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Harken Match Racing: Aussies and Kiwis lead morning of Day 1 By Sara Roberts, Auckland , 11:56 AM Sat 12 Feb 2011
The 2011 Harken Youth International Match Racing Championships has begun with lots of close match racing action on the Waitemata Harbour this morning. The scene is set for some excellent match racing between the eight youth teams. With the excitement of the new Elliott 7’s, a fresh 15 knot easterly and flooding tide the air was electric as the boats left the dock this morning. ...[more]

Summer update from Womens 470 Silver medallists - Team Jolly By Team Jolly, 10:35 PM Thu 10 Feb 2011
Silver medalists in the Womens 470, Jo Aleh and Olivia Powrie, update on their New Zealand summer of sailing in the 470: We started the year off with the third annual NZ 470 Summer Camp down at Rotoiti (including multiple fitness sessions, some sailing, some wakeboarding and an exploratory run/walk around Okere falls). It was a great way to get back into action, and thanks to Nathan (super-coach) ...[more]

Barcelona World Race - Hugo Boss Main Sail repair By Barcelona World Race, 5:52 AM Wed 9 Feb 2011
Barcelona World Race - For those of you who have been following Hugo Boss in the Barcelona World Race, you will know the boat had a problem with its main sail. Below is a blog from Andy talking about the problems they encountered. ...[more]

Yachting NZ:Yachting Digest for January - February 2011 By Yachting NZ, 7:28 AM Thu 3 Feb 2011
Yachting Digest is produced bi-monthly by Yachting New Zealand's Keelboat and Offshore Race Committee (KORC) to keep boat owners informed about issues related to racing and cruising, including safety, boat registration and handicapping. It contains new of interest to keeler, multihull and trailerboat owners ...[more]

Congratulations Secret Mens's Business 3.5 from Doyle Sails Australia By Guy Waddilove, Sydney , 7:55 PM Thu 30 Dec 2010
Doyle Sails Australia wishes to congratulate the owners and crew of Secret Men's Business on their win. ...[more]

Doyle Sails NZ signs up VOR vet Justin Ferris By Guy Waddilove, Sydney , 7:31 PM Tue 21 Dec 2010
Doyle Sails has bolstered its internationally respected design team in Auckland, New Zealand, signing up renowned helmsman and trimmer Justin Ferris. He has been involved with three Volvo Ocean Races, racing with Pirates of the Caribbean and Puma Ocean Racing as well as some of the worlds top racing programmes including Wild Oats XI, Speedboat, Rambler and Konica Minolta amongst others. ...[more]

2010 Sir Peter Blake Regatta Photo Essay By Daniel Johnston, Auckland , 4:29 AM Tue 7 Dec 2010
Driving over the bridge the water was like a mirror looking across the harbour to Bayswater and all indications were that the sailors at the 2010 Sir Peter Blake Regatta were in for another drifter. But a foreboding weather system positioning itself just off the shoreline of Waiake Beach had other ideas. ...[more]

New Zealand crew challenge the worlds best By Daniel Johnston, Auckland , 9:09 PM Fri 3 Dec 2010
Next year’s Formula 18 World Championship in Balatonfured Hungary will be one of the biggest multihull events on the planet with an estimated 160 boats from 18 countries competing. Auckland crew, Jono Kney and Steve Delahunty, from the Royal Akarana Yacht Club (RAYC), will be competing against some of the world’s top professional sailors in their bid for a top twenty placing. ...[more]

Designer - Jim Young: Powerboats Account for 80% of the Market By Daniel Johnston, Auckland , 12:08 PM Sun 28 Nov 2010
Powerboat pioneer and iconic local designer Jim Young describes the development of the powerboat market post WWII. Young is known as the forefather of modern New Zealand powerboat design. His hallmark Vindex and Formula series created the model for the deep vee powerboat as we know it. This article is part of a series based on Young's unpublished autobiography. ...[more]

Doyle Sails: Leading the fleet around the States By Guy Waddilove, Sydney , 7:23 AM Wed 24 Nov 2010
Doyle Sails has been helping to get results on the water in South Australia, New South Wales and Tasmania with Secret Men’s Business 3.5, Flying Cloud and Dekadence amongst those collecting silverware over the last couple of weeks. ...[more]

Harken Int'l Youth Match Racing Championship win to NZ crew from RPNYC By Damian Devine & Tom Spithill, Newport , 8:35 PM Sun 21 Nov 2010
After four grueling days of racing, The Royal Port Nicholson Yacht Club team of Tim Coltman, Michael Trudgen, Hana Maguire and Matt Clough have won the 2010 Harken International Youth Match Racing Championship. ...[more]

Volcano race next challenge for TeamVodafoneSailing By Zoe Hawkins, 9:21 AM Tue 16 Nov 2010
A race around New Zealand’s only active marine volcano is the next big test for the Orma 60 trimaran, TeamVodafoneSailing. White Island (Whakaari), located 49km off the coast of Whakatane, is the destination for the Royal Akarana Yacht Club’s annual 310nm race. The volcano is estimated to be more than 100,000 years old, and features beds of yellow and white sulphur crystals and bubbling fumaro ...[more]

More images from Bay of Islands: Harken Labour Weekend Regatta By Rosie Reid, 5:39 AM Wed 27 Oct 2010
Rosie Reid presents a second gallery of images from the annual Harken Labour weekend regatta,which was contested by variety of classes ranging from single handed skiffs to Splashes, and from Mistrals to Javelins. ...[more]

Images from Bay of Islands: Harken Labour Weekend Regatta By Rosie Reid, 10:10 AM Tue 26 Oct 2010
Rosie Reid presents a gallery of images from the annual Harken Labour weekend regatta,which was contsted by variety of classes ranging from single handed skiffs to Splashes, and from Mistrals to Javelins. ...[more]

Harken Regatta: Sun and sea breeze for sailors in the Bay of Islands By Barbara Caley, Bay of Islands , 7:25 PM Mon 25 Oct 2010
Summer has reached the Bay of Islands this weekend and provided for fantastic sailing in sea breezes and sunshine for five centreboard fleets at the annual HARKEN Labour weekend regatta. ...[more]

Doyle Sails - October 2010 Newsletter By Doyle Sails, 8:25 PM Tue 5 Oct 2010
It has been nearly three months now since Doyle Sails Australia's Sydney operations were expanded with financial and technical support from Doyle Sails New Zealand. For Sydney the expansion resulted in a move back into the Rushcutters Bay loft and a push on the marketing side. ...[more]

Winter Champs: Summer season warm up starts under blue skies By Zoe Hawkins, 7:12 AM Thu 30 Sep 2010
The pleasant spring conditions of the last few days were welcomed by young sailors preparing for the Stack Interiors Winter Champs, particularly those who have travelled from earthquake-stricken Canterbury to take part. The Murrays Bay Sailing Club sailing regatta, and its unique coaching warm up event, gets ‘bigger and better’ every year as young sailors benefit from training with top New Zealan ...[more]

Strong winds cause dismasting and rescue on the Waitemata By .., 9:35 AM Sun 19 Sep 2010
Strong winds caused major problems for at least one yacht this weekend, on the Waitemata Habour. Beating towards the shore just off the Tamaki Yacht Club, a boat racing in stormy conditions lost it’s entire rig overboard after hitting a wave. Luckily for those onboard, the Police Maritime Unit and Coastguard were on the scene in minutes. ...[more]

Jim Young's Fiery Cross still going strong By Paul Gilbert, auckland , 6:39 AM Wed 8 Sep 2010
Paul Gilbert of Aquapx.com writes: 'I thought it a shame not to have some images of `Fiery Cross' to accompany the Jim Young article. Here she is competing in the iconic Tall Ships and Classic Invitation Race in the Bay of Islands under the ownership of Gary Underwood. ...[more]

Jim Young: A Contrast in Hull Forms By Daniel Johnston, Auckland , 11:12 AM Tue 7 Sep 2010
Following an impressive career in the industry Jim Young has taken the opportunity to provide some insight into the development of the popular Young 11 and Young 88 designs. In this article Jim examines the transition from the first canting keel boat 'Fiery Cross' through to the modern ultra light displacement boats (ULDB). ...[more]

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