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Airlie Beach Race Week 2013: tough day at the sailing office for division leader

Even the best sailors can get it wrong, at least once. Just ask the skipper of Performance Racing Division leader Ichi Ban, Matt Allen

Airlie Beach Race Week: difficult sailing day in picture-perfect location

Racing in day four was postponed for three hours until sufficient breeze arrived to give the fleet a fighting chance of finishing a course.

Wild Oats XI major mods to be tested at Hamilton Island Race Week

Bob Oatley’s Wild Oats XI, has been fitted with a radical, retractable, hydrofoil-type wing in a bid to make her even faster when sailing downwind.

Airlie Beach Race Week: Lay Day before handicap battles recommence

It’s Lay Day and the frustrations of yesterday’s soft winds are already starting to be forgotten as the 110 teams start to plan their assault on the final three days of racing.

Queensland Match Racing Championships: experienced interstate teams to challenge locals

This year’s QLD Match Racing Championships have attracted entries from Victoria and NSW to compliment the entries from within Queensland.

Airlie Beach Race Week: whales, sunshine and softer winds for day three

The early race day morning was misty and calm with soft winds. PRO Ross Chisholm warning to all to expect a light to very light south-east was on target.

Australia wins 2013 ISAF Nations Cup Grand Final

Australia’s David Gilmour and crew have won the 2013 ISAF Nations Cup Grand Final following an impressive performance on the waters of Middelfart, Denmark.

Matt Bugg’s impressive start on Road to Paralympic Games in Rio

2.4mr class sailor Matt Bugg has made an impressive start to his campaign towards the 2016 Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro.

Airlie Beach Race Week: Sports Boats clean sweep by Viper team

The second day started off with expectations of a softening breeze both in Pioneer Bay and out in the passage.

Airlie Beach Race Week 2013: photos by Shirley Wodson