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Latest news: Sailing

Australian Olympic champion Matt Wearn poised to clinch sailing world title

Australia's Olympic champion Matt Wearn has a keenly-awaited title in his grasp even before Sunday's medal race at the sailing world championships.

Y Canberra Region Sailing Club sail-ebrates 60th anniversary in style

To celebrate their upcoming 60-year anniversary, the Y Canberra Region Sailing Club are doing what they do best – adorning dozens of brightly coloured sailing boats across Lake Burley Griffin.

Local sailors win in Canberra’s first national boatrace

The Sharpie Nationals boatrace, held for the first time in Canberra this month, was a triumph for local sailors.

Belcher to carry flag at closing ceremony

Australia's most successful Olympic sailor Mat Belcher will carry the nation's flag at the closing ceremony of the Tokyo Games.

Belcher, Ryan claim 470 sailing gold for Australia

as become Australia's most successful sailor in Olympic history after teaming up with Will Ryan to win the men's 470 gold medal in Tokyo.

470 gold looms large after Wearn’s win

Sailor Matt Wearn has completed his Laser medal race in style, securing a record-breaking fourth gold for Australia on the 10th day.

Australian sailors hunting another Olympic medal

Australia's Nacra 17 team, cousins Jason Waterhouse and Lisa Darmanin, are in the hunt for another Olympic medal after banking a win among their results on Saturday.

Wearn credits Rio champ Burton for gold medal charge

Matt Wearn has credited his fierce battle with Rio Olympic sailing champion Tom Burton to win Australian selection for helping his remarkable gold medal charge in the Laser class in Tokyo.

Aussie sailor Matt Wearn wins Olympic gold early

Australian sailor Matt Wearn can celebrate an early Olympic gold in the one-man Laser class, holding an unassailable lead.

Aussie 470 crew take Tokyo Olympics lead

Australia's crack 470 sailing team of Mat Belcher and Will Ryan have grabbed the early lead in their bid to claim gold at the Tokyo Olympics.