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  • Colman and Cavanough win the GOR with Cessna Citation

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  • Coach development update

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    This from YNZ’s Coaching Development Manager Rob Hielkema

  • NELSON BAYS YOUTH TEAMS RACING ASSOCIATION

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    The Nelson Bays Teams Racing Association are seeking a qualified Coach/Sailing Instructor.

  • Maloney and Meech excel at Kiel Week

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    NZL Sailing Team Laser Sailors Andy Maloney and Sam Meech are currently sailing at the last of the 2011/2012 ISAF Sailing World Cup regattas at Kiel, Germany, and will be heading into the final medal races overnight Wednesday, NZT.

  • YNZ Submits on Flavell Bill

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    Yachting New Zealand took up the opportunity to make a submission on the Gambling (Gambling Harm Reduction) Amendment Bill to the Commerce Committee.

  • Optimist Worlds Team Fundraiser

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    23 June 2012

    7:30pm at Murrays Bay Sailing Club

    RSVP by June 22nd to lorradair@gmail.com

  • Sail Noumea Finish- the most challenging NZ Offshore race in 20+ years

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    Evolution Sails  Sail Noumea 2012 officially ended after 8 days, 1 hours, 32 minutes and 53 seconds when Iolanthe II crossed the finish line in Noumea on the 10th of June just after 3pm NZST.

  • Sail Noumea

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    Evolution Sails  Sail Noumea 2012 officially ended after 8 days, 1 hours, 32 minutes and 53 seconds when Iolanthe II crossed the finish line in Noumea on the 10th of June just after 3pm NZST.

  • Napier Sailing Club Wins Hawke’s Bay Sports Awards

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  • Record fleets of Ross 930’s in Auckland

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  • 2013 Central Triangle Race

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  • Sail Akarana – June 2012

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  • NZ’s Largest ‘have a go’ for sailors with a disability

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    More than70 new young sailors with a disability gave sailing a go on Friday June 8th and a further 20 people with a disability came out on Sunday June 10th at the Waitara Boating Club in Taranaki.

  • Your club... online with YNZ

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    Use club templates on the new Yachting New Zealand website to keep your members informed and attract new members, its free to affiliated clubs!
  • NZL 470 Gold and Bronze at Sail for Gold

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    Jo Aleh and Olivia (Polly) Powrie have won Gold at their Olympic 470 dress rehearsal event, and Paul Snow Hansen with Jason Saunders have achieved bronze.

  • Robertson 3rd, Tiller 6th at Korea Match Cup

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    This from Full Metal Jacket Racing (Tiller) ...

    After four days of racing in Korea FMJ have ended up 6th in the Korea Match Cup, going down in the quarter finals to defending champion Bjorn Hansen of Sweden.

     

  • Star and Finn Selected for 2012 Olympics

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  • Neville Crichton- Companion of the NZ Order of Merit

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    New Zealander Neville Crichton has been named a Companion to the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to business and yachting.

  • Kiwi kids at Asian Optimist Championship

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  • 2012 Youth Team Celebrated

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    On Friday 25 May, the NZL Yachting Trust Youth Team was celebrated by sponsors and family at Yachting New Zealand.

  • BOP/Waikato Starling Coaching Clinic

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  • Wellington Winter Series beings this weekend

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    The 2012 Moore Wilson's Winter Series is set to get underway at Royal Port Nicholson Yacht Club in Wellington. This popular annual event attracts around 40 entries each winter with sailing every second Sunday for five weeks.

  • Sail for Gold regatta underway

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    The ISAF Sailing World Cup regatta Skandia Sail for Gold is underway at the Weymouth Olympic Sailing venue, and after yesterday’s light winds, racing is now back on schedule and kiwi talent is starting to show through.

  • Major regatta date announcement

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    The Torbay Sailing Club has announced the date for the 2012 Sir Peter Blake Regatta.

    1-2 December 2012 will see New Zealand’s largest dinghy fleet converging on Auckland’s North Shore to honour the event’s name sake, Sir Peter Blake.

  • Notice of YNZ Annual General Meeting

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  • Noumea Race- Team Vodafone sets multihull record

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    At 20:59:50 hours ZST on Tuesday 5 June 2012, the Orma 60 Team Vodafone Sailing, skipped by Simon Hull, crossed the finish line in Noumea, New Caledonia to set a new multihull race record in the Evolution Sails Sail Noumea race.

  • YNZ remembers Life Member Hugh Poole

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    Yachting New Zealand is saddened to announce the passing of past President and life member Hugh David Poole on 3 June 2012 at age 87.

  • Christchurch Cruisers head for warmer waters

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    This time of year the cruisers of Naval Point Club Lyttelton are heading for the South Pacific.

    Members on the move include:

    Sue Stubenvoll on "Haku II" – Vanuatu

    Warren Matthews on “Natural high” - Thailand

  • Global Ocean Race to finish overnight

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    At the time of sending- New Zealander Conrad Coleman and crew Cavanough are only approximately 45 Nm from the final finish line of the 30,000 mile circumnavigation race, in Les Sables d’Olonne, France.

  • Dinghy Vest offer for Yacht Clubs

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    Is your club looking to purchase some lifejackets?

  • Esmerelda is in Wellington until Saturday

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    The Chilean Navy Training Ship “Esmeralda” arrived in Wellington on Tuesday June 5th for just a short five day visit so  be sure to take up some great opportunities to see the boat and to meet the crew.

  • Rob Coutts Finn Grand Master World Champion

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    Fighting back from an OCS (early start penalty) in the first race of the regatta, Rob Coutts secured the 2012 World Championship for New Zealand in the Grand Masters division, and sixth overall.

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