Sixteen teams are competing this weekend to take out the New Zealand leg of the Red Bull Foiling Generation and then go on to the world finals in the US.
Entries have been received from Australia, Tahiti, New Caledonia as well as throughout New Zealand for next month's 2018 Toyota Optimist National Championships in Picton.
Thomas and Mason Mulcahy took out the big ones at the recent Interislander Regatta.
Kath Johnson hopes the arrival of the Volvo Sailing... Have a Go! trailer on Friday will spark enough interest in sailing for the sport to get off the ground on Stewart Island.
Three returning competitors are a feature of the first batch of athletes named in the NZL Sailing Foundation youth team who will compete at July's Youth Sailing World Championships in the US.
All illegal recreational drugs are prohibited in sport during competition and, if athletes use them, they are taking a huge risk.
Leonard Takahashi and his RNZYS Performance Programme Pacific Racing Team crew have taken out the 2018 Nespresso Youth International Match Racing Cup at the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron but it wasn't without some drama.
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.
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.