National News

20 Apr 2018
Sean Herbert defended his Starling national title in Wellington this week in one of the most exciting finishes in the events 47-year history. Read more
19 Apr 2018
Seven New Zealand sailors with previous experience at the youth sailing world championships have been selected for July's youth worlds in the United States. Read more
18 Apr 2018
New Zealand's top youth sailors have the opportunity to seek funding from two scholarships to help their sailing ambitions this year. Read more
18 Apr 2018
Yachting New Zealand have a role in advocacy, looking out for the interests of yacht clubs and their members as well as the wider sailing and boating community. Read more
18 Apr 2018
Two new initiatives are features of this year's Yachting New Zealand Commodores Conference at the Bucklands Beach Yacht Club in Auckland on Saturday, June 9.  Read more
18 Apr 2018
GOfuel offer discounts for Yachting New Zealand’s membership card holders and smartphone app users of between five and 10 cents a litre at the pump and have the added benefit of helping put money back into yachting and boating. Read more
18 Apr 2018
Erica Dawson is all set to jump on board the 18′ Skiff GC Racing for this weekend's annual Anzac Championship hosted by the ASC Skiff League and Royal Akarana Yacht Club.  Read more
17 Apr 2018
Geoff Woolley understands the New Zealand sailing landscape as both an elite competitor and coach which is one of the main reasons he's been appointed Yachting New Zealand talent development manager.  Read more
16 Apr 2018
Malcolm Dickson didn't mind being beaten into second in the Solo Trans-Tasman Yacht Challenge, especially as he played such a large role in helping the winner. Read more
16 Apr 2018
Expectations are high at least 20 boats will compete in next year's women's national keelboat championships which would be comparable in size to fleets seen in the heyday of the late 1980 and early 1990s. Read more
16 Apr 2018
by Robbs Hielkema
Innovation in Coaching This is an interesting article and it shows how important it is for us as coaches to get hold of the class rules understand them. The next process is to get the sailors to start looking into the class rules and develop their understanding.  Read more
11 Apr 2018
The summer sailing season is coming to an end but it doesn't mean the sport shuts down, because there are winter regattas and series on offer from junior classes through to the bigger boats, as well as cruisers seeking out the warm weather. Read more
8 Apr 2018
New Zealand sailors made a successful start to the European season, winning three medals at the Princess Sofia regatta in Palma, the third-most of any nation at the event. Read more
7 Apr 2018
Sam Meech has guaranteed himself a medal at the Princess Sofia regatta in Palma and three other New Zealand boats will be fighting for a podium finish on the final day of the event tonight (NZ time). Read more
6 Apr 2018
Sam Meech lost some ground at the Princess Sofia regatta in Palma overnight (NZ time) but he's still in gold-medal contention heading into the business end of the event. Read more
5 Apr 2018
The wind made its presence felt in Palma and so did a handful of New Zealand sailors as they made their move on the third day of the Princess Sofia regatta. Read more
4 Apr 2018
New Zealand's top sailors are well placed at the Princess Sofia regatta in Palma, including three in the top 10 in the highly-competitive Laser fleet. Read more
4 Apr 2018
Australia's Fletcher Walters can consider himself the best Optimist sailor in Australasia after adding the New Zealand title to the Australian one he claimed earlier in the year. Read more
3 Apr 2018
The name Meech was prominent after a tricky first day at the Princess Sofia Regatta in Palma overnight (NZ time). Read more
1 Apr 2018
Paul Snow-Hansen and Dan Willcox are rarities in New Zealand Olympic class sailing. Read more