The first day at the Four Star Pizza ISAF Youth Sailing World Championships concluded after a long seven hours on the water, and two races for all fleets.
Nine of New Zealand’s top youth sailors are due to start competition at the 2012 ISAF Youth Sailing World Championships tonight in Dublin Bay, Ireland.
This annual week-long regatta is regarded as the pinnacle event of the global youth sailing calendar, and is a significant step for many into the Olympic class pathways.
The NZL Yachting Trust Youth Team who will represent NZ include:
The July 2012 issue (No 141) of the International Finn Association's magazine FINNFARE has just been published and includes reports and results from the Finn Gold Cup and World Masters as well as an in-depth preview of the London 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition.
With races running every two years and a brand new fleet for clipper 2013-2014, maybe its time you should apply to be a skipper. Do you have a RYA Yachtmaster Ocean or IYT Master of Yacht Ocean and the highest level of safety and seamanship? Apply now.
The next event on the busy Elliott 5.9 Calendar is the Onerahi Sprints. The NOR is available by contacting Simon Manning with the class association.The 2013 Nationals will be part of Auckland BMW Race Week in March 2013.
"Since the last update, I managed to get a good two weeks training in Weymouth with the GBR Team." Read more of Sara Winther's last update before she represents NZ at the 2012 London Olympic Games in the Laser Radial
Getting your sailing events online now is easier than ever before. Yachting New Zealand has developed a new calendar with the website that is fully searchable by boat type and region. All you have to do is fill in a form online and it will go through a quick approval process at YNZ before going live on the main calendar, and the ones that can be found through each club's page and each class association's page.
FMJ Racing have won the O.M. Match Race for 2012! This is the teams third victory in a row and a great way to end our European tour.
At the conclusion of the 2011/2012 ISAF Sailing World Cup, Paul Snow Hansen and Jason Saunders in the Men’s 470 and Andy Maloney in the Laser have landed on the podium.
2nd Men’s 470- Paul Snow Hansen and Jason Saunders
3rd Laser – Andy Maloney
Expressions of interest are sought from clubs based in Northland to host the New Zealand International Optimist Dinghy Nationals to be held approximately 18-22 April, 2014. This highly prestigious event is one of the largest national sailing competitions held in New Zealand, usually attracting around 300 young sailors, along with their families.