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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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Hamilton Island Race Week 2018

Day 1 – 19 August Day 1 of Hamilton Island Race Week kicked off today with the sou’easterly trades arriving just after the first round of starts for the Hamilton Island (Cruising) divisions. I was live to watch the breeze fill through the second largest fleet in Hamilton Island Race Week history (233 boats), and captured some of the key moments of the day in a gallery of…
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Etchells Australiasian Championship 2018 - countdown!

The Etchells Australasian Championship 2018 at the Mooloolaba Yacht Club is less than 50 days away, and with an amazing venue that always delivers great racing, as well as an Australian Worlds on the calendar later this year, there is no doubt that this event is one not to be missed. John Bertrand, two-time Etchells World Champion has already verbally confirmed his attendance, along with a number…
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VX One Midwinters - Final day

After nine races over three days of racing at the VX One Midwinters from the Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron, it all came down to the final race between two local sailors, Brett Whitbread on SuperVax and the Angry Beaver skippered by Daniel Alcock. The first race on Monday, the seventh in the series was started in an eight to ten knot southerly, not at all what was forecast. Michael James on…
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