As many as 130 people from 76 yacht clubs from around the country came together for last weekend's Commodores Conference.
Brian Petersen described it as "horrible" at times as his team battled terrible weather and sea conditions but Ran Tan II did enough to take out line honours in this year's Auckland Noumea Yacht Race.
You might think kiteboarder Sam Bullock wished he was 10 years younger, but it's not the case.
The New Zealand open teams racing national championships is back after a 10-year absence from the New Zealand yachting calendar.
Erica Dawson contemplated giving up sailing altogether but now realises she has a big future in the sport.
The title at the 29er national championships was decided by the narrowest of margins at the weekend with the top Australian team beating Seb Lardies and Scott McKenzie on countback.
About 40 yacht clubs around New Zealand have saved more than $250,000 on their running costs through making some simple changes recommended by LiteClub.
Yachting New Zealand are excited about changes to the sailing programme at the 2024 Paris Olympics but will hold off making any major campaign or strategy decisions until the format and equipment is finalised at November's World Sailing AGM.
Anyone involved in keelboat racing is reminded all PHRF certificates expire on May 31 and need to be revalidated through the Yachting New Zealand website.
The Auckland Noumea Yacht Race makes a welcome return this week after a six-year absence but it's hoped this year's edition isn't as dramatic as the last.