One is the oldest trophy in international sport and the other one of the oldest in New Zealand rugby and history was made when they came together under one roof at the New Plymouth Yacht Club recently.
Safer Boating Week is in full swing and it's a timely reminder ahead of what is expected to be a busy New Zealand summer.
An historical account of the Waikawa Boating Club has been judiciously, sometimes painfully but more often happily narrated into a document now published into a book of 240 pages with over 200 photos.
Emirates Team New Zealand helped the Pleasant Point Yacht Club with their fundraising efforts recently.
Sailability Wellington celebrated their 15th anniversary recently and have grown into the largest programme for sailors with disabilities in the country.
Unlike the flightless bird, the Penguin 4m tender boat is equally effective on both land and water making it well suited as a coach tender for clubs.
Evans Bay Yacht & Motor Boat Club have teamed up with other Wellington clubs to try to revitalise sailing in the capital city.
Sir Russell Coutts has big plans for the Manly Sailing Club. Yachting New Zealand's Michael Brown caught up with the five-time America's Cup winner.
The America's Cup is going on a national tour of the regions to give New Zealanders the chance to see the trophy and also inspire a new generation of young Kiwis to get into the sport.
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.