The Kerikeri Cruising Club are leading the fight against a biosecurity charge that could have implications for the rest of the country.
New Zealand Office Supplies have put together a great offer that will guarantee savings on your stationery and office supplies that will also make money for your club.
In our regular feature on the regions, regional support officer Kim Admore provides a roundup of what's been going on in the top of the North Island.
Does your club pay anyone to operate a boat?
If so, strictly speaking, Maritime New Zealand (MNZ) require the boat to be ‘in survey’ under a Maritime Operators Safety System (MOSS) and the crew to be commercially qualified. However, Yachting New Zealand has negotiated with MNZ for affiliated clubs to apply for a MOSS exemption through this approved scheme.
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.
The Opua Cruising Club are hosting a safety seminar when individuals can discover if their boat meets the changes to the 2017 safety regulations.
Yachting New Zealand have recently refreshed their strategy and next week will start sharing that with clubs around the country.
New Zealand’s biggest on-water boat show is on this month at Auckland’s ANZ Viaduct Events Centre, showcasing almost 200 domestic and international marine businesses.
The Mt Pleasant Yacht Club opened their new boat shed, storage and changing facility last weekend which coincided nicely with the club's opening day.
Regional support officer Hamish Hey gives an update from the bottom half of the northern region.