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.
Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron
The pathway for sailors in the Olympic classes is a well-trodden one but the opportunities open for young keelboat sailors are less well known. And there are plenty of opportunities.
The Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron might be easily New Zealand's biggest yacht club but it doesn't mean they sit back and assume membership will always be strong.
The Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron have expanded their learn to sail programme for the 2017/2018 season following the recruitment of fulltime learn to sail coach Peter Linford on top of the addition of an MRX fleet as a learn to sail boat option.
George Anyon brushed aside the disappointment of his result at the Govenor's Cup to finish third at the recent World Youth Match Racing Championships in California.
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 Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron are looking for a fulltime salaried coach to run the growing adult learn to sail’ and race crew training programmes.
A series of on-the-water penalties on the final day of racing at the second act of the Extreme Sailing Series cost NZ Extreme Sailing Team the chance of a podium finish.
Reuben Corbett and Greg Dair will lead the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron's world-renowned youth training programme, which has produced some of the world's best sailors in the last 30 years.
His story of perserverence, danger and ingenuity astonished the sailing world and now you have a chance to hear from Conrad Colman first-hand at a fundraising dinner in Auckland on May 19.