Adventures Weekly

First Tracks slips into the lead at Etchells Australian Championship

Peter Merrington and his team of Ian McKillop and Steve “Mothy” Jarvin on First Tracks AUS1485 slipped into first place after the second day of the Etchells Australian Nationals sailed on Friday 11 June with scores of [15], 1, 8, 2, 8 (19). It was also the first day of the Etchells Australasian Championships which are sailed […]

Ciao to Day 1 of the Etchells Australian Nationals

Day one of the Etchells Australian National Championship kicked off on Thursday 10 June and it is tight at the top following some high scoring results, across the board. Not unbefitting to a National Championship, the conditions were testing for competitors and the race committee. The breeze was shifting right through the north-north westerly quadrant, […]

SailGP Taranto: Day 2 Preview and How to Watch

Our preview of today’s racing with Marco who is on the ground in Taranto, and Nic in the studio in Australia! I will be watching on Kayo Sports in Australia, the Sail GP website will geo-locate where you are and let you know how you can watch as well. All racing will be available on […]

SailGP Taranto: United States and Japan dominate shorthanded F50 sailing

Featured Image by Bob Martin for SailGP TARANTO – June 5, 2021 – Hundreds of on-water spectators and a packed shoreline witnessed the return of Jimmy Spithill’s United States SailGP Team and Nathan Outteridge’s Japan SailGP Team as they dominated the opening day of the Italy Sail Grand Prix in the vibrant Southern Italy city […]

On Deck: Stan Honey

Sports broadcast and sailing legend Stan Honey was on deck with Nic Douglass over the weekend to chat about his career, both on and off the water, and to get some insights as to just what is going down with the Mixed Offshore event and inclusion in the Olympic Games. Great to have it all […]

Stunning Easter Sunday for J70 Australian Championships

Stunning April conditions met the fleet for day two of the 2021 J70 Australian Championships at Blairgowrie Yacht Squadron on Easter Sunday. Prevailing south-westerly offshore breezes were on the menu day two’s three races, with wind speeds building throughout the afternoon.  Coming out of the blocks strongly in race four was Celestial, leading the top […]

International Women’s Day 2021

Here we go for International Women’s Day 2021! Standby as we add content here over the course of the day (we are lucky we get two days effectively between Australian and Europe and US based Sailor Girl’s! We will have a combination of past adventures, and new live chats over the 1.5ish days incorporating all […]

Shannon Falcone – Clubhouse

Insightful chat with Shannon Falcone, Trimmer/Grinder for Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli after taking the Prada Cup Final to 4-0 over INEOS Team UK.Shannon was in the gym, but took the time to chat with us in the Sailing Club on the Clubhouse App.Marco Brandon Rossini and Brooks Watson hosted the chat, and I was lucky […]

Yannick Bestaven (Maître Coq IV) Wins Ninth Vendée Globe

Yannick Bestaven, the 48 year old French skipper of Maître Coq IV, is the overall winner of the ninth edition of the Vendée Globe. Although he actually took the gun for third place off Les Sables d’Olonne, France at  03hrs 19mins 46 secs early this Thursday morning, because he carried a time compensation of 10 […]

What a race, and there will be none tomorrow!

I can report that there will be no racing tomorrow, so INEOS Team UK now have three full weeks to develop their boat and getting ready for the next race, whereas Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli Team have only 6 days before to fine tuning their AC75 before the next race against American Magic who are […]