Regatta Report-Oceania & Australian Laser Championships 2018

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Report: Oceania and Australian Open Laser Championships 2018

The Open Laser Championships for 2018 were held in Brisbane and hosted by the Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron. A total of 175 Lasers competed across 4.7, Radial and Standard rigs in breezes ranging from 6 knots up to 20 knots gusts on windward – leeward courses. The days were hot with mostly good afternoon sea breezes and occasionally the threat of an afternoon thunderstorm. Although sailing was cancelled on one day due to a lack of breeze, eleven of the scheduled twelve races were completed. Continue reading

2018 ILCA Laser Worlds

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Dear Laser Sailors

Important information for submitting applications to compete in Laser World Championships in 2018. 

ILCA Laser World Championships events page:

(1) Applications for entry for the following Laser World Championships will be accepted from Tuesday, 9 January through Tuesday, 20 February:

  •    2018 ILCA Laser Radial Men’s World Championship
  •    2018 ILCA Laser Under-21 World Championships
  •    2018 ILCA Laser 4.7 Youth World Championships

Please ensure your sailors are aware that if they do not apply by the 20 February 2018 application deadline they may have little chance to receive an entry offer. Continue reading


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Only a few days left to take advantage of this amazing deal on NEW LASERS….

Get in contact with Paul Vincent to get yours today.


PSA has put together a VLA members only special for all new boats sold during November in Victoria.
PSA Technical Rep Paul Vincent has a number of brand new Lasers in stock in Victoria, ready to go.
They will come with the latest plaque numbers, ready to race.
Get in contact with Paul today to get your new boat ordered.

Tom Slingsby Interview

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A great interview with Tom Slingsby on his return to dinghy sailing and explaining his training and strategy during his time at the top.
Interview by the guys at


Hi, Tom. It’s Colin Gowland phoning from ISA.

Yes, hi.

How are you?

Good thank you.

Okay. Awesome. Hey, thanks a lot for having a chat here.

No problem.

Everyone’s been really excited since you made that announcement on Facebook about coming back into dinghies. Continue reading

Welcome to the new official Oceania and Australian Laser Nationals website.

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The new official Oceania and Australian Laser Nationals website.
This website will be the home for all future Oceania and Australian Laser National Championships.
All race documents, online entry, results, videos, race tracking etc will be available on this site before, during and after the event.
This years event is sure to be a big one, being held at the beautiful RQYS in Manly QLD.
Online entries are now open and PSA are taking charter bookings now.
Jump over and like the facebook page and signup to their mailing list to keep up to date on all Nationals info.
Look forward to seeing you there in December !