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Auckland Open Postponed

Due to the ongoing restrictions in place in Auckland at the moment we unfortunately have no other option but to postpone the Auckland Open due to take place on the 10th & 11th September 2021. The regatta will attempt to be re-organised once we have an idea what the timeline of restrictions will be changed to.

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Cook Islands Training Update

The sailors have had an amazing first few days sailing out in Rarotonga, we have had a range of conditions as the sailors get adjusted to racing in the Sunbursts rather than the usual 420 boats. The venue here presents some more interesting challenges – looking out for coral nearby or on the racecourse being one of them! All of […]

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Rarotonga Training Week

From the 8th to 15th of July – 24 team sailors from all over New Zealand are heading to Rarotonga to take part in NZTSA’s winter training week. Sailors are coming from Whangarei, Mahurangi, Auckland, Nelson, Marlborough & Wanaka! It’s set to be a great week, with heaps of good sailing and other activities hopefully on the cards. This week […]

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2020/21 Season Results

Now that the days are getting much colder we can reflect on the 2020/2021 team racing season and what schools had a season they’ll always remember! First we had our national champions, retaining the title from 2019 – Rangitoto College. The team of Lucy Leith, Naiomi Ferrissey, Caleb Armit, Joe Leith, Seb Menzies, Alex Hebberd, Josh Ferrissey & Kayla Abbott […]

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Team Racing Specialist Coach Position

The Nelson Yacht Club are currently looking to employ a team racing specialist coach for the 2021-2022 season, working specifically with the Nelson Bays Youth Team Racing Association (NBYTRA). The job includes working with up to six college in the Nelson region, with a range of ability, from those newer to the sport all the way up to teams racing […]

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Open Team Sailing Nationals 2021

The 2021 edition of the G.J. Gardner Open Team Sailing National Championships was arguably the best open regatta yet. The ten competing teams got through two full round robins in two days, before the final series was unfortunately blown off by winds well in excess of 30 knots on the third and final day. Congratulations is due to the ‘Crossbred […]

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Team Sailing Nationals Roundup

The Secondary Schools Team Sailing National Championships is all over and done for another year, with the regatta this year probably consisting of the most racing that we have ever managed at the event. The team of race officials managed to fire off 603 races over the regatta, a rate of over 100 races a day on average! We had […]

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Nationals Day 4

Rangitoto College are still leading the way after Day 4 of racing, closely chased by Westlake Boys, Waimea College & Auckland Grammar. Wentworth College and Tauhara College are still locking down the silver and bronze fleets respectively, but it’s still tight at the top!

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