Racing

The start of any race is a critical moment that can have a big effect on your potential success in that event.

Crews came to Batemans Bay from Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra and everywhere in between.

This will be the seventh time the World Championship has been held in New Zealand, and the organisers are expecting this edition to be the biggest and best yet.

Up to 30 of the top women’s match racing teams will battle for the series trophy starting in Helsinki (Finland) 25-29 June.

Thirty-eight boats made the trek to the beautiful stretch of Lake Macquarie and nothing was decided until the final day.

Craig Jelfs from Cromer has won his 7th Australian Championship in the Hartley TS16 Division, making him the only skipper to ever attain this feat.

This resource is designed to help racing sailors understand and apply all the right-of-way rules in the 2017-2020 rulebook.

The 2017 Tasmanian Sailor of the Year clinched a record eighth consecutive victory.

Andrew York explains the effects of current on race boats and shows how a knowledge of the local area can work to your advantage.

RPAYC is hoping to host the World Championships on Pittwater in 2020.

The goal for the inaugural regatta is to attract more than 75 dinghy sailors from Perth and the regions.

The regatta attracted 49 competitors from New South Wales, South Australia, Tasmania and Queensland taking on a strong Victorian contingent on home waters.

Irish skipper Cudmore has been a regular and welcome competitor at this event over the past two decades, finishing runner-up on numerous occasions.

Fourteen sailors aged from 17 to 67 took part.

Damian Carey and Lauren Armstrong (SA) took the title on countback from Douglas Raftesath and Spencer McKay (NSW).