Category Archives: Sailing Blogs
The boys are on the water, and they are young, fit and fast. (Oh Ray Davies and Glenn Ashby are there, but they have experience behind them!) Mark Lloyd has snapped some great images of the team in training ahead of the America’s Cup World Series, Portsmouth. Will Peter Burling be New Zealand’s next sporting […]
Great news has emerged that the Jack Tar Auckland Regatta is happening from the 18th-20th March 2016. Co-hosted by the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron and Bucklands Beach Yacht Club, this is one of the best keelboat regattas on the Waitemata Harbour. Here is the official announcement: It is ON! The 2016 Jack Tar Auckland […]
LSD Photographer and USA local Rod Harris had a tough week hanging out at Block Island Race Week! Results He snapped some amazing pics of the action making us jealous that we weren’t there with him to enjoy it!
Today I was at my real job snapping pics of the Royal Akarana Yacht Club Winter Series! We raced in the shifty area of Mechanics Bay for something different which proved to be both heaps of fun and challenging at the same time. For race three I put the… Continue reading
Remember back in the day with monohull sailors used to critisise those that races multihulls or trimaranas? “Training wheels sailing” “Catwhackers” “Resort sailor!” The insults there flung around. But now, times they are a changing, and just like the 60’s and 70’s trends have sneaked their way back into our wardrobes, everything that was daggy […]
A sign of a healthy sport – having to move a regatta venue due to an influx of entries. This has happened for the 2015 Optimist Worlds. The 2015 Optimist World Championship is in Dziwnow, Poland August 25- September 5 Important News about a change of venue in Dziwnow for the 2015 Optimist World Championship: […]
The New Zealand International Optimist Dinghy Association has announced their largest team ever to head to the Asian Oceania Championship! Introducing our largest travelling team, the team heading the Asian Oceania Championship…. We have team members: James Barnett (TYPBC), Nina Mannering (NSC), Sophia Fyfe (MBSC), Alex Lee (TSC), Gavin Ninnes (FBYC), Luke Cashmore (WBC), Seb […]
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I am a sailor. I’m at an age now where I can look back and say “wow”, I am a sailor. I haven’t gone to an Olympic Games or sailed around the world in the Volvo Ocean Race. Nor have I even stepped foot on an America’s Cup boat with dreams of winning for the Auld Mug. […]
Phil Folter and his crew on the Young 88 Full Circle again took out the bulk of the silverware at the Naval Point Club prizegiving on Sunday afternoon. The crew have had a good season of local fleet racing winning the Port Levy Race, New Brighton Pier … Continue reading
Menace Yachting won the MC38 Winter Regatta hosted by Middle Harbour Yacht Club over the weekend. But it wasn’t easy! Although the fleet is small, they are super sharp, and you need to keep you wits about you. Check out the regatta report, word for word and straight from the horses mouth – the Menace […]