Sailing News

Happy New Year Everybody!

28 / 12 / 2016

fair winds and all the best for 2017.

Shaw 650 Barely Legal Wins NSW State Title 2016

18 / 11 / 2016

Congratulations to Peter Ray and his Shaw 650 crew on Barely Legal, for winning the prestigious NSW Title in a fleet of 9 boats, with some pretty hairy conditions.  With winds gusting up to 30+ knots, managing the boat proved important, and the Shaw 650 lads managed to get two bullets on the first day finishing on top. 



Shaw 650 Barely Legal Wins Vic State Titles 2016 + 3rd in Pornstar

18 / 11 / 2016

The Victorian state titles over at Mornington last weekend saw a reversal of the conditions seen at the NSW states - Saturday saw light winds - Sunday saw survival conditions for the fleet with a 28 knot northerly in effect and a challenging harbour channel for the fleet to get off the beach the race committee wisely decided to cancel the days racing, meaning the results from the first day stand.

Well done to Peter Ray and his Barely Legal team: new Victorian SMS champions, as well as taking out PHS in Mornington. President of ASBA Chris Bland also is a podiumwinner, with 3rd SMS with Pornstar, the original Shaw 650 with the (arguably) still best name! 



Shaw Octopussy Winning at Mooloolababababa 2016

22 / 08 / 2016

Showing that he's not just a pretty face, Rees Howell and crew once again raced their way to the front in Octopussy, winning Mooloolaba (it is somewhere on the right hand side of Australia), which is the Winter Nationals of Sportsboats 2016.  Also on the race course Peow Peow, Pornstar, Barely Legal, making the Shaws the largest group of sporties again on the startline.


Crime Scene New Owner

06 / 06 / 2016

We are pleased to welcome a new owner of Crime Scene, located in sunny (and rainy) PHUKET, Thailand.

The aim is to do a few major Thai regattas and then the boat may stay here or may head down to Perth - another place with a little too much sun.

Welcome Mr Reynolds, ya Aussie!