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Smoke on the water

For the first time in the 26-year-history of the Big Boat Challenge, the race has been abandoned due to safety concerns following the settling of thick smoke from the Australian bushfires over the Sydney basin and a serious lack of visibility. “It was really…
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SailGP sizzles in Sydney

So great to be a part of the first ever SailGP, AND at home in Sydney. A big thanks to Oracle for the opportunity to give their Execs and top clients a real behind-the-scenes view to just how amazing our sport is, and for bringing the SailGP to us. The SailGP really is…
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Rolex Sydney Hobart 2018 preview!

Four sleeps until Boxing Day! Here’s the rundown of my Rolex Sydney Hobart coverage for this year: – tomorrow and Christmas Eve; live broadcasts of all press conferences and briefings, tomorrow I will be live on ABC Australia at 10am for the national program to…
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Big Boat wrap!

What a day it was this year for the Grinders Coffee SOLAS Big Boat Challenge! We took on a whole new level of broadcasting, and while we did have a few intermissions brought to you by “Telstra” (in the words of David Turton) we still managed to put together a…
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An 18ft Skiff Adventure: Queen of the Harbour

Wow. Yesterday’s adventure was definitely epic. The “Queen of the Harbour” on the International 18ft Skiff​ Yandoo with Woody, Burgers and Cam finishing a close third across the line (28:59)! Just awesome boats, insane rides and brilliantly close racing…
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Bart's Bash 2015

A few catch ups with sailors in Sydney; Optis, the YNSW Laser Squad and a couple of Moth ring ins before the Bart’s Bash event from Woollahra Sailing Club. You can donate any day, just not on 21 September at www.BartsBash.com to help encourage young people in our…