Yachties and boaties have a natural affinity with the environment and it’s why Yachting New Zealand have launched a wide-ranging environmental strategy they hope will prompt real change within the sport.
The last one sold out and there are expectations this year's Great Blake Race charity regatta will be just as popular.
The enticement of sailing at a world championships ensured a big fleet took part at the mid-winter championships at the Manly Sailing Club over the weekend.
Sailing is a liberating experiencing for many people who are blind or visually impaired but they can't do it without the help of sighted people and Blind Sailing New Zealand are looking for a handful of volunteers.
Many of the rules around antifouling paints changed in 2017, with many now illegal to import or manufacture in New Zealand.
The 64th annual general meeting of Yachting New Zealand will be held on Saturday, October 13, 2018, at the Otago Yacht Club in Dunedin.
A New Zealand branch of established international organisation, Young Professionals in Yachting, has launched and is now inviting member applications.
Nominations are now open for the 2018 Volvo Yachting Excellence Awards.
Yachting New Zealand are looking for a membership and sponsor coordinator who can enhance what clubs are doing while also supporting sponsorship opportunities for the national sporting organisation.
New Zealand will have a team of three sailors at October’s Youth Olympic Games in Argentina, following the selections of boardsailors Max van der Zalm and Veerle ten Have and kiteboarder Pia Gordon.