Water Sports

Wed 26 Dec 2018

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

Sun 11 Nov 2018

Comanche lands early hit for Boxing Day

Comanche lands early hit for Boxing Day

If-form racer Commanche has taken honours over Wild Oats XI again as the two supermaxis continue their build-up to the Sydney to Hobart starting on Boxing Day

Sat 20 Oct 2018

Lacy swoops as ironman stars strike early trouble

Lacy swoops as ironman stars strike early trouble

James Lacy seals breakout win in the ironman series in a race notable for the failure of stars Shannon Eckstein, Matt Bevilacqua and Ali Day to make the final

Fri 19 Oct 2018

Hancock hopes a bit of kindness delivers results

Hancock hopes a bit of kindness delivers results

COURTNEY Hancock is hoping being kind to her body will result in a season to remember for the ironwoman surf star.

Noosa Outriggers keen to recruit young crews

Noosa Outriggers keen to recruit young crews

Come and try paddling in Noosa a chance to enjoy outdoor water sport

Sun 7 Oct 2018

From hell to high fives in Coolangatta Gold

From hell to high fives in Coolangatta Gold

A YEAR after a broken Georgia Miller staggered across the finish of the Coolangatta Gold and vowed never to do it again she has won the race.

Mon 17 Sep 2018

Comanche, Ichi Ban bring form to Sydney to Hobart

Comanche, Ichi Ban bring form to Sydney to Hobart

THE Australian supermaxi Comanche will carry a new record and Ichi Ban winning form into the Sydney to Hobart as entries for the 74th race south flood in.

Sharks swoop on silver in World Cup

Sharks swoop on silver in World Cup

A HIGHLY motivated Australian men’s water polo team has claimed silver at the FINA World Cup final in promising signs ahead of Tokyo Olympics.

Wed 1 Aug 2018

Olympic champs hit Denmark for world sailing championships

Olympic champs hit Denmark for world sailing championships

Australia has taken five Olympic gold medallists to the Sailing World Championships in Denmark, as the team looks ahead to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Mon 30 Jul 2018

Black Jack comes up trumps

Black Jack comes up trumps

A YACHT named in honour of motor racing legend Sir Jack Brabham has pulled a passing move in the closing stages to snatch victory in the annual Sydney to Gold Coast...

Mon 23 Jul 2018

Another Fox paddles onto world podium

Another Fox paddles onto world podium

THE younger sister of canoe slalom star and multiple Olympian Jessica Fox is now making her own splash in the sport.

Mon 16 Jul 2018

Aussie crews oarsome at World Cup

Aussie crews oarsome at World Cup

AUSTRALIA’S top women’s four completed preparations for the upcoming world rowing championships with gold and a World Cup crown on a day of success in Lucerne

Wed 4 Jul 2018

Tweed sailors land NZ naval ship on adventure of lifetime

Tweed sailors land NZ naval ship on adventure of lifetime

Local lads part of consortium taking ownership of navy dive tender

Tue 3 Jul 2018

Donaldson makes landfall in New Zealand

Donaldson makes landfall in New Zealand

Physically exhausted and sporting a two-month growth, Scott Donaldson has made landfall in New Zealand - the first man to kayak solo across the Tasman.

Fri 29 Jun 2018

‘Don’t let me die’: Woman’s words before crash

‘Don’t let me die’: Woman’s words before crash

IT’S the stuff of nightmares. A woman was left floating in the air for almost an hour after the rope attaching her to the boat snapped.

Mon 25 Jun 2018

Female sailor creates Volvo Ocean Race history

Female sailor creates Volvo Ocean Race history

A FORMER world champion, Olympian and Sydney to Hobart campaigner has etched her name in sailing history as the first woman to win the Volvo Ocean Race.

Fri 15 Jun 2018

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