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35th Club Marine Pittwater to Coffs Harbour Yacht Race – 2 January 2016

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MC38 Nationals 2016: Final result closer than close!

A three-way tie for first that was decided on a countback… You can’t get racing much closer than that! Chats with David Chapman, tactician of double-defending team Ginger as well as his skipper Leslie Green, John Bacon the skipper of Dark Star and his “bowman” Callum Cecil who slipped from first to third in the […]

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MC38 Nationals 2016: Day 2 was addictive!

Day 2 of racing for the MC38 Nationals was just addictive. Tactical and tight, all the way around the track, and man was it great to be in amongst the action (plenty of on water footage!). Today I spoke with Murray Gordon, the tactician from Vino, a new team for him after several seasons with […]

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MC38 Nationals 2016: Day 1 interviews and on water action

What a day… a broken and a severed finger tip (hugs Peter and Tommy), broaches galore, and as you might have guessed, plenty of breeze for day 1 at the MC38 National Championships from Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club. Interviews and on board action with Will Tiller of Menace and Adam Beashel of Hooligan who […]

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MC38 Nationals 2016: An adventure with Dark Star

The MC38 Nationals kick off in Australia from today through until Sunday, and I jumped at the chance to have a sail with Dark Star in their final training session before the event! What an amazing (and seriously gorgeous) boat ! Can’t wait to be on the ground, and on the water, for all three […]

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Farr 40 Nationals 2016 wraps up ahead of ‘Downunder’ Worlds

The Farr 40 Australia Nationals was an awesome event, showing a great resurgence for the class in Australia ahead of the Worlds which will be held out of the Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron not this, but next week. Ten boats, tight racing and multiple heat winners made for three days of down to the wire […]

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Transfusion steams ahead

All the action from day 2 of the Farr 40 Australian National Championships! Can’t wait to head to the dock tomorrow to do the wrap up interviews with the fleet… and of course in just under a fortnight be on the ground for the World Championships! The Transfusion train is steaming away from the other […]

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Sydney storm forces Farr 40s ashore on nationals opening day

I can’t wait to be on the dock for the final day of racing on Sunday! Check out what happened on day 1 for the Farr 40 Australia Nationals below! – Sailor Girl Two races into the Farr 40’s Australian Championship the fleet was ordered ashore for safety reasons as an afternoon storm approached Sydney […]

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Farr 40 Australian Nationals preview – Lang Walker is back!

I took the opportunity today to sit down with Lang Walker to chat about his return to sailing, Farr 40 sailing, why he likes the Farr 40 class in general, and of course the Nationals that are coming up this weekend, ahead of the Worlds in Australia in a fortnight. I am really looking forward […]

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35th Club Marine Pittwater to Coffs Yacht Race

First adventure for 2016 is underway, the 35th Club Marine Pittwater to Coffs Yacht Race starting on the dot at 1300 AEST today off Barrenjoey Head north of Sydney, Australia. Thanks to Michael Chittenden for the amazing images from up on the headland! I was on the ground at the Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club […]

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Rolex Sydney Hobart 2015: wrap and final interview for 2015

Wow…. I wrapped up the Rolex Sydney Hobart for 2015 on board Primitive Cool this afternoon at Constitution Dock, and then just when I thought I was finished for 2015, I ran into the Balance team, winners on IRC for this year’s Hobart at the airport. Check out my wrap, and my final interview for […]

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Upcoming events in 2015…

  • ISAF World Cup – Sail Melbourne
  • Extreme Sailing Series: Sydney
  • SOLAS Big Boat Challenge
  • Rolex Sydney Hobart
  • Farr 40 Worlds – Sydney
  • 18ft Skiff Worlds – Sydney
  • BVI and St. Thomas Regattas

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