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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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Adventures Weekly - Needham & Turner

For the first Adventures Weekly of 2021 we caught up with Tom Needham & Joel Turner, who were part of the winning team on IRC at theBartercard Australia Sail ParadiseRegatta last week. The pair are also training for the 2024 Olympics as part of theAustralian SailingDevelopment Squad, so we cover the issues they are facing, their training and just what is…
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Adventures Weekly: Jessica Watson

With the Vendée Globe in focus this week, it was brilliant to have Jessica Watson on our Adventures Weekly show on Friday to chat about her incredible record-breaking solo non-stop and unassisted round-the-world adventure ten years ago as a 16-year-old. Jess in her words is an “ordinary girl who went out and achieved her goals”, a great way to look at life and how you can break it all…
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Adventures Weekly: Victor Kovalenko

For Adventures Weekly on 22 August 2020 we were excited to welcome Victor Kovalenko – the “Medal Maker”. What a great discussion, from the postponement of this year’s Olympics, to his own career, and what it takes to be part of the team to help win Gold medals. A big thanks…
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Sharp Australian Youth Match Racing Championship

The Sharp Australian Youth Match Racing Championship wrapped up at the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia (CYCA) today in a rainy and shifty decider with multpile lead changes. I was live for the final race of the petit finals between the CYCA’s Finn Tapper and the Royal Prince Alfred’s Niall Powers, and all three of the final matches between the CYCA’s two top placed teams, Tom…
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