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ILCA World Championships End Early For Gautrey

Wednesday, 25 May 2022, 5:04 pm | Yachting New Zealand

Frustration was the order of the day for New Zealand's top two ILCA 7 (Laser) sailors at the world championships in Mexico for very different reasons. George Gautrey went into the second day in fourth but has struggled physically as he battles the after-effects ... More >>

Kiwis 'enjoy' Strong Start To ILCA World Championships

Tuesday, 24 May 2022, 5:02 pm | Yachting New Zealand

A scan of the results would suggest George Gautrey enjoyed an excellent opening day of the ILCA 7 (Laser) world championships in Mexico but there wasn't a lot of enjoyment on the water for the Wellingtonian. Gautrey is fourth equal in the 126-strong ... More >>

Five Kiwis In Top 10 At French Olympic Week

Monday, 2 May 2022, 8:18 am | Yachting New Zealand

New Zealand's top Olympic class sailors emerged from their first block of international competition in two years knowing they're not too far off the top. Five boats finished in the top 10 at the French Olympic Week regatta which finished in Hyeres today on ... More >>

Windfoilers In Medal Hunt At French Olympic Week

Saturday, 30 April 2022, 1:11 pm | Yachting New Zealand

Five New Zealand crews will contest the medal races on the final day of racing at the French Olympic Week regatta in Hyeres tonight (NZ time), with two windfoilers in with a chance of finishing on the podium. Veerle ten Have qualified for the women's ... More >>

Windfoilers Continue To Impress At French Olympic Week

Friday, 29 April 2022, 6:15 pm | Yachting New Zealand

New Zealand's windfoilers didn't really know how they would go in their first foray into international competition so are very encouraged to have two sailors in and around the top 10 at the French Olympic Regatta in Hyeres. Veerle ten Have is fourth ... More >>

New Zealand Sailors Looking To Mix It Up In Hyeres

Wednesday, 27 April 2022, 9:55 am | Yachting New Zealand

New Zealand sailors are renowned for enjoying stronger breezes but many of this country's top Olympic campaigners are hoping for some lighter winds at the French Olympic Week regatta in Hyeres to mix things up. It's not that they're struggling ... More >>

Kiwis Make Good Start To French Olympic Week Regatta In Hyeres

Tuesday, 26 April 2022, 6:23 pm | Yachting New Zealand

The New Zealand sailors are well placed after the first day of the French Olympic Week regatta in Hyeres, with five boats in the top 10 and others not far behind. Strong, gusty winds of up to 30 knots and choppy seas off Hyeres often made it challenging ... More >>

Three Kiwis In Top 10 At Palma World Cup

Sunday, 10 April 2022, 6:28 pm | Yachting New Zealand

New Zealand's first foray into the international sailing scene for some time has finished with three top-10 results after the final day of the Princess Sofia Regatta in Palma. For many in the 20-strong Kiwi contingent, this was their first international ... More >>

Three Kiwis In Top 10 At Palma World Cup

Sunday, 10 April 2022, 6:26 pm | Yachting New Zealand

New Zealand's first foray into the international sailing scene for some time has finished with three top-10 results after the final day of the Princess Sofia Regatta in Palma. For many in the 20-strong Kiwi contingent, this was their first international ... More >>

Ten Have Into Unfamiliar Territory At Palma World Cup

Saturday, 9 April 2022, 4:53 pm | Yachting New Zealand

Veerle ten Have was having to do some homework because of a series of outstanding results overnight (NZ time) that puts her in with a chance of taking out the women's iQFoil at the Princess Sofia Regatta in Palma. New Zealand will be represented in ... More >>

Fresh Look To NZ Squads In Return To International Competition

Sunday, 3 April 2022, 5:19 pm | Yachting New Zealand

It's not just the cool winds that can often blow through Palma at this time of year, but there's a distinct freshness to this year's Princess Sofia Regatta. Not only is it the biggest Olympic classes event in two years, with more than 1000 sailors ... More >>

Aleh Feeling More At Home After Taking Out 49erFX Title With Meech

Monday, 21 February 2022, 7:37 am | Yachting New Zealand

Jo Aleh admits she's felt a bit rusty getting back into top-level racing but is encouraged by how quickly her new combination with Molly Meech is coming together. The two-time Olympic medallist recently announced she was returning to Olympic campaigning, ... More >>

Hume In The Mix With Familiar Face At Oceanbridge NZL Sailing Regatta

Friday, 18 February 2022, 7:35 pm | Yachting New Zealand

The 470 is the oldest class in Olympic sailing, having made its debut at the 1976 Games, but it's taken on a new look for the 2024 Paris Olympics having gone to a mixed format. It's also brought about a change at the Oceanbridge NZL Sailing Regatta ... More >>

World Champion Heads Lineup At Oceanbridge NZL Sailing Regatta

Wednesday, 16 February 2022, 6:48 pm | Yachting New Zealand

There will be a freshness about this week's Oceanbridge NZL Sailing Regatta as new teams target the 2024 Paris Olympics and new sailors emerge near the front of the fleet. The year after an Olympic Games is often a transition year and that's no better ... More >>

Two-time Olympic Medallist Jo Aleh Returns To Top-level Sailing

Friday, 4 February 2022, 1:12 pm | Yachting New Zealand

Jo Aleh always insisted she hadn't retired as a high-performance sailor and will now make a tilt for a third Olympic medal, this time teaming up with Molly Meech in the 49erFX. The 35-year-old, who won Olympic gold (2012) and silver (2016) with ... More >>

Yachting NZ Launch World-leading Clean Club Programme

Tuesday, 14 December 2021, 1:30 pm | Yachting New Zealand

Yachting New Zealand today launched a Clean Club programme, a world-leading initiative for yachting and boating clubs to help protect and enhance the coastlines, oceans and waterways in this country. The programme is a way for clubs to become more environmentally ... More >>

Tom Saunders Takes Out Laser World Title

Thursday, 11 November 2021, 6:55 am | Yachting New Zealand

Tom Saunders had planned to be back in New Zealand right now but he's glad he delayed his return because this morning he was crowned Laser world champion. No racing was possible on the final day in Barcelona due to strong winds and big swells, meaning ... More >>

Burling And Tuke See The Silver Lining In Olympic Result

Wednesday, 4 August 2021, 6:06 am | Yachting New Zealand

Peter Burling and Blair Tuke remember competing at the 2012 London Olympics and noticing how glum many of those who secured silver seemed. They might have claimed silver themselves at those Games, a feat that saw them famously win New Zealand's ... More >>

Kiwi Sailors Hanging Tough At Tokyo Olympics

Monday, 2 August 2021, 5:26 am | Yachting New Zealand

August 1, 2021 Most of the New Zealand sailors have felt like they've gone a few rounds with a heavyweight boxer over the last few days but three crews are ready to come off the ropes and chase an Olympic medal. Peter Burling and Blair Tuke had ... More >>

Burling And Tuke Excited About Golden Opportunity

Sunday, 1 August 2021, 5:12 am | Yachting New Zealand

Peter Burling and Blair Tuke will on Monday pull on the leader's yellow bibs for the first time at these Tokyo Olympics and it has come at just the right time. The pair will take a four-point lead over their nearest rivals into the top-10, double ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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