Calls for a “Thirty by Thirty” target – to make 30% of the global ocean marine protected areas by 2030 – have been increasing.

Ocean Crusaders founder Ian Thomson expresses disappointment at the behaviour of sailors in the Sydney Hobart, and in the CYCA which failed to respond to their concerns.

Too many sailing clubs in Australia still have "Members Only" signs at their entrance, reinforcing the image of the sport as exclusive and inaccessible.

Roger McMillan writes that the choice of equipment for the Youth Olympics and the promotion of an eSailing world championship could lose us an entire generation.

Watching the current America’s Cup qualifier series, Aussie sailing journo Lisa Ratcliff is wondering; where are the female leaders and experts?

The report in the West says that 14 people have drowned in WA waters since July last year. Eight were not wearing lifejackets - which means that six were. Yet they still drowned.

The man who led the Australian Paralympic team to two gold and a silver at Rio will head GBR's Olympic sailing program, highlighting big problems within the AST.

"The public certainly don’t care who starts a regatta, they’re focussed on who’s in contention on the final day."

Another legend has passed and Yaffa Sailing Team editor Phil Ross takes us on his journey sailing with Jim Kilroy in the 80s.

Making the case for better instruction on first aid for cruising John Keelty has organised a free safety open day for October 30.

Roger McMillan claims favouritism, not form, was the reason Lloyd and Elks missed selection.

The Risk Statement has been substantially altered from the London 2012 one, heavily emphasizing personal responsibility for taking part.

Our daily reality was that it was not feasible to have two young children bound up like sausages from dawn-to-dusk, every day of their lives.

Since the Kiwis discovered a flaw in the design rules for the 34th America's Cup Match and put their 72ft catamaran on foils, the evolution has been dramatic.

Roger McMillan argues that rich or poor, big boat or small, you are an essential part of the race.

Perhaps sailing needs to introduce a yellow card to warn habitual offenders.