|Headquarters||St Leonards, New South Wales|
|Chief Exec||Phil Jones|
Australian Sailing is recognised by the International Sailing Federation as the governing body for the sport of sailing in Australia. The Yachting Australia training department facilitates yachting national training schemes for the industry.
Australian Sailing was previously named Yachting Australia. The name change occurred along with governance reforms that concluded in July 2016.
Australian Sailing sees its key responsibilities as:
- Promotion of sailing
- Management of training
- Development of athletes
- Selection of teams
- Support of sailors
- Coordination of events
- Governance of the sport
- Servicing of members
Famous yacht clubs include the Cruising Club of Australia and the Royal Sydney Yacht Club.
High profile regatta
See Category:Australian sailors (sport)
One of the most famous sailing team of all time was that of America's Cup entry of Alan Bond and the 12 metre, Australia II who broke the longest unbeaten run in international sport by winning the event from the American challenger.
The marine industry is strong the most high profile builder are McConaghy Boats and Sydney Yachts / Bashford International.
- http://www.sailing.org/about-isaf/mna/austalia.php ISAF MNA Microsite
- Yacht Training in Australia
- "Australian Sailing Completes Governance Reforms". Scuttlebutt Sailing News. 5 July 2016.