Turn the Tide on Plastic skipper Dee Caffari will be the guest speaker at a special fundraising breakfast hosted by Lady Pippa Blake and the Sir Peter Blake Trust on March 1.
The pathway for sailors in the Olympic classes is a well-trodden one but the opportunities open for young keelboat sailors are less well known. And there are plenty of opportunities.
Last weekend's Lake Mahinapua Aquatic Club's 2018 regatta was the best for years with 32 boats sailing, 21 of them from Christchurch.
Honda Marine took out the 2018 18' Skiff NZL Championships after six incredibly tough races at the Royal Akarana Yacht Club last weekend.
A good turnout of centreboard sailors attended the Waitara Boating Club's annual regatta over the weekend.
Some titles at the Oceanbridge NZL Sailing Regatta came down to the last race.
Any regatta win is sweet but for Josh Porebski and Trent Rippey it tastes even better when it's over their trans-Tasman rivals and that's what they will be chasing tomorrow on the final day of the Oceanbridge NZL Sailing Regatta at Murrays Bay.
For Paul Snow-Hansen and Dan Willcox it was perfect conditions today at the Oceanbridge NZL Sailing Regatta at Murrays Bay. For others, it was pretty chaotic.
Some of the marks are pretty large but also spectacular which is part of what makes the Gulf Classic so special.
There was no stopping Ammonite, with the first-time entry claiming the prestigious Millennium Cup for 2018.