Sean Herbert defended his Starling national title in Wellington this week in one of the most exciting finishes in the events 47-year history.
Erica Dawson is all set to jump on board the 18′ Skiff GC Racing for this weekend's annual Anzac Championship hosted by the ASC Skiff League and Royal Akarana Yacht Club.
New Zealand's top youth sailors have the opportunity to seek funding from two scholarships to help their sailing ambitions this year.
Geoff Woolley understands the New Zealand sailing landscape as both an elite competitor and coach which is one of the main reasons he's been appointed Yachting New Zealand talent development manager.
Innovation in Coaching
This is an interesting article and it shows how important it is for us as coaches to get hold of the class rules understand them.
The next process is to get the sailors to start looking into the class rules and develop their understanding.
Then together we can look at the rules and find ways we can develop our boats thinking of ways to work within the rule that will gain a competitive advantage.
Last year's PIC Coastal Classic saw one of the closest finishes for some time but this year organisers are hoping to attract one of the biggest fleets.
Expectations are high at least 20 boats will compete in next year's women's national keelboat championships which would be comparable in size to fleets seen in the heyday of the late 1980 and early 1990s.
Malcolm Dickson didn't mind being beaten into second in the Solo Trans-Tasman Yacht Challenge, especially as he played such a large role in helping the winner.
The summer sailing season is coming to an end but it doesn't mean the sport shuts down, because there are winter regattas and series on offer from junior classes through to the bigger boats, as well as cruisers seeking out the warm weather.