In our regular feature on the regions, regional support officer Ian Gardiner looks at what's been going on in the top half of the South Island.
Australians Cole Tapper and Tyler Creevy held on to claim the 420 national championships title at Naval Point Club Lyttelton last weekend.
Nearly 80 boats from all over Canterbury took part in a two-day regatta recently to celebrate the 90th anniversay of the Waimakariri Sailing and Power Boat Club.
Former Emirates Team New Zealand member and America’s Cup World Series veteran Harry Thurston won this year’s Knight Frank South Island Young 88 Championships in Lyttelton.
The new Te Ana Marina has made a world of difference to keelboat owners in the Canterbury region.
Andrew McKenzie joined an elite group when he won his third consecutive New Zealand Laser national title in Christchurch yesterday.
Defending champion Andrew McKenzie took an early lead at the Laser national championships in Christchruch after winning the first two races yesterday.
Andrew McKenzie is back to defend his national Laser title in Christchurch this week but will face strong competition from a host of sailors.