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News Archive

22 Jan 2018
The Waikato Thames Yachting Association are hosting the regional centreboard regatta at Lake Ngaroto on February 3-4. Read more
22 Jan 2018
by Michael Brown
The Royal Port Nicholson Yacht Club has been the hub for water-based activities on Wellington Harbour for more than a century and continues to offer the chance for people to take to the water in the capital. Read more
22 Jan 2018
by Michael Brown
Josh Junior and Andy Maloney will swap the helmet and body armour for beige shorts and baggy T-shirts when they sail in next weekend’s Auckland Anniversary Day Regatta. Read more
22 Jan 2018
Andrew McKenzie joined an elite group when he won his third consecutive New Zealand Laser national title in Christchurch yesterday. Read more
22 Jan 2018
Some of the world's best young 420, 29er and Laser sailors and kiteboarders will be gathering in the US in April for an international racing clinic and New Zealand youngsters have the chance to join them. Read more
Posted in: International / Racing, Youth
22 Jan 2018
Drug Free Sport New Zealand’s investigation into athletes purchasing prohibited substances online will continue well into 2018 and is a stark warning to the whole sporting community not to become complacent about doping in sport. Read more
19 Jan 2018
Defending champion Andrew McKenzie took an early lead at the Laser national championships in Christchruch after winning the first two races yesterday. Read more
Posted in: Canterbury, National / Racing
19 Jan 2018
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. Read more
18 Jan 2018
Manukau sailors took the top two spots at the 2018 Black Heart Hartley 16 national championships at the Napier Sailing Club with Gareth Insley and Tim Lynch Blosse (sailing Bizarre) winning on countback from defending champions Robin Williams and Mike Insley (Shaking Laundry). Read more
18 Jan 2018
by Michael Brown
Simon van Velthooven calls himself an “enthusiastic weekend warrior” these days as he continues his transformation from Olympic cyclist to bona fide sailor. Read more
18 Jan 2018
32 of New Zealand’s most talented youth sailors will be competing in the first stop of the 2018 Red Bull Foiling Generation World Series, to be held at Auckland’s Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron on February 24-25. Read more
17 Jan 2018
New Zealand boardsailors Max van der Zalm and Veerle ten Have are one step closer to their goal of competing at this year's Youth Olympics in Argentina after winning this week's Oceania championships in Brisbane. Read more
17 Jan 2018
by Michael Brown
Bianca Cook has some idea what it’s like to be sprayed by a fire hose, for hours on end. Read more
16 Jan 2018
Dotted around Enda O’Coineen’s 60-foot boat are a handful of quotes from famous writers and poets, including a passage from Irish novelist James Joyce’s work Ulysses: “The sea, the snotgreen sea, the scrotum tightening sea.” Read more
16 Jan 2018
Safety boats are critical to the operation of most yachting and boating clubs in New Zealand and there are a number of things you should do to manage this effectively. Read more
16 Jan 2018
Andrew McKenzie is back to defend his national Laser title in Christchurch this week but will face strong competition from a host of sailors. Read more
16 Jan 2018
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. Read more
14 Jan 2018
by Michael Brown
Tom Saunders finally feels like he belongs. Read more
10 Jan 2018
Yachting New Zealand are looking for sailors to help behind the scenes at the Auckland stopover for the Volvo Ocean Race. Read more
10 Jan 2018
Entries close soon for the Oceanibridge NZL Sailing Regatta, this country's premier Olympic and youth classes regatta and the New Zealand leg of the newly-created Tasman Series. Read more

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