• Grant Wharington

    Five 100ft maxis and one new 80 footer

    by  • 12 November 2013 • Anthony Bell, Australia, Beau Geste, Bob Oatley, carlo borlenghi, Cruising Yacht Club of Australia (CYCA), Gavin Brady, Grant Wharington, Karl Kwok, Loyal, Mark Richards, Maxi, Maxis, Michael Coxon, Offshore, ragamuffin, Stan Honey, Steve Hayles, Syd Fischer, Tom Slingsby, Wild Oats, Wild Thing, Zefiro

    Just under a month and a half out from the start of the 69th Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, the CYCA has confirmed that 97 yachts are registered for the race, including 22 international entrants,read more

    Huntress comes out on top

    by  • 26 August 2013 • Andrea Francolini, Australasian Regattas, Australia, Billy Merrington, Bob Oatley, Box Classic, Condor, Dan Salter, David Molloy, Ernesto Bertarelli, Ghost Rider, Grant Wharington, Hooligan, Huntress, Ichi Ban, Inshore, irc, Lisa Ratcliff, Malcolm Page, Marco Bergamuncha, Marcus Blackmore, Matthew Johns, Philip Grove, Ross Hennessy, Shogun, Wild Oats, Wild Thing, Will Oxley

    A motor mechanic with a knack for consistency behind the wheel and his Sydney crew, capitalised on the water in this year’s light air Audi Hamilton Island Race Week, to win the major prize atread more

    Hooligan with a day to spare

    by  • 24 August 2013 • Andrea Francolini, Australasian Regattas, Australia, Billy Merrington, Bob Oatley, Box Classic, Condor, Dan Salter, David Molloy, Ernesto Bertarelli, Ghost Rider, Grant Wharington, Hooligan, Inshore, irc, Lisa Ratcliff, Malcolm Page, Marcus Blackmore, Matthew Johns, Maxi, mini maxi, Ross Hennessy, Shogun, Wild Oats, Wild Thing, Will Oxley

    Marcus Blackmore’s Sydney-based TP52 Hooligan trumped the IRC Racing division at Audi Hamilton Island Race Week with one day to spare, earning yet another championship trophy and takread more

    Hooligan out in front

    by  • 22 August 2013 • Andrea Francolini, Australasian Regattas, Australia, Billy Merrington, Bob Oatley, Box Classic, Condor, Dan Salter, David Molloy, Ernesto Bertarelli, Ghost Rider, Grant Wharington, Hooligan, Inshore, irc, Lisa Ratcliff, Malcolm Page, Marcus Blackmore, Matthew Johns, Maxi, mini maxi, multihulls, One Designs, Ross Hennessy, Shogun, Wild Oats, Wild Thing, Will Oxley

    Today was a wind lottery for the 157-boat fleet entering the second half of Audi Hamilton Island Race Week being staged in the Queensland Whitsunday Islands.read more

    Victory for Victoire

    by  • 20 August 2013 • Andrea Francolini, Australasian Regattas, Australia, Billy Merrington, Bo Oatley, Box Classic, Condor, David Molloy, Ernesto Bertarelli, Ghost Rider, Grant Wharington, Hooligan, Inshore, irc, Lisa Ratcliff, Malcolm Page, Marcus Blackmore, Matthew Johns, Maxi, mini maxi, Ross Hennessy, Shogun, Wild Oats, Wild Thing, Will Oxley

    The race committee had to think on its feet today with a tricky start to the third day of competition then the perfect aperitif before layday, a building afternoon breeze to bring weary crews backread more

    Second bullet for Hooligan

    by  • 19 August 2013 • Andrea Francolini, Australasian Regattas, Australia, Billy Merrington, Bo Oatley, Box Classic, Condor, David Molloy, Ernesto Bertarelli, Ghost Rider, Grant Wharington, Hooligan, Inshore, irc, Lisa Ratcliff, Malcolm Page, Marcus Blackmore, Matthew Johns, Maxi, multihulls, One Designs, Ross Hennessy, Shogun, tp52, Wild Oats, Wild Thing, Will Oxley

    Day two of racing at Audi Hamilton Island Race Week delivered up more glorious conditions for the 12 classes contesting the premier Whitsunday regatta.read more