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What's better? Wheel, or Tiller Steering?
With both styles available on yachts up to around the 40ft mark, what type of steering mechanism is better? We've weighed up the pros and cons of each.
Will the next Americas Cup be sailed by Monohulls?
Back in the 90's, the Americas cup was raced by really fast monohulls. But nobody cared. Will they in 2021? If the next Cup, held in New Zealand was to be raced with monos?
Insane Conditions at the Moth Worlds on Lake Garda!
It's about as windy as you'd ever want on a foiling Moth, for the 2017 Moth Worlds on Lake Garda this week.
The 'Other' Americas Cup - J Class in Bermuda
They're big, they're fast, and EVERY sailor wants one. While few can afford to own one, we can all revel in the beauty of these classic racers as they sail in Bermuda.
What Winning the Cup Will Do For NZ (And in turn, Australia)
There's no rivalry more fierce than that between QLD and NSW at State of Origin time. Except for anything between Australia and New Zealand. Could 2021 be the comeback of an Aussie contender in the Americas Cup?
Sober Sailing, done best by the Norweigains!
You may remember 'The Boss', from 'How to Dock Like a Boss' a few years ago. Well, he's back again with a sail, that characteristic belly and style you wish you had on the boat ramp...
Extreme conditions break Americas Cup Boats!
With winds pushing the 30 knot mark, the Americas cup contenders were doing everything they could to keep their boats upright this week.
A Beginners Guide to Hydrofoils and Foil Shapes in the AC.
Hydrofoils are both simple, and more complicated than you could ever imagine! Get the gist of how they work in this article.
Life on board the Foiling Cruiser - DNA F4 Falcon
With all the mod-cons of a cruiser, and all the performance of a racer (and more!) Pro Snowboarder Travis Rice wanted to exprience the action for himself.
Volvo Ocean Race to trial Foiling Multihulls!
Why let the Americas Cup have all the fun? Next year the Volvo Ocean Race will be running with two boats, and BOTH have hydrofoils.
O'pen Bic's Are Now Foiling!!
Cheap, modern, and oh-so-cool. The foiling O'Pen BIC concept is here, and kids everywhere want one.
Even Gusts of 142kts Won't Stop Hammo Race Week!
Australia's Largest Offshore Regatta will be continuing in 2017, with operations on Hamilton Island expected to be running at 100% by August.
Disaster and Near Misses during Americas Cup Training
A very (very!) near capsize for Oracle Team USA, and disaster for Artemis Racing, who lost a brand new wing sail this week in Bermuda.
Next Generation Life Jackets for the America Cup
When you're sailing space-age boats that fly, you need something a little more advanced to protect you than an old Type 2 PFD.
Sabre Sailing WA State Championship2016/2016
The final heats of the WA Sabre State Championships were hosted at the Perth Dinghy Sailing Club on the 11th March.
The Best Dinghy Choice for Junior Sailors - Flying 11!
With strong fleets, cheap running costs and simple sailing characteristics, the Flying 11 is a perfect boat for young sailors transitioning out of Sabots or Optimists.
The Slowest Vendee Globe Ever. Conrad Colman
More than a month after the first racers crossed the finish line in the Vendee Globe Ocean Race, Conrad Colman finally finished last night after losing his mast and constructing a jury rig.
Team NZ Pedal Towards Americas Cup Win. Literally!
It's the biggest development in Americas Cup Sailing since Hydrofoils, but will other teams bother to replicate the pedal powered Kiwi cat?
These Low Tech Racers just finished the Best Race Ever!
Seven teams set out on a 500nm journey in traditional Ngalawa's. Made from Mango tree's, for the 2017 Ngalawa Cup.
Super Yachts Coming to Americas Cup.
While you might think the 'Cup contenders are 'Super Yachts'. The REAL kind of Super Yacht is coming to Bermuda too, and these old girls might just steal the show!
Vendee Globe Proves Foils are the Future Of Ocean Racing
With the 2016/2017 Vendee Globe finishing this week, and the first three boats being of the flying type, the future of Ocean Racing is clear.
Delays for Solo Antarctic Circumnavigation - Lisa Blair
Better to be safe in the marina wishing you were out there, than to be out there wishing you were in the Marina!
100ft Maxi Sails Between Spectator Boats- only cm to spare!
During the start of the CYCA's Big Boat Challenge, the 100ft Maxi Scallywag had to squeeze between two spectator vessels, with mere centimeters to spare!
The Sailing World Loses a Legend. Paul Elvstrom.
He was know for his book. His courses. His legendary tactics. But mostly, Paul Elvstrom was known as a great sailor.
Foiling IMOCA 60's in this years Vendee Globe
This years Vend?e Globe is taking sailors to new heights - literally!