Topic: Sailing

Navy One does senior service proud in Sydney to Hobart

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Jessica Craig (author), CPOIS Kelvin Hockey (photographer)

Navy One sails towards Sydney Heads after the firing of the starting cannon for the 2019 Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race. (photo: Chief Petty Officer Kel Hockey)

Navy One sails towards Sydney Heads after the firing of the starting cannon for the 2019 Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race.

After an 18 year hiatus from the Sydney to Hobart, the crew of Navy One has proven that the Navy belongs in the world-famous yacht race.

Navy One counts down to Sydney to Hobart

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author), CYCA/Hamish Hardy (photographer)

Navy One, the Royal Australian Navy's entry in the 2019 Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race, during the recent Bird Island Race in Sydney. (photo: CYCA/Hamish Hardy)

Navy One, the Royal Australian Navy's entry in the 2019 Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race, during the recent Bird Island Race in Sydney.

With the 2019 Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race only weeks away, the crew of Navy’s entry Navy One have victory in their sights.

Sydney to Hobart - Navy gets back in the race

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author), CPOIS Kelvin Hockey (photographer)

The crew of Navy Sailing racing yacht 'Navy One' remove headwear in a mark of respect to their patron, Commander Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Jonathan Mead, AM, RAN, during a sail past in Rushcutters Bay, Sydney. (photo: CPOIS Kelvin Hockey)

The crew of Navy Sailing racing yacht 'Navy One' remove headwear in a mark of respect to their patron, Commander Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Jonathan Mead, AM, RAN, during a sail past in Rushcutters Bay, Sydney.

The Royal Australian Navy is getting back in the fight for first place in the Sydney to Hobart yacht race for the first time since 2001, with a seasoned Navy crew experienced in offshore yacht racing.

Navy yacht crew passes key test in Sydney to Hobart quest

Published on by CMDR Fenn Kemp (author), CMDR Paul Garai (photographer)

The crew of Navy One at sea during the Newcastle Bass Island Race. (photo: CMDR Paul Garai)

The crew of Navy One at sea during the Newcastle Bass Island Race.

Navy’s efforts to race a team in the Sydney to Hobart yacht race have been boosted following an impressive performance in the Newcastle Bass Island Race.

Navy skipper leads ADF team at Australian Women's Keelboat Regatta

This article has photo gallery Published on by LSIS Jake Badior (author), ABIS Bonny Gassner (photographer)

Members of the Australian Defence Sailing Association onboard 'Godzilla' prior to competing in Australian Women's Keelboat Regatta held at the Royal Melbourne Yacht Squadron, St Kilda, Victoria. (photo: ABIS Bonny Gassner)

Members of the Australian Defence Sailing Association onboard 'Godzilla' prior to competing in Australian Women's Keelboat Regatta held at the Royal Melbourne Yacht Squadron, St Kilda, Victoria.

Defence competed in the Australian Women’s Keelboat Regatta for the first time on 6 June.

Navy hoists its sails and sets course for Sydney to Hobart success

Published on by Department of Defence (author), CPOIS Cameron Martin (photographer)

Members of the Royal Australian Navy sailing team in close racing with the Australian Defence Force Academy sailing team during the 2019 interservice yachting championships. (photo: CPOIS Cameron Martin)

Members of the Royal Australian Navy sailing team in close racing with the Australian Defence Force Academy sailing team during the 2019 interservice yachting championships.

Inter-service rivalry was on display at the Sydney Harbour Regatta from March 1-3, where Navy placed second in Division 1 and won first place in Division 2 of the Australian Defence Force Sailing Association’s yachting championships.

Navy officers prepare for Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race

Published on by LEUT Dean Gilbert (author), Bow Caddy Media (photographer)

The ‘Naval Group’ yacht participating in the Sydney to Hobart qualifying race ‘Bird Island Race’ where it placed fourth. (photo: Crosbie Lorimer)

The ‘Naval Group’ yacht participating in the Sydney to Hobart qualifying race ‘Bird Island Race’ where it placed fourth.

Three Royal Australian Navy personnel will be among the French-Australian crew of the 70 foot yacht ‘Naval Group’ entry in the 74th annual Rolex Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race.

Game on! Navy members honoured to host Invictus athletes

Published on by CMDR Fenn Kemp (author)

The RAN Sailing Association acts as escort during the Invictus Games on Sydney Harbour. (photo: )

The RAN Sailing Association acts as escort during the Invictus Games on Sydney Harbour.

The Invictus Games are now in full swing with serving Navy members among those partnering with participants.

Young Endeavour to join the Rolex Sydney to Hobart Fleet

Published on by Ms Natalie Staples (author)

The Royal Australian Navy operated Sail Training Ship (STS) Young Endeavour will sail in the 2017 Rolex Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race. (photo: UNKNOWN)

The Royal Australian Navy operated Sail Training Ship (STS) Young Endeavour will sail in the 2017 Rolex Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race.

STS Young Endeavour is joining a race on every sailor’s bucket list, the Rolex Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race.

Navy at home on water in sailing champs

Published on by CPL Max Bree (author)

Australian Defence Force personnel participate in the Inter-Service Yachting Championships held on Sydney Harbour. (photo: ABIS Bonny Gassner)

Australian Defence Force personnel participate in the Inter-Service Yachting Championships held on Sydney Harbour.

Navy sailors asserted their dominance for the second year in a row, by again winning the Australian Defence Sailing Association’s inter-service championship held at Rushcutters Bay in Sydney.