Olympic Champion Peter Burling has received the prestigious Supreme Award at the annual Bay of Plenty Sports Awards
NZL Sailing Team members and Rio Gold medallists Peter Burling and Blair Tuke featured in TVNZ's Sunday programme on November 21.
For the first time members of the public can vote for the Rolex World Sailor of the Year. New Zealand sailors, Peter Burling and Blair Tuke have been named as finalists and voting closes TODAY so you need to cast your vote now before it’s too late.
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Conditions on the third day at St Petersburg were a complete turn around from the previous light-air days.
On the golden anniversary of the Award the prestigious 2013 House of Travel Sailor of the Year has gone to Peter Burling and Blair Tuke.
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.