10 Instagram accounts for sailors to follow

26th March 2021 Jack O'Rourke

There’s nothing quite like beautiful photos on Instagram to get you daydreaming, or straight out jealous! Here are 10 of Deckee’s favourite accounts to give you a filtered and cropped sailing fix. If you're not an Instagram user these accounts are a great reason to sign yourself up.


Sailing Shack Racing - @sailingshack

This Australian‑based account has a knack for finding and sharing some of sailing’s more dramatic moments from around the world.  

America’s Cup - @americascup

Great photos and video clips; an easy way to follow the America’s Cup World Series action.

Sailing La Vagabonde - @elayna.carausu

Elayna is one half of the La Vagabonde crew, young Australian YouTube stars currently sailing around the world.  


Sailor Girl - @sailorgirlhq

You can rely on the Australian Sailor Girl (aka Nic Douglass) to bring you the latest sailing action from events all over the world. Stay up to date with all her adventures on the Deckee app Story Marker

Carlo Borlenghi - @carlo.borlenghi 

A master of his craft, photographer Carlo Borlenghi posts incredible images from regattas and events all over the world.

Down Under Sail - @downundersail

The Down Under Sail media team do a fantastic job of covering regattas and interviewing sailors from all over Australia. 


SailGP - @sailgp

SailGP is an international sailing competition where some of the world’s best sailors race high-performance F50 foiling catamarans. The competition is in for a big year in 2021.

Australian Sailing Team - @aussailingteam

The official account of the Australian Olympic and Paralympic teams; a good one to follow in the lead‑up to the Tokyo Olympics.

Sails Magazine - @sails_magazine

A comprehensive news source for the sailing community in Australia and around the world. Filled with boat reviews and regatta highlights.

The Ocean Race - @theoceanrace

 Set to take place in 2022, The Ocean Race is considered one of the toughest round-the-world sailing race. They recently reached over 200,000 followers so we’re not the only ones who think this account is worth a follow. 

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