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One small step for Rainbow, one giant leap for New Zealand sailing By Volvo Ocean Race Media, , 5:04 PM Sun 8 Mar 2015
July 20, 1969. It was a day for making history. One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind. But as all eyes were cast up toward the sky, there was also history being made on the sea. In Heligoland, Germany, Rainbow II, skippered by young Kiwi Chris Bouzaid, stormed to victory in the One Ton Cup, up until that point dominated by European nations. ...[more]

3.7Nationals underway in Bay of Islands in strong breezes By Chris Mitchell, , 10:51 PM Sat 7 Mar 2015
The 3.7 Class National Championship started today at the Bay of Islands Yacht Club, Waitangi with 23 entrants. The racing started in the afternoon with a building breeze. Kim Admore reported the first race was in 22 knots and the second race built up to 31 knots. Rescue boats were kept busy with several breakages. ...[more]

One Ton Cup Revisited: Rainbow II scores emphatic series win By Alan Sefton, , 6:39 PM Sat 7 Mar 2015
Rainbow II finished the inaugural One Ton Revisited series in style with a second in the points-and-a-half final race on IRC corrected time, to complete a 2/1/1/1/2 series. Rainbow had already wrapped up the contest with victory in the double points long race yesterday. Today’s result only emphasized her all-round pedigree and class. ...[more]

Flying Fifteen Nationals: Goodmanson and Rowlands win on home waters By Graeme Robinson, , 7:26 PM Fri 6 Mar 2015
Aaron Goodmanson and Alister Rowlands sailing 'Ffortune' regained their title at the Winters Family Flying Fifteen National Championships sailed on their home waters in Lyttelton Harbour and consolidated their place as the most successful New Zealand crew in the Class history. ...[more]

One Ton Cup Revisited: History repeats for the champion Rainbow II By Alan Sefton, , 7:55 PM Thu 5 Mar 2015
In 1969, the S&S 36, skippered then, as now, by Chris Bouzaid, won four straight to win the coveted One Ton Cup off the North Sea island of Heligoland. Fast forward, and today she nailed a 2/1/1/1 series to guarantee victory on overall points even though there is still the 1.5-points race finale scheduled for Saturday. ...[more]

Bay of Islands to host 3.7 Class NZ National Championship By Chris Mitchell, Bay of Islands , 1:03 PM Thu 5 Mar 2015
The 3.7 Class National Championship is to be held March 7-9 at the Bay of Islands Yacht Club at Waitangi in Northland. Over 21 yachts are expected to enter. The defending champion is Derek Snow of Wakatere. ...[more]

Editorial: Volvo OR arrives..Rainbow II wins again..NZ sailing roundup By Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com NZL, , 9:39 AM Thu 5 Mar 2015
Editorial from Sail-World.com’s New Zealand e-magazine for March 4, 2015: On Saturday evening Leg 4 of the Volvo Ocean Race came to a remarkable end, with the three leading boats arriving within six minutes of each other - that's after three weeks of very intense racing. New Zealand is still coming to grips with the new Volvo Ocean Race. No New Zealand boat. One design fleet. ...[more]

On Ton Cup Revival: Big win for Rainbow II in Race 3 By Alan Sefton, , 5:54 AM Wed 4 Mar 2015
The second 20-mile Olympic course race of the One Ton Revisited series produced another classic day on the inner-Hauraki Gulf . The ENE breeze blew 10 to 12 knots at the start and built to 12 to 15 knots by the finish. The recently restored, former One Ton Cup winner Rainbow II (Chris Bouzaid) was in her element and won by an impressive 6m 40s on IRC corrected time ...[more]

New Zealand Hobie 16 Nationals a great success at Manly By David Brookes, , 2:52 AM Tue 3 Mar 2015
The New Zealand Hobie 16 Nationals was a great success. Conducted by the Manly Sailing Club, Whangaparaoa there was varied weather conditions. Sailors from New Zealand, Korea, Australia and New Caledonia giving the true international feel. ...[more]

Knight Frank South Island Young 88 Champs to be sailed this weekend By Naval Point Club / Young 88 Association, , 11:18 PM Mon 2 Mar 2015
After successful campaigns in Waikawa and Wellington over the summer Craig Edwards and his team on Flying Machine must be seen to be the favourites to defend their Knight Frank South Island Young 88 title this weekend on Lyttelton Harbour. But Edwards is not expecting have it all his own way. ...[more]

One Ton Cup Revival: Rainbow II takes up early running - Race 2 By Alan Sefton, , 6:44 PM Mon 2 Mar 2015
The Farr 40 Pacific Sundance (Bernard Hyde) again took line honours in race 2 of the One Ton Revisited regatta – a 20-mile Olympic course off Auckland’s East Coast Bays. But, the winner on corrected time was the S&S 36 Rainbow II (Chris Bouzaid) which now leads on overall points after a second in the opening race on Saturday and now a victory today. ...[more]

One Ton Cup Revival: Rainbow II does 47 spinnaker changes in light air By Alan Sefton, , 11:39 AM Mon 2 Mar 2015
The Farr 40 Pacific Sundance (Bernard Hyde) did the line and handicap double in Race 1 of the One Ton Revisited series on Saturday. It was a severe test of light airs sailing, with Auckland and the inner Hauraki Gulf locked in the relentless grip of the high pressure systems that have made summer in these parts one of the warmest and driest on record. ...[more]

Oceanbridge Sail Auckland - Day 2: Three seasons in one day By Oceanbridge Sail Auckland media, , 10:32 PM Fri 27 Feb 2015
Day 2 started with the Postponement Flag hanging from the official regatta flagpole but at 1100 hours it was lowered, as there was a faint breath of air filling in on the Oceanbridge Sail Auckland race courses. A light northwest breeze came in and was eventually good enough for the race committee to start laying courses. ...[more]

Oceanbridge Sail Auckland: Racing underway Thursday morning By Oceanbridge Sail Auckland media, , 6:32 PM Wed 25 Feb 2015
Oceanbridge Sail Auckland registration for sailors and coaches has begun at Royal Akarana Yacht ahead of the four-day regatta. 194 boats across 17 classes will race on the Waitemata Harbour spread between four courses, making this event one of the largest Olympic, Paralympic and Invited classes in New Zealand. ...[more]

NZL Sailing Team: 15 campaigns named in 2015 Team By Jodie Bakewell-White, Yachting NZ, , 7:35 AM Wed 25 Feb 2015
Yachting New Zealand has named 15 campaigns in the 2015 NZL Sailing Team. All are chasing the ultimate goal of Olympic glory in 2016, but selection comes first and 2015 is crucial in terms of demonstrating form through results on the world stage. ...[more]

Big fleet for Panmure Lagoon SC 38th edition RSA Regatta By Ian Wallace, Auckland , 9:21 PM Mon 23 Feb 2015
Panmure Lagoon Sailing Club has had yet another successful Regatta that saw 39 Laser sailors & their steeds from all over the World – Canada, Austria, Switzerland – as well as the North Island, Taipa, Onerahi, Hamilton and Lake Ngaroto come and do battle on this challenging spot of water in Auckland. ...[more]

NZ 470 and Nacra 17 Nationals: NZL Sailing Team take titles By Christine Hansen, Auckland , 8:31 PM Mon 23 Feb 2015
Wakatere BC hosted the Olympic class NZ Nationals for the International 470 and Nacra 17's this weekend. Snow-Hansen and Willcox were overall winners in the 470 fleet, while Jones and Saunders won the Nacra 17 comfortably. ...[more]

Harken Schools Regatta: Rangitoto leads after Day 2 By RNZYS Media, , 10:52 PM Sat 21 Feb 2015
The Rangitoto College team lead on day two of the Harken Schools Regatta with a total of 12 points. This year’s event has attracted 19 school teams from all over New Zealand. From as far south as Nelson College and as far north as KeriKeri High School. The 19 teams have been split into two Groups the second 9 teams ‘Qualifying B Group’ completed 5 races on the Waitamata Harbour ...[more]

America's Cup won't go away...Foilers in San Fran...JJ's Historymaker By Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com NZL, , 1:15 PM Sat 21 Feb 2015
While the America's Cup struggles to make any real impact in world news, it has dominated a slow news week in New Zealand. Lead story in the daily papers for two days in a row. Leading the TV news at night. Thrashed to death on talkback. ...[more]

World Champions to compete in NZL 49er Nationals this weekend By Burling Richard, Auckland , 6:35 AM Sat 21 Feb 2015
The New Zealand 49er and 49er FX nationals are being held this weekend from Royal Akarana Yacht Club. Sailing will be based in Mechanics Bay close to the shore with great viewing for spectators, with the traditional format of the NZ 49er nationals being lots of short (~ 12 minute) races ...[more]

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