When thinking about who we should feature in this second edition of Tell Tales, one of the first names that came to mind was Tony Cuschieri of Martini Racing. Over the past 20 + years Tony has built, or heavily modified a total of 11 sports boats at his factory in Rowville, not far from Ronstan’s Australian Head Office. READ ON……
This adventure started, as many bad ideas do, in the shop on a Friday afternoon with a blender and a gallon of take-out margarita mix (one good thing to come out of the pandemic).
Some tips on how to fit out your boat to ensure an easy passage of sail to cruise on into the sunset……
Making your sailing easier, safer, and faster, Ronstan has earned a trusted name in the cruising community.
Ronstan’s emergence in the keelboat racing world was supercharged twenty years ago with the acquisition of Frederiksen, the highly reputed Danish sailboat hardware brand.
Ronstan’s strength in the small boat market can be attributed to its rich history of quality, innovation, and success on the racecourse.
Growing up in Sorrento, Victoria, both Sam & Will Phillips competed in their first sailing competition at a young age; Sam at just eight-years-old and Will sailed on the family mirror at Sorrento Sailing Couta Boat Club.
Mat Belcher is the most successful sailor currently in the Australian Sailing Team. He now has an Olympic gold to add to the tally including 2021, (2012) and silver (2016) medal to his name and numerous World Championships, including four with current crew, Will Ryan.
Our womens’ 470 team both come from sailing families in the West and have given it all through the Games. Well done Nia and Monique…
The International Moth Class isn’t exactly a new sailing class, yet the learning curve would have to be one of the steepest out there.
Four days of summer sailing magic has run its course. We were stoked to have 150 boats entered at the beautiful McCrae Yacht Club on the Mornington Peninsula for the 2021 Ronstan Regatta
It is recommended that the complete system be inspected by a competent person before each use, annually and every 5 years.
Italian Mini 6.50 sailor Ambrogio Beccari, winner of the 2019 Mini Transat, talks to Stephen and Elisa about the Mini 6.50s, the Transat and his future plans.
The Gifford family is well-known in cruising circles with their boat, the Totem, after living afloat since 2008.
Our special guest Mike Sanderson has been involved in top-level Maxi racing yacht projects for almost three decades.
Simon McKeon, Australian Of The Year 2011 and holder of the World Speed Sailing record between 1993 and 2004, speaks to Stephen Brayshaw about what it takes to set a speed record, Little America’s Cup and the Australian Sailing Team.
Nina Curtis, 2012 Olympic Silver Medallist and Volvo Ocean Race sailor, talks to Stephen Brayshaw about sailing the Volvo Ocean Race, the Olympics, trying different classes and women in sailing.