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News Archive

11 May 2018
by Michael Brown
Lisa Blair became the first woman to sail solo around Antarctica despite dismasting and now she's planning to become the first person to sail solo around the Arctic. Read more
11 May 2018
Yachting New Zealand support the Wynyard Hobson Application for the America’s Cup infrastructure and event and encourage clubs and individuals to do so as well. Read more
10 May 2018
Sam Meech and Andrew McKenzie continued their charge at the Laser European championships in La Rochelle overnight (NZ time) but things are about to get a whole lot more difficult as all the other top sailors join them in gold fleet. Read more
9 May 2018
Sam Meech continues to lead the Laser European championships in La Rochelle but he very nearly missed the start of racing on the second day. Read more
8 May 2018
Sam Meech made a perfect start to the Laser European championships in La Rochelle overnight (NZ time), winning both of his races to take an early lead in the regatta. Read more
4 May 2018
As many as 100 new Lasers will be available to charter at October's Oceania Laser masters championships in Fiji. Read more
Posted in: International / Racing
3 May 2018
Yachting New Zealand chief executive David Abercrombie rounds up what's happening around the traps. Read more
3 May 2018
New Zealand has a strong tradition of OK dinghy racing, having won 12 world titles since Clive Roberts triumphed in 1973, and a handful of Kiwis will look to add to that record when the Wakatere Boating Club host the 2019 world championships next February. Read more
2 May 2018
by Michael Brown
The Northcote Birkenhead Yacht Club has been an important part of the community for the past century but has had to diversify in recent times, which has brought both rewards and challenges. They are our Aon Club of the Month. Read more
1 May 2018
Race officials make a huge contribution to yacht clubs around New Zealand. Whether it’s helping out with local club racing or running an international regatta, neither would be possible without dedicated race officials. Read more
1 May 2018
The Kohimarama Yacht Club have organised a 420 regatta at the end of the May as a way to help promote the class and bring new sailors up to speed. Read more
1 May 2018
by Julie Kidman
A grandmother with her daughters and grand daughter were among nearly 30 women who participated in the inaugural Bay of Islands WOW (Women on Water) weekend recently. Read more
1 May 2018
The 2018 Richmond Winter Series, hosted by the Richmond Yacht Club, runs on alternate Sundays beginning May 6. Read more
1 May 2018
Mother's Day is apporoaching so why not treat mum to a weekend sailing with a son or daughter on Steinlager 2, the boat Sir Peter Blake won the round-the-world race with? Read more
1 May 2018
Winter is a great time to learn to coach or to learn new skills and there are a range of courses taking place around the country. Read more
1 May 2018
How much do you know about anti-doping in NZ? DFSNZ have developed three e-learning programmes to ensure that athletes and support personnel have access to clean sport education on any computer or mobile device, anywhere in the world. Read more
1 May 2018
A rare opportunity has become available at the Ponsonby Cruising Club working alongside the office manager. Read more
1 May 2018
Nelson Watersports are looking for a talented and experienced teams racing coach to join the team in Nelson, providing coaching for the Nelson Bays Youth Teams Racing Association. Read more
1 May 2018
Auckland Grammar defended their secondary schools teams racing national title last week but the event wasn't without its challenges, not least of all the weather. Read more

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