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News Archive

21 Feb 2018
A boatmaster course is the logical next step for anyone who has completed a day skipper qualification and is also a great first step for those considering a future in the commercial marine sector. Read more
Posted in: National / Recreational
Tags: Coastguard
21 Feb 2018
As many as 3500 people are expected to have a go at sailing with Yachting New Zealand during the Volvo Ocean Race stopover. Read more
21 Feb 2018
Sixteen teams are competing this weekend to take out the New Zealand leg of the Red Bull Foiling Generation and then go on to the world finals in the US. Read more
20 Feb 2018
Leonard Takahashi continued his impressive form on the match racing circuit by taking out the CentrePort Wellington International Youth Match Racing Championships last weekend. Read more
Posted in: Wellington / Racing
20 Feb 2018
by Julie Kidman
Participants from the Opua, Kerikeri and Whangarei Cruising Clubs ensured a full house for Northland's successful keelboat coach course held in Opua recently. Read more
20 Feb 2018
Kath Johnson hopes the arrival of the Volvo Sailing... Have a Go! trailer on Friday will spark enough interest in sailing for the sport to get off the ground on Stewart Island. Read more
19 Feb 2018
Three returning competitors are a feature of the first batch of athletes named in the NZL Sailing Foundation youth team who will compete at July's Youth Sailing World Championships in the US. Read more
16 Feb 2018
by Chris Mitchell
Derek Snow proved age is no barrier when he took out the 3.7 national championships at Wakatere recently as well as the veteran trophy and grand veteran medal. Read more
Posted in: National / Club Content
16 Feb 2018
by Michael Brown
In our regular feature on the regions, Michael Brown looks at what's been going on in the southern region. Read more
15 Feb 2018
A number of changes will be made to Yachting New Zealand's NZCT Regional Support Officer (RSO) programme following a review towards the end of last year. Read more
14 Feb 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
14 Feb 2018
by Michael Brown
One of the big challenges for all yacht clubs is translating individuals who try sailing for the first time into members and the New Plymouth Yacht Club do this better than most. Read more
14 Feb 2018
Leonard Takahashi and his RNZYS Performance Programme Pacific Racing Team crew have taken out the 2018 Nespresso Youth International Match Racing Cup at the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron but it wasn't without some drama. Read more
14 Feb 2018
Entries are still open for the second 24-Hour Endurance Yacht Race 2018 on Wellington Harbour starting on March 3, when sailors will endeavour to cover as much distance as possible when the fleet departs at noon on the Saturday. Read more
Posted in: Wellington / Racing
14 Feb 2018
All illegal recreational drugs are prohibited in sport during competition and, if athletes use them, they are taking a huge risk.  Read more
13 Feb 2018
Turn the Tide on Plastic skipper Dee Caffari will be the guest speaker at a special fundraising breakfast hosted by Lady Pippa Blake and the Sir Peter Blake Trust on March 1. Read more
13 Feb 2018
This year's New Zealand Commodores Conference will be held at the Bucklands Beach Yacht Club in Auckland on Saturday, June 9, so mark it in your diaries. Read more
12 Feb 2018
Clubs, classes and associations are invited to showcase their boats or activities at next month's Westhaven Marina Day. Read more
9 Feb 2018
by Michael Brown
The pathway for sailors in the Olympic classes is a well-trodden one but the opportunities open for young keelboat sailors are less well known. And there are plenty of opportunities. Read more
9 Feb 2018
Entires are open for the Oki 24 Hour Race on Lake Pupuke on March 3-4. Read more

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