Bay of Plenty
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.
Once a year, the Javelin class invite anyone who wishes to join on first come, first in basis, running casual sprint races and offering a great social atmosphere for the whole family.