Yachting New Zealand has a vision to build a facility that will turn out champion sailors like our recent medal winning Olympians, our internationally renowned America’s Cup and blue water sailors – and we need your support.
This last week has been super cool... We’re so very proud to have won an Olympic medal for NZ. It was extra special having our silver medal presented by Kiwi board sailing legend Barbara Kendall at the medal ceremony.
OLYMPIC GOLD AND SILVER FOR THE NZ SAILORS! Let’s welcome them home when their plane arrives at Auckland Airport 10:50am on Wednesday 15th August.
Sail Auckland 2013, NZ's only ISAF Grade 1 Regatta has been scheduled for February 2-5th. The Notice of Race is available now- check it out.
While Tauranga sailors Peter Burling and Jason Saunders took on the world at the 2012 Olympics off Weymouth, Alex Hart went to compete in the Bic Techno 293 world championships, and Oscar Rorvik was competing in the 420 world champs in Austria.
Four young New Zealanders have just begun racing at the 2012 420 Open and Ladies World Championships- joining nearly four hundred sailors from 28 nations. Read this report from Team Leader Rob Burn.
Yachting New Zealand have re-named the Club Instructor qualification Learn to Sail Coach. There is a philosophical difference between the two titles of an 'Instructor' or 'Coach' and YNZ is continuing to align with Sport New Zealand's Coach Development Framework.
Tim Coltman, James de Lisle and Adam Middleton have won the 2012 Governors Cup, a youth match racing event at California's Balboa Yacht Club. Twelve teams from four nations competed, but the RPNYC Crew reigned supreme.
The ISAF Youth Worlds came to an end on July 21st in Dublin, Ireland. “This year was an exceptionally tough and trying event and all the sailors did well to stay focused right to the very end” said lead coach Ian Neely. “The team really finished off the last race of the regatta strongly.”
Eleven races have been completed at the 2012 ISAF Youth Sailing World Championships in Dublin Bay, Ireland, and just one more remains. The NZL Yachting Trust Youth Team excelled in the more settled wind and water conditions which were handed to them on this penultimate day of the event.