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Yachting New Zealand is New Zealands national body for competitive and recreational sailing. What do we do? Yachting New Zealand represents the needs and interests of member yacht clubs & class associations. Our Vision: To inspire greatness and national pride, while embracing adventure, enterprise and a passion for the sea Our Purpose: Our purpose is to grow yachtings accessibility, its enjoyment and its triumphs, based on New Zealands nautical legacy of great achievement, innovation and adventure. 

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Friday, 26 May 2023
Yachting 5:48AM
Strong team named for Olympic test event in Marseille

Twelve sailors will represent New Zealand in nine of the 10 Olympic classes at July's Olympic test event in Marseille, just over a year out from the Paris Games.


Monday, 17 April 2023
Yachting 1:27PM
Like father, like son: Will Mason on same tack as famous dad

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 over the weekend.


Sunday, 29 May 2022
Yachting 2:52PM
Saunders proves his class at ILCA world championships

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.


Sunday, 1 May 2022
Yachting 10:06AM
Five Kiwis in top 10 at French Olympic Week

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.


Saturday, 30 April 2022
Yachting 3:00PM
Windfoilers in medal hunt at French Olympic Week

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.


Monday, 11 April 2022
Yachting 1:20AM
Three Kiwis in top 10 at Palma World Cup

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.


Friday, 8 April 2022
Yachting 12:56PM
Nacra 17 pair speed up the leaderboard at Palma World Cup

Micah Wilkinson and Erica Dawson used their pace downwind to good effect today to put themselves in contention in the Nacra 17 after day four of the Princess Sofia Regatta in Palma.


Monday, 26 November 2012
Yachting 9:03AM
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
Yachting 4:25PM
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
Yachting 4:49PM
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
Olympics 2:12PM
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
Yachting 2:23PM
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
Yachting 9:07AM
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
Yachting 9:13AM
Olympic Sailing Underway


Monday, 2 July 2012
Yachting 2:28PM
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
Yachting 1:41PM
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
Yachting 6:04PM
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
Yachting 5:38PM
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.


Yachting 3:58AM
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
Yachting 3:20PM
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
Yachting 3:00PM
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
Yachting 2:34PM
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
Yachting 8:50AM
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
Yachting 8:43AM
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
Yachting 8:46AM
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
Yachting 5:31PM
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
Yachting 5:23PM
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
Yachting 8:52AM
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
Yachting 1:19PM
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
Yachting 8:44AM
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.


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