Australia was the dominant force on day one of the Rio Paralympics, with AUS crews leading in the Skud 18 and the Sonars and Matt Bugg a close fourth in the 2.4 Norlin OD.
Bugg had a third a fifth place and is on equal points with third-placed Dee Smith (USA), five points the leader sailor.
London gold medallist ...
The sailors are set, the boats are all prepared, race officers are ready and early Tuesday morning (AEST) competition will begin at the Rio Paralympics with sailors from 23 nations racing in three Paralympic events, the Skud 18, the Sonar and the 2.4 Norlin OD.
Australia will be represented, with ...
The 2016 Paralympic Games gets underway in Rio this Thursday with our Australian sailors in action early next week.
With a full Australian Sailing Team line-up, our Paralympians will be represented in all three classes with the SKUD18 team, Daniel Fitzgibbon and Liesl Tesch, defending their 2012 London Gold Medal.
Australia, notably Hobart, has asserted itself at the top level of international sailing in the SB20 one-design sportsboat class with the outstanding performances of Flirtatious and Export Roo at the Cascais SB20 Worlds in Portugal.
Chris Dare's Flirtatious from Sorrento Sailing Club finished fourth overall, just three ...
Talented young sailor from Sydney's Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club, Clare Costanzo and here crew today became the 2016 Australian Women's Match Racing Champions on Hobart's River Derwent.
The RPAYC team beat another Sydney crew, Caitlin Tames, from the Cruising Yacht CLub of Australia's Youth Sailing Academy 2-0 in ...
A return to strong breezes and big Atlantic swells provided superb racing for the asymmetric sportsboat fleet in the Cascais SB20 World Championships overnight, with Australian boats Flirtatious and Export Roo each moving up a place in overall standings.
Flirtatious, skippered by Chris Dare of the Sorrento Sailing ...
Eight teams of women sailors for New South Wales, Western Australia, Victoria and Tasmania today began racing for the 2016 Australian Women's Match Racing Championship on Hobart's River Derwent.
Sharing the lead with six wins each after the first round-robin are two talented young crews from Sydney's Royal ...
Day three of the Cascais SB20 World Championship was a day of change, in the weather and in top placings.
Australia's two top-placed boats slipped back a couple placings overall, Export Roo from third to sixth, Flirtatious from fourth to fifth.
The first two races were sailed in 15 knots, race three saw the breeze ...