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RS Sailing 2021 - LEADERBOARD
Urban Land Sailing: Fun, Fast and Competitive Urban Land Sailing: Fun, Fast and Competitive NZ Open to be sailed Auckland Blokart Club at Ardmore Airport, 15th to 18th April. The New Zealand Open Championships (NZO), the premier regatta for the Blokart class of land yacht, will be hosted by the Auckland Blokart Club at Ardmore Airport, 15th to 18th April. by Geoff Green Posted 10 Apr 21:12 NZST Oceanbridge NZL Sailing: Strong winds halt Day 1 Oceanbridge NZL Sailing: Strong winds halt Day 1 Strong onshore winds forced the cancellation of the opening day of the Oceanbridge NZL Sailing Strong onshore winds forced the cancellation of the opening day of the Oceanbridge NZL Sailing regatta today, Saturday. by Sail-World.com/nz Posted 10 Apr 16:57 NZST NZ SailGP team signs on to UN Climate Action NZ SailGP team signs on to UN Climate Action The New Zealand SailGP Team has strengthened its commitment to sustainability The New Zealand SailGP Team strengthens its commitment to sustainability by signing the UN Sports for Climate Action Framework. by NZ SailGP Team Posted 10 Apr 16:48 NZST YNZ name five in Aon Fast Track squad YNZ name five in Aon Fast Track squad Three Youth Worlds Gold medalists named in YNZ's Aon Fast Track squad for 2021 Five sailors named in the Aon Fast Track Squad for 2021 - Seb Menzies (29er, 49erFX, 470), Blake McGlashan (29er, 49erFX, 470), Veerle ten Have (windfoiling), Josh Armit (windfoiling) and Scott McKenzie (49er). Three are former by Yachting NZ Posted 9 Apr 22:10 NZST Big fleet of 70 boats for 65th Zephyr Nationals Big fleet of 70 boats for 65th Zephyr Nationals 70 boats for 2021 Zephyr dinghy sailing class yacht coveted national championship The 2021 Zephyr dinghy sailing class yacht coveted national championship is being held at the Manly Sailing Club, Whangaparaoa, Auckland 9th to 12th April. by Peter Busfield Posted 9 Apr 17:12 NZST New Tracing Sticker Program launching Summer 2021 New Tracing Sticker Program launching Summer 2021 Goal is to maintain beach safety and access for kitesurfers around the world At its core, the Global Kitesports Association's main objective is to continually ensure that kitesurfing has safe practices through the development and implementation of equipment standards. by Sensi Graves Posted 10 Apr 22:42 NZST Nova Scotia to host 49er,49erFX, & Nacra 17 Worlds Nova Scotia to host 49er,49erFX, & Nacra 17 Worlds The world's best sailors from over 35 countries will visit Canada in 2022 Nova Scotia will host a 400-strong field of the world's best sailors from over 35 countries when the World Championships for three Olympic classes, the 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17, kick off in September 2022. by 49er & Nacra 17 Sailing Posted 10 Apr 02:49 NZST Finn Open Europeans at Vilamoura, Portugal preview Finn Open Europeans at Vilamoura, Portugal preview Beginning of the end of the road to Tokyo The 2021 Open and U23 Finn European Championship opens in sunny Vilamoura, Portugal, this weekend with a fleet of around 50 sailors from 28 nations entered. by Robert Deaves Posted 10 Apr 02:23 NZST United States SailGP Team reveals Season 2 lineup United States SailGP Team reveals Season 2 lineup Spithill designs roster for current and future performance advantage The United States SailGP Team revealed its complete SailGP Season 2 lineup today with the announcement of athletes Daniela Moroz, CJ Perez, and Paul Campbell-James to its roster in addition to its acquisition of Philippe Presti as head coach. by U.S. SailGP Team Posted 10 Apr 00:24 NZST RYA pays tribute to HRH The Duke of Edinburgh RYA pays tribute to HRH The Duke of Edinburgh Sailing community shares nation's sadness The Royal Yachting Association (RYA) is deeply saddened by the loss of His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh - former RYA President and RYA Honorary Member. by Loretta Spridgeon, RYA Posted 10 Apr 00:13 NZST The John Westell Centenary pt.5 The John Westell Centenary pt.5 FiveOs, fast multi-hulls and faster cars! This fifth and final programme in the series celebrating the centenary of John Westell kicks off with the 5o5, but now with John not so much as the designer but as the first volume builder of GRP FiveOs in the UK. by Dougal Henshall Posted 9 Apr 21:30 NZST Flying Fifteen World & Australian Champs postponed Flying Fifteen World & Australian Champs postponed The event will remain in the same format as the proposed 2022 event The event will be sailed out of Fremantle Sailing Club ("FSC") with Royal Freshwater Bay Yacht Club ("RFBYC") being the Organising Authority. South of Perth Yacht Club ("SoPYC) is also supporting the regattas. by Jonny Fullerton Posted 8 Apr 23:40 NZST Bob Holmes, a truly great champion Bob Holmes, a truly great champion Five times JJ Giltinan world champion and five times Australian champion The recent death of Robert Joseph (Bob) Holmes was the passing of one of the truly great Australian 18ft Skiff champions. Bob was five times JJ Giltinan world champion and five times Australian champion over a ten year career in the class. by Frank Quealey Posted 8 Apr 17:27 NZST Tiwal: Hassle free Sailing for everyone. Tiwal: Hassle free Sailing for everyone. Tiwal is the ultimate inflatable sailing dinghy that will have you on the water in 20 minutes. If you're at that life stage when you don't have a lot of free time for boat maintenance and preparation, but you're itching to get on the water, the Tiwal may be the answer to your wishes! by Melinda Henshaw/Tiwal Posted 8 Apr 13:17 NZST Australia SailGP Team - Season Two Australia SailGP Team - Season Two Tom Slingsby reveals his Australian team and female athletes to join the crew in SailGP season 2 Olympic Gold Medallist and defending SailGP Champion Tom Slingsby revealed his team line up set to defend Australia's Championship title in SailGP Season 2. by Australia SailGP Team Posted 8 Apr 12:07 NZST Two more entries in the Global Solo Challenge Two more entries in the Global Solo Challenge Bringing the total to 15 confirmed entrants for the 2023-24 race It's been 15 weeks since the Global Solo Challenge 2023-24 was announced and the latest two entries bring the total to 15 confirmed entrants adding to the buzz around the event. by Global Solo Challenge Posted 8 Apr 03:32 NZST Original Fastnet Course world record smashed Original Fastnet Course world record smashed Subject to ratification by the World Sailing Speed Record Council MOD70 Trimaran PowerPlay, led by Peter Cunningham and skippered by Ned Collier Wakefield, has completed the original Fastnet Course of 595 nautical miles in a new world record of 25hrs 04mins 18secs. by PowerPlay Racing Posted 8 Apr 00:06 NZST Toyota Optimist Nationals: Leech and Clinton win Toyota Optimist Nationals: Leech and Clinton win Tessa Clinton is halfway to her goal of being the most successful Kiwi girl ever at the Opti Nats Tessa Clinton is halfway to her goal of being the most successful Kiwi girl ever at the Optimist national championships but has her sights on another achievement as well. by Yachting NZ Posted 7 Apr 22:39 NZST Explore. Dream. Discover. Explore. Dream. Discover. The Easter weekend was a time to get on the water around the globe for many The Easter weekend was a time to get on the water around the globe for many. Lockdown restrictions in the UK have eased somewhat, allowing the return of grassroots sports, and the fine weather resulted in sailors heading to their local clubs. by Mark Jardine Posted 7 Apr 07:30 NZST 2021 Toyota Optimist Nats - Will Leech dominates 2021 Toyota Optimist Nats - Will Leech dominates Will Leech (13yrs) dominated the 2021 Toyota Optimist Championships sailed at Maraetai Sailing Club Will Leech (13yrs) dominated the 2021 Toyota Optimist Championships sailed at Maraetai Sailing Club, which finished Tuesday afternoon. by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz Posted 7 Apr 00:54 NZST Elliott 5.9 Traveler Series starts April 10 Elliott 5.9 Traveler Series starts April 10 celebrated kiwi yacht designer Greg Elliott reveals his insights of the revolutionary Elliott 5.9 As the 2021 Traveller Series gets underway, celebrated kiwi yacht designer Greg Elliott reveals his insights to the revolutionary Elliott 5.9 design, and how it started an evolution of high performance sailboats. by Kristine Horne Posted 5 Apr 23:42 NZST Ambitious 2024 targets for DMG MORI Sailing Team Ambitious 2024 targets for DMG MORI Sailing Team Kojiro Shiraishi is aiming to return for the 2024 Vendée Globe After finishing 16th in the last race Japanese skipper Kojiro Shiraishi is aiming to return for the 2024 Vendée Globe with the objective of finishing eighth or better, and in partnership with main sponsors DMG MORI by Vendée Globe Posted 5 Apr 19:35 NZST Colligo Marine Static Sheave Box Colligo Marine Static Sheave Box Machined from solid aluminum, polished and hard coat anodized Colligo Marine's Static Sheave Box is great for spinnaker halyards and any rotating mast halyards. Virtually eliminates any chafe! by Colligo Marine Posted 4 Apr 07:43 NZDT RYA Sail from Home: Santiago Lange RYA Sail from Home: Santiago Lange Ian Walker talks to six-time Olympian Santiago Lange In this week's #SailFromHomeSession, hear from Olympian Santiago Lange. Santiago represented Argentina from 1988 to 2016 and in that time won two bronze medals and a gold medal in Rio 2016 despite battling with cancer. by Tom Chamberlain, RYA Posted 3 Apr 23:00 NZDT The return of the Zhik T2 Trapeze harness The return of the Zhik T2 Trapeze harness And it's lighter than ever Zhik's original award-winning adjustable, nappy-style, T2 Trapeze Harness is making a welcome return for performance sailors. by Zhik Posted 2 Apr 20:00 NZDT Denmark SailGP first onto the water in Bermuda Denmark SailGP first onto the water in Bermuda SailGP starts Season 2 in Bermuda with additional teams, an expanded season SailGP is officially back on the water with the first of its supercharged foiling catamarans launched ahead of the Season 2 opener - the Bermuda Sail Grand Prix presented by Hamilton Princess - later this month. by SailGP Posted 2 Apr 14:46 NZDT The Tech Inside AC75 Soft Wings The Tech Inside AC75 Soft Wings C-Tech explains how their batten technology is put to use in this new breed of America's Cup yachts. In their pursuit of astonishing speed, the foiling AC75 monohulls of the 36th America's Cup represent the highest level of precision engineering across thousands of components – most of which are hidden from view. by Ivor Wilkins Posted 2 Apr 00:00 NZDT eSailGP Championship returns with new innovations eSailGP Championship returns with new innovations New courses, new teams and new technology to kick-off eSailGP's second season With less than three weeks before the eight international teams meet on the water in Bermuda for the league's return to racing, SailGP today launched the 2021 eSailGP Championship. by SailGP Posted 1 Apr 22:47 NZDT Dolphins win on final day of Millennium Cup Dolphins win on final day of Millennium Cup With light winds disrupting racing the fleet headed to Motuarohia Island to to swim with dolphins. While the race committee worked to plan a race around the conditions, the fleet headed to Motuarohia Island to make the most of the beautiful weather; and the opportunity to swim with dolphins. by Isla McKechnie/ Albatross PR Posted 1 Apr 18:21 NZDT Image gallery - Doyle Sails Evening Series Image gallery - Doyle Sails Evening Series Images from the final race in the Doyle sails evening series conducted by the RNZYS Images from the final race in the Doyle Sails Evening Series conducted by the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron. by RNZYS Posted 1 Apr 18:18 NZDT Spectacular CBRE City of Sails Auckland Regatta Spectacular CBRE City of Sails Auckland Regatta A consistent 15-20+ knots of breeze provided specular racing at the CBRE City of Sails regatta The renamed and revamped CBRE City of Sails Auckland Regatta took place from 26th – 28th March, and with a consistent 15-20+ knots of breeze on the harbour throughout, the racing was fast, furious and spectacular. by Andrew Delves RNZYS Posted 1 Apr 17:58 NZDT First custom Catalyst yacht support tender shipped First custom Catalyst yacht support tender shipped The first custom Catalyst yacht support tender leave's Lloyd Stevenson Boatbuilders' yard The first custom Catalyst yacht support tender to leave Lloyd Stevenson Boatbuilders' yard was completed in February. After sea trials in Auckland, T/T Skorpios was shipped to Europe to join her mothership superyacht S/Y Skorpios by Luke Hill/Lloyd Stevenson. Boatbuilders Posted 1 Apr 16:39 NZDT Bob Fisher Memorial Cocktail Competition at Cowes Bob Fisher Memorial Cocktail Competition at Cowes A two-part competition will be held at Cowes Yacht Haven in memory of The Fish. In memory of the late Bob Fisher, the 2021 Cowes Week organising committee has announced that on Wednesday evening August 4th a two-part competition will be held at Cowes Yacht Haven in memory of The Fish. by David McCreary/Eurosail Posted 1 Apr 15:38 NZDT Doyle Sails partners with Akarana Sailing Academy Doyle Sails partners with Akarana Sailing Academy RAYC signs three year partnership agreement with sailmaker Doyle Sails The Royal Akarana Yacht Club (RAYC) is excited to announce a three year partnership agreement with world-renowned sailmaker Doyle Sails, commencing in April, 2021. by Royal Akarana YC Posted 1 Apr 15:33 NZDT AI AC36.5 v1.0 AI AC36.5 v1.0 Natural evolution from displacement to foiling to virtual The America's Cup is taking the next logical step in its evolution, with the move from the physical to the virtual world. For continuity, the AC75 rule will be retained, with a few modifications, for what will be known as the 'AI AC36.5 v1.0'. by Mark Jardine Posted 1 Apr 12:01 NZDT From the Vendée Globe to industry From the Vendée Globe to industry What technology transfers? Over the years, the IMOCAs have become veritable technology laboratories. Autopilots, optical fiber, satellite communication systems or even security, progress is everywhere and continues to inspire more and more businesses in the maritime sector. by Marie Launay / IMOCA Globe Series Posted 1 Apr 05:41 NZDT Translated to participate in Ocean Globe Race 2023 Translated to participate in Ocean Globe Race 2023 The world's leading translation company Translated has announced it is taking part in the Ocean Globe Race 2023, an inspiring, around-the-world regatta in which sailors pilot vintage ships without the benefit of modern technology or equipment. by Translated Posted 31 Mar 19:42 NZDT America's Cup: Gulf Wars - your record of 36AC America's Cup: Gulf Wars - your record of 36AC A souvenir record of the regattas of the 36th America's Cup is now on sale across all regions A souvenir record of the regattas of the 36th America's Cup is now on sale in New Zealand, and available internationally published just over a week after racing concluded in the 36th America's Cup. by Sail-World NZ Posted 31 Mar 13:47 NZDT Extra Lightweight Headsail Furling System Extra Lightweight Headsail Furling System Colligo Marine has revolutionized the headsail furling system that will benefit all sailors This innovative Extra Lightweight Headsail Furling System (ELHF) uses a low longitudinal stretch and torsionally stiff synthetic stay, along with our patented clamp technology for end terminations. by Colligo Marine Posted 31 Mar 13:06 NZDT Transitioning into the Musto Skiff Transitioning into the Musto Skiff Andy Tarboton has always loved the thrill of hanging off the side of a boat inches above the water I have always been a skiff sailor; I love the thrill of hanging off the side of a boat inches above the water by a piece of string. by Andy Tarboton Posted 31 Mar 07:42 NZDT NZ Millennium Cup: ‘Brilliant and breezy' on Day 2 NZ Millennium Cup: ‘Brilliant and breezy' on Day 2 The second say of racing, sponsored by Boat International, has come to a close at the Millennium Cup "Brilliant and breezy" was Tawera owner, Mike Mahoney's description of a day in which Miss Silver maintained the overall lead, after today's two races, characterised by good breeze, an appearance by the local dolphin pod and close racing. by Isla McKechnie/ Albatross PR Posted 31 Mar 00:51 NZDT Rolex Fastnet Race doublehanding goes supernova Rolex Fastnet Race doublehanding goes supernova Entry has soared to 89 yachts, a giant step up from 2019's 64 Doublehanded offshore racing had been gaining popularity with the Rolex Fastnet Race's IRC Two Handed class almost doubling in size between 2009 and 2019. by James Boyd / RORC Posted 30 Mar 04:18 NZDT NZ Millennium Cup:Miss Silver wins on Day 1 NZ Millennium Cup:Miss Silver wins on Day 1 On a rare rainy day in the Bay of Islands, Miss Silver took the first win of the NZ Millennium Cup On a rare rainy day in the Bay of Islands, Miss Silver took the first win of the NZ Millennium Cup on Orams Marine Race Day. by Isla McKechnie/ Albatross PR Posted 30 Mar 02:48 NZDT Accessory Innovations You Can't Live Without Accessory Innovations You Can't Live Without Some exciting solutions from Rooster Strong flex, we know, but you have a look at the list and see for yourself, Rooster don't acquire a top tier team of die-hard watersports enthusiasts and not create some exciting solutions from time to time. by Rooster Posted 29 Mar 18:49 NZDT Aon Club of the Month - Wakatere Boating Club Aon Club of the Month - Wakatere Boating Club Wakatere Boating Club stands out as one of the top yacht clubs in New Zealand. Most good ideas are adaptations of other good ideas and the Wakatere Boating Club have taken an Emirates Team New Zealand mantra and applied it to how they run their club. by Yachting NZ Posted 29 Mar 15:34 NZDT Waikawa kick of first of big four events Waikawa kick of first of big four events With the America's Cup now finished, Waikawa is getting back to its big The America's Cup has been dominating conversation recently at the Waikawa Boating Club but that has changed on the eve of the first of the club's big four events of the year. by Yachting New Zealand Posted 29 Mar 15:12 NZDT Mercury (Bay) rises at high-octane skiff racing Mercury (Bay) rises at high-octane skiff racing Mercury Bay gives skiff sailors a test at the 12-ft Skiff National Championships Capsizes, a broken mast and even a collision that left a yacht half-sunk told a story about the recent 12-foot skiff nationals and Kingham Trophy/Sanders Cup regattas at the Mercury Bay Boating Club recently. by Yachting NZ Posted 29 Mar 15:03 NZDT Surprise visitor at Toyota Optimist Nationals Surprise visitor at Toyota Optimist Nationals A special guest will make an appearance during next weekend's Toyota Optimist Nationals at Maretai The sailors of tomorrow will get a taste of where the sport could take them when a special guest will make an appearance during next weekend's Toyota Optimist National Championships at Maraetai. by Yachting New Zealand Posted 29 Mar 12:33 NZDT
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