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TeamVodafoneSailing wins two-boat multihull challenge By Zoe Hawkins and Sail-World, 1:59 PM Mon 1 Aug 2011
TeamVodafoneSailing has now won the two-boat multihull challenge to Southport between itself and Sean Langman’s ORMA 60 ‘Team Australia’ and also sailed across the finish line more than seven hours ahead of Wild Oats XI, the supermaxi line honours winner of the CYCA’s annual Sydney to Gold Coast race. ...[more]

TeamVodafoneSailing hove-to in Tasman Sea gale By Zoe Hawkins, 10:10 AM Thu 21 Jul 2011
TeamVodafoneSailing is expected to arrive in Sydney tomorrow or Saturday, after an eventful crossing where they met fifty knot gales. The boat is currently about 350 nautical miles from Sydney. 'They are okay, they were not able to run under bare poles, so they have been hove to since approximately 11pm last night, and may be for another 24 hours,' says boat manager Patrick O’Reilly. ...[more]

Sara Winther reports ahead of the Skandia Sail for Gold regatta By Sara Winther, Weymouth, UK , 8:11 AM Mon 6 Jun 2011
NZL Sailing Team member, Sara Winther reports from the Skandia Sail for Gold Regatta at Weymouth UK, which starts tomorrow. Sara is sailing in the Womens Singlehanded event (Laser Radial) and is looking for another top performance, in this event, which is also the sixth round of the ISAF World sailing Cup. ...[more]

NZsailing.net North Island blokart Championships -4th and 5th June By Ross Vickers, Auckland , 4:41 AM Fri 27 May 2011
The NZsailing.net North Island blokart Championships are being held at Ohakea Air Force base over the June long weekend with a field of around 70 sailors expected. Racing will be held in three weight divisions and a 'C' grade division for social sailors giving the casual blokart sailor the chance to sail at this exceptional venue. ...[more]

Flash Gordon too slippery in Harken Young 88 Nationals By Zoe Hawkins, 8:50 PM Mon 18 Apr 2011
Just two weeks before twenty-year old William Tiller departs for the World Match Race Tour in Europe, he has skippered Flash Gordon to victory in the prestigious Harken Young 88 National Championships – one of the most coveted titles in New Zealand yacht racing ...[more]

WASSUP? Magic 25 Nationals – Bucks April 9th & 10th 2011 - That's what By Anne Hirst, Auckland , 8:54 AM Tue 12 Apr 2011
What happens when you get the Magic 25’s together? Some outstanding, one design sportboat racing - very close racing, no room for error, and plenty of stories at the club! The NZ Magic 25 Championships, held on 9-10 April by the Bucklands Beach Yacht Club in the Waitemata harbour was a great example of this! Eight windward leewards over two days for glory and the impressive trophy! ...[more]

Light winds visit Bucks for Harken Schools 420 Team Racing By Michelle Tait, Auckland , 9:31 AM Tue 5 Apr 2011
Light and shifty conditions are usually not on a sailors wish list, unless of course you are teams racing... With the prospect of over 40 races in the first day, and the Auckland Cup up for grabs, competitors had their work cut out for them in light variable conditions. Michelle Tait reports on the weekend's action at the 2011 Harken Schools Teams Racing Auckland Cup. ...[more]

Kerikeri High School leads after Day1 in Harken Schools Regatta By Sara Tucker, Auckland , 5:48 PM Sat 2 Apr 2011
The Kerikeri High School team of helm O’Shea Butler, Sam King, Sam Brierley and Klaus Ohlendorf lead Day 1 of the RNZYS Harken Schools Regatta after winning all four of today’s races. ...[more]

Top schools compete in this weekend's Auckland Cup By Daniel Johnston, Auckland , 7:29 PM Tue 29 Mar 2011
On the March 31, seven of the top sailing schools in the region will be battling it out at the 2011 Harken Schools Teams Racing Auckland Cup (Auckland Championships), hosted this year by the Bucklands Beach Yacht Club (BBYC). Aiming to qualify for the national competition later in the year the schools will compete in a double round robin with the top four teams going on to the semi-finals. ...[more]

Harken Match Racing: Light winds and big shifts dictate the finals By Sara Roberts, Auckland , 5:30 PM Tue 15 Feb 2011
CYCA crew Jay Griffin and his crew of Henry Kernot, Hamish Hardy and Will Parker sailed well in the extreme light airs which presented themselves on the Auckland Harbour this afternoon, to win the 2011 Harken Youth International Match Racing Championships. ...[more]

Harken Matchracing: Australia vs New Zealand in Finals By Sara Roberts, Auckland , 5:37 PM Mon 14 Feb 2011
David Hazard representing the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron continued his winning streak on the Auckland Harbour this afternoon beating his semi final opponent 2 wins to 1. ...[more]

Harken Match Racing: Images from Day 3 By Richard Gladwell, 8:45 PM Sun 13 Feb 2011
Sail-World was on the water today, capturing these images of the Harken Match Racing Series, staged off Westhaven by the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron, using the new Elliott 7 fleet. ...[more]

Harken Match Racing: Two Aussies and two Kiwis into the Semi Finals By Sara Roberts, Auckland , 2:11 PM Sun 13 Feb 2011
Two Aussies and two Kiwis are into the Semi Finals at the 2011 Harken Youth International Match Racing Championships. Kiwi David Hazard representing the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron added another 5 wins today and with a total of 11 wins overall is 1 point clear of the other semi finalists. Australians Jay Griffin and Jordan Reece along with Wellington’s Josh Porebski ...[more]

Harken Match Racing: Griffin, Hazard and Banks lead after Day 1 By Sara Roberts, Auckland , 2:32 PM Sat 12 Feb 2011
Australian Jay Griffin and Kiwis David Hazard and Codie Banks are locked together on top of the leader board at the end of Day 1 at the 2011 Harken Youth International Match Racing Championships. ...[more]

Harken Match Racing: Aussies and Kiwis lead morning of Day 1 By Sara Roberts, Auckland , 11:56 AM Sat 12 Feb 2011
The 2011 Harken Youth International Match Racing Championships has begun with lots of close match racing action on the Waitemata Harbour this morning. The scene is set for some excellent match racing between the eight youth teams. With the excitement of the new Elliott 7’s, a fresh 15 knot easterly and flooding tide the air was electric as the boats left the dock this morning. ...[more]

Summer update from Womens 470 Silver medallists - Team Jolly By Team Jolly, 10:35 PM Thu 10 Feb 2011
Silver medalists in the Womens 470, Jo Aleh and Olivia Powrie, update on their New Zealand summer of sailing in the 470: We started the year off with the third annual NZ 470 Summer Camp down at Rotoiti (including multiple fitness sessions, some sailing, some wakeboarding and an exploratory run/walk around Okere falls). It was a great way to get back into action, and thanks to Nathan (super-coach) ...[more]

Yachting NZ:Yachting Digest for January - February 2011 By Yachting NZ, 7:28 AM Thu 3 Feb 2011
Yachting Digest is produced bi-monthly by Yachting New Zealand's Keelboat and Offshore Race Committee (KORC) to keep boat owners informed about issues related to racing and cruising, including safety, boat registration and handicapping. It contains new of interest to keeler, multihull and trailerboat owners ...[more]

2010 Sir Peter Blake Regatta Photo Essay By Daniel Johnston, Auckland , 4:29 AM Tue 7 Dec 2010
Driving over the bridge the water was like a mirror looking across the harbour to Bayswater and all indications were that the sailors at the 2010 Sir Peter Blake Regatta were in for another drifter. But a foreboding weather system positioning itself just off the shoreline of Waiake Beach had other ideas. ...[more]

New Zealand crew challenge the worlds best By Daniel Johnston, Auckland , 9:09 PM Fri 3 Dec 2010
Next year’s Formula 18 World Championship in Balatonfured Hungary will be one of the biggest multihull events on the planet with an estimated 160 boats from 18 countries competing. Auckland crew, Jono Kney and Steve Delahunty, from the Royal Akarana Yacht Club (RAYC), will be competing against some of the world’s top professional sailors in their bid for a top twenty placing. ...[more]

Designer - Jim Young: Powerboats Account for 80% of the Market By Daniel Johnston, Auckland , 12:08 PM Sun 28 Nov 2010
Powerboat pioneer and iconic local designer Jim Young describes the development of the powerboat market post WWII. Young is known as the forefather of modern New Zealand powerboat design. His hallmark Vindex and Formula series created the model for the deep vee powerboat as we know it. This article is part of a series based on Young's unpublished autobiography. ...[more]

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