Two new initiatives are features of this year's Yachting New Zealand Commodores Conference at the Bucklands Beach Yacht Club in Auckland on Saturday, June 9.
Yachting New Zealand
Yachting New Zealand have a role in advocacy, looking out for the interests of yacht clubs and their members as well as the wider sailing and boating community.
New Zealand's top youth sailors have the opportunity to seek funding from two scholarships to help their sailing ambitions this year.
Geoff Woolley understands the New Zealand sailing landscape as both an elite competitor and coach which is one of the main reasons he's been appointed Yachting New Zealand talent development manager.
Raynor Haagh is the new regional support officer for the southern area of the northern region.
Yachting New Zealand are upgrading our website and we want to make sure we have up-to-date information about what your club offers to give people the best information and to help connect more people to clubs.
More than 3000 people tried sailing, many for the first time, with Yachting New Zealand's Volvo Sailing... Have a Go! programme during the Volvo Ocean Race stopover at the Auckland viaduct.
Yachting New Zealand and Resene have entered into a colourful two-year partnership that will prove beneficial to clubs and their members, sailors, boat owners and the marine industry.
As many as 400 of the world’s best sailors will descend on Auckland, New Zealand, next year for the 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 world championships.
Three returning competitors are a feature of the first batch of athletes named in the NZL Sailing Foundation youth team who will compete at July's Youth Sailing World Championships in the US.