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  • Volvo Sailing... Have a Go! kicks off for a 13th season

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    Sir Peter Blake had a vision that every child in New Zealand gets a chance to try sailing and more than 3500 are expected to get that opportunity this summer through the Volvo Sailing... Have a Go! programme.

  • Illness and penalties hamper Kiwis at Youth Olympics

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    The Youth Olympic Games ended in frustration and disappointment for the New Zealand sailors competing in Argentina, with illness and penalties hampering their chances of success.

  • Make a submission to protect community funding

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    Various organisations, including yacht clubs, are being urged to make a submission against a government proposal that could affect the level of funding to the wider community from gaming trusts.

  • Volunteers needed for Laser national championships

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    Volunteers are needed for the 2019 Barfoot & Thompson New Zealand Laser National Championships to be sailed at the Manly Sailing Club from January 12-15.

  • New Zealand take out Interdominion Trophy

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    New Zealand won the Interdominion Schools Team Sailing Championships over Australia at Algies Bay recently, with steady sailing from the Kiwi girls proving the difference in the 62.5 - 54.5 points victory. 

  • Broad Bay rebuild gets underway

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    The Mayor of Dunedin, Dave Cull, was among dignitaries who gathered on Sunday to celebrate the official launching of the Broad Bay Boating Club rebuild.

  • Opti sailors will have a Need for Speed in Marlborough Sounds

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    Spaces are filling fast for the Need for Speed, an Optimist clinic to be held in the Marlborough Sounds from December 18-21. 

  • Sailing earns eight finalists for Harbour Sports Awards

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    Sailing is well represented at the Harbour Sport Excellence Awards, after a stellar year which has seen multiple world titles won.

  • Burling and Tuke receive top honour

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    Top Kiwi sailors Peter Burling and Blair Tuke say they are "humbled" to be made Members of the New Zealand Order of Merit and hope to inspire young Kiwis to dream big, writes the New Zealand Herald.

  • Late decision pays off for Junior

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    Josh Junior rounded out a good year by winning his second national match racing title.

  • New Zealand out to win first medal at Youth Olympic Games

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    Veerle ten Have feels like she has been climbing a ladder this year and wants to step up a couple more rungs next week with success at the Youth Olympic Games in Argentina.

  • Check out the selection policy for 2019 NZL Sailing Foundation Youth Team

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    The selection policy for the 2019 NZL Sailing Foundation Youth Team to attend the 2019 youth sailing world championships in Poland is now available.

  • Boating community celebrate Alan Warwick's life

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    Boat design was in Alan Warwick's blood and there was seldom a moment when he wasn't thinking about new concepts and challenges.

  • Yachting New Zealand annual report 2017-18

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    Welcome to the Yachting New Zealand annual report for 2017-18

  • LiteClub reduce costs for Yachting New Zealand clubs

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    About 50 yacht clubs around New Zealand have made some simple changes recommended by LiteClub which has saved them more than $250,000.

  • First entries received for Bay Week

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    The first entries for the CRC Bay of Islands Sailing Week 2019 have landed and expectations are close to 100 boats will line up for the biggest keelboat regatta in the country.
  • Steele targets another national match racing title

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    Chris Steele is looking to win a third Yachting Developments New Zealand Match Racing Championships in four years this weekend but will face some stiff opposition from 19 other teams battling for the national title.

  • Register interest to host Aon Regional Youth Clinics

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    Clubs and class associations keen to host this season's Aon regional youth clinics are encouraged to get applications in by October 8.

  • Situations Vacant - YNZ Volvo Sailing…Have a Go! central region instructor

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    Yachting New Zealand are looking for a qualified sailing instructor in the central region for the 2018/2019 Volvo Sailing…Have a Go! programme. 

  • Volvo Yachting Excellence Award winners announced

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    World champions and Volvo Ocean Race winners headline the initial list of recipients for the 2018 Volvo Yachting Excellence Awards, which also recognise individuals for their outstanding service to sailing in this country.

  • Young sailors to follow in Sir Peter Blake's footsteps with Blake Inspire programme

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    As many as 25 young sailors will get the chance to follow in Sir Peter Blake's footsteps for the inaugural Blake Inspire programme.

  • Dr Tom embarks on another mission

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    Dr Tom Mulholland is about to set off on a six-month circumnavigation of New Zealand to follow his V8 ambulance to 16 ports around the country to measure and manage the wellbeing of hundreds of Kiwis.

  • Sailors to descend on Maraetai for Auckland regattas

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    The Maraetai Sailing Club are gearing up for a busy summer, highlighted by the fact they will host five classes for the Barfoot & Thompson Auckland championships over Auckland Anniversary weekend.
  • Time running out to enter the Coastal Classic

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    Entries for the PIC Coastal Classic close on October 5 and organisers are hopeful of meeting their target of 200 boats for the famous race.
  • Aon Club of the Month - Glendowie Boating Club

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    The Glendowie Boating Club have developed a close relationship with a handful of neighbouring clubs to enhance what they offer, and are our Aon Club of the Month.

  • Shortage of boats prompts Laser hunt

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    A search is on to find decent second-hand Lasers after it was found a number of young sailors looking to move into the class were struggling to find boats for the new season.

  • Panmure welcome more kids on the back of Have a Go programme

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    The Panmure Lagoon Sailing Club have welcomed a number of new children to the club following the success of a recent Volvo Sailing... Have a Go! programme.

  • Mother and teen sailing weekend on Steinlager 2

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    Spend some quality time with your teenager sailing onboard Steinlager 2, the boat Sir Peter Blake won the round-the-world race with.

  • New look for Lady Waiake

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    Torbay Sailing Club have been hard at work over the winter, refitted and painting their committee boat.

  • Yachting New Zealand present to panel on proposed Northland Regional Plan

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    Yachting New Zealand representatives presented their case to the hearings panel in Whangarei last week on behalf of yacht clubs and boaties on the proposed Northland Regional Plan.

  • Change to national championship insurance requirements

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    Yachting New Zealand have updated their regulations regarding insurance requirements for national events with the aim of ensuring yacht clubs, their staff, volunteers and sailors are protected in case of an accident or incident which occurs during a national event.

  • Mooring Mate makes life easier for boaties

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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.

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