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  • 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.

  • Four Kiwi crews on the medal hunt at youth worlds

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    The New Zealand sailors continued to thrive in the windy conditions at the youth sailing world championships in Corpus Christi, with two boats leading their fleets and another two in second with two days of racing remaining.

  • The secret....

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    Want to know what the secret is? Click to find out...
  • Connecting Coaches Conference

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    A fantastic opportunity. It really is worth going.
  • Three NZ crews in the top two at youth worlds

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    If yesterday was a good start to the youth sailing world championships in Corpus Christi for the New Zealand sailors then today was even better as Josh Armit jumped to the top of the Laser Radial fleet and two other crews settled into second.

  • Kiwis impress on first day of youth worlds

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    The New Zealand sailors made a strong start to the youth sailing world championships in Corpus Christi today with six inside the top 10, including Veerle ten Have who leads the girl's RS:X.

  • Kiwi sailors target top finish at youth worlds

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    It’s often an indicator for future success and this week 14 of this country’s most promising sailors are competing at the youth sailing world championships in the United States.

  • Jones and Saunders win silver at Nacra 17 European champs

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    Gemma Jones and Jason Saunders will head to the upcoming world sailing championships full of confidence after finishing second at the Nacra 17 European championships in Poland.

  • Aon new to youth clinic established to help young sailors

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    A new clinic has been established to help young sailors who have moved into a youth class within the previous six months and are not already attending the Aon national youth clinics.

  • Tributes flow for successful sailing manager

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    Mike Clark had a love affair with motorcars but he also had an amazing ability to foster successful sailing campaigns and not only won the Admiral's Cup but also managed the most successful New Zealand Olympic sailing team of all time. He passed away last week aged 80.

     

  • Dates set for 2019 Bay Week

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    The 17th edition of the CRC Bay of Islands Sailing Week regatta will be held from January 22-25, 2019.

  • Opportunity to get cheaper Cat 3 certificate

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    Yachting New Zealand and the New Zealand Multihull Yacht Club are working together to make it easier for entrants of the PIC Coastal Classic to gain the necessary Cat 3 safety certification.

  • Royal Port Nicholson life member passes away

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    Royal Port Nicholson Yacht Club and Yachting New Zealand life member Pat Millar passed away last weekend. He was 97.

  • RIB ideal coach boat for clubs

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    Clubs looking for a new coach boat could check out a VSR F10 RIB with less than 20 hours on the clock.
  • Situations Vacant - Royal Hong Kong YC racing coach

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    The Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club are looking for a double handed racing coach to help inspire their race squad to become world-class sailors.

  • Champagne racing for first leg of Triple Series

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    The Shorthanded Sailing Association of New Zealand’s Safety at Sea Triple Series got away to a great start last weekend, with champagne sailing for the 60 mile race.

  • Big numbers for mid-winter champs at Manly

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    The enticement of sailing at a world championships ensured a big fleet took part at the mid-winter championships at the Manly Sailing Club over the weekend.

  • NZ crew eye US grand slam after good result at youth worlds

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    New Zealand's top youth match racing team will head to the US next month full of confidence after finishing fourth at the youth world match racing championships in Italy at the weekend.
  • Get in fast for the Great Blake Race charity regatta

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    The last one sold out and there are expectations this year's Great Blake Race charity regatta will be just as popular.

  • Volunteers needed to help blind sailors

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    Sailing is a liberating experiencing for many people who are blind or visually impaired but they can't do it without the help of sighted people and Blind Sailing New Zealand are looking for a handful of volunteers.

  • Nominations for Volvo Yachting Excellence Awards open

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    Nominations are now open for the 2018 Volvo Yachting Excellence Awards.

  • New rules for antifouling paints

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    Many of the rules around antifouling paints changed in 2017, with many now illegal to import or manufacture in New Zealand.

  • Kiteboarder and boardsailors selected for Youth Olympic Games

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    New Zealand will have a team of three sailors at October’s Youth Olympic Games in Argentina, following the selections of boardsailors Max van der Zalm and Veerle ten Have and kiteboarder Pia Gordon.

  • Situations Vacant - Yachting New Zealand membership and sponsor coordinator

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    Yachting New Zealand are looking for a membership and sponsor coordinator who can enhance what clubs are doing while also supporting sponsorship opportunities for the national sporting organisation.

  • Career development group for land-based marine professionals inviting new members

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    A New Zealand branch of established international organisation, Young Professionals in Yachting, has launched and is now inviting member applications.

  • Nominations due for Yachting New Zealand AGM

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    The 64th annual general meeting of Yachting New Zealand will be held on Saturday, October 13, 2018, at the Otago Yacht Club in Dunedin.

  • NZ Women's Match Race Team make big impression

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    The New Zealand Women's Match Race Team have been invited to the next leg of the Women's International Match racing series after an impressive showing in Helsinki this week.

  • Bannatyne is King of the Volvo Ocean Race

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    Stu Bannatyne made history recently with his fourth win making him the most successful sailor in Volvo Ocean Race history.

  • Entries for Two-Handed Triple Series rolling in

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    Entries for the upcoming 2018 SSANZ Two-Handed Triple Series are rolling in ahead of the first 60-mile race on July 7.

  • 2018 National judges seminar schedule

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    Yachting New Zealand will be running judging seminars throughout the winter to continue to train and upskill judges in order to maintain high standards of racing and race officiating for our sailors.

  • Queen Charlotte host oarsome weekend

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    In today's world where clubs have to think outside the square, show diversity and community involvement to attract funders and community engagement, Queen Charlotte Yacht Club hosted the 2018 South Island masters rowing championships over Queens Birthday weekend.

  • Discount on Resene products for YNZ member card holders

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    Yachting New Zealand and Resene have entered into a colourful two-year partnership that will prove beneficial to clubs and their members, sailors, boat owners and the marine industry.

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