Yachting New Zealand are looking for a regional support officer (RSO) for the northern region including Auckland, the Coromandel, Waikato and the Bay of Plenty.
The Waikato Thames Region has five member clubs and wish to engage a fulltime regional development coach for the 2017-18 sailing season (September to April).
Regional support officer Hamish Hey gives an update from the bottom half of the northern region.
The Adastra Foundation invites talented young people living in the Waikato who are dedicated and achieving in music, performing arts and sports to apply for their scholarship awards.
The Youth Sailing Academy Colville have what could best be described as a mobile clubhouse – a handful of tarpaulins draped over some big sticks erected on the beach.
The Waikato/Thames region are looking to send teams to the regional and national 420 team's championships following a successful training clinic at Lake Ngaroto over Waitangi weekend.
The Gulf Classic will take on a totally different look this year.
The Waikato Thames Yachting Association are holding a three-day teams racing camp at Lake Ngaroto during Waitangi weekend.
The camp will be a great way for young sailors to get their 2017 off to a flying start or others new to the college age group keen to upskill their tactical knowledge and learn to sail a 420. The focus on will be boat handling, tactics, rules theory and racing.
(Photo: Susanna Buckton)