Zoe Thomsom, 25, will represent Fremantle on the world sailing stage this year in the first female America’s Cup competition in Barcelona.
Gabrielle Becerra Mellet
Forty years after the scenes of John Bertrand raising the America’s Cup were burned into the fabric of a nation, another West Aussie sailor is hoping to inspire generations through glory in the storied race.
West Australian sailor Matt Wearn has won back-to-back world championships in the Laser class in a perfect preparation for his Olympic gold medal defence in Paris.
Record-setting rower Annabelle McIntyre could become just the second athlete from the discipline to take home the WA Sports Star of the Year award while Matt Wearn could be the first sailor to earn the honour.
Joker was the second last to start and quickly proved it was going to be hard to beat when it chased down the three boats in front and got well away from the scratch boat.
Peter Burling skippered New Zealand to its second straight SailGP victory in Abu Dhabi to pull closer to rival Australia in the Season 4 standings
Spain's Diego Botin has guided his catamaran Los Gallos to two wins out of three races to claim the lead in the Mubadala Abu Dhabi Sail Grand Prix.
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Tom Slingsby returns from paternity leave as the senior statesman of SailGP, keen for more Team Australia success and with a challenge for young skippers.
The final boat has crossed the finish line in the Sydney to Hobart yacht race, skippered by Bob Williams who was joined on board by his cat Oli.
Around-the-world sailor Jessica Watson has raised awareness about the importance of blood pressure checks during the Sydney to Hobart yacht race.
Peccadillo, the only multihull in the Melbourne to Hobart yacht race fleet, has won line honours, while Alien has won the overall race for a record fourth time.
Tasmanian yacht Alive has been declared the overall winner of the 78th edition of the Sydney to Hobart, claiming handicap honours for the second time.
Peccadillo, the only multihull in the Melbourne to Hobart yacht race fleet, has line honours in sight after surging back into the lead.
Four rookie sailors were learning the ropes aboard supermaxi yacht LawConnect when she claimed line honours in the Sydney to Hobart race.
Inconsistent weather is making life difficult for the Sydney to Hobart fleet, with Tasmanian yacht Alive primed to take out overall honours for the second time.
Ryujin has overhauled Peccadillo to take the lead in the Melbourne to Hobart yacht race, while Vertigo is leading the race on handicap.
Bob Williams' cat Oli has been enjoying some time in the cockpit aboard Sylph VI at the tail-end of the Sydney to Hobart fleet.
Skipper and owner of Sydney to Hobart line honours runner-up Andoo Comanche, John Winning Jr, says his next target is the America's Cup.
LawConnect has clinched line honours in the Sydney to Hobart yacht race, running down fellow supermaxi Andoo Comanche in a thrilling river finish.
Peccadillo and Ryujin are the early frontrunners with the Melbourne to Hobart yacht fleet warned to expect some challenging conditions.
Andoo Comanche and LawConnect are battling changing conditions in their fight to be first across the line in the 78th edition of the Sydney to Hobart race.
Ethan James and Jasper Bruce
Veloce 4 has earned Cock of the Bay line honours ahead of Alex Team Macadie.
The 103 boats competing in the Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race were greeted by lightning, driving rain and bright sunshine as they prepared for their journey south.
Sydney to Hobart veteran David Witt has flagged his decision to walk away from the bluewater classic after racing with SHK Scallywag this year.
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