The have a go programme down at the Volvo Ocean Race village is proving a hit.
More than $400,000 in funding is available as part of the first round of this year's Auckland Regional KiwiSport Funding.
Sixteen teams are competing this weekend to take out the New Zealand leg of the Red Bull Foiling Generation and then go on to the world finals in the US.
As many as 3500 people are expected to have a go at sailing with Yachting New Zealand during the Volvo Ocean Race stopover.
Leonard Takahashi and his RNZYS Performance Programme Pacific Racing Team crew have taken out the 2018 Nespresso Youth International Match Racing Cup at the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron but it wasn't without some drama.
This year's New Zealand Commodores Conference will be held at the Bucklands Beach Yacht Club in Auckland on Saturday, June 9, so mark it in your diaries.
Turn the Tide on Plastic skipper Dee Caffari will be the guest speaker at a special fundraising breakfast hosted by Lady Pippa Blake and the Sir Peter Blake Trust on March 1.
Clubs, classes and associations are invited to showcase their boats or activities at next month's Westhaven Marina Day.
Entires are open for the Oki 24 Hour Race on Lake Pupuke on March 3-4.