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  • Maloney and Meech face familiar foes at Enoshima World Cup

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    There's a familiar look to the top of the 49erFX leaderboard after the second day of the World Cup regatta in Enoshima, with Alex Maloney and Molly Meech battling it out with the Brazilian combination.

  • Nacra pair out to prove themselves at Enoshima World Cup

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    The sailing world championships didn't go according to plan for Gemma Jones and Jason Saunders and they're keen to illustrate what they are capable of at this week's World Cup regatta in Enoshima.

  • Join rally back to Auckland after Bay Week

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    If you're one of many Auckland-based sailors who make the trip north to compete in the Bay of Islands Sailing Week regatta, here's a great event you may be interested in - and it's free.

  • Unique race officer receives special award

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    Garth Briden received the Bernie Schmidt Plate from the Auckland Yachting and Boating Association for outstanding service to Auckland yachting.

  • Richmond's Friday night special a fun way to get into sailing

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    The Richmond Yacht Club's Friday night special is a great way for people with with little or no sailing experience to race on keelboats around the buoys in a sociable and relaxed environment.

  • Cashback offer on VHF radios with Coastguard Boating Education

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    Anyone who completes a Coastguard Boating Education course and purchases an Icom VHF Marine Radio from an authorised dealer is eligible to receive $25 cash back once they have registered the radio online.

  • Russell Coutts Sailing Foundation looking for performance coach

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    The Russell Coutts Sailing Foundation are looking for a performance squad double-handed coach to lead their on-water coaching programme and assist with the development of young sailors.
  • Young Kiwis line up shot for grand slam

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    New Zealand's top top youth match racing team will battle for the grand slam and a place at the Congressional Cup after winning Oakcliff Sailing International in New York over the weekend.

  • Registrations open for 2018/2019 Aon National Youth Clinics

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    Aon National Youth Clinics are focused on supporting the best young New Zealand sailors capable of competing for medals at international events and world championships.

  • Wellington winter series finishes on a high

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    The Wellington winter series wrapped up recently with 92 boats sailing in the biggest and best winter series for a long time.
  • Disability Active Recreation and Sport Strategy

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    Sport New Zealand are working with Lumin consultants to develop a national strategy for disability active recreation and sport.
  • Opportunities for buyers and sellers at Westhaven car boot sales

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    Westhaven Marina hosts regular car boot sales for all things boating, including ropes, deck gear, anchors, clothing, dinghies and tenders, marine books and even vintage marine collectables.
  • Waikawa regatta appeals for female sailors to sign up

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    Organisers of the Mud House Wines Women's Regatta are aiming to have a handful of boats fully crewed by women as they look to encourage more women to take part in the sport, writes Matt Brown from the Marlborough Express.

  • Armit collects more silverware at Laser Radial youth worlds

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    The achievements keep coming for Josh Armit and overnight (NZ time) he finished second at the Laser Radial youth world championships in Germany.

  • Over 10,000 kids to descend on Tauranga for AIMS Games

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    Sailing often operates in isolation from other sports but for a few days next month dozens of young sailors will compete alongside the likes of badminton and bowls, rock climbing and rugby sevens at the Anchor AIMS Games in Tauranga.

  • Sailor idol to find more crew for 18' skiff league

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    Auditions will be held to find crew to join the Auckland Sailing Club Skiff League in the hope of building up the skiff fleet in this country and having more boats compete at next year's JJ Giltinan Trophy.

  • Talk safety at the Coastal Classic's first race clinic

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    The PIC Coastal Classic is one of the most recogniable regattas in the country but it doesn't necessarily mean all of the teams are as prepared as they should be.

  • Join Dr Tom as he launches HOPP tour

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    Dr Tom is New Zealand's leading wellbeing expert and is about to embark on a circumnavigation of New Zealand to get more people thinking about their health.

  • Aon Club of the Month - Mt Maunganui Yacht Club

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    The Mt Maunganui Yacht Club are a club with a difference, and that includes the big event on their sailing calendar, the Legends Regatta. They are our Aon Club of the Month.

  • Sail on iconic Blake boats for Coastal Classic

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    They became synonimous with Sir Peter Blake and now you can take the chance to sail onboard Steinlager 2 and Lion New Zealand for October's PIC Coastal Classic.

  • Miller excels at RS Tera world champs

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    New Zealand's Beth Miller was the first female and second overall in the Pro sail fleet at the RS Tera world championships in Weymouth recently.

  • Bucklands Beach offer adult courses

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    Bucklands Beach Yacht Club have a range of programmes for adults, whether you have never sailed before or are looking at taking the next step up to racing.  

  • Waimakariri to host Canterbury Sailing Boat Swap

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    A lack of boats available in the region has promopted the Waimakariri Sailing Club to host the first annual Canterbury Sailing Boat Swap Meet on August 26 (11am-5pm).

  • New Zealand pair win 420 world title

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    Seb Menzies and Blake McGlashan find it hard to comprehend what they have achieved after winning the 420 world championships in Newport.

  • Head along to Sir Peter Blake book launch

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    Sir Peter Blake was one of the world's most notable sailors but he was so much more than that and his life has been captured in a stunning biographical picture book for young readers.

  • Good field expected at 2019 Sportsboat Asia Pacs

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    As many as 50 of the top sportsboats from around the Asia Pacific region are expected to converge on Hong Kong for the Sportsboat Asia Pacs 2019 from November 18-22.

  • Focus on Olympics to ramp up after six classes qualified

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    New Zealand might not have won a medal at the sailing world championships in Aarhus but the bigger picture is at play and, importantly, six classes were qualified for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

  • Pathway to Podium coach applications open

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    Are you a coach looking for the next step? Do you have a passion and purpose to coach? Do you want to coach current Pathway to Podium athletes? Then apply now for this coach programme.

  • 49er pair target Olympics after strong showing at world champs

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    Logan Dunning Beck and Oscar Gunn will have surfing and fishing on their minds over the next couple of weeks but the main item on their agenda is winning a medal for New Zealand at the Tokyo Olympics.

  • Meech ends world champs on a high

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    Finishing fourth is never a nice feeling and it was particularly tough for Sam Meech after he started so well at the sailing world championships.

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  • Junior misses medal by narrowest of margins

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    Josh Junior crossed the finish line and gave the thumbs-up but it didn't really mask his disappointment after missing out on a medal on countback at the sailing world championships in Aarhus.

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