Cruising News

Baptism of fire with rescue at sea at Marine Rescue Iluka Yamba

Iluka Yamba 30 had a baptism of fire when called to a burning trawler early this morning, 29 August....

Short or long tether - it could be life or death

In harness and tether you feel secure that even if you fell overboard the tether would save you. But maybe not so......

Welcome Brazil, latest sailing-mad nation

US and Europe yacht sales have dropped by 70%, while Brazil is is forging ahead with a new middle class of sailors...

Rolex International Women's Keelboat Championships on hold

Rolex International Women's Keelboat Championships were set to go but, have now been put on hold by Hurricane Irene....

...and the Coast Guardsmen on watch during Irene

Pilots, swimmers, flight surgeons and technicians watch at Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod as Hurricane Irene threatens...

Extra funding helps Marine Rescue Cottage Point prevent serious fire

Increased funding to Marine Rescue has seen extra safety patrols conducted by Marine Rescue volunteers on the coast...

Win a $14,000 holiday and boat - Enter NOW!! Last Two Days

Most boaters and fishers have been to many boat shows, finding it a rewarding, informative and fun experience....

Book of the Week - Hostage: A Year at Gunpoint with Somali Gangsters

Random House has produced the book, and the UK's Daily Mail is proud of their 'World Exclusive' in a synopsis extract...

America's Cup: This week in the Cup No.6

America's Cup newsletter for 27 August 2011...

America's Cup Uncovered: Episode 5 - World Series, Plymouth

Episode 5 of America's Cup Uncovered - we'll carry the latest edition each week on Sail-World...

Canadian Optimist Dinghy Championships overall

Canadian Optimist Dinghy Championships, hosted by the Lunenburg YC, have concluded with two races sailed on Friday...

New rescue vessel commissioned for Marine Rescue NSW volunteers

The formal commissioning ceremony for Shoalhaven 30, the latest addition to the Marine Rescue NSW fleet took place today...

Teen solo sailor reaches Darwin after two ocean crossings

15-year-old solo sailor Laura Dekker has arrived Darwin, her first stop after crossing the Pacific....

Sailing on sunshine: learning from the past

Sailing on sunshine - 'Unfurling your jib and tacking your way into space' is growing as a trend among space scientists...

Three sets of siblings in top ten at the 2011 Canadian Opti Nationals

Justin Vittecoq won the 2011 Canadian Optimist Championships and a berth to the 2012 Worlds, beating out sister Corilea....

Canadian Optimist Championship - Leaders switch after day 3 of racing

Canadian Optimist Championship - Another beautiful day of Nova Scotia sun and wind greeted the sailors today...

Commissioning new offshore Rescue Vessel for Marine Rescue Shoalhaven

A new Steber 38 rescue vessel for Marine Rescue Shoalhaven will be commissioned at 1:00pm on Sunday 28 August 2011...

Seven steps to ensure your ground tackle is secure

Anchoring is a pleasure only if your ground tackle is secure. Put these 7 inspection tips on your 'pre-sail' checklist...

Maxi trimaran IDEC flips in record challenge but solo sailor stays put

Francis Joyon's IDEC has flipped during Atlantic record bid but the solo sailor refused to abandon his beloved trimaran...

O'Pen BIC North American Champs - Unconventional excites youth sailors

O'Pen BIC North American Championships - Before the event some of the sailors were nervous about the 'Un-Regatta' format...
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