Please select your home edition
Edition
Sealegs - More Fun 728x90-2

Navatek and Lancer Industries team up to support NZL’s Youth AC Team

by Kristine Lederis on 15 Jul 2013
Lancer Revenger 34 in San Francisco SW

American based Navatek Ltd and New Zealand’s Lancer Industries ltd have teamed up to provide on water support for the NZL Sailing Team with Emirates Team New Zealand for the Red Bull Youth Americas Cup regatta.

The Red Bull Youth Americas Cup regatta takes place in the AC45 catamarans, during the short break between the Louis Vuitton Cup and Americas Cup in early September. Racing under the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron’s burgee, Peter Burling and his Olympic silver medallist teammate Blair Tuke will lead the team of under 25’s including Andy Maloney, Jono Spurdle, Sam Meech, Guy Endean and Jason Saunders.

The young team were facing a logistical hurdle in requiring a support boat for training and racing through August and September, and together Navatek and Lancer Industries have supplied a charter boat and provision for operating costs such as fuel.

Navatek Boat Builders are innovative vessel designers and have offered of their SeaBlade RIBs based in San Francisco as the team support boat. Navatek RIBs are unlike anything else available, and are outperforming other RIBs on the bay.

'We are excited to have our world class quality boats working alongside some of the best sailing talent in the world' says Navatek Spokesman Mike Buesling. 'When it comes to support vessels, manoeuvrability and stability in large sea states is paramount. Our RIBs excel at that.'

New Zealand’s Lancer Industries ltd manufactures the inflatable tubes for the Navatek boats, and in New Zealand they are available through Orca Engineering of Rotorua.

The SeaBlade 22 by Navatek Boat Builders is a brand new and revolutionary step forward in hull technology, and this innovative boat will be on display at the Auckland On Water Boat Show 26-29 September 2013.
Melges 14 2018 FooterZhik 2018 Dongfeng 728x90 BOTTOM1DSailing Footer

Related Articles

Clipper Race partners with Musto
To help crew face one of the planet's toughest challenges The Clipper Race has today announced Musto, renowned for its high-performance sailing kit, as its new Technical Clothing Partner for the next two event editions, enabling crew to tackle the most extreme ocean conditions.
Posted today at 1:30 pm
Video of the amazing IMOCA 60 Charal foiling
Next generation offshore flying machine sailing on the edge One month ago we posted news of the new IMOCA 60 Charal leaving the CDK Technologies yard in Port-La-Forêt, Brittany. Now the Charal Sailing Team have been testing their VPLP-designed yacht to the limit. Here are the results...
Posted today at 11:48 am
2018 U.S. Adult Championships 2018 preview
Benz Faget takes aim at winning record-equalling fourth title The 63rd U.S. Adult Sailing Championship begins Wednesday at the Wayzata Yacht Club with three-time winner Benz Faget (Metairie, La.) looking to tie the record for most victories in the legendary, US Sailing championship.
Posted today at 11:27 am
3 years, 2 classes, 6 World Championship titles
We spoke to Mike Lennon of Lennon Performance Products We spoke to Mike Lennon of Lennon Performance Products, designers and producers of sails, dinghy racing clothing, and the THINNAIR International Moth.
Posted today at 11:00 am
British pair win Gold at the Para Sailing Worlds
After five days of stiff competition in Sheboygan After five days of stiff competition at the Para Sailing World Championships at Sail Sheboygan, USA, British duo Will Street and Jonny Currell were victorious in bringing home the Gold medal in the RS Venture Connect Final.
Posted today at 6:20 am
Robust Series determines 12 Metre NA Champions
Challenge XII and American Eagle victororious An eight-race series held Friday through Sunday (September 21-23) on Rhode Island Sound and Narragansett Bay determined title holders for the 2018 12 Metre North American Championship.
Posted today at 5:21 am
Get ready to rumble at West Marine J/70 Worlds
Practice race held at Eastern Yacht Club Action in Marblehead got underway Monday, with a Practice Race prior to the West Marine J/70 World Championships, which starts tomorrow, Tuesday 25 September.
Posted today at 5:01 am
Court approves Am Cup bases construction
Environment Court has pushed through a Decision approving the Am Cup Resource Consent Application The Environment Court has pushed through a Decision approving the Resource Consent Application lodged by Panuku Developments for the construction of bases and infrastructure of the 36th America's Cup. The Court concluded a two day Hearing on September
Posted today at 4:56 am
Golden Globe Race - Day 85: Gregor McGuckin rescue
2nd solo sailor rescued successfully by French fisheries patrol vessel The Joint Rescue Co-ordination Centre (JRCC) in Canberra has just confirmed that Gregor McGuckin, the second Golden Globe Race solo sailor to have been dismasted in the South Indian Ocean, was picked up safely from his yacht at 12:10 UTC today.
Posted today at 1:20 am
The World Sailing Show - October 2018
A big day for the most prestigious trophy in the sailing world To complete the 1,800 mile course means negotiating the UK's most notorious headlands while coping with strong tides and wild weather.
Posted on 24 Sep