On the 20th anniversary of the worst yachting disaster in Australia's history, it emerges that one man predicted the disastrous loss of life which befell the 1998 Sydney to Hobart yacht fleet, 17 years before it happened.
Help is expected to reach injured Indian sailor Abhilash Tomy later today after he was left stranded on board his damaged yacht in the south-west Indian Ocean, the Australian Maritime Safety Authority says.
An international rescue mission is underway off the West Australian coast for prominent Indian sailor Abhilash Tomy, who is badly injured in the remote southern Indian Ocean, about 1,800 nautical miles south-west of Perth.
British sailor Tony Bullimore, whose story of survival in the Southern Ocean made international headlines in 1997 when he was rescued by the Australian Navy, dies after being diagnosed with cancer.
After 11 months at sea, Australian Wendy Tuck has become the first female skipper to win the Clipper Round the World Race, beating the only other female skipper into second spot.
Solo yacht races don't always go to plan, but the Golden Globe Race took tragedy to a new level with madness, death and bad luck besetting the fleet. Now two Australians are trying their luck as the race is held again 50 years later.
Organisers of a round-the-world yacht race say hopes of finding an Adelaide sailor missing in the Southern Ocean are fading because of deteriorating weather conditions.
After a nervous wait, 52-footer Ichi Ban will take out the overall honours in the Sydney to Hobart in sailing conditions skipper Matt Allen says he has not seen in his 28 years in the competition.
An alleged infringement at the start of this year's Sydney to Hobart yacht race could cost Wild Oats XI its record win. Let's take a look at why the runner-up has complained and what it could mean for the overall result.
The bluewater classic is underway as the fleet starts out on the 73rd edition of the Sydney to Hobart yacht race.