When I say fresh I am not referring to the Rotorua odour, but the new format!
With summer nearly here, the New Zealand Herald published a helpful article on October 25th to help the landlubbers amongst us in the “City of Sails” to also get out there.
Náutico Clube Boa Esperança, Lisbon, with the support of New Zealand boat designer Peter Tait, is running an Inclusive Boat Building programme
Nominations for the 2014 Attitude Awards have closed and the 3 finalists in each category announced, and a very familiar name appears under the “Making A Difference” category!
Paraplegic Jonathan Martins has single-handedly sailed into Tauranga on October the 16th, after a total of 72 days sailing alone at sea, on a passage that took almost 4 months from Panama to New Zealand, across the Pacific Ocean.
The 2014 International Federation for Disabled Sailing World championships were held in Halifax, Canada, from the 15th until the 24th of August.
‘Sailability’ at Seaview, Wellington was recently nominated for, and won the ‘Sports and Leisure’ category for the Hutt City Wellington Airport Awards.
The first boat I sailed was a Hartley 9ft sailing dinghy built by my father Robin, in the late 50s or early 60s, although it was probably not until the early 70s before I actually recall it in any detail.
After six days sailing, the High Liner Foods IFDS World Championships 2014, has drawn to a close in Halifax.
Applications for the Spirit of Adventure 2015 Inspiration Voyage are now open.