The 2014-15 year was another successful one for BoPSAT. Highlights included:
Bay of Plenty
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.
This year's NZCT AIMS Games has cracked another milestone, breaking through the 8000-athlete barrier for the first time.
With late entries providing a final burst, 8007 intermediate-aged competitors from 261 schools across New Zealand will be in Tauranga from this weekend (September 6-11), battling it out across 19 different sporting codes.
The Adastra Foundation is welcoming applications for 2015/16 Adastra Foundation Scholarships.
Learn to Sail coaching course, held at Tauranga Yacht and Powerboat club 6th and 7th October
Applicants must be competent in small boats (i.e. dinghies)
Minimum of 15 years of age (For assistant coaches)
Over 18 years (For Learn to Sail Dinghy coaches)
Powerboat handling experience
Be a member of a YNZ affiliated club or organisation
Course cost $125