Josh Armit is New Zealand's latest world champion, winning the under-17 title at the Laser Radial youth world championships in Holland in dominant fashion, and came agonisingly close to picking up another medal in the under-19 fleet.
The Oceanbridge NZL Sailing Regatta will remain in Auckland in 2018 as efforts are made to turn it into a world-class event.
Rio Olympic medallists Sam Meech and Jo Aleh headline a quality field lining up for the OKI 24-Hour Race which begins at Lake Pupuke on Saturday.
Murrays Bay Sailing Club and the 29er Association are inviting youngsters to try skiff sailing on a 29er at Murrays Bay on March 4.
Molly Meech and Alex Maloney, who were second in the 49erFX at last year's Rio Games, are offering girls a chance to sail on a 49erFX at Murrays Bay on March 5.
Action on the Laser course at the Oceanbridge NZL Sailing Regatta. Photo: Will Calver - Ocean Photography.
Sailors of all ages from across New Zealand and overseas took to the water for the start of the inaugural Oceanbridge NZL Sailing Regatta which kicked off on Auckland’s North Shore today.
Whilst it may have been a sweltering day onshore, a refreshing southerly breeze greeted some 140 competitors to head out from Murrays Bay Sailing Club in New Zealand’s premiere regatta for youth and Olympic sailing classes.
Alex Maloney and Molly Meech have collected mementos from around the world over the last decade and have their eyes on obtaining something golden from Tokyo in 2020.
Francesco Kayrouz is like a lot of young Kiwi sailors - he wants to win an Olympic medal and then move into the America’s Cup.
Murrays Bay Sailing Club are inviting past members or people in the community who have been associated with Murrays Bay Sailing Club to join the newly formed Murrays Bay Sailing Supporters (MBSS).