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Media Releases

19 Dec 2016
by Yachting New Zealand
Loving it: RS:X sailor Patrick Haybittle is making the most of having a world class fleet in his home waters. Photo: Georgia Schofield - Sailing Energy/World Sailing Read more
18 Dec 2016
by Yachting New Zealand
Kate and Greta Stewart in the 29er Girls' skiff class - Photo: Pedro Martinez - Sailing Energy/World Sailing Read more
17 Dec 2016
by Yachting New Zealand
Nacra 15 pair Jackson Keon and Tom Fyfe on the second day of racing in Torbay. PHOTO: Georgia Schofield - Sailing Energy/World Sailing Read more
16 Dec 2016
by Yachting New Zealand
A game of snakes and ladders was how NZL Laser Radial sailor George Gautrey described the first day of racing in the Aon Youth Sailing World Championship held off Torbay in Auckland today. Read more
14 Dec 2016
by Michael Brown
The Stewart sisters don’t really know where their loyalties lie when it comes to next year’s America’s Cup with father Ian part of the Oracle team this time around but they know exactly what flag they are racing for at this week’s 2016 Aon Youth Sailing World Championships in Auckland. Read more
11 Dec 2016
by Yachting New Zealand
Fantastic sailing conditions greeted competitors in the Sailing World Cup Final medal races today, as the event in Melbourne drew to a close. Read more
9 Dec 2016
by Yachting New Zealand
Melbourne has turned the breeze up during the last few days, pushing Sailing World Cup Final competitors in St Kilda to their limits. Read more
7 Dec 2016
by Yachting New Zealand
The Sailing World Cup Final in Melbourne is well underway with New Zealand sailors competing across seven of the fleets.  Read more
6 Dec 2016
by Yachting New Zealand
The first day of racing for the Sailing World Cup Final in Melbourne kicked off today with 17 New Zealander’s competing across seven classes from the St Kilda Sailing Precinct. Read more
18 Oct 2016
by Yachting New Zealand
Yachting New Zealand is pleased to name a team of 13 sailors to compete at the 2016 Aon Youth World Sailing Championships which run from 14 December to 20 December in Torbay, Auckland Read more
5 Oct 2016
by Yachting New Zealand
Yachting New Zealand are very pleased to announce that Aon New Zealand will be title sponsor for up-coming 2016 Aon Youth Sailing World Championships being hosted in New Zealand. Read more
3 Oct 2016
by Yachting New Zealand
Another standout year in New Zealand yachting and boating will be celebrated on 25 November as the Volvo Yachting Excellence Awards honours significant achievements and services made to the sport in 2016.   Read more
18 Sep 2016
by Jodie Bakewell-White
New Zealand’s Paralympic sailing crew have finished Rio 2016 agonisingly close to the podium, drawn on points for third, but separated on countback to close the regatta in 4th place.  Read more
17 Sep 2016
by Jodie Bakewell-White
The Rio 2016 Paralympic Sailing Regatta has just one day to go and the kiwi Sonar crew of Richard Dodson, Andrew May and Chris Sharp is preparing to give it everything in a final push for the podium. Read more
16 Sep 2016
by Jodie Bakewell-White
Rio challenged the kiwi Sonar Parasailing crew currently competing at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games today with tricky, shifty conditions on the sailing course positioned under the spectacular Sugarloaf.  Read more
15 Sep 2016
by Jodie Bakewell-White
New Zealand’s Parasailing Sonar team are back into 3rd overall after three races sailed today in Rio at the 2016 Paralympic Games with competition now passed the halfway mark. Read more
14 Sep 2016
by Jodie Bakewell-White
New Zealand’s Paralympic sailing crew competing now at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games sailed just one race on day two of the regatta in tricky, shifty conditions where a 6th place finish sees them lying 4th overall on the leader-board with plenty of racing yet to come. Read more
13 Sep 2016
by Jodie Bakewell-White
New Zealand’s Paralympic sailing crew of Richard Dodson, Andrew May and Chris Sharp claimed a race win on day one of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games and lie 2nd overall after the opening day of the six-day regatta.  Read more
20 Aug 2016
by Jodie Bakewell-White
It was a momentous day for the NZL Sailing Team in Rio yesterday when four New Zealand crews sailed their Olympic medal races in phenomenal sailing conditions under the spotlight of the world’s sports fans and media. Read more
19 Aug 2016
by Jodie Bakewell-White
Jo Aleh and Polly Powrie have won Olympic Silver at Rio 2016 today and join an elite group of kiwi sailors with two Olympic medals to their name. Read more

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