Yachting New Zealand’s Volvo Sailing…Have a Go! programme has wrapped up for another season and, despite Mother Nature wreaking havoc with the schedule at times, a record number of Kiwi kids experienced sailing this summer.
Andrew Clouston’s talents as a yachting administrator were identified early and that has continued with his appointment as Yachting New Zealand chief operating officer.
The next breed of potential Olympic sailors has been identified with the announcement of the Aon Fast Track squad.
Applications are open for athlete and team solidarity grants to help talented individuals train and prepare for the Olympic and Youth Games.
Yachting has been recognised in the 2017 New Zealand Sport and Recreation Awards, after being named as finalists in two categories.
Win return flights to the 2017 Yachting New Zealand coaches conference in Wellington on June 24.
Yachting New Zealand have been leading the advocacy work alongside clubs and the Northern Regional Council to protect a host of bays for the continued use by boaties.
Too much wind in Bermuda has frustrated the NZL Sailing Team, who are in the area for a crucial training block ahead of June's Red Bull Youth America's Cup.
Luca Brown dreamed of playing rugby professionally, now he has his sights on the Auld Mug. The Christchurch Press profiles the Red Bull Youth America's Cup sailor.
Yachting New Zealand chief executive David Abercrombie provides an update from the national body.