The following is just a small selection of safety-related articles to appear in the media - if you have any safety links you would like to share, please e-mail them to 

May 2019
1. Missing of a Locally Licensed Yacht in South China Sea

February 2019
1. Fatality Report on Chicago Mackinac Race

November 2018

     1. VOR Report - Ocean Racing at Night in Areas of High Vessel Traffic Density

June 2016

  1. Youth Sailing Head Injuries Survey - URL

May 2016

  1. US Sailing Accident Statistics 2015 - Report
  2. MOB Incident Newport to Ensenada International Yacht Race - Report
  3. Lightning Strikes - URL

April 2016

  1. Changing races due to weather forecasts - URL

March 2016

  1. RNLI Respect The Water campaign - URL
  2. RYA Kill Cord Survey - URL
  3. Keel Failures - URL

December 2015

  1. Accidental drowning of amateur yacht racer - URL

June 2015

  1. Life Jackets and May Day procedures - URL

May 2015

  1. Drowning after Electric Shock - URL
  2. Dauphin Island Regatta Disaster 2015 - URL

March 2016

  1. Official Report into Team Vesta Grounding – URL

February 2016

  1. Australian dinghy accident – URL
  2. NZ Big Boat sailor fatality – URL



Reporting collisions to the Marine Department is a statutory requirement for all local vessels, but what happens when you have a collision during a race – do you need to file a report?

For a detailed explanation of collision reporting and local racing please click here.

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