There are worse places to be than the Cook Islands during a New Zealand winter and especially an all-expenses-paid trip to help coach young sailors.
Yachting New Zealand are looking for a Women's Sailing Manager, a wide-ranging new role that will help cement this country's place at the forefront of the sport at all levels.
A handful of international coaches are looking for opportunites to work in New Zealand next summer, including one who has coached a young sailor to a junior world championship title.
Lloyd Perratt and Albert Stanley have been named as this year's recipients of the St John's Rotary scholarship.
The title at the 29er national championships was decided by the narrowest of margins at the weekend with the top Australian team beating Seb Lardies and Scott McKenzie on countback.
The Kohimarama Yacht Club organised a 420 regatta as a way to help promote the class and bring new sailors up to speed.
A record 3730 children took part in the summer's Volvo Sailing... Have a Go! programme, which has been going for 12 years.
It's helped the likes of Jo Aleh, Jason Saunders and Josh Junior with their development as teenagers and the St John's Rotary Scholarship is available to assist another young sailor or crew in 2018.
Entries close for September's Anchor AIMS Games close on June 13.
Two teams have been awarded Yachting New Zealand Youth Scholarships to help them in their quest to win medals at world championships events this year.