Monday, 26 November 2012
Gold Medallists scoop 2012 Orbit Corporate Travel Sailor of the Year
Orbit Corporate Travel Sailor of the Year for 2012 has been awarded to Olympic golden girls Jo Aleh and Olivia Powrie, while their coach, Nathan Handley has been named 2012 Singapore Airlines Coach/Official of the Year.
Friday, 9 November 2012
New naming rights sponsor for NZ's only ISAF Grade One regatta
Yachting New Zealand is proud to announce that New Zealand’s premier Olympic and Paralympic Class regatta has a new name: Oceanbridge Sail Auckland.
Friday, 21 September 2012
Burling to helm AC45 in San Francisco
Peter Burling's Olympic silver medal has opened the door to an exciting opportunity to helm Team Korea's AC45 for the coming round of the America's Cup World Series set to start in San Francisco on October 2nd.
Wednesday, 8 August 2012
470 sailors on track to follow 49er success
It was another day of achievement on the water for the NZ Olympic sailors, with JP Tobin finishing his first Olympics, the 470 Men qualifying for Thursday's final medal race, and the 470 Women picking up two race victories.
Tuesday, 7 August 2012
Murdoch finishes fifth as 49ers look to medal
As Andrew Murdoch rounded off his 2012 Olympic Sailing campaign with a fifth place final standing, Peter Burling and Blair Tuke have made certain that they will be awarded a medal later this week.
Thursday, 2 August 2012
Six Olympic crews in top ten
Highlights from this fifth day of Olympic Sailing for the kiwi team include an impressive race win for Andrew Murdoch in the Men’s one person Laser fleet, and a win for the Womens Match Racing crew vs team GBR in front of the home crowd of spectators on the Nothe hill above.
Monday, 30 July 2012
Olympic Sailing Underway
Monday, 2 July 2012
2012 Paralympic Sailing Team announced
With less than two months until the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Paralympic Games, Paralympics New Zealand and Yachting New Zealand are delighted to announce the selection of three sailors to the NZ Paralympic Sailing Team.
Wednesday, 6 June 2012
470 Men seize day two at Sail for Gold
Paul Snow Hansen and Jason Saunders have come away from day two of the ISAF Sailing World Cup regatta Skandia Sail for Gold with two race wins in the men's 470, jumping them up the overall leader board to second.
Tuesday, 29 May 2012
Three more sailors named to Olympic team
Yachting New Zealand is pleased to announce that three more sailors have been confirmed to the London 2012 New Zealand Olympic Team.
Sunday, 20 May 2012
Aleh and Powire finish fourth at 470 Worlds
Jo Aleh and Olivia (Polly) Powrie have finished fourth at the 470 World Championships which ended overnight in Barcelona, Spain.
Calm Finn finish and 470's hold third
A lack of wind on the final day of the Finn Gold Cup left the NZL Sailing Team’s Dan Slater ranked 16th at the end of the 2012 Finn World Championship in England.
Friday, 18 May 2012
Successful penultimate day for NZL Finn and 470
On the second to last day of full racing at their 2012 World Championships, the NZL Sailing Team's Jo Aleh and Polly Powrie confirmed their rank going into tomorrow's final two gold fleet races, and Dan Slater took three steps up the Finn Gold Cup leaderboard.
Thursday, 17 May 2012
NZL Women's 470 advance to second
Jo Aleh and Olivia (Polly) Powrie have moved up to second place overall after two more good races at the 2012 470 World Championships in Barcelona.
Wednesday, 16 May 2012
Two NZL crews in 470 top ten
The NZL Sailing Team's last wave of World Championship campaigns for 2012 are underway in Europe for the Finn, 470 and Laser Radial sailors.
Friday, 11 May 2012
Maloney Bronze at Laser World Champs
The NZL Sailing Team produced results to remember overnight, lead by Andy Maloney's bronze medal finish at the 2012 Laser World Championships in Germany.
Wednesday, 9 May 2012
Maloney shines at World Championships
The NZL Sailing Team are in Europe with three world championship regattas underway, and three more about to begin.
Tuesday, 8 May 2012
YNZ statement on 2016 Olympic events
At the conclusion of their mid-year meetings, the International Sailing Federation (ISAF) has announced that kiteboarding will replace windsurfing at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games and that the New Zealand designed MacKay FX (now 49er FX) will be the new Olympic womens’ skiff discipline.
Friday, 4 May 2012
Olympic sailors face world championships
Six Olympic class sailing world championship regattas will be sailed in Europe over the next two weeks, each featuring New Zealand’s hottest yachting talent.
Tuesday, 24 April 2012
NZL Lasers lead Hyeres fleet
After the second day of racing at the 2012 Semaine Olympique Francaise Regatta, the NZL Sailing Team’s top Laser Sailors are showing their class at the front of the fleet.
Thursday, 12 April 2012
2012 NZL Yachting Trust Youth Team named
Yachting New Zealand is pleased to announce the NZL Yachting Trust Youth Team for 2012.
Sunday, 8 April 2012
Fifth place finish for NZL's Star and Finn
Both of the NZL Sailing Team’s medal race starters have completed their regattas to finish fifth overall at the 43rd Trofeo S.A.R Princess Sofia Mapfre Regatta.
Thursday, 5 April 2012
Gold Fleets for all Kiwis at Palma World Cup event
At the half way mark of the ISAF World Cup Regatta for Olympic classes in Spain, the qualifying rounds have been completed and the NZL Sailing Team will be in the gold fleets of all fleet racing divisions.
Monday, 19 March 2012
Three NZ World Champions after 2012 Laser Masters
2012 is the most successful year on record for New Zealanders at the World Laser Masters Championships.
Wednesday, 8 February 2012
Sail Auckland 2012 becalmed on final day
The final day of Sail Auckland 2012 was plagued by light winds and extremely shifty conditions.
Tuesday, 7 February 2012
Sail Auckland 2012's penultimate race day
Just one day remains for Sail Auckland 2012, New Zealand’s premier Olympic and Paralympic class regatta.
Monday, 6 February 2012
NZL Sailing Team lead at Sail Auckland
Sail Auckland 2012 is now half way completed and the results are starting to take shape for competitive finishes.
Saturday, 4 February 2012
Sail Auckland 2012 begins with ideal conditions
After much anticipation, Sail Auckland 2012 has begun in near perfect conditions for 237 sailors in the Olympic, Paralympic and other invited classes.
Thursday, 2 February 2012
More than 200 sailors to be at Sail Auckland 2012
For the first time in its sixteen year history, Sail Auckland will be hosted at the Royal Akarana Yacht Club.
Wednesday, 1 February 2012
Italian 470 breaks away from Turner and Drummond
Four days of racing have now been completed at the 470 Junior World Championships at Takapuna Boating Club on Auckland's North Shore, and two more days of full racing remain before Friday's medal races for the top ten boats in each fleet.