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skipper named as second dead sailor in yacht race tragedy




police have released the names of the two sailors who died when a yacht overturned off the coast of mandurah on friday evening.bull creek man paul owens and skipper rob thomas were two of six sailors on board the yacht finistere when it overturned on friday evening. the capsized yacht, the finist...



one dead, one missing in yacht tragedy off mandurah




an emergency operation is under way off the coast of mandurah after a yacht overturned around 11 nautical miles off-shore early saturday morning, killing one person and leaving another missing. the australian maritime safety authority is coordinating the rescue.the capsized yacht, the finistere.phot...



australian sailor dead, two rescued in philippines 'yacht incident'




an australian sailor is dead and two others have been hospitalised after a mishap with their yacht in waters off the philippines, authorities say.the department of foreign affairs and trade confirmed on monday an australian man had died following "a yacht incident" in the philippines.the crew of the...



around-the-world sailor returns home to wa




rockingham resident trevor taylor set off from liverpool, uk, on an around-the-world yacht race about three months ago.he has since crossed three oceans and sailed 14,000 nautical miles as part of the clipper 2017-18 round the world yacht race. the clipper round the world yacht race circumnavigates ...



presstv-2 sailors die after yacht capsizes in western australia




two sailors died after a yacht competing in an organized race capsized off the southwest coast of western australia.race officials on saturday said the yacht finistere was taking part in the 70th bunbury and return ocean race and had six people aboard when it overturned off mandurah, south of the st...



two crew die off west australian coast during bunbury yacht race




two crew members aged in their 60s and 70s have died off the coast of mandurah after a yacht they were sailing in an open water race overturned 11 nautical miles off-shore about midnight on saturday. six crew members were aboard the 15-metre yacht finistere competing in the 70th bunbury and ret...



one dead, one missing in yacht tragedy off mandurah




an emergency operation is under way off the coast of mandurah after a yacht overturned around 11 nautical miles off-shore early saturday morning, killing one person and leaving another missing. the australian maritime safety authority is coordinating the rescue. the capsized yacht, the finistere....



trevor golding flies flag for canberra in sydney to hobart as erik adriansee wit




canberra sailor trevor golding's first "blue water classic" has been years in the making but that doesn't mean he's dreaming of a miracle victory in the sydney to hobart.golding will be the only canberra sailor in the famous race on boxing day after injury forced erik adriaanse to withdraw and in th...



volco ocean race: a round-the-world 'everest of sailing'




there are grueling sports and then there’s the volvo ocean race.the “everest of sailing” is a triennial sporting event that sees seven teams battle it out on the world’s oceans. for nine months, the 66 ft. racing vessels pursue a 45,000 nautical-mile marathon, stopping in 12 cities in five c...



sailor dies after being hit by helicopter blade




(san diego) — a sailor has died after he was struck by a helicopter blade at the camp pendleton marine corps base, north of san diego.the marine corps says the sailor was hit by the spinning tail rotor of a venom helicopter wednesday evening and died at a hospital shortly before 6 a.m. saturday.th...



search for six fishermen to resume




friends and family are holding on to hope as bad weather again hampers the search for six men feared dead after their trawler capsized.one man, named as ruben mcdornan, clung to the hull for hours after the trawler capsized off the central queensland coast about 7.30pm on monday. missing fisherman a...



manly ferry and yacht collide near fort denison on sydney harbour




a ferry and a private yacht carrying 14 people collided near fort denison on sydney harbour on saturday afternoon.the mv narrabeen and the yacht collided about 2.30pm while the ferry was en route from circular quay to manly. the damaged yacht moored in rushcutters bay after the accident. photo: chr...



leaders jostle for sydney hobart honours




ldv comanche and wild oats xi are neck-and-neck in the battle for sydney hobart line honours as a thrilling finish and record-smashing race time looms.just 16 minutes separated the supermaxis as they rounded tasman island on their way to the river derwent on wednesday evening.ldv comanche was first ...



american andrew weiss set for sydney to hobart start after entering race at 2am




american sailor andrew weiss entered the sydney to hobart on his ipad at 2am one morning after knocking back a few rums on a new york yacht club cruise.for months he'd been weighing up whether to haul his 43-footer christopher dragon across the pacific ocean and enter a race he had watched on televi...



presstv-polish sailor rescued after 7 months in indian ocean




the french coast guard has rescued a polish sailor in the indian ocean who says he spent seven months with only his cat for company in a broken-down boat.investigators are seeking to piece together the itinerary of the 54-year-old who says he took to the sea in his makeshift vessel from the comoros ...



emirates team new zealand cruise to america's cup victory over oracle team usa




hamilton, bermuda: new zealand won the america's cup on monday, almost white-washing the us holders with a revolutionary boat and a new superstar sailor to avenge a humbling defeat four years ago.a dominant emirates team new zealand claimed international sport's oldest trophy by 7-1 in bermuda's gr...



navy sacks sailor for undergoing sex change surgery




the indian navy has sacked a sailor for undergoing a sex change surgery last year, holding him guilty of breaching service rules.manish giri, a naval sailor, had undergone the sex change surgery in august at a hospital in mumbai when he was on leave."the indian navy has discharged manish giri, a nav...



border force raids yacht on gold coast




the australian border force have detained the crew of a foreign yacht that has been raided on the gold coast seaway.television cameras captured abf officers, the dog squad and water police searching the racing yacht - reportedly sailing under the croatian flag - after it moored at the southport yach...



novice to take on veterans in blue water classic




the new skipper of last year's sydney to hobart winner has never participated in ocean yacht racing before and has only seen the iconic race "on tv".tech entrepreneur christian beck, the founder of leap legal software and infotrack, bought 100-foot yacht perpetual loyal earlier this year and has ren...



novice to take on veterans in blue water classic




the new skipper of last year's sydney to hobart winner has never participated in ocean yacht racing before and has only seen the iconic race "on tv".tech entrepreneur christian beck, the founder of leap legal software and infotrack, bought 100-foot yacht perpetual loyal earlier this year and has ren...



comanche skipper jim cooney wins tax dispute over waterfront trophy home




sydneysider and comanche skipper jim cooney is celebrating two victories. after missing out on line honours in the sydney to hobart yacht race only to have the result overturned on appeal, the businessman is also celebrating a legal victory involving his waterfront trophy home.days before christ...



america's cup: can ben ainslie win it for britain?




british sailing legend sir ben ainslie begins his america's cup campaign this week, as he attempts to win the most prestigious prize in sailing for the first time with his land rover bar team. see related how new technology is changing the america’s cup america's cup: what is it and can ben ains...



tributes after navy sailor dies on patrol




a sailor who died on a maritime patrol operation has been described "as an outstanding servant to the royal australian navy". tributes have poured in for an australian navy sailor who died on a maritime patrol operation.defence confirmed the death of the sailor aboard an australian defence vessel ca...



john skipper resigns as espn president




john skipper has resigned as president of walt disney co.’s espn, citing a substance addiction problem.skipper has been at espn since 1997 and has run the sports media giant since 2012. former espn president and executive chairman george bodenheimer will serve as acting chair of the company until ...



yacht catches fire near alimos marina | news




a fire broke out on a yacht that had been sailing close to the alimos marina friday morning but the nine people who had been aboard managed to abandon the vessel safely.four of them reached the shore in the yacht’s emergency dinghy and the other five boarded another boat that had been sailing in t...