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    Small Business: Luxury tourism operator Pure Cruise

    by  • 20 August 2017 • Uncategorized

    Matt Horder, chief skipper of luxury catamaran Tiua, on the mammoth sailing journey he took to start up his luxury tourism business. Horder talks about operating from Rotorua's Lake Rotoiti and what's next for his business Pure Cruise....

    Sailing: Nacra pair keen for world champs to go ahead

    by  • 14 August 2017 • Uncategorized

    Gemma Jones and Jason Saunders believe they are in good shape to win a medal at next month's Nacra world championships, assuming they go ahead.The medal races at the sailing world championships test event in Aarhus - a warmup for...

    Meech pips teammate for medal at world champs test event

    by  • 13 August 2017 • Uncategorized

    Sam Meech couldn't have had a much worse start to the sailing world championships test event in Aarhus but walked away this morning with a bronze medal.It was the same colour as the one he won at last year's Rio Olympics but probably...

    Yachting: Sam Meech earns bronze at test event

    by  • 13 August 2017 • Uncategorized

    Olympic bronze medalist Sam Meech has finished third in the laser class at the sailing world championship test event in Denmark.In doing so, he pushed team-mate Thomas Saunders out of the medal positions.Meech finished 8th in...

    Sailing: Dramatic finish to world champs test event

    by  • 13 August 2017 • Uncategorized

    New Zealand sailors collected one medal last night and two more have a chance of adding to that tally tonight after a day of high drama at the sailing world championships test event in Aarhus.Gemma Jones and Jason Saunders won silver...

    Dramatic finish to world champs test event

    by  • 13 August 2017 • Uncategorized

    New Zealand sailors collected one medal last night and two more have a chance of adding to that tally tonight after a day of high drama at the sailing world championships test event in Aarhus.Gemma Jones and Jason Saunders won...

    Sailing: Victorious Kiwi keeps eyes on bigger prizes

    by  • 12 August 2017 • Uncategorized

    It's a not uncommon scene for 30-year-old professional sailor Phil Robertson. This week he's in Hamburg. Last week it was St Petersburg and for a couple of weeks before that he was in Marstrand.It can be a "relentless" and "draining"...

    Jones, Saunders going for gold at world champs test event

    by  • 12 August 2017 • Uncategorized

    Gemma Jones and Jason Saunders didn't really know what to expect in their first regatta together since last year's Olympics. Tonight (NZ time) they will sail for the gold medal at the sailing world championships test event in Aarhus.The...

    Blair Tuke: Volvo Ocean Race will be long nine months

    by  • 10 August 2017 • Uncategorized

    Blair Tuke realises that one mistake on the Volvo Ocean Race could make it a long journey.Tuke's Mapfre were pipped by just 56 seconds in the famous Fastnet Race by China's Dongfeng Race Team in a thrilling finish to the two-and-a-half-day...

    Sailing: Jones and Saunders make great start

    by  • 9 August 2017 • Uncategorized

    A lack of time in the boat together didn't stop Gemma Jones and Jason Saunders putting themselves in a strong position after the first day of the sailing world championships test event in Aarhus overnight (NZ time).The pair, who...

    Dennis Conner: ‘The end of the Russell Coutts era’

    by  • 8 August 2017 • Uncategorized

    America's Cup legend Dennis Conner predicts we've seen the end of Russell Coutts' involvement in the event.In his latest podcast, Conner, a four-time winner of the Auld Mug, wrapped up the recent event Bermuda and shared his views...

    Yachting: Kiwi addicted to getting wet, wild

    by  • 5 August 2017 • Uncategorized

    Addiction comes in numerous different forms, from alcohol and tobacco to food and even shopping, but for Brad Jackson, it's hurtling around the globe as fast as possible on a yacht.The 59-year-old Kiwi is a self-confessed addict...