The Port Chalmers Yacht Club is hosting the Noelex 22 and Ross 780 national championships this weekend.
Peter Burling and Blair Tuke have moved past a hairy moment, wild conditions, and some feisty Germans to claim a fifth 49er sailing world championships in Auckland.
The new era of the America's Cup is now more than simulations and plans, with Team New Zealand's first AC75 vessel launched for the world to see.
Peter Burling and Blair Tuke knew they had essentially claimed gold at the Olympic test event in Enoshima moments after the start of today's 49er medal race.
Otago Boys' High School duo Jack Densem (yellow top) and Jarvis Cross (both 17) on the start line of the South Island secondary schools Sunburst championships on Otago Harbour yesterday.
Kiwi sailor Blair Tuke has welcomed the strengthened challenge from Luna Rossa in the next America's Cup, with the Italian syndicate announcing the return of Australian Jimmy Spithill.
Oracle Team USA skipper Jimmy Spithill has jumped ship for the next America's Cup and rejoined Italy's Luna Rossa syndicate.
A flying finish from MAPFRE into Auckland during leg six in the Volvo Ocean Race has seen Kiwi Blair Tuke get one over on his Olympic partner Peter Burling.
One of the fugitive killers of record-breaking yachtsman Sir Peter Blake has been captured by police after more than 15 years on the run.
Team New Zealand has expressed surprise at the release of an alternate plan for the America's Cup village for the 2021 regatta in Auckland.
Australian sailor Jimmy Spithill's desperation for a win was the reason for a protest deciding the Sydney to Hobart Yacht race, Kiwi Matt Mason says.
Decision makers agonising over where to site facilities for Team New Zealand's defence of yachting's America's Cup are to have the benefit of graphics from Dunedin firm Animation Research Ltd in selecting their final option.
The United Arab Emirates is ready to host the 2021 America's Cup but insisted it has no intention of taking the regatta away from New Zealand.