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  • Grow your club's sponsorship potential

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    Build a better website for your club

    All Teams can provide your Sailing Club with an interactive website which is proven to deliver:

    -          Efficient member management

  • Looking to try something new these school holidays?

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    Learn to Windsurf at Lake Pupuke on Auckland’s north shore.

    10 – 13 July

    12:00 – 2:00 daily (8 hour course)

  • Two ISAF Sailing World Cup Trophies for NZ

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    At the conclusion of the 2011/2012 ISAF Sailing World Cup, Paul Snow Hansen and Jason Saunders in the Men’s 470 and Andy Maloney in the Laser have landed on the podium.

    2nd Men’s 470- Paul Snow Hansen and Jason Saunders

  • Save money on your club’s energy bill

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  • Tauranga seeks Coordinator / Instructor

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    Tauranga Yacht & Power Boat Club Job Vacancy   The Tauranga Yacht & Power Boat Club (Bay of Plenty) is looking for a Programme Co-ordinator to help develop a beginner to advanced sailing programme for the Summer 2012-2013 season (Sept to end April)
  • Count back decides Wellington Match Race

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    On June 30/ July 1, Sam McKenzie with Michael Cook (mainsheet) and Will Eastman (foredeck) as crew claimed the Wellington Youth Match Racing Regatta on count back from Tim Coltman with Adam Middleton and James de Lisle crewing. Read about the event and see final results.
  • 2012 Paralympic Sailing Team announced

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    With less than two months until the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Paralympic Games, Paralympics New Zealand and Yachting New Zealand are thrilled to announce the selection of three sailors to the NZ Paralympic Sailing Team.

  • Kiteboard Racing in Tauranga

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    The relatively new sport of kiteboard course racing is now firmly established in Tauranga, just weeks after getting the nod as an event for the 2016 Olympics. 

  • 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.

  • New Youth Book Launch – the Story of Sir Peter Blake

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    Fundraising Opportunity for Clubs

    Libro International and the Sir Peter Blake Trust are proud to be launching Tessa Duder's new book, The Story of Sir Peter Blake, on 22 June. 

  • French Bay Yacht Club Season Report 2011-2012

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    French Bay Yacht Club's prizegiving and Nosh Night was a chance to enjoy the company of new friends and on the water rivals, and to celebrate the year's high notes.

  • Alan Garbutt

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    YNZ Award- better late than never

    On June 12th, Alan Garbutt of Ravensbourne Yacht Club received his YNZ Service Award at the Otago Boys High School Senior Assembly.

  • Kohimarama Yacht Club Annual Awards

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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

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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 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.

  • 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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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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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