Test your rules: Leeward mark congestion

The Division 2 fleet had a hard time of rounding the leeward mark in Race 5 of the Port River Marine Winter Series on 17 July. As seen in this video submitted by Julia, a chaotic rounding in light winds resulted in several infringements and no doubt a few lessons for those involved. For those…

Pannini King joins local suppliers to Short-Handed Series

Local family owned bakery Pannini King has joined Canegrass Saltbush Lamb and Southern Quarries as supporters of the Canegrass Short-Handed Series. Pannini King has been a valuable supplier to our restaurant, however extended its support to Racing by agreeing to provide bread and assorted goods for sailors to enjoy in the post-race BBQ, put on…

Presentation Night 2016, accolades and camaraderie

180 sailors, friends, families and official guests joined us on Friday May 5 for our Season 2015-16 Presentation Night. Those who attended enjoyed an evening of prize giving, food and entertainment as the season which had so quickly passed by us was celebrated and remembered. The night was well enjoyed by those present and the…

Hard-earned victories for keelboat State Champions

No victory comes easy in yachting but this was especially the case for those vying for a win in the IRC and AMS State Championships this season. This year’s championships boasted a highly competitive field which included two Sydney to Hobart winners in Secret Mens Business and Two True, last year’s defending IRC champion Shining…

How to be a good crewmember

Read full on Sailing Magazine Will crew for beer!” scrawled on a piece of cardboard is one way to get a ride on a sailboat race. This at least will attract a fun-loving skipper willing to take a chance on someone bold and silly enough to comically advertise themselves for hire. Finding an opportunity to…

Two True pounces on Premier’s Cup victory

Two True pounced on victory in this year’s Sportsmed.SA Premier’s Cup Regatta to earn Andrew Saies his fourth Premier’s Cup, joining Geoff Boettcher who is one victory behind Richard Fidock’s record five regatta wins. Consistency was key in the victory with Two True taking out back-to-back thirds on Day 1 and sealing the deal on…

Regatta Preview, Sportsmed.SA Premier’s Cup

With most of Season 2015-16 now done and dusted the biggest regatta on our racing calendar is upon us; the Sportsmed.SA Premier’s Cup, held as part of the Premier Adelaide Regatta. This year’s regatta looks to be more competitive than ever with teams having completed their summer racing programs to enter the event in peak…