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22 Mar 2018
They have been described as like a low-flying aircraft and can reach speeds in excess of 30 knots and this weekend a number of well-known sailors will compete in the RaD Car Hire Moth national championships. Read more
Posted in: National / Racing
21 Mar 2018
by Michael Brown
Yachting New Zealand communications manager Michael Brown got hot under the collar when he went onboard Dongfeng Race Team for the Volvo Ocean Race pro-am race. Read more
21 Mar 2018
Australians Cole Tapper and Tyler Creevy held on to claim the 420 national championships title at Naval Point Club Lyttelton last weekend. Read more
21 Mar 2018
Auckland turned out in force for the departure of the Volvo Ocean Race fleet last weekend and the racing matched the spectacular gathering. Read more
21 Mar 2018
Honda Marine have vowed to defend the JJ Giltinan Trophy next year after becoming the first New Zealand team to win the event for 44 years. Read more
21 Mar 2018
Liv Mackay and Micah Wilkinson are feeling confident ahead of their first major European event when they line up at next week's Princess Sofia regatta in Palma. Read more
20 Mar 2018
More than 3000 people tried sailing, many for the first time, with Yachting New Zealand's Volvo Sailing... Have a Go! programme during the Volvo Ocean Race stopover at the Auckland viaduct. Read more
20 Mar 2018
A father and son will go head-to-head when the 2018 Solo Tasman Yacht Challenge from New Plymouth to Mooloolaba gets underway on Easter Sunday. Read more
20 Mar 2018
Fifteen young sailors from Wellington, Nelson and Picton gathered at the Queen Charlotte Yacht Club last weekend to prepare for the upcoming Optimist national championships in Picton. Read more
19 Mar 2018
by Michael Brown
Club of the Month is not just about celebrating success stories but also recognising the hard work people put in to keep the sport going in their region - like those at the Bluff Yacht Club. Read more
19 Mar 2018
Nearly 80 boats from all over Canterbury took part in a two-day regatta recently to celebrate the 90th anniversay of the Waimakariri Sailing and Power Boat Club. Read more
19 Mar 2018
More than 40 yachts competed in 2017 and this year's instalment of the Anzac Enduro from Auckland to Great Barier Island promises to be even bigger. Read more
Posted in: Auckland / Racing
18 Mar 2018
Josh Junior kept his nerve and his boat upright to win a dramatic medal race at the Finn European Championships in Spain but it wasn't quite enough to claim bronze. Read more
17 Mar 2018
Josh Junior will battle it out for bronze at the Finn European Championships in Spain tonight (NZ time) but will also battle the elements. Read more
16 Mar 2018
Consistency is paying off for Josh Junior at the Finn European Championships in Spain, with the Wellington sailor now up to third on his return to Olympic class competition. Read more
15 Mar 2018
Josh Junior and Andy Maloney were looking forward to tucking into a steak after a tiring third day at the Finn Europeans in Cadiz, Spain, overnight (NZ time). Read more
15 Mar 2018
Former Emirates Team New Zealand member and America’s Cup World Series veteran Harry Thurston won this year’s Knight Frank South Island Young 88 Championships in Lyttelton. Read more
Posted in: Canterbury, South Island / Racing
Tags: Young 88
15 Mar 2018
Zane Gifford and his crew on Raging Hormones took out the 33rd Young 88 one design national championships in Auckland recently to join a long list of names on a trophy board that features some of New Zealand’s best. Read more
15 Mar 2018
The Maraetai Sailing Club are hosting their annual open class centreboard regatta on March 24, which incorporates the Starling Travellers series at Maraetai Beach. Read more
15 Mar 2018
The navy are used to going the extra mile and their entry into the 24-hour endurance yacht race in Wellington covered the most distance recently. Read more

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