Last weekend's Lake Mahinapua Aquatic Club's 2018 regatta was the best for years with 32 boats sailing, 21 of them from Christchurch.
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It might be a long way from the Great Sound in Bermuda but the Lake Mahinapua Aquatic Club has seen a resurgence in sailing following this year's America's Cup and Emirates Team New Zealand's tour of the country.
In our regular feature on the regions, regional support officer Ian Gardiner provides a roundup of what's been going on in the top of the South Island.
Catch up on all the latest from the top half of the South Island.
Clubs are invited to send up to two representatives to next month's South Island regional meeting in Christchurch, which will be a great opportunity to network with other clubs in the South Island and exchange ideas and solutions.
This year's event to find the Top of the South champion team sailing school is shaping up to be by far the biggest since the start of the annual competition more than a decade ago.
Did you know that when taking part in overseas regattas, there is usually a requirement from the race committee to have Marine Third Party Liability Insurance extended for racing in place?
Effective immediately, clubs and associations with a valid certificate of affiliation to YNZ can access wholesale rates up to 40% off RRP for quality Zhik merchandise branded with your club’s logo, plus qualify for club sponsorship support of up to $4000 in Zhik gear.
The Lake Mahinapua Aquatic Club is gearing up to take part in the National Volvo Sailing and Boating Day this Sunday. It follows the club’s successful annual regatta two weeks ago. The day is a celebration of sailing and boating and clubs from all over New Zealand are taking part.