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Media Releases

10 Dec 2015
by Yachting New Zealand
Yachting New Zealand is proud to announce a partnership with Melanoma New Zealand, the not-for-profit organisation offering a national network of information and support, with a mission to save lives and support those affected by melanoma. Read more
4 Dec 2015
by Jodie Bakewell-White
The 2015 Para World Sailing Championships have just concluded in Melbourne, Australia where four New Zealand Paralympic campaign crews were racing across each of the three Paralympic events. Read more
29 Nov 2015
by Jodie Bakewell-White
Andrew Murdoch has finished fourth at the 2015 Finn Gold Cup missing out on a podium finish by the narrowest of margins. Read more
28 Nov 2015
by Jodie Bakewell-White
Peter Burling and Blair Tuke have taken New Zealand’s top Award in the sport of sailing for the third consecutive year and are now among the most celebrated sailors in New Zealand. Read more
28 Nov 2015
by Jodie Bakewell-White
After an excellent day on the water New Zealand’s Andrew Murdoch is well placed for a podium finish at the 2015 Finn Gold Cup which finishes tomorrow off Takapuna, Auckland. Read more
27 Nov 2015
by Jodie Bakewell-White
Takapuna turned it on for day four of the 2015 Finn Gold Cup today. The 76 boat fleet sailed races in brilliant conditions which NZL Sailing Team’s Andrew Murdoch and Josh Junior relished. Read more
26 Nov 2015
by Jodie Bakewell-White
It was a tough day at the office for the NZL Sailing Team competing at the 2015 Finn Gold Cup on Auckland’s North Shore and both Andrew Murdoch and Josh Junior have taken a hit in the standings at the regatta mid-way mark. Read more
25 Nov 2015
by Jodie Bakewell-White
Racing for the 2015 Finn Gold Cup continued off Takapuna as the large 75 boat fleet took to the water for day two of the six day regatta. Conditions were light and just one race was possible in what were described as generally soft and tricky conditions. Read more
24 Nov 2015
by Jodie Bakewell-White
The 2015 Finn Gold Cup, featuring the world’s best Olympic Finn sailors, got underway off Takapuna on Auckland’s North Shore today and NZL Sailing Team’s Andrew Murdoch has an early share of the lead. Read more
22 Nov 2015
by Jodie Bakewell-White
Peter Burling and Blair Tuke have won the 2015 49er World Championship in Argentina today making it three consecutive world titles in the Olympic skiff class and extending their unprecedented unbeaten run to 22 victories in a row. Read more
21 Nov 2015
by Jodie Bakewell-White
Peter Burling and Blair Tuke will take a 12 point lead into the final day of the 2015 49er and 49erFX World Championships as they attempt to take the 49er crown for 2015 and make it three back to back world titles. Read more
20 Nov 2015
by Jodie Bakewell-White
Thunderstorms and rain squalls meant no racing for either the men’s and women’s gold fleet on day four of the 2015 49er and 49erFX World Championships on now in Argentina. Read more
19 Nov 2015
by Jodie Bakewell-White
Peter Burling and Blair Tuke have taken the overall lead as the 2015 49er and 49erFX World Championships hits the half way mark and fleets are split into gold and silver for finals racing. Read more
18 Nov 2015
by Jodie Bakewell-White
Peter Burling and Blair Tuke have climbed to 2nd after day two of the 2015 49er and 49erFX World Championships being sailed at Buenos Aires. Read more
17 Nov 2015
by Jodie Bakewell-White
Peter Burling and Blair Tuke have opened their 49er World title defense with two race wins, and an 18th on the first day of the 2015 49er and 49erFX World Championships. Read more
16 Nov 2015
by Jodie Bakewell-White
This month the world’s best Olympic class sailors in the heavy weight dinghy class start racing for their World Championship title at the prestigious 2015 Finn Gold Cup right here in Takapuna, Auckland. Read more
11 Nov 2015
by Jodie Bakewell-White
Peter Burling and Blair Tuke are on top of the sailing world after being announced ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year for 2015 at a dinner ceremony in Sanya, China overnight, after a remarkable year of sailing achievements. Read more
9 Nov 2015
by Jodie Bakewell-White
Peter Burling and Blair Tuke have secured another victory in the 49er class taking out the 2015 South American 49er Championships sailed in Buenos Aires, Argentina over the past four days. The victory comes just days before the outcome of the 2015 ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards will be revealed. Burling and Tuke are among five finalists for the prestigious award, set to be announced at a gala dinner on Tuesday evening in China. Read more
22 Oct 2015
by Jodie Bakewell-White
In one month racing will get underway for the 2015 Finn Gold Cup as Takapuna Boating Club on Auckland’s north shore plays host to the world’s best in the Olympic heavy-weight dinghy class. Read more
21 Oct 2015
by Yachting New Zealand
The Yachting New Zealand programme Volvo Sailing… Have a Go! is getting behind Safer Boating Week distributing waterproof cell phone bags to all sailors taking part in the programme this week. ‘Bag Your Cell’ is one of the catch phrases of this year’s Safer Boating Week – that aims to drive home the message to boaties to take reliable communications when out on the water. Read more

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