Bay of Plenty
Yachting New Zealand are looking for a regional support officer (RSO) for the Northern Region including Auckland, the Coromandel, Waikato and the Bay of Plenty.
The NZ Sailing Trust have entered Steinlager 2 into February's Auckland to Tauranga Yacht Race and are looking for crew for both the race and the cruising delivery back to Auckland.
The International Yacht Paints Auckland to Tauranga is the premier event for coastal sailors in the Bay of Plenty and entries are now open for the 2018 instalment.
Boaties need to remember to check their boats and gear for stowaways to help keep a number of islands pest free.
Michael Brown gives an update from the bottom half of the northern region, an area that extends from Lake Taupo to the Auckland Harbour Bridge.
Peter Burling made history at the Bay of Plenty Sports Awards, writes David Beck of the Rotorua Daily Post.