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News Archive

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
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
10 Jan 2018
Not sure what to do with the kids over the school holidays? Yachting New Zealand are running a series of Volvo Sailing…Have a Go! days around the country over the next two weeks. Read more
10 Jan 2018
As many as 87 boats have entered this year's Bay Week and among the crew will be a 10-year-old to America's Cup winners and Volvo Ocean Race champions. Read more
10 Jan 2018
Both the Tanner and Tauranga Cups came down to the last race at the Kohimarama Yacht Club with the top three competitors in both events separated by only one point. Read more
9 Jan 2018
New Zealand sailors started the year in perfect fashion, winning both the boy's and girl's titles at the 29er world championships in Hong Kong. Read more
9 Jan 2018
James Barnett and Sam Street have a better idea of what they need to do if they are to compete at the top level following a busy period of two world 420 competitions in the last six weeks. Read more
9 Jan 2018
by Derry Godbert
The Whangarei Girls and Boys High School teams dished up the closest match at last month's three-day team's regatta at the Kerikeri Cruising Club as they battled for bragging rights. Read more
Posted in: Northland / Racing, Youth
8 Jan 2018
One is built to be have as many as 50 onboard and the other is designed to be raced singlehanded but the two will come together next week for a special celebration. Read more
8 Jan 2018
Boaties are being encouraged to help protect Northland’s harbours by disposing of their sewage properly as the busy boating season continues. Read more
8 Jan 2018
Boaties are asked to play their part in helping stop of the spread of pests and diseases.  Read more
8 Jan 2018
The Royal Akarana Yacht Club will tap into Rod Davis' vast experience after the former Olympian and America's Cup skipper was appointed the club's sailing director. Read more
8 Jan 2018
by Michael Brown
New Zealand's top two Nacra 17 crews have been joined by three international combinations in Auckland this summer in a remarkable show of allegiance.  Read more
19 Dec 2017
by Michael Brown
What strikes first is the speed – upwards of 27 knots – but then the noise hits. It's a constant, almost eerie, whistle as the wind passes through the boat. Read more
19 Dec 2017
Liv Mackay and Micah Wilkinson did what any product of generation Y would do and went onto YouTube when they heard the Red Bull Foiling Generation was coming to New Zealand in 2016. Read more
19 Dec 2017
The New Zealand Sailing Trust is looking for a skipper / maintenance manager Read more
Posted in: National / Recreational

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