward marks after a battle for supremecy with Smeg and The Kitchen Maker shortly after the start.

The 45 boat fleet racing yesterday certainly gave an early indication of the success of the bold new concept for the summer pennant – four Saturday afternoon river races and five long day races.

here were quite a few broaches and ripped kites across IRC Racer 2 and 3, resulting in a few retirements.

With just a few metres to sail to the finish line, the win was Guichard's for the taking.

Earlybird (GER) assumed the lead of the 11-boat ClubSwan 50 Europeans on day three and the powerful team played their cards perfectly today to maintain top spot.

America’s Cup sailors and Olympic gold medallists in the Laser and 49er respectively, Tom Slingsby and Iain Jensen, plus guest helmsman Michael Dunstan sailed Marcus Blackmore’s Hooligan.

There were a few individual recalls throughout the day, but the upset of the day was the second IRC Racer 0 start line with some individual recalls.