Hot weather and great winds greeted the 20 sailors involved in this year’s three day Optisail live in camp hosted by New Plymouth Yacht Club.
It’s that time of year again and we know of three up-coming Junior Sailing Camps planned in the central and lower North Island regions over the school holiday period.
These camps are aimed at learning, while having fun, in boats. Activities include a destination sail, night sail, relays, great food and great fun on and off the water.
The New Plymouth Yacht Club is celebrating 75 years over Labour weekend.
Did you know that when taking part in overseas regattas, there is usually a requirement from the race committee to have Marine Third Party Liability Insurance extended for racing in place?
Effective immediately, clubs and associations with a valid certificate of affiliation to YNZ can access wholesale rates up to 40% off RRP for quality Zhik merchandise branded with your club’s logo, plus qualify for club sponsorship support of up to $4000 in Zhik gear.
At 1:00pm on Tuesday, 22nd April 2014, nineteen-year-old New Zealander Cory McLennan will make history by becoming the youngest person ever to attempt the Solo Trans-Tasman Challenge yacht race.
This regatta was held at Pauri Lake near Wanganui on Saturday in overcast breezy conditions. Six schools took part from Okoia, Westmere, Fordell, Kaitoki, Wanganui Intermediate and St Georges. Sailing in teams of three Optimists.
After personally experiencing the transition in sailing as a non-disabled person to one with significant vision impairment, Dave Allerton has led the Taranaki Region and the Waitara Boating Club on a path of inclusion to open the sport to people of all abilities.
In the Western Districts region, the Waitara Boating Club, hosted their annual regatta over the Volvo National Sailing & Boating Day weekend with the biggest fleet of centreboard dinghies turning out for years.
With just two weeks until the regatta is set to take place, now is the time to have a good read of the Notice of Race for the 2014 Hansa Class National Championships.