How do you compare a 100ft Swiss army knife like Wild Oats with a standard production boat or a classic like Maluka of Kermandie?

Most will applaud the appointment, but there will be some significant bridges to rebuild.

Technology would give the sailors a fairer race, at the cost of junkets for the favoured few.

Roger McMillan suggests starting every race under black flag until the sailors behave.

Extreme Series skippers meet the umpires over coffee to discuss calls from the previous day.

Queensland gas compliance systems are not being recognised, forcing extra costs on visiting owners.

An extensive search for a yachtsman missing in the North Sea has the editor questioning his "safety third" approach.

There was just 0.01 difference in handicap between a heavy cruising yacht and a bigger racing yacht.

If you thought jet skis were bad, wait till this thing fires up next to you in the quiet anchorage.

Readers are invited to contribute opinion pieces, suggesting improvements for the racing and cruising fraternities.

Dana Johannsen says the biggest deterrent for challengers is the structure of the next event.

Sailing coverage at Rio is likely to suffer if there is no pay TV component.

Cruising Helmsman editor Phil Ross starts the debate on the Rebel Heart rescue.

An America's Cup ship that captures a Google vessel wins its race.

Multihulls are now 'mainstream' and should be welcomed in all major sailing events.