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  • ISAF Youth: NZ girls win 420 Race One

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    The first day at the Four Star Pizza ISAF Youth Sailing World Championships concluded after a long seven hours on the water, and two races for all fleets.

    Gemma and Tomer on day one. Photo by ISAF Youth Worlds

  • Westhaven Marina master plan

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    Waterfront Auckland recently engaged UK-based Marina Projects Ltd to develop a detailed Westhaven water-space master plan which includes things such as future proofing,maintenance, design, the interface with adjoining Wynyard Quarter and much more. Check out the master plan in this article.
  • ISAF Youth Worlds preview

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    Nine of New Zealand’s top youth sailors are due to start competition at the 2012 ISAF Youth Sailing World Championships tonight in Dublin Bay, Ireland.

  • Campaign Update- Sara Winther

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    "Since the last update, I managed to get a good two weeks training in Weymouth with the GBR Team." Read more of Sara Winther's last update before she represents NZ at the 2012 London Olympic Games in the Laser Radial
  • Finn Focus - July 2012 issue published

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    The July 2012 issue (No 141) of the International Finn Association's magazine FINNFARE has just been published and includes reports and results from the Finn Gold Cup and World Masters as well as an in-depth preview of the London 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition.
  • FBYC Season Report

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    French Bay Yacht Club has a lot to celebrate this year; like the fact that membership has grown by 66% this season, and 65 boats at the club's annual regatta. A team of up-and-coming youths competed in the Starling National Championships. That our very own Jim Quinn was named Counties Manukau Masters Sportsperson of the Year, and that the club is, officially once again, thriving, with participation levels back to where they were well over a decade ago.
  • Elliott 5.9 Association update

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    The next event on the busy Elliott 5.9 Calendar is the Onerahi Sprints. The NOR is available by contacting Simon Manning with the class association.The 2013 Nationals will be part of Auckland BMW Race Week in March 2013.
  • Skippers Wanted- 2013/14 Clipper Ventures

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    With races running every two years and a brand new fleet for clipper 2013-2014, maybe its time you should apply to be a skipper. Do you have a RYA Yachtmaster Ocean or IYT Master of Yacht Ocean and the highest level of safety and seamanship? Apply now.
  • Submit events to YNZ calendars

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    Getting your sailing events online now is easier than ever before. Yachting New Zealand has developed a new calendar with the website that is fully searchable by boat type and region. All you have to do is fill in a form online and it will go through a quick approval process at YNZ before going live on the main calendar, and the ones that can be found through each club's page and each class association's page.
  • Grow your club's sponsorship potential

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  • 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)
  • FMJ Racing win OM Match Race

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    FMJ Racing have won the O.M. Match Race for 2012! This is the teams third victory in a row and a great way to end our European tour.

  • Job Opportunity: Head Coach for QCYC

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    Expressions of interest are invited for the position of a Head Coach for the Queen Charlotte Yacht Club.

  • Judy Julian (NPYC) receives Taranaki Volunteer Award

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    Judy Julian of New Plymouth Yacht Club was awarded the Sport Taranaki Volunteer of the Month in June. She is valued for the tremendous amount of work she does at the club and at events they host.

  • Nominate your Club Volunteers for Sport NZ recognition

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    Each year thousands of Kiwis gift millions of hours of their time so others can do the grassroots sports they love. It only takes a minute to thank them with the Sport Volunteer Awards.
  • Progress at Wellington’s Clyde Quay

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    The Clyde Quay Boat Harbour Project has taken a further step forward with inclusion in the 2012-2022 Wellington City Council Long Term Plan.

  • 2014 Optimist Nationals Host Sought

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    Expressions of interest are sought from clubs based in Northland to host the New Zealand International Optimist Dinghy Nationals to be held approximately 18-22 April, 2014. This highly prestigious event is one of the largest national sailing competitions held in New Zealand, usually attracting around 300 young sailors, along with their families.
  • 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. 

  • 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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