The Bay of Plenty Sailing Academy Trust launched four new boats on Tuesday, taking its school team sailing 420 fleet to twelve boats, and its total fleet to fifty-five. Special guests at the launch were NZL Sailing Team members Tom Saunders and Sam Meech, both of whom did school sailing using the BoPSAT fleet.
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Tauranga Yacht and Powerboat Club are offering a number of Dinghy Sailing Courses over the coming months and they’re open to children of all sailing levels with beginners welcome.
The 2014-15 year was another successful one for BoPSAT. Highlights included:
This year Tauranga Yacht & Powerboat Club has three different types of course on offer for young people who want to get into sailing or get better at it. We would love you to come along especially if you’ve never sailed before!
Campbell Stanton and Francesco Kayrouz have shown they are a sailing force to be reckoned with.
After performing above expectations at the European Optimist Championships in Wales earlier in the year, the Rosmini College duo have claimed first and second in yachting's debut at the NZCT AIMS Games.
TVNZ brought their Breakfast show to the NZCT AIMS Games and Tauranga turned on a stunning morning!
Sailing is included in the schedule for the first time in 2015 and NZL Sailing Team’s Blair Tuke was in Tauranga to speak at the opening ceremony. He took the time to be part of the Breakfast Show live broadcast too… if you missed it live you can watch it back
A strong westerly pruned sailing’s debut on the first day of the NZCT AIMS Games in Tauranga but the Anchor-sponsored racing that did happen on the water proved spectacular.