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    Sport NZ escape government scrutiny over wasted $800K

    by  • 7 April 2017 • Uncategorized

    Sport NZ has escaped scrutiny from a government select committee over its mishandling of payments to an Auckland developer for a yachting high performance centre.The payments of more than $800,000 towards the now abandoned Takapuna...

    America’s Cup: Oracle come close to disaster

    by  • 7 April 2017 • Uncategorized

    America's Cup defenders Oracle Team USA had a major scare in yesterday's official practice racing session in Bermuda, coming close to capsizing on the Great Sound.A video posted online by a Bermuda local shows Oracle losing control...

    America’s Cup training boat crashes

    by  • 5 April 2017 • Uncategorized

    A development catamaran being sailed by America's Cup syndicate Artemis Racing of Sweden crashed during a practice session on the Great Sound today.The syndicate says in a post on its Facebook page that there were no injuries and...

    Sailing: Race Committee Podcast Mar 28

    by  • 28 March 2017 • Uncategorized

    On this episode Dale Budge is joined by Yachting NZ's Michael Brown to look at the latest happenings in the sport while Youth America's Cup team member Luca Brown drops by to tell us about the experience he and his fellow Kiwis will...

    Paul Lewis: Oracle take wind from sails

    by  • 25 March 2017 • Uncategorized

    Whatever this regatta to be held in Bermuda is, it doesn't feel much like the America's Cup.Where's the bitchiness? Where's the rivalry, the international jousting? Where, for Pete's sake, is any kind of colour or interest? Where...

    Paul Lewis: Oracle take wind from sails

    by  • 25 March 2017 • Uncategorized

    Whatever this regatta to be held in Bermuda is, it doesn't feel much like the America's Cup.Where's the bitchiness? Where's the rivalry, the international jousting? Where, for Pete's sake, is any kind of colour or interest? Where...

    Sailing: NZ Sailing team named

    by  • 23 March 2017 • Uncategorized

    Eleven of the 12 who competed last year in Rio have been named in the high performance squad, including Olympic 49er champions Peter Burling and Blair Tuke, who will be key members of Emirates Team New Zealand's quest to win the upcoming...

    Familiar look to 2017 NZL Sailing Team

    by  • 23 March 2017 • Uncategorized

    The majority of one of the most successful sailing teams in New Zealand Olympic history have been named in the 2017 NZL Sailing Team.Eleven of the 12 who competed last year in Rio have been named in the high performance squad,...