The Murrays Bay Sailing Club STACK Winter Champs’ 6-8 October will be the start of the 2012-13 Kendall Cup Racing Season. There will be seven regattas held throughout the New Zealand including the major dinghy regattas such as Sir Peter Blake, North Islands, South Islands (Inaugural trip), and Auckland Champs.
Learn to Sail
The Ponsonby Primary kids all had an amazing day last Friday 14th, September 2012. This from parent, and sailor, Lanee Beashel…
A windsurfing Open Day held recently at Rotorua Yacht Club proved a huge success with local kids welcomed along to the yacht club to try out the sport. Around half of those who showed up will be back at the Club for more.
The 58th Annual General Meeting of Yachting New Zealand will be held on Saturday 13th October 2012. Notice of any resolution and/or nomination to be proposed at the AGM shall be sent to the CEO not later August 24th.
Yachting New Zealand have re-named the Club Instructor qualification Learn to Sail Coach. There is a philosophical difference between the two titles of an 'Instructor' or 'Coach' and YNZ is continuing to align with Sport New Zealand's Coach Development Framework.
Yachting New Zealand is looking to employ a qualified sailing instructor for the Northern region Sailing…Have a Go! programme. This programme gives children the opportunity to experience the thrills and spills of sailing. Therefore a fun and energetic personality along with experience teaching children the basics of sailing is a must!
Nominations will be accepted in eight categories for the 2012 Yachting Excellence Awards, and these must be submitted to YNZ by 31 August 2012. This is a great opportunity to recognize not only the best performers in our sport, but also the tireless, hardworking volunteers.
The Wellington Ocean Sports Centre (previously RPNYC Sailing Academy) is running a Coastal Skipper course starting on 1 August, which will run on Monday and Wednesday evenings until 3 October. The Coastal Skipper course is prestigious course and it's qualification is a certificate of competency intended for anyone wishing to make coastal passages outside immediate harbour limits.
Sailing is a very adaptive sport that everybody can get something out of. Whether it is intense racing, sailing around the world, or just an afternoon picnic cruise, sailing is a sport to be enjoyed by everybody!
Learn to Windsurf at Lake Pupuke on Auckland’s north shore.
10 – 13 July
12:00 – 2:00 daily (8 hour course)
The RS:X and Techno Association of NZ have organized a couple courses for anybody looking to begin or extend their windsurfing skills this school holidays.
The 8 hour course runs over four days, with all gear and wetsuits provided. Course fees are $185.00.
Contact Brian Haybittle for more information
021 112 9556