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News Archive

14 Oct 2017
by Michael Brown
Bianca Cook will be the first Kiwi woman to sail in the Volvo Ocean Race since 2001/02 and first New Zealand woman ever on a mixed boat. Read more
14 Oct 2017
There’s no one quite like Veerle ten Have at the Yachting New Zealand youth trials this weekend. Read more
13 Oct 2017
There might be 15 boats in the 29er fleet at the Yachting New Zealand youth trials but the battle at the top means it has almost turned into a match race between the top two crews. Read more
Posted in: National / Racing, Youth
12 Oct 2017
Josh Armit still can't quite believe he's a world champion and he's now aiming to do it again in December. Read more
11 Oct 2017
Finding yourself in charge of a boat after the skipper has disappeared over the side is a scary proposition for most and is why Coastguard Northern Region run a course called Suddenly in Charge. Read more
10 Oct 2017
Simon McVeagh feels a bit like the Pied Piper, travelling around the South Island and encouraging children to try sailing for the first time. Read more
9 Oct 2017
Andrew McKenzie collected the biggest result of his career when he finished third in a high-quality field at the Laser European championships in Barcelona overnight (NZ time). Read more
6 Oct 2017
Andrew McKenzie jumped into second at the Laser European championships in Barcelona and will go into gold fleet racing in an excellent position to push for a podium finish. Read more
6 Oct 2017
A dozen Chinese children went sailing for the first time today as part of an initiative to introduce Asian kids to some “Kiwi style”. Read more
6 Oct 2017
by Michael Brown
Sir Russell Coutts has big plans for the Manly Sailing Club. Yachting New Zealand's Michael Brown caught up with the five-time America's Cup winner. Read more
5 Oct 2017
Andrew McKenzie made an excellent start to the Laser European championships in Barcelona and Tom Saunders is not far behind as two New Zealand sailors occupy top-10 spots. Read more
4 Oct 2017
by Graeme Wall
In our regular feature on the regions, regional support officer Graeme Wall provides a roundup of what's been going on in the deep south. Read more
4 Oct 2017
The first batch of winners for this year's Volvo Yachting Excellence Awards have been announced and feature world champions, America's Cup winners and individuals who are recognised for outstanding service to sailing in this country. Read more
4 Oct 2017
The America's Cup is going on a national tour of the regions to give New Zealanders the chance to see the trophy and also inspire a new generation of young Kiwis to get into the sport. Read more
3 Oct 2017
by Michael Brown
The Kerikeri Cruising Club are leading the fight against a biosecurity charge that could have implications for the rest of the country. Read more
3 Oct 2017
The Maraetai Sailing Club are expecting up to 50 boats when they host the P-Class North Island championships over Labour weekend (October 21-23). Read more
3 Oct 2017
Growth in youth sailing has been reflected in a large number of entries for the upcoming Yachting New Zealand Youth Trials are held at the Manly Sailing Club. Read more
3 Oct 2017
Hamish Hey finished with Yachting New Zealand last week after five years as one of the Northern Region regional support officer working with clubs in the Auckland, Waikato, Thames and Bay of Plenty area.   Read more
3 Oct 2017
Yachting New Zealand are excited to launch Embark, our new online learning platform. Read more
3 Oct 2017
Anyone looking for a map of the Auckland Harbour racing marks can now download a copy.   Read more

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