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Clipper Ventures has been recommended to further review and, as appropriate, modify its risk assessments and standard operating procedures with particular regard to foredeck operations, reducing sail in rough weather and methods for recovery.

Yesterday’s light and shifty winds turned into perfect conditions today with sun and wind increasing to 15 knots.

Challenge XII, designed by Ben Lexcen, was commissioned by Alan Bond as a possible Australian challenger for the 1983 America’s Cup.

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James Dorron, Harry Bethwaite and Trent Barnabas became the 2018-2019 Australian 18ft Skiff champions after a wonderful day of action-packed racing on Sydney Harbour.

With close racing throughout the fleet and many lead changes between the frontrunners, Jamie Thompson and Ning Xue from Victoria finished the event as National Champions.

For the first time in the fifty year history of the class, an all girl crew has taken out the Open Australian Championship.

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Beneteau re-introduce the First Line into its Oceanis series and Phil Ross checks it out.

Starting with the master cabin in the bow, Phil Ross finds this Jeanneau an intriguing deviation.

Three factors appear to be the design brief in this cut-down Saona 47: comfort, easy sailing and performance.

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