Seb Lardies and Scott McKenzie showed their potential by winning two out of their three races at the youth sailing world championships in Sanya, China, yesterday to climb further up the leaderboard.
Josh Armit and Annabelle Rennie-Younger were the best placed of the Kiwis after two days of the youth sailing world championships.
A simple but innovative design by a notable Kiwi sailor is gaining interest around the world.
The Laser Radial sailors led the way for the New Zealand team at the youth sailing world championships in China, with both inside the top four after the first day of racing.
The World Anti-Doping Agency's prohibited list for 2018 comes into effect on January 1 and there are a number of changes athletes need to be aware of.
The good weather has ensured the Volvo Sailing... Have a Go! programme has already been a big hit this summer.
It's 9169km from Auckland to Sanya, China, and Sam Street will feel like he's already travelled that far when he takes off with the rest of the New Zealand team for the upcoming youth sailing world championships.
The next wave of young foiling sailors will battle it out at the 2018 Red Bull Foiling Generation in Auckland in February.
Torbay will come alive this weekend with the biggest centreboard regatta in the country as more than 400 children compete in the annual Sir Peter Blake regatta.
The Hamilton Yacht Club will be running another Optisail live-in camp this summer from January 18-21.