Australia's Fletcher Walters can consider himself the best Optimist sailor in Australasia after adding the New Zealand title to the Australian one he claimed earlier in the year.
New Zealand's top sailors are well placed at the Princess Sofia regatta in Palma, including three in the top 10 in the highly-competitive Laser fleet.
The name Meech was prominent after a tricky first day at the Princess Sofia Regatta in Palma overnight (NZ time).
Father and son Malcolm and Hamish Dickson are competing in the Solo Trans-Tasman Yacht Challenge but it's only one of a number of adventures the pair have undergone.
Tall stories will be just as important as the racing when the Russell Boating Club host their 44th annual tall ships regatta next January.
World championships selection is on the line this weekend at the Yachting New Zealand 29er and Nacra 15 youth trials.
Paul Snow-Hansen and Dan Willcox are rarities in New Zealand Olympic class sailing.
Applications for the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron's youth training programme close on March 31.
It paid to start the Jack Tar Auckland Regatta well and Temptation did that better than their Division A rivals to take out the title on PHRF.
Pierluigi ‘PG’ de Felice took out the RaD Car Hire Moth national title at Algies Bay in the weekend with a near-perfect series of results on his scorecard.