Belcher and Ryan win at Yachting Australia Awards 2015

Fresh from their World Championship as well as World Cup final wins, 470 sailors Will Ryan and Mathew Belcher have carried on their magnificent run of success by snatching the Male Sailor of the Year award at the Yachting Australia Awards 2015.

The duo has ended on the medal podium at every meet they have contested at since collaborating following the London Games in 2012. They recently snatched their 3rd back to back World Championship title, Belcher’s 6th having won 3 previously with Malcolm Page, supporting it up by taking out the World Cup final that took place in Abu Dhabi. (more…)

Vietnam in 6th at World Yacht Regatta

Team Vietnam is currently in the 6th spot, following a week and a half of racing in tenth edition of well known two-year Clipper Round the World Yacht Race. The squad, guided by Australian captain Wendy Tuck, is being fueled by a bountiful supply of homemade cakes thanks to their wonderful mothers.

Flo, at present, is just off the Madeira coast, and the crew is racing quite hard to hold their spot. Cetaceans have been spotted quite frequently, and the crew has made up an expression to depict the dolphins that ride the phosphorescent filled bow waves. (more…)