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Armit Leads Kiwi Charge At IQFOIL Europeans

Thursday, 11 May 2023, 6:52 pm | Yachting New Zealand

Josh Armit has continued his impressive start to the international season, claiming top-10 finishes in each of the four races in his qualifying fleet overnight to move up to fifth overall on day two of the iQFOIL European championships in Greece. The ... More >>

French Olympic Week: Kiwis Fall Just Short In Hyères Medal Hunt

Sunday, 30 April 2023, 7:26 pm | Yachting New Zealand

Isaac McHardie and Will McKenzie have come agonisingly close to a second medal in as many European regattas, but the 49er duo still return to New Zealand with plenty of gains. McHardie and McKenzie last night finished fourth in a tightly contested ... More >>

French Olympic Week: Kiwis Battle On First Day Of Gold Fleet

Friday, 28 April 2023, 9:55 am | Yachting New Zealand

The fight is on to get back in podium contention after New Zealand’s leading sailors lost valuable ground on their competitors on their most challenging day so far at the French Olympic Week regatta. They are up for the scrap, says Oscar Gunn. Leading ... More >>

French Olympic Week: NZ In Medal Mix As Finals Series Starts

Thursday, 27 April 2023, 9:51 am | Yachting New Zealand

New Zealand claimed four race wins on a challenging final day of qualifying to remain in the medal hunt in three different classes at the French Olympic Week regatta in Hyères. The country’s two leading 49er crews secured their spots in the gold fleet ... More >>

Burning Rudder? Dunning Beck, Gunn Lead 49er Fleet In Hyères

Wednesday, 26 April 2023, 11:05 am | Yachting New Zealand

Logan Dunning Beck and Oscar Gunn have turned to racing of a different kind to stay ahead of the chasing pack at the French Olympic Week regatta. The pair, who won 49er gold on a dramatic final day at the Princess Sofia Regatta in Palma just over a fortnight ... More >>

'Not For The Faint-hearted': Mistral Strikes On First Day Of French Olympic Week Regatta

Tuesday, 25 April 2023, 5:52 pm | Yachting New Zealand

A fortnight after an impressive medal haul in the European season-opener in Spain, the focus shifted from standing on the podium to merely staying upright for New Zealand’s sailors on the opening day of the French Olympic Week regatta. The 27-strong Kiwi ... More >>

Like Father, Like Son: Will Mason On Same Tack As Famous Dad

Monday, 17 April 2023, 10:42 am | Yachting New Zealand

He’s sailed around the globe, competed in many of the world's most iconic yacht races, and lifted the America’s Cup four times - yet nothing has made veteran Kiwi sailor Matthew Mason prouder than witnessing his young son’s rare sailing feat ... More >>

Great Gunns! Kiwi 49er Crews Top Fleet At Princess Sofia Regatta

Saturday, 8 April 2023, 4:25 pm | Yachting New Zealand

Two race wins, sparked by a change of strategy, have catapulted Kiwi 49er sailors Logan Dunning Beck and Oscar Gunn into the lead – and within sight of their first gold medal of the season – at the Princess Sofia Regatta. The pair jumped 10 places ... More >>

In The Medal Mix: NZ Crews In Finals Push In Palma

Thursday, 6 April 2023, 10:34 pm | Yachting New Zealand

The appetisers are done. Now it’s time for the main course at the Princess Sofia Regatta. And despite a demanding third day at the first top-level event of the European season, many of New Zealand’s leading sailors are hungry for medals with gold-fleet ... More >>

Saunders, Armit Shine On Curtailed Opening Day In Palma

Tuesday, 4 April 2023, 10:46 am | Yachting New Zealand

Two New Zealand sailors have made an early statement on a curtailed first day of the Princess Sofia Regatta in Palma – but most of the 36-strong Kiwi fleet will have to wait a while longer to kickstart their European seasons. Unsettled weather ... More >>

In The Mix: Street Ready To Take On World's Best In Palma

Monday, 3 April 2023, 12:34 pm | Yachting New Zealand

Not much has been conventional about Sam Street’s sailing career. A Waszp world champion before he had even won a national title, Street has also been juggling the one-person one-design foiler with the double-handed 470 for more than a year – ... More >>

Yachting NZ To Launch Moanamana Programme For Schools

Wednesday, 8 March 2023, 2:07 pm | Yachting New Zealand

Yachting New Zealand, in partnership with Sport New Zealand and Live Ocean, is excited to unveil Moanamana, a programme designed to engage schools, kura and their communities in marine ecosystem restoration projects that will build New Zealand's Blue Belt. ... More >>

2023 Oceanbridge NZL Sailing Regatta: Saunders, Gautrey Slug It Out On 'tough' Day 2

Sunday, 26 February 2023, 4:33 am | Yachting New Zealand

After a subdued start to his season and with an important European campaign fast approaching, time in the boat and competitive racing is top of Tom Saunders’ wish list. On Saturday, New Zealand’s sailor of the year got both. Saunders, a former ... More >>

NZ Flag Prominent At 49er/FX And Nacra World Champs

Wednesday, 7 September 2022, 5:46 am | Yachting New Zealand

Finishing fourth at a major event is never easy, especially when a medal was within grasp, but Isaac McHardie and William McKenzie also know they're not far off being among the world's best 49er crews now. The pair went into this morning's top-10 medal ... More >>

Kiwis Looking To Make Their Move At World Championships

Sunday, 4 September 2022, 1:15 pm | Yachting New Zealand

New Zealand's sailors remain in the hunt in Nova Scotia as the 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 world championships come towards a conclusion. The fourth day of competition saw the return of a sea breeze, which proved a lot more comfortable for most after ... More >>

Five Kiwi Crews In The Top 10 At World Champs

Saturday, 3 September 2022, 5:59 pm | Yachting New Zealand

The wind changed direction in Nova Scotia, mixing up the leaderboards with it, and it now means five New Zealand crews are in the top 10 halfway through the 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 world championships. The biggest movement was in the 49er fleet and ... More >>

Saunders Proves His Class At ILCA World Championships

Sunday, 29 May 2022, 5:28 pm | Yachting New Zealand

Tom Saunders was hurting after narrowly missing out on a medal on the final day of the ILCA 7 (Laser) world championships in Mexico but also excited about his ability to consistently be near the top at major regattas. Saunders, who won the 2021 world ... More >>

Saunders Second Heading Into Final Day Of ILCA World Champs

Saturday, 28 May 2022, 6:29 pm | Yachting New Zealand

Tom Saunders is excited about the chance to win a second world title and will look to put the pressure on those around him on the final day of the ILCA 7 (Laser) world championships in Mexico. The defending world champion is second with two races remaining ... More >>

Saunders Jumps Into Contention At ILCA World Championships

Friday, 27 May 2022, 5:46 pm | Yachting New Zealand

Tom Saunders had felt he wasn't far off clicking in the early stages of the ILCA 7 world championships and it all came together for him on day four in Mexico. Saunders jumped 11 places to third overall on the back of a fourth and a first in today's ... More >>

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 >>





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