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World Sailing is the world governing body for the sport of sailing, officially recognized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC). World Sailing is made up of 139 Member National Authorities (MNAs), who are its principal members, and responsible for the decision making process that governs the sailing world. There are currently more than 100 World Sailing classes, ranging from the small dinghy classes for young people up to 60 foot ocean racers.
Australian Sailing is a member of World
AOC_Aust_FC_Pos-25%The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) is an Incorporated Association whose members are the national bodies of sports on the Olympic program and it is the AOC's responsibility to select, send and fund Australian Teams to the Olympic Summer and Winter Games. The Australian Olympic Committee is an Official Program Partner of the Australian Sailing Team.

Australian Paralympic CommitteeThe Australian Paralympic Committee helps Australians with disabilities participate in sport and compete at the Paralympic Games through partnerships with governments, business, sporting bodies and the community. The Australian Paralympic Committee is an Official Program Partner of the Australian Sailing Team.

WebsiteThe Australian Sports Commission is Australia’s primary national sports administration and advisory agency. Their focus is to get more Australians participating and excelling in sport and is administered from Canberra at the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) Bruce campus.

AIS_Gold_StackedThe Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) is the principal sponsor and partner of Australian Sailing. The AIS provides Australian Sailing with funding to ensure they have the capacity to create a sustainable sport through best practice governance and administration, intellectual property ownership, athlete management and support structures and general accountabilities.  Importantly, the winning partnership highlights the commitment to ensuring Australian athletes excel in the international sporting arena, and increasing Australians’ participation in sailing and recreational boating.

AMSA_stacked at sizeThe Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) is a statutory authority with principal functions of: promoting maritime safety and protection of the marine environment, preventing and combating ship-sourced pollution in the marine environment, providing infrastructure to support safety of navigation in Australian waters, and providing a national search and rescue service to the maritime and aviation sectors.

rya_logoThe RYA is the national body for all forms of boating under power or sail, including dinghy and yacht racing, motor and sail cruising, RIBs and sports boats, powerboat racing, windsurfing, inland cruising and narrowboats, and personal watercraft.

ASF logo webThe Australian Sports Foundation (ASF) was established by the Australian Government in 1986 to support the development of sport in Australia. The Australian Sports Foundation's mission is to raise money for Australian sport.


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Steadfast is the largest general insurance broker network in Australasia, established in 1996 and provider of services to 306 broker businesses located in 500 offices across Australia, New Zealand and
logo_nautilus_marine_boat_insuranceWith over 125 years of marine experience between the senior Nautilus Marine executives, Nautilus Marine is absolutely committed to providing high levels of customer service, backed by local knowledge.

Tested and proven, top Australian technical apparel producer Zhik is the clear winning choice of Olympic and World champions around the world. Zhik is the Official Technical Apparel Supplier and a Major Co-Sponsor of the Australian Sailing Team.

Hamilton Island Logo_270x208Hamilton Island is one of Australia’s most spectacular tourist destinations in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef and Whitsunday Islands. It was purchased by renowned Australian winemaker Bob Oatley in 2003 and is one of the world’s leading holiday destinations. Hamilton Island is an Official Partner and Major Co-Sponsor of the Australian Sailing Team.

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Whitworth's Marine & Leisure, Australia's largest marine accessories retailer has been serving boat owners since 1962. With its' Mail Order departments and sixteen big supermarkets Australia wide Whitworth's Marine & Leisure offers the best service, convenient locations, a huge selection of quality products, and unbeatable prices.

Crewsaver is a world leading manufacturer of ocean safety and survival equipment. Crewsaver’s expert designers create products that outperform the standards by developing and utilising the latest in marine technologies whilst designing ergonomically superior products for comfort and appearance. Crewsaver work with some of the world’s leading racing teams from Team Abu Dhabi, Artemis Racing and Wild Oats XI to create high performance products for any condition.  Crewsaver design and manufacture, lifejackets, liferafts, clothing, safety equipment and high performance dinghy sailing products for all levels of users. Crewsaver is a brand under the Survitec Group of companies and is a critical element of the RFD Brand in Australia. As a part of the Survitec Group, this ensures that all Crewsaver products covered around the globe through their vast network of over 600 service facilities.

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Credited with establishing the world’s first global emergency response center dedicated to providing immediate, real-time medical assistance to people in remote locations, MedAire’s Global Emergency Response Centers are staffed by emergency physicians, Registered Nurses, and communication
Ronstan Logo Red 150x50RONSTAN is a world renowned sailing hardware and architechural rigging company. With its head office in Melbourne, Ronstan is one of the top three sailboat hardware brands in the world, instantly recognised and respected in 45 countries. Ronstan is an Official Supplier of the Australian Sailing Team.

B&G has been at the cutting edge of sailing innovation for 50 years. Whether you're motivated by the thrill of your next race or a passion for cruising, B&G electronics are designed for

airweave is a cult product in Japan and has been used by elite athletes and professionals worldwide, From Team USA to the Royal Ballet School in London, and Japan Airlines to Australian Sailing, airweave optimizes sleep and powers performance.

Blackmores®(TEAL)-(web-version)Blackmores is Australia’s leading natural health brand. It develops products and services that deliver a more natural approach to health, based on an expertise in vitamins, minerals, herbs and nutrients. Blackmores is an Official Supplier of the Australian Sailing Team.

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Maui Jim specialises in producing premium polarised sunglasses. Maui Jim is the preferred Sunglass Supplier to Australian Sailing and the Australian Sailing Team.

LIROS design and develop ropes for sporting and industrial needs and produces high quality rope products for all technical solutions. LIROS has expertise in synthetic and natural fibre ropes and is the Official Rope Supplier to the Australian Sailing Team.


Navionics AU LogoNavionics, an original pioneer of Electronic Nautical Charts, supplies charting solutions for many leading brands of marine navigation and chart plotting hardware. For over 30 years, Navionics have been innovating, and expanding their product range, providing mariners with features that ensure the freshest and most accurate cartographic data available. Navionics is an Official Supplier of the Australian Sailing Team. 

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Yaffa is one of Australia's largest independent media companies and has remained an independent operation over the past 85 years. It now consists of 28 specialist magazines, including Cruising Helmsman.

 Sailor Sunscreen is an Australian designed and produced SPF50+ sunscreen. Its moisturising formula includes Aloe Vera and Vitamin E for maximum skin protection and care. It offers a very high protection factor for sun sensitive children and softer female skin in a light and non-greasy sunscreen. 4 hours water resistant, it rubs in clear and leaves a dry touch. With broad spectrum protection from UVA and UVB rays, Sailor Sunscreen is ideal for sailors and spectators alike. Sailor Sunscreen is an Official Supplier of the Australian Sailing Team.