Fifteen young sailors from Wellington, Nelson and Picton gathered at the Queen Charlotte Yacht Club last weekend to prepare for the upcoming Optimist national championships in Picton.
Thomas and Mason Mulcahy took out the big ones at the recent Interislander Regatta.
Murray Gilbert and Jonathan Burgess won the Flying Fifteen national title at the Waikawa Boating Club but only after a dramatic finish which came down to the last beat of the last race.
The Waikawa Boating Club have two vacancies they are looking to fill.
Early bird entires for the Waikawa Boating Club’s New Year Regatta close soon.
A new initiative from the Waikawa Boating Club wraps a package neatly around their two biggest events plus two months cruising and is aimed at ‘out of town’ yachties thinking of visiting the Marlborough Sounds this summer.
In our regular feature on the regions, regional support officer Ian Gardiner provides a roundup of what's been going on in the top of the South Island.
An historical account of the Waikawa Boating Club has been judiciously, sometimes painfully but more often happily narrated into a document now published into a book of 240 pages with over 200 photos.