Water Sports

Mon 23 Dec 2019

Showtime for little boat that could win Sydney to Hobart

premium_icon Showtime for little boat that could win Sydney to Hobart

It’s the little boat from Sydney’s northern beaches in the running to pull off a David beats Goliath moment in the Sydney to Hobart yacht race.

Sydney to Hobart father, son chasing history

premium_icon Sydney to Hobart father, son chasing history

She already holds a unique record in the Sydney to Hobart but this famous old beauty is chasing another piece of history in the 75th Anniversary race.

Wed 18 Dec 2019

More structural damage for Sydney to Hobart favourite

premium_icon More structural damage for Sydney to Hobart favourite

Wild Oats XI has sustained more equipment damage in the lead-up to the Sydney to Hobart yacht race, which starts on Boxing Day.

Sun 15 Dec 2019

Sydney to Hobart ‘fun’ for supermaxi family

premium_icon Sydney to Hobart ‘fun’ for supermaxi family

It’s rough, tough and sometimes deadly. But the Sydney to Hobart is a family affair for Comanche supermaxi skipper Jim Cooney.

Wed 27 Nov 2019

115-year-old boat to race the Sydney to Hobart

115-year-old boat to race the Sydney to Hobart

A 115-year-old yacht named Katwinchar will become the oldest boat to race in the Sydney to Hobart, only two years after she was bought in total disrepair

Fri 15 Nov 2019

WATCH: Meet Dexter, the dog that can ski

WATCH: Meet Dexter, the dog that can ski

“I see people look twice when Dexter is out in the water … when we’re going past the shacks, people cheer,” she said.

Wed 17 Jul 2019

Noosa Outriggers ready to go the distance

Noosa Outriggers ready to go the distance

Noosa Outriggers set for Mooloolaba showdown with world contenders

Sat 25 May 2019

Inter-school trophies shared at annual regatta

premium_icon Inter-school trophies shared at annual regatta

The teams had plenty of racing over the two days.

Fri 24 May 2019

Mercer set to put herself to test in gruelling channel race

premium_icon Mercer set to put herself to test in gruelling channel race

"It's a chance to feel like an elite athlete and test myself against the very best in the world.”

Sat 23 Feb 2019

Day dominates finale, Eckstein farewelled

Day dominates finale, Eckstein farewelled

Retiring surf legend Shannon Eckstein was given a guard of honour and Ali Day secured a second Nutri-Grain series crown after a year spent beating himself up

Miller claims miracle ironwoman series victory

Miller claims miracle ironwoman series victory

In wild surf at Cronulla, Georgia Miller produced the race of a lifetime to dislodge Maddy Dunn from the top of the scoreboard and claim the ironwoman crown

Thu 24 Jan 2019

Ironwoman Maddy Dunn racing for success

Ironwoman Maddy Dunn racing for success

An upcoming wedding could provide surf lifesaver Maddy Dunn with her own celebration in this season’s Nutri-Grain ironwoman series.

Sun 30 Dec 2018

Noosa yachtsman helps Voodoo to podium in classic race

premium_icon Noosa yachtsman helps Voodoo to podium in classic race

THE 35-year-old, who was boat captain of the 19m vessel, told the Daily pre-event he hoped for a top three result.

Fri 28 Dec 2018

Wild Oats XI crew in ‘shock, disbelief’ over race scandal

Wild Oats XI crew in ‘shock, disbelief’ over race scandal

A protest has given Wild Oats XI, the team stripped of line honours in last year’s Sydney to Hobart, a terrible case of deja vu

Thu 27 Dec 2018

Southern states host top Coast sailors

premium_icon Southern states host top Coast sailors

SEISIA Mair is competing in the Sabot Nationals at the Melbourne's Sandringham Yacht Club.

Wed 26 Dec 2018

Supermaxi retires from the Sydney to Hobart

Supermaxi retires from the Sydney to Hobart

Hong Kong supermaxi Sun Hung Kai Scallywag is one of two early retirements from the Sydney to Hobart yacht race.

Black Jack first Sydney-to-Hobart boat out of Heads

Black Jack first Sydney-to-Hobart boat out of Heads

For the second straight year, Queensland supermaxi Black Jack is the first Sydney-to-Hobart boat through Sydney Heads on Boxing Day

World surfing champ expects tough times in Sydney to Hobart

World surfing champ expects tough times in Sydney to Hobart

Hawaii's double world surfing champion John John Florence is excited about doing a very different water-based event in the Sydney to Hobart yacht race

Comanche hopes downplayed by experts

Comanche hopes downplayed by experts

Comanche is the favourite to take Sydney to Hobart line honours but connections of most of her supermaxi rivals are tipping another team.

Fri 30 Nov 2018

Road trip worth the effort for Noosa Outriggers

Road trip worth the effort for Noosa Outriggers

Plenty of Noosa reward for some big-hearted efforts

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