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.
The 2018 NZL Sailing Team has a fresh look to it with three additions to last year’s squad as the focus on the 2020 Tokyo Olympics heats up.
The awards keep on coming for New Zealand sailors after Blair Tuke and Josh Junior picked up major gongs at their regional awards.
Blair Tuke helped Mapfre to finish first into Cape Town on the second leg of the Volvo Ocean Race but lost something on the way.
It was a victory that captivated a nation, so it was little surprise when Emirates Team New Zealand were named Executive Travel Sailor of the Year at the annual Volvo Yachting Excellence Awards.
Schools and workplaces are encouraged to go spotty on November 17 in support of Melanoma New Zealand.
Meet the nine Kiwis who will be tackle the latest edition of the Volvo Ocean Race.
The first batch of winners for this year's Volvo Yachting Excellence Awards have been announced and feature world champions, America's Cup winners and individuals who are recognised for outstanding service to sailing in this country.
Olympic champion and America's Cup winner Blair Tuke encourages all New Zealanders to enjoy the upcoming summer but urges them to be careful in the sun.
This year’s 49er world championships will be a little different to those of the recent past, not least of all because Peter Burling and Blair Tuke won’t win.