Parents of past and present high performance Olympic class sailors have been selected as the four finalists for the 2013 Partridge Jewellers Golden Anniversary Prize. One of the four mums or dads below will be presented with a Partridge Jewellers timepiece or jewellery of their choice to the value of $5000 NZD in recognition of their selfless contributions.
NZL Sailing Team
New Zealand’s aspiring youth sailors are learning from the best with NZL Sailing Team sailors contributing their time and expertise at Yachting New Zealand run Youth Development Clinics around the country.
The sole New Zealand representative to compete at 2013 Semaine Olympique Franciase Regatta for Olympic class sailors in La Rochelle, France has come away with a silver medal.
Kiwi RS:X windsurfer Natalia Kosinska won today’s medal race to pass France’s Eugenie Ricard and stand on the second step of the podium at the final 2013 EUROSAF Champions Sailing Cup regatta which has just wrapped up at La Rochelle.
The entry list for 2014 Oceanbridge Sail Auckland will feature at least three reigning Olympic class world champions giving local and international sailors the opportunity to rub shoulders with, and compete against the world’s best.
On Sunday 1st September racing in San Francisco will commence for the inaugural Red Bull Youth America’s Cup and today the skippers of all ten teams, including both New Zealand entries, came under the media spotlight at the official opening press conference.
The NZL Sailing team with ETNZ are celebrating a new partnership with one of New Zealand’s iconic menswear brands: Rodd & Gunn. Skipper Peter Burling and his team of under 25’s will be meticulous in their preparation for the Red Bull Youth Americas Cup, leaving no stone unturned and using only the most reliable of equipment from suppliers that they can trust. This extreme attention to detail extends as far as the choice of clothes on their back.
The 2013 Finn Gold Cup in Tallinn, Estonia was opened Sunday night amid a spectacular location with outstanding hospitality, beautiful singing, great food, and a moving presentation to one of the absolute class legends.
Top results at pinnacle international regattas have seen three sailors added to the NZL Sailing Team - Yachting New Zealand’s group of top level Olympic class campaigners.
The announcements broaden the range of the NZL Sailing Team with a woman windsurfer back on the team and a mixed multihull campaign for the first time ever.
With Sir Ben Ainslie and Artemis Racing already part of the SOS story, SOS Rehydrate is building quite a following in the professional sailing community. To complement our current champions SOS is really pleased to be the official rehydration drink of the NZL Sailing Team with ETNZ Red Bull Youth Americas Cup entry and welcome them into our champions hall of fame.
Zhik is extremely pleased to have the opportunity to support the NZL Sailing Team in their quest to win the Youth America’s Cup. The team has been supplied with a full set of on water technical apparel to help them perform at their peak for the event which begins on 1 September in San Francisco.