News

Smallest cetacean
critically endangered

This story starts in China. It starts in a restaurant kitchen, where the chef is making a soup that is said to help with fertility. The magic ingredient is the… Read more

Families of missing men
call for investigation

Note: This is an ongoing report on the fate of three crew - Anthony Murray, Reg Robertson and Jaryd Payne - missing for more than a year following their disappearance… Read more

Catamaran search
raises questions

23 June 2015 The intentions of Tui Marine/Sunsail in regard to the missing crew of one of its catamarans raise a number of questions but the company is not keen… Read more

Comarco Swift searching
for catamaran

23/07/2015 No one who sails likes to think how slight are the odds of finding a small boat at sea with no electronic signal pulsing its position. But the thousands… Read more

Australian Women's Keelboat
Regatta results

Strong winds added excitement to the 25th Australian Women’s Keelboat Regatta, contested in Port Phillip Bay, Melbourne, 6-8 June 2015 by 26 crews from Victoria, New South Wales, South Australia,… Read more

Boat show wishlist

The small brouhaha that arose when a number of women commented on the Facebook page of a major Australian boatshow about the offering the organisers had made for “women on… Read more

Search vessel to look
for missing crew

Weeks after a stricken catamaran was twice sighted floating upside down in the Indian Ocean, and two weeks after it first claimed to have hired a specialist team in Mauritius… Read more

Families fundraising
to find crew

18 June 2015 The fate of three men may hang in the balance but in the corporate world of yacht charters and holiday business, it seems there has been little… Read more

… there is nothing - absolutely nothing - half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats.

- Ratty to Mole in The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame