Category Archives: Sailing Blogs

SSANZ ANZAC 200 – Results

It was a hard race for all and chucked many challenges at the crews. Very slow start with most boats under anchor for an hour or so at Stanley point in a strong incoming tide. By about 10pm a light SE breeze had filled in and the fleet got underway again. Zero wind for the […]

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Harken Young 88 Nationals – Photo Discount!

We are feeling generous! Until sometime Monday night (just before we go to sleep), we are offering a $16 discount on all digital files from the 2015 Harken Young 88 Nationals which was hosted by Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron over the weekend of the 11-12 April. Normally $65 each, each awesome pic is just $49! […]

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Maersk Line ANZAC Regatta: Day 2

2015 Maersk Line 18′ Skiff ANZAC ChampionshipDay 2 – Race 3 (First race Saturday) #fizzing Posted by Auckland Skiff League on Saturday, 25 April 2015 The fleet was greeted with a 18-24 Knot East to North East breeze for Day 2 of the Maersk Line ANZAC regatta for races 3-5. There was an on water […]

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2015 ANZAC Regatta: Day 2 pre-race chat with Michael Coxon

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2015 Maersk Line 18? Skiff ANZAC Championship

Results after two races 2015 Maersk Line 18′ Skiff ANZAC Championship Auckland Sailing Club Overall Sailed: 2, Discards: 0, To count: 2, Entries: 11, Scoring system: Appendix A Rank Nat Boat R1 R2 Total Nett 1st Thurlow Fisher Lawyers 1.0 1.0 2.0 2.0 2nd C-Tech 2.0 3.0 5.0 5.0 3rd Yamaha 4.0 2.0 6.0 6.0 […]

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The Inaugural ANZAC 200 gives value for miles!

A fleet of 27 boats set off at 5:30pm on Thursday to compete in the first addition of the SSANZ (Shorthanded Sailing Sssociation of NZ) ANZAC 200. Just about to start the Shorthanded Sailing Association of New Zealand ANZAC 200 and it’s a glass out! Posted by Anarchy Racing on Wednesday, 22 April 2015 The race takes […]

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HMNZS OTAGO awarded NZ Search & Rescue Award

A navy swimmer who plunged into a stormy Pacific ocean says rescuing three people from a liferaft was challenging but he knew he was the best man for the job. [Source: Stuff.co.nz] And when Rebekka Hielkema saw him pop up beside the liferaft she was in, she was impressed. Governor General HE LTGEN the Rt […]

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“Oracle gets NZ Government funding”

It’s a headline that literally makes you turn and ask “wtf?” In a story just posted on the “reputable” NZ Herald, the title makes you think that the Kiwi’s arch rival have just received government funding, whilst the actual Team New Zealand is sitting in no mans land needing cash. But if you look beyond […]

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Golden Globe Race 2018

By Don McIntyre I am excited to release all the details about the Golden Globe Race 2018. The countdown to the launch of the 2018 Golden Globe Race is just about over and then it’s the countdown to the start in Falmouth. Every good adventure should have an unknown outcome and so too does this […]

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“Without fresh water, we can’t continue”

In the Volvo Ocean Race boats can (and have) suffered the most random of problems. Last race Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing had to drill 30 holes into their hull to keep their boat in one piece, last leg we suffered a broken mast. But to a certain extent damage to the boat is expected in […]

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