Sir Peter Blake was one of the world's most notable sailors but he was so much more than that and his life has been captured in a stunning biographical picture book for young readers.
Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron
Foiling catamarans have revolutionised racing and prompted the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron to hold a month-long international foiling camp at the end of the year.
The national keelboat championships will return to the annual yachting calendar in 2019 but there are also plans to ensure it's a truly national competition.
The last one sold out and there are expectations this year's Great Blake Race charity regatta will be just as popular.
New Zealand's top youth match racing team will head to the US next month full of confidence after finishing fourth at the youth world match racing championships in Italy at the weekend.
The Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron will celebrate an illustrious history spanning 150 years in 2021, which coincides perfectly with the hosting of the 36th America’s Cup regatta and a full year of on and off water events planned.
The New Zealand Women's Match Racing Team will compete in the Helsinki leg of the Women's International Match Racing Series at the end of June.
Expectations are high at least 20 boats will compete in next year's women's national keelboat championships which would be comparable in size to fleets seen in the heyday of the late 1980 and early 1990s.
It paid to start the Jack Tar Auckland Regatta well and Temptation did that better than their Division A rivals to take out the title on PHRF.
Leonard Takahashi and his RNZYS Performance Programme Pacific Racing Team crew have taken out the 2018 Nespresso Youth International Match Racing Cup at the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron but it wasn't without some drama.