Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility


2020 NT Championships wrap

The NT Championships took place over 25 – 26 July at Darwin Sailing Club sporting some of the season’s best weather with a great mix of racing conditions.

Volunteers - the beating heart of our clubs!

As we continue to celebrate National Volunteer Week 2020 we have a few more special volunteer stories to showcase. As published this week by Sport Australia; every year, 2.3 million people volunteer in sport and physical activity in Australia – making it the nation’s largest volunteer sector.

Down time means gardening time at Darwin Sailing Club

After the Darwin Sailing Club was forced to stand down their staff in March things were not looking good for the club grounds as gardening was not the highest priority. A number of green thumbed senior members led by Lindsey Wharton took matters into their own hands.

Never too old to sail….

At 86 years young, Fred Barlow, a Darwin Sailing Club veteran and club member since 1986, is still enjoying cruising on his S80, ‘The Cleaning Lady’.

The Iconic Race Around Tiwi Islands Returns

Dinah Beach Cruising Yacht Association is pleased to announce that entry is open for the 2019 Tiwi Islands Yacht Race commencing on Saturday 08 June. Traditionally managed by the Darwin Sailing Club (and called the Round The Islands Race), this iconic race is now being hosted by DBCYA.

NT Big Boat Challenge Wrap Up

Last weekend saw a fantastic two days of sailing with a variety of races and winds for the 2018 BIG Boat Regatta.  This year we had 17 boats participating across 4 divisions.  There were teams representing both DSC & DBCYA, Defence & GBC had teams chartering 3 of the Elliot 7 and there was also a WOW team aboard Cleaning Lady.

Five reasons every sailor should try a Darwin Ambon

I’m writing this as I fly home from my first Spice Islands Darwin Ambon Yacht Race. From before we left Darwin to well after we arrived in Ambon the race has been an incredible experience, one that I think every sailor worth their salt should attempt at least once.

45th Tasar Nationals - Darwin

Glorious sunny conditions producing balmy 5-15kt land & sea breezes greeted competitors from every State & Territory as well as NZ, for the 45th TASAR NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP in Darwin during 18-25 July 2018!!

NT Sailing Team shines in QLD Youth Week

NTST sailors Paris van den Herik and Aden McGrath have just finished 10 days of intense training and racing in Brisbane at the Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron.

Bringing Back the Arafura Games: Competition Program Confirmed

The Territory Labor Government is bringing back the Arafura Games, boosting tourism and visitors to the Territory. Minister for the Arafura Games, Ken Vowles, today announced the finalisation of the competition program, which now includes 16 sports.