Sixteen teams are competing this weekend to take out the New Zealand leg of the Red Bull Foiling Generation and then go on to the world finals in the US.
The 2018 NZL Sailing Team has a fresh look to it with three additions to last year’s squad as the focus on the 2020 Tokyo Olympics heats up.
32 of New Zealand’s most talented youth sailors will be competing in the first stop of the 2018 Red Bull Foiling Generation World Series, to be held at Auckland’s Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron on February 24-25.
New Zealand's top two Nacra 17 crews have been joined by three international combinations in Auckland this summer in a remarkable show of allegiance.
Liv Mackay and Micah Wilkinson did what any product of generation Y would do and went onto YouTube when they heard the Red Bull Foiling Generation was coming to New Zealand in 2016.
What strikes first is the speed – upwards of 27 knots – but then the noise hits. It's a constant, almost eerie, whistle as the wind passes through the boat.
It’s often said long distance relationships don’t work but Gemma Jones and Jason Saunders hope it will be the ingredient that helps deliver them Olympic gold.
New Zealand has a new world champion with Phil Robertson and his China One Ningbo team taking out the inaugural M32 world championships in Sweden.
The potential for chaos was high with as many as 15 catamarans flying around Marstrand, Sweden, at the M32 world championships, but Kiwi Chris Steele was able to stay out of trouble and lead the competition after the first day.
Kiwi helsman Adam Minoprio and his crew took out the latest round of the Extreme Sailing Series in Madeira.