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Doyle Sails: Leading the fleet around the States By Guy Waddilove, Sydney , 7:23 AM Wed 24 Nov 2010
Doyle Sails has been helping to get results on the water in South Australia, New South Wales and Tasmania with Secret Men’s Business 3.5, Flying Cloud and Dekadence amongst those collecting silverware over the last couple of weeks. ...[more]

Harken Int'l Youth Match Racing Championship win to NZ crew from RPNYC By Damian Devine & Tom Spithill, Newport , 8:35 PM Sun 21 Nov 2010
After four grueling days of racing, The Royal Port Nicholson Yacht Club team of Tim Coltman, Michael Trudgen, Hana Maguire and Matt Clough have won the 2010 Harken International Youth Match Racing Championship. ...[more]

Volcano race next challenge for TeamVodafoneSailing By Zoe Hawkins, 9:21 AM Tue 16 Nov 2010
A race around New Zealand’s only active marine volcano is the next big test for the Orma 60 trimaran, TeamVodafoneSailing. White Island (Whakaari), located 49km off the coast of Whakatane, is the destination for the Royal Akarana Yacht Club’s annual 310nm race. The volcano is estimated to be more than 100,000 years old, and features beds of yellow and white sulphur crystals and bubbling fumaro ...[more]

More images from Bay of Islands: Harken Labour Weekend Regatta By Rosie Reid, 5:39 AM Wed 27 Oct 2010
Rosie Reid presents a second gallery of images from the annual Harken Labour weekend regatta,which was contested by variety of classes ranging from single handed skiffs to Splashes, and from Mistrals to Javelins. ...[more]

Images from Bay of Islands: Harken Labour Weekend Regatta By Rosie Reid, 10:10 AM Tue 26 Oct 2010
Rosie Reid presents a gallery of images from the annual Harken Labour weekend regatta,which was contsted by variety of classes ranging from single handed skiffs to Splashes, and from Mistrals to Javelins. ...[more]

Harken Regatta: Sun and sea breeze for sailors in the Bay of Islands By Barbara Caley, Bay of Islands , 7:25 PM Mon 25 Oct 2010
Summer has reached the Bay of Islands this weekend and provided for fantastic sailing in sea breezes and sunshine for five centreboard fleets at the annual HARKEN Labour weekend regatta. ...[more]

Doyle Sails - October 2010 Newsletter By Doyle Sails, 8:25 PM Tue 5 Oct 2010
It has been nearly three months now since Doyle Sails Australia's Sydney operations were expanded with financial and technical support from Doyle Sails New Zealand. For Sydney the expansion resulted in a move back into the Rushcutters Bay loft and a push on the marketing side. ...[more]

Winter Champs: Summer season warm up starts under blue skies By Zoe Hawkins, 7:12 AM Thu 30 Sep 2010
The pleasant spring conditions of the last few days were welcomed by young sailors preparing for the Stack Interiors Winter Champs, particularly those who have travelled from earthquake-stricken Canterbury to take part. The Murrays Bay Sailing Club sailing regatta, and its unique coaching warm up event, gets ‘bigger and better’ every year as young sailors benefit from training with top New Zealan ...[more]

Strong winds cause dismasting and rescue on the Waitemata By .., 9:35 AM Sun 19 Sep 2010
Strong winds caused major problems for at least one yacht this weekend, on the Waitemata Habour. Beating towards the shore just off the Tamaki Yacht Club, a boat racing in stormy conditions lost it’s entire rig overboard after hitting a wave. Luckily for those onboard, the Police Maritime Unit and Coastguard were on the scene in minutes. ...[more]

Jim Young's Fiery Cross still going strong By Paul Gilbert, auckland , 6:39 AM Wed 8 Sep 2010
Paul Gilbert of Aquapx.com writes: 'I thought it a shame not to have some images of `Fiery Cross' to accompany the Jim Young article. Here she is competing in the iconic Tall Ships and Classic Invitation Race in the Bay of Islands under the ownership of Gary Underwood. ...[more]

Jim Young: A Contrast in Hull Forms By Daniel Johnston, Auckland , 11:12 AM Tue 7 Sep 2010
Following an impressive career in the industry Jim Young has taken the opportunity to provide some insight into the development of the popular Young 11 and Young 88 designs. In this article Jim examines the transition from the first canting keel boat 'Fiery Cross' through to the modern ultra light displacement boats (ULDB). ...[more]

'Fiery Cross' - NZ's first Canting Keel Boat By Jim Young, Auckland , 5:56 AM Thu 5 Aug 2010
Jim Young built 'Fiery Cross' in the late 1950's after being inspired by a design from L. Francis Herreshoff in his famous book 'Common Sense of Yacht design. In this extract from his yet to be released autobiography Jim re-lives some of his experiences with 'Fiery Cross' and provides an authentic account of life as a boat builder in the 1950's. Jim Young is now 85 and resides in Takapuna. ...[more]

Bay of Islands Sailing Week 2011 News By Lesley Haslar, 5:55 PM Wed 28 Jul 2010
Bay of Islands Race Week 2011 NOR will be available on the appropriate web page by the end of August – enter on-line – or continue to use the mailing option. Andrew Turner has the website running like a well oiled clock. ...[more]

World Womens 470 medalists tell their story on the Silver medal win By Jo Aleh and Olivia Powrie, 7:18 AM Wed 21 Jul 2010
Silver medalists at the recent 2010 Womens World 470 Championship Jo Aleh and Olivia Powrie give Sail-World readers and insight into how the World Championship unfolded from their perspective: As some of you might already know, we have had a rather successful 2010 World Champs regatta, we were in the top three the whole way through, in and out of the lead, culminating in a winner takes all medal ...[more]

Doyle Australia announces a major expansion in Sydney By Guy Waddilove and Sail-World, Sydney , 9:23 AM Sun 18 Jul 2010
Doyle Sails Sydney is to undergo a significant transformation with the announcement of a strategic partnership with Doyle Sails New Zealand and the re-opening of its Rushcutters Bay loft. The partnership will see Doyle's presence in Sydney grow considerably enabling the company to give better service to its customers and direct access to Doyle's patented Stratis laminated sails. ...[more]

Spinlock launches the Zero By Daniel Johnston, Auckland , 3:49 PM Thu 1 Jul 2010
Spinlock UK have just released the new ZERO floatation vest. The new standard in floatation vests has already had a positive reception in Europe with many dealers pre-selling the new model prior to the release date. Targeted at the sports boat market the ZERO offers all the benefits of a deck vest with the fit and performance of much bulkier jackets. ...[more]

Sailing to the Shifts - Is new technology the way forward? By Daniel Johnston, Auckland , 3:47 PM Thu 1 Jul 2010
If you race dinghies you know that you need to react to even the smallest wind shifts, and the micro compass gives you all the data you need by incorporating a compass, tactical scale and race timer. A micro compass gives you a massive racing advantage over competitors using glass ball compasses. It is also lighter, easier to read, more reliable and infinitely more precise. ...[more]

Images: New Bakewell-White 36, General Lee is launched in Auckland By Richard Gladwell, 10:15 AM Fri 7 May 2010
The Bakewell-White designed 36fter, General Lee, was launched in Auckland early this morning. Sail-World's camera arrived soon after the splash and brings you these images of her launch ...[more]

Bakewell-White 36, General Lee to be launched in Auckland By Richard Gladwell, 11:57 AM Thu 6 May 2010
A new Bakewell-White 36, General Lee, has i8s due to be launched at Westhaven tomorrow. Designed for offshore racing, and Cat 1, she is owned by two West Australian sailors, Paul Eldrid, who runs Evolution Sails in Perth, and Scott Disley. General Lee has spars and rigging from NZ Rigging. ...[more]

Iconic Auckland sparmaker taken over by NZ Rigging By Cris Brodie and Sail-World, Auckland , 1:50 PM Tue 20 Apr 2010
After forty years in business iconic sparmaker Fostermasts, has been purchased by NZ Rigging. The Fostermasts name will continue with NZ Rigging, being a brand in its own right with many products familiar to those in the marine industry, they were also the importers of Profurl furling systems and NZ Rigging will continue to support this product. ...[more]

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