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Technical Advantage. Aug 1, 2017 641
METAMORPHOSIS: PETER CAMPBELL tracks how advances in yacht design and construction have played a hand in creating champions since he witnessed Kialoa III's 1975 victory. Feb 1, 2017 847
Eight bells. Dec 1, 2016 2257
Semper Fidelis. Dec 1, 2016 850
Sailing success: Women sailors from around the nation gathered on Melbourne's Port Phillip for the 26th annual Australian Women's Keelboat Regatta. Aug 1, 2016 538
SB20s jumping off to the Worlds: Australia will be represented by three crews at the 2016 SB20 World championship in Portugal this August/September. Aug 1, 2016 416
GOLDEN GIRLS. Aug 1, 2016 788
Tasmania triumphs. Apr 1, 2016 351
All at sea: Roger Hickman was knocking around boats before he could walk and skippering by age 15. Apr 1, 2016 948
Home coming: editor-at-large Peter Campbell was on the crowded waterfront in Hobart welcoming the sailors back to dry land for the finish of the 71st Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race. Feb 1, 2016 1220
Sailing into success. Feb 1, 2016 616
First past the post: the Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania's clubhouse, located on the banks of the River Derwent at Sandy Bay, has a wall of the members bar dedicated to the Sydney Hobart Yacht Race. Dec 1, 2015 425
The grand finale. Dec 1, 2015 2869
Taking the long way home: Peter Campbell tells the story of how a Hobart yachtsman is circumnavigating the world--partly to achieve his goal of sailing in his first Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race. Dec 1, 2015 693
Sailing into the future: editor at large Peter Campbell looks at the recent international successes of our young Australian sailors. Oct 1, 2015 617
Fastnet turns 90: with the 90th anniversary of the first Fastnet race approaching in august, Peter Campbell recalls several dramatic races he has covered. Aug 1, 2015 823
Victorious again: The Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania Governor's Cup has been awarded to Roger Hickman. Jun 1, 2015 409
Chief of the Derwent: Peter Campbell looks on as an icon of Tasmanian yachting, the red-hulled Huon Chief, returns transformed to the River Derwent. Jun 1, 2015 781
East over west: NSW and WA battled it out in the Hardy Cup final. Apr 1, 2015 438
Race revival: Peter Campbell is looking forward to seeing the Sydney Noumea race revived by the CYCA, evoking fond memories of past races in which he was closely involved. Apr 1, 2015 799
Jeremy and Forbes honoured: 179th Australia Day Regatta chairman, Olympic gold medallist honoured. Feb 1, 2015 551
Veteran affairs: the 65-year-old ketch Wraith of Odin proves it's still going strong winning Division 1 of the 179th Australia Day Regatta on Sydney Harbour. Feb 1, 2015 860
Game keeper: while IRC continues to be the primary rating system used in the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht race, the 70th edition saw the ORCi rating system attract entries from a record 66 yachts in the fleet of 117 starters. Peter Campbell looks at the ORCi results. Feb 1, 2015 600
Home coming: the crowds gather at constitution dock to welcome the fleets at the finish line, writes editor at large. Feb 1, 2015 1590
Wins and awards: editor at large Peter Campbell applauds race and award winners in the 70th Rolex Sydney Hobart yacht race. Feb 1, 2015 877
Ingate sets age record: Gordon Ingate has set another age record in the Prince Philip Cup. Feb 1, 2015 560
Great year for Hobart sailor Gary Smith: the Fork in the Road has topped off a strong year by taking home the King of the Derwent title. Feb 1, 2015 373
Vale 'Sighty' Hammond: australian yachting farewells one of its finest navigators. Dec 1, 2014 515
First fleet: the royal yacht club of Tasmania's clubhouse on the banks of the River Derwent at Sandy Bay has a wall of the members bar dedicated to the Sydney Hobart Yacht race. Dec 1, 2014 427
Finishing post: Tasmanians are gearing up for a huge influx of yachts from around the world competing in the 70th Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht race, but also fleets in races from Melbourne and Launceston, writes editor-at-large. Dec 1, 2014 2414
Take in Tasmania: Australia's island state is famous for its natural beauty and relaxed way of life, though offers an array of attractions that will surprise and delight many visitors whether arriving by sea or air. Dec 1, 2014 1174
Constitution party: Peter Campbell has been reading Kevin Bourke's newly released book 'man of iron--ship of steel', the story of Vic Meyer and solo is full of anecdotes from the Sydney Hobart race and Meyer's other adventures, including 'the Ondine Party.'. Dec 1, 2014 815
Alive smashes record: Tasmanian yacht Alive, previously Black Jack, has smashed the course record in the Ocean Racing Club of Victoria's Melbourne to Vanuatu ocean race. Aug 1, 2014 392
Montague revisited. Aug 1, 2014 992
Mick Morris. Jun 1, 2014 810
Alive and kicking: Tasmanian yacht Alive wins Brisbane to Gladstone Race. Jun 1, 2014 446
Grand survivor: Peter Campbell reminisces on sailing aboard the historic trading ketch May Queen nearly seven decades ago. Jun 1, 2014 943
Lou Abrahams: editor at large peter Campbell recalls the great contribution made to ocean racing by the late Lou Abrahams, and the time he sailed aboard Challenge II at the Clipper Cup. Apr 1, 2014 913
As is the custom: editor at large Peter Campbell roamed the waterfront as the ocean racing fleets sailed, in some cases limped, into hobart at the end of tough battles against gales and rough seas. Feb 1, 2014 1298
Sydney's celebration of sails: Australia day honours to gretel II, brindabella, and about time. Feb 1, 2014 570
Water rats: anyone who finished, or tried hard to finish the four ocean races that ended up in hobart at the end of december, deserved a medal and crew of the police Vessel van diemen certainly earned the rani trophy, reports peter campbell. Feb 1, 2014 665
Dr Peter Geddes. Oct 1, 2013 230
Sir Robert Crichton-Brown: past Commodore Sir Robert Crichton-Brown passed away in London. Oct 1, 2013 580
Clipper fleet adds colour to Hobart: the Australian ports of Albany, Sydney, Hobart and Brisbane will be stopover hosts to the 2013 -2014 Clipper Race, with the 12-boat fleet already well on its way 'Down Under'. Oct 1, 2013 866
Revival of the cross: The CYCA is to be congratulated on resurrecting the once great international teams racing series, the southern cross cup, writes Peter Campbell. Oct 1, 2013 835
The real story: Editor-at-Large Peter Campbell was at Newport, Rhode Island thirty years ago this September to experience the extraordinary drama and ultimate victory of Australia II in the 1983 America's Cup Challenge Match. Aug 1, 2013 592
The race of the century: Peter Campbell, who watched Australia II's epic victory from a nearby press boat, recalls just how it went thirty years ago. Aug 1, 2013 3176
Recollections from John Bertrand: Peter Campbell interviews John Bertrand, recalling all the drama and the elation of skippering Australia II to victory 30 years ago. Interview Aug 1, 2013 1189
Vintage years: Peter Campbell has been looking at the potential fleets for this year's Rolex Sydney Hobart and the 70th race in 2014 and the outlook is exciting. Aug 1, 2013 539
Period piece: editor-at-large Peter Campbell delves into an Australian yachting magazine published 66 years ago. Jun 1, 2013 897
Graham Evans, past Commodore CYCA. Obituary Apr 1, 2013 407
Brainwave takes the Crown: Tasmania's biggest annual sailing regatta produced plenty of winners and grinners as well as a few scary moments, reports Peter Campbell. Apr 1, 2013 426
Derby days: Peter Campbell recalls the crayfish derby on a visit to Triabunna on Tasmania's East Coast. Apr 1, 2013 797
What happens in Hobart ... Editor at Large Peter Campbell was among the thousands of visitors celebrating with the thirsty yachties at Hobart's favourite post-race pub. Feb 1, 2013 1014
The finish: two factors have made the Rolex Sydney Hobart one of the most popular and high-profile long ocean races in the world-the start and the finish, writes editor at large Peter Campbell. Dec 1, 2012 2303
Legends of the race: Peter Campbell profiles prominent sailors whose skills, enthusiasm and hard work, both professionally and as volunteers, have contributed to arguably the greatest annual ocean race in the world. Dec 1, 2012 3733
Light relief: the Iron Pot, a small lighthouse at the mouth of the hobart's river derwent, has been added to tasmania's heritage register, writes Peter Campbell. Dec 1, 2012 713
Jeanine Barnard: Peter Campbell bids a fond farewell to one of the soothing voices of marine radio communications. Oct 1, 2012 896
Girls don't cry: our silver girls didn't cry ... They just dripped, reports Peter Campbell of Australia's sterling effort at the London 2012 Olympics. Oct 1, 2012 819
Summer of sail in Hobart: Hobart and the river Derwent will be awash with sailors this summer as yacht and sailing clubs host Australian and world championships. Oct 1, 2012 293
Cruise of the Sirius 1935-1937: editor at large Peter Campbell recently researched the first circumnavigation of the world by an Australian yacht, the Sirius, 75 years ago. One of the crew, Dick Nossiter, this year celebrated his 102nd birthday with a champagne toast to that epic voyage with his father and brother. Oct 1, 2012 1255
Thanks to Garry: long-time CYCA member Peter Campbell pays tribute to the character and many achievements of outgoing CYCA Commodore Garry Linacre. Aug 1, 2012 562
Offshore handicapping: Peter Campbell reports on the contentious history of handicapping yacht races and major regattas in Australia and internationally. Aug 1, 2012 2412
Performance rules: Peter Campbell interviewed Matt Allen about the current and future trends that could stimulate ocean racing in Australia. Aug 1, 2012 1307
Kialoa milestone: the legendary Californian maxi shook things up in the Sydney Hobart in the seventies and now her owner/skipper notches up another noteworthy life acheivement. Jun 1, 2012 662
In praise of showing patience under protest: the non-sailing and largely uninformed media last Christmas went into a frenzy of criticism of the race committee for its handling of a protest against Investec Loyal, the line honours winner of the 67th Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht. Apr 1, 2012 684
Customs house collection: amongst the celebrations and fallout from a controversial protest, peter Campbell picks up the inside scoop on the hottest stories from Hobart's busiest bar. Feb 1, 2012 910
Australia Day racing: more than 130 inshore and offshore racing yachts, plus modern and historical 18-footers contested the 176th australia day regatta on sydney harbour. Feb 1, 2012 385
Kings of the river: wild oats xi steals show, but extasea wins king of the derwent and sovereign series. Feb 1, 2012 863
Lord Howe Island--and now for Hobart: three times Sydney Hobart winning skipper/sailing master Roger Hickman has added the Gosford to Lord Howe Island race to his record, reports Peter Campbell. Jan 1, 2012 459
Roll of honour: Peter Campbell profiles a few mighty personalities whose passion and commitment over the years have helped make the Rolex Sydney Hobart one of the greatest ocean races in the world. Jan 1, 2012 1794
Vigilant eye on the finish: just like the start, the finish of the Rolex Sydney Hobart yacht race often has its dramatic moments, but the Tasmanian water police keep things well under control, writes Peter Campbell. Jan 1, 2012 739
- and now for Hobart: three times Sydney Hobart winning skipper/sailing master Roger Hickman has added the Gosford to Lord Howe Island Race to his record, reports Peter Campbell. Dec 1, 2011 461
Roll of honour: Peter Campbell profiles a few mighty personalities whose passion and commitment over the years have helped make the Rolex Sydney Hobart one of the greatest ocean races in the world. Dec 1, 2011 2261
Vigilant eye on the finish: just like the start, the finish of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race often has its dramatic moments, but the Tasmanian Water Police keep things well under control, writes Peter Campbell. Dec 1, 2011 738
Rambler 100 in Fastnet capsize drama: Rambler 100's Rolex Sydney Hobart campaign plans were thrown into chaos by the super maxi's dramatic capsize in the Rolex Fastnet Race. Peter Campbell followed the drama. Oct 1, 2011 1333
A star reborn: after wallowing in disrepair for decades, the former America's cup challenger Gretel II has been restored to her past glory. Peter Campbell finds that over 30 years since her first sail, the aging star can still dazzle. Oct 1, 2011 924
Dhow time in Dubai: a recent holiday stopover in Dubai sees peter Campbell return with a new affection for traditional Arabian sailing dhows, which are undergoing a renaissance in the United Arab Emirates. Aug 1, 2011 610
Clash of the maxis: two years ago it was Alfa Romeo, now an American 100-footer will challenge Wild Oats XI for line honours in the Rolex Sydney Hobart. Jun 1, 2011 626
Offshore addict: long-time CYCA member Julian Farren-price has racked up an enviable offshore racing record with his cookson 12 about time, continuing a family legacy that goes back to the club's beginnings. Peter Campbell tries to pick up some winning tips. Interview Apr 1, 2011 1216
Wooden Wonderland: it was woodgrain, varnish and polished brass as far as the eye could see in Hobart for the recent Australian wooden Boat Festival. Peter Campbell joined the 160,000-strong crowd of sailing romantics to witness yachting history come alive. Apr 1, 2011 543
Off the beat: Jazz was in tune with the ORCi rating system, but has never found rhythm in IRC, writes Peter Campbell. Feb 1, 2011 419
Sydney 38 nailbiter: the Sydney 38 one design class delivered everything it was designed to do in the Rolex Sydney Hobart 2010, reports Peter Campbell. Brief article Feb 1, 2011 250
Loyal fans: Sean Langman and his 100-foot maxi made a lot of friends during their stay in Hobart, writes Peter Campbell. Feb 1, 2011 619
A knight's tale: arguably the most beautiful yacht in the Rolex Sydney Hobart was the Swan 68 Titania of Cowes, and with her crew including Sir Robin Knox-Johnson she added more than eye candy to the race, writes Peter Campbell. Feb 1, 2011 984
Hot yachts: yachting journalist Peter Campbell highlights the form boats in the running for the overall win coming into this year's Rolex Sydney Hobart. Dec 1, 2010 1396
Handicapping the Hobart: how can the nautical equivalent of a Bugatti Veyron race yachting's answer to the goggomobil and lose? Peter Campbell delves into the black art that is IRC handicapping. Dec 1, 2010 1321
Westward returns: the classic yacht and former Sydney Hobart winner, Westward, has sailed back up the Derwent for the first time in 60 years. Column Aug 1, 2010 634
Winning in the blood: Veolia Maris is lining up for a third successive crown in the Lord Howe Island Race. Aug 1, 2010 430
Leading from the front: few Rolex Sydney Hobart-Winning crewmembers wear their victory watch with more pride than Justin 'Juggy' Clougher. Peter Campbell asked the tough Tasmanian what it takes to become a world-class bowman. Interview Aug 1, 2010 1558
Garry Schipper: farewell to man overboard survivor and safety at sea teacher. Obituary Jun 1, 2010 225
ORCi on the startline: an ORCi rating division has been announced for the Rolex Sydney Hobart, writes Peter Campbell. Jun 1, 2010 390
Moving on: as CYCA commodore Matt Allen reaches the end of his three-year tenure, offshore's editor-at-large, Peter Campbell, reflects on his time at the helm. Column Jun 1, 2010 649
Rescue mission: an early Sydney Hobart winner has been donated to the Maritime Museum of Tasmania, ensuring it won't follow other classic yachts in sailing into obscurity. Jun 1, 2010 859
Second time around: Alex Whitworth and Peter Crozier have been around the block a few times in Berrimilla completing an unprecedented second circumnavigation. Apr 1, 2010 1472
Rise of the regatta: fleets competing in regular Saturday afternoon pointscore yacht racing have been static over the past few seasons at many yacht clubs around Australia. In contrast has been the steady growth in twilight racing fleets and, this past couple of seasons, in regattas. Apr 1, 2010 684
Jesse James Spithill: he's got a reputation as the gun-slinging match racer to make competitors faint. But Aussie helmsman James Spithill, who recently became the youngest skipper to raise the America's Cup aloft, is a very different man without a helm in his hands. Apr 1, 2010 2132

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