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  • Silver again for Burling and Tuke

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    Second consecutive silver medals at the 49er World Championships for Peter Burling and Blair Tuke
  • Star result qualifies NZ's Olympic eligibility

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    As a result of their seventh place finish at the Star World Championships overnight, Hamish Pepper and Jim Turner have qualified New Zealand's tenth and last Olympic yachting spot for the London 2012 Olympics.

  • YNZ statement on 2016 Olympic events

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    At the conclusion of their mid-year meetings, the International Sailing Federation (ISAF) has announced that kiteboarding will replace windsurfing at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games and that the New Zealand designed MacKay FX (now 49er FX) will be the new Ol

  • Silver again for Burling and Tuke

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    Peter Burling and Blair Tuke, NZ's London 2012 bound 49er Sailors, have achieved a second consecutive silver medal at the 49er World Championships.
     

  • Star result qualifies NZ's Olympic eligibility

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    As a result of their seventh place finish at the Star World Championships overnight, Hamish Pepper and Jim Turner have qualified New Zealand's tenth and last Olympic yachting spot for the London 2012 Olympics.

  • Andy Maloney takes Bronze at Laser World Championships

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    The NZL Sailing Team produced results to remember overnight, lead by Andy Maloney’s bronze medal finish at the 2012 Laser World Championships in Germany.

  • Regatta Preview- Sail Noumea

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  • Townson 32 Update

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    This from the Townson 32 Owners Association Newsletter 2012...

     

  • NZL Sailing Team at World Championships

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  • YNZ statement on 2016 Olympic events

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    At the conclusion of their mid-year meetings, the International Sailing Federation (ISAF) has announced that kiteboarding will replace windsurfing at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games and that the New Zealand designed MacKay FX (now 49er FX) will be the new Ol

  • Al Gair and ‘Velsheda’ win Etchell Nationals

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  • Townson 32 Update

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    This from the Townson 32 Owners Association Newsletter 2012...

     

  • MERC Lecture Series

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    The Sir Peter Blake MERC 2012 “Sea Around Us” Winter Lecture Series are about to begin again. 

  • Sam Osborne wins NZ Women’s Keelboats

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    Just one point separated the top two teams of the 2012 Baltic Lifejackets NZ Women’s Keel boat National Championships, and Sam Osborne and her crew from the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron reined supreme.

  • Another great Techno Class Kendall Cup series...

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    The 2011-2012 Kendall Cup, BIC Techno T293 One Design Board Sailing Class, has just completed their six regatta series. 
     

  • New Series: 2012 Auckland Optimist Winter Sprint Racing

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  • YNZ submits against more salmon farms

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    Yachting New Zealand has made a submission to the EPA (Environmental Protection Authority) opposing New Zealand King Salmons (NZKS) plans to expand their operation in the Marlborough Sounds.

  • Test Race Result 2

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    Race Results Rank Helm Total 1 John Snow  120 2 John Snow  110 3 John Snow  100 4 John Snow  90 5 John Snow  80 6 John Snow  70 7 John Snow 
  • Go... Racing! Syllabus Launched

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    The much anticipated and brand new Learn to Race programme from YNZ has arrived and is available for purchase. In over 70 pages of full colour, this book contains notes for coaches, exercises, games for sailors and illustrations and photographs to help learning
  • Maloney Silver, Murdoch Bronze

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    The Semaine Olympique Francaise ISAF Sailing World Cup regatta in Hyeres has come to a close with two of the NZL Sailing Team on the podium.

  • Photo of the Fortnight

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    "Close Encounter” 

  • 3000+ Enrolled for Sailing Have a Go!

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    The busy 2011/2012 season for YNZ’s Sailing..... Have A Go! schools programme has come to an successful close

  • Sailing... Have a Go! beginner excels

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    Twelve-year-old Ben Crane of took part in YNZ’s Sailing...Have a Go! programme with his school (Central School, New Plymouth) earlier this season and was hooked right away.

  • Results for F-18 National Champs

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    Race results are usually tables: 

    And are linked to an Event

  • Wanaka Paralympic Sailing Clinic

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    The Wanaka Yacht Club hosted the third of Yachting New Zealand’s Paralympic classes development clinis in late April, attended by eight sailors from Queenstown, TeAnau, Auckland, Christchurch and a handful of local sailors from Wanaka.

  • Wanaka Paralympic Sailing Clinic

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    The Wanaka Yacht Club hosted the third of Yachting New Zealand’s Paralympic classes development clinics in late April, attended by eight sailors from Queenstown, TeAnau, Auckland, Christchurch and a handful of local sailors from Wanaka.

  • Six clubs combine for Otago Optimist Summer Series

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    The annual Otago Optimist Sumer series has come to a conclusion after seven races held by six yacht clubs were run in Dunedin. 

  • Six clubs combine for Otago Optimist Summer Series

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    The annual Otago Optimist Sumer series has come to a conclusion after seven races held by six yacht clubs were run in Dunedin. 

  • Hyères World Cup Regatta Preview

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    Seventeen kiwi sailors are in Hyères, France to represent New Zealand at the 2012 Semaine Olympique Francaise Regatta for Olympic class sailors.

  • 2012 NZL Yachting Trust Youth Team named

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    Yachting New Zealand is pleased to announce the NZL Yachting Trust Youth Team for 2012.

  • Become a YNZ Member Club

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    If you would like to support yachting in New Zealand, and the work of Yachting New Zealand, we invite you to affiliate your Club.

  • Fifth place finish for NZL’s Star and Finn

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    Both of the NZL Sailing Team’s medal race starters have completed their regattas to finish fifth overall at the 43rd Trofeo S.A.R Princess Sofia Mapfre Regatta.

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