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20 Years of Festivities, Family & Friends

The 38th Edition of Hamilton Island Race Week was another fantastic combination of sailing, onshore festivities, and of course the reunion with sailing friends and family in what would normally be the “off season” Down Under. This year’s event also marked 20 years of festivities, family & friends following the Oatley Family taking on Hamilton Island and their support to grow Hamilton…
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SIBS 2023

Many have suggested to me over the past few years that boat shows, in Australia at least, have been showing less and less sailing. I think we would all be lying to ourselves if we argued against that. Cue the inaugural Sydney International Boat Show 2023 Discover Sailing & Paddling Hub, which included not only a space to showcase sail and paddle, but a stage in public domain in front of…
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Magpie wins Etchells Gold Coast Championship

Graeme Taylor and his team of Richie Allanson and James Mayo sailing AUS1486 Magpie from the Mornington Yacht Club have taken the International Etchells Class Gold Coast Championship, sailed 27-28 May from the Southport Yacht Club, with two race wins on the final day of racing. Full Results First Day The first day of the 2023 International Etchells Class Gold Coast Championship was…
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Three SailGP seasons, three championship wins for Australia

Tom Slingsby and his Australian team showed why they are one of the most dominant forces in sport as they claimed a third straightSailGPChampionship. In a dramatic race on a sparkling day on San Francisco Bay, Slingsby outfoxed his rivals and held off a stunning late challenge from Peter Burling’s New Zealand to claim theSailGPSeason 3 title and $1 million…
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Etchells 2023 NSW Championship Wraps at Gosford Sailing Club

The Etchells 2023 NSW Championship supported by the Bendigo Bank, was sailed from the Gosford Sailing Club 24-26 February. With 31 boats on the start line, it is the largest fleet of Etchells to race in Australia post-COVID. Jeanne-Claude Strong on Flying High AUS1435 led the regatta with her crew Sam Newton and Seve Jarvin after day one, with a consistent a 9, 4, 2 (15), followed closely by…
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