New Zealand’s 2013 sailing success has been recognised at regional sports Awards around the country with acknowledgement in youth sailing, Olympic class sailing and coaching in Marlborough, Bay of Plenty and North Harbour.
The skipper for New Zealand’s successful Red Bull Youth America’s Cup campaign has continued his winning formula, receiving two awards at The University of Auckland Blues Awards last night.
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.
A group of New Zealand's top youth sailors have an opportunity to compete at the first ever Youth Americas Cup Regatta in September 2013 - and they need your support to help them win it for New Zealand. A little bit, from a lot of people, goes a long way.
The NZL Sailing Team is in good shape with 2012 Olympic silver medallists Peter Burling and Blair Tuke today announcing that they will campaign again towards the Rio Olympic Games in 2016. The pair has confirmed that they will continue their partnership in the 49er – the Olympic skiff class.
Silver medallist Peter Burling and Blair Tuke update on recent weeks and what’s to come…
Hi – we have now both been back in NZ for nearly a month and are looking forward to this weekend’s Sir Peter Blake regatta at Torbay. We’ll have our Olympic boat set up and plan to give a lucky junior competitor a high speed sail.
Below are a few of the things that have been keeping us busy since our last update mid-September...
Peter Burling’s Olympic silver medal has opened the door to an exciting opportunity to helm Team Korea’s AC45 for the coming round of the America’s Cup World Series set to start in San Francisco on October 2nd.