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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.

  • Clone of Big changes at sailing world champs

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    Josh Junior will tonight (NZ time) race for gold at the sailing world championships but he almost had it in his grasp today before the Finn fleet were quite literally turned upside down.

  • Full range of Zhik gear at The Water Shed

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    Now is the time to start thinking about getting ready for the upcoming sailing season and having the right kit is crucial, just ask the members of the NZL Sailing Team currently competing at the sailing world championships in Aarhus. 

  • Waimakariri club take on a new name

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    The Waimakariri Sailing & Power Boat Club is now the Waimakariri Sailing Club.

  • Classic time expected at Evans Bay centenary

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    There will be a classic race and bound to be some classic stories when the Evans Bay Yacht & Motor Boat Club celebrate their centenary in the upcoming season.

  • Discount on Rusler Fishing Equipment for member card holders

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    Yachting New Zealand member card holders receive a 15 percent discount on Rusler Fishing Equipment products, including the Mooring Mate which make life easier for boaties picking up docking lines.

  • Situations vacant - Bucklands Beach senior coach

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    The Bucklands Beach Yacht Club are looking for a senior sailing coach for the 2018-19 season.

  • Top sailors to race at Waikawa women's regatta

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    A group of successful women sailors will be joining the Waikawa Boating Club’s third annual Mud House Wines Women’s Regatta this September in a unique event aimed at women sailors.

  • Big changes at sailing world champs

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    Golfers often talk about moving day at big tournaments when some roar into contention and others falter and many were left with a similar impression at the sailing world championships in Aarhus today.

  • Scholarship available for Nespresso youth training week

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    The Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron’s annual Nespresso National Youth Training Week is now in its 29th year and the December event is fast-approaching and Nespresso are offering a scholarship for one young sailor.

  • Lack of wind disrupts racing at world champs

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    Water skiing was a better option than sailing with a lack of wind meaning there was virtually no racing at the sailing world championships in Aarhus overnight (NZ time).

  • MySail crew management app launches in New Zealand

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    MySail, a free app to find and manage crew for race yachts, has been launched in New Zealand to help skippers simplify their crew management.

  • NZ 49er crews in the mix at world champs

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    Logan Dunning Beck had an uneasy feeling when he heard the foreboding music playing nearby that it was a sign they were about to have a bad day at the sailing world championships in Aarhus. He needn’t have worried.

  • 'Lucky' Meech sits on top at world champs

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    Sam Meech thinks he got a bit lucky but few of his rivals believe that after he took a firmer grasp on the lead in the Laser fleet at the sailing world championships in Aarhus overnight (NZ time).

  • Meech starts in perfect fashion at world champs

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    Sam Meech illustrated in exemplary fashion why he's one of the favourites in the Laser fleet at the sailing world championships with two race wins on his opening day of action.

  • Maloney makes good start to world champs

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    The New Zealand sailors got a sense of how tricky Aarhus is going to be as a venue for the sailing world championships with wild swings in wind direction and strength on the first day of racing.

  • Stage set for sailing world champs

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    Titles go on the line when the sailing world championships get under way in Aarhus tonight (NZ time) but the regatta is so much more than that.

  • Nacra pair have high hopes at world champs

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    Gemma Jones and Jason Saunders have picked up a taste for medals lately and are keen to keep the run going and secure their first podium finish at a pinnacle regatta.

  • Line of Yamaha lifejackets recalled

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    A line of Yamaha inflatable lifejackets have been recalled because the canister might have been removed which means it will not inflate when the toggle is pulled.
  • Escape the winter and coach in Samoa

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    The Apia Yacht Club are looking for a race coach to work with their Laser sailors and their new Hobie 16 teams.

  • RNZYS to hold foiling camp

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    Foiling catamarans have revolutionised racing and prompted the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron to hold a month-long international foiling camp at the end of the year.

  • Burling and Tuke confirm road to Tokyo Olympics and America's Cup defence

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    Peter Burling and Blair Tuke have today confirmed their intention to try to win another gold medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games as well as being part of Emirates Team New Zealand’s defence of the America’s Cup.

  • SITUATION VACANT: Head Coach, RAYC, Auckland NZ

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    Want a coaching job? Look no further... this could be just for you.

  • Quantum Racing win TP52 world title

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    Quantum Racing took out the TP52 world championship crown in Cascais last weekend, with a handful of New Zealand sailors heavily involved.

  • National keelboat champs to return to calendar

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    The national keelboat championships will return to the annual yachting calendar in 2019 but there are also plans to ensure it's a truly national competition.

  • Yachting New Zealand tackles environmental sustainability

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    Yachties and boaties have a natural affinity with the environment and it’s why Yachting New Zealand have launched a wide-ranging environmental strategy they hope will prompt real change within the sport.

  • Kiwis help Beau Geste win offshore world title

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    A team stacked full of New Zealand sailors won the offshore sailing world championships at The Hague last weekend.

  • Nelson to host Flying Dutchman world champs

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    Sailors from around the world will test their skills in Tasman Bay after the Nelson Yacht Club secured the right to host next year's Flying Dutchman world sailing championships, writes Tim Newman from the Nelson Mail.

  • NZ claim record medal haul at youth worlds

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    New Zealand claimed a record-equalling four medals at the youth sailing world championships at Corpus Christi.

  • Three medals guaranteed at youth worlds

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    New Zealand's sailors have guaranteed themselves at least three medals with a day to spare at the youth sailing world championships in Corpus Christi, including gold to Josh Armit in the Laser Radial.

  • Four NZ crews on the medal hunt at youth worlds

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    ** Corrects and updates results from previous release **

  • Upcoming Coaching Courses, Forums, Workshops and Seminars

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    A quick look at upcoming courses, forums and workshops in your region. All links are provided to register with ease.

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