News :: 2016
NI Opti Champs 2016
Posted by David Stanton on 22/11/2017 21:29:34
It has been a fantastic start to the season for our Opti Open team and a big thanks has to go to Susannah and her coaching group of Zac, Sam, Erica, Olivia, Isaac…
Thirteen sailors made the trip to New Plymouth for the North Island Championships and for five of them...
P Class North Island Champs
Posted by David Stanton on 19/11/2017 23:54:31
Congratulations Seb Menzies for a dominant performance at the P North Islands in Taupo over Labour weekend. It was a competitive series, with the 8 race wins being spread across 6 different skippers. Predominantly light shifty airs saw Seb reading the breeze to remain consistent and win by a 10...
YNZ Youth Trials 2016
Posted by David Stanton on 22/11/2017 21:36:43
Last week was a tough week weatherwise. Gales, lightning and rain were the order of the day at the Yachting New Zealand Youth Trials held at Gulf Harbour Yacht Club, Whangaparoa.
The on water Race Committee led by John and Linda Parrish, fresh from running B Course at Murrays Bay...
Opti NAMS , Caleb takes 1st in Silver
Posted by David Stanton on 24/11/2017 23:17:36
The 2016 North American Optimist Champs have just finished in Antigua.
Caleb Armit placed 1st in Silver Fleet, Thomas Mulcahy 4th in Bronze Fleet and Sophia Fyfe 26th in Bronze Fleet.
This was the first international regatta for Caleb and Thomas, and they have learnt many lessons to take...
Zephyr Nationals 2016
Posted by David Stanton on 24/11/2017 21:22:04
The big question is, how long did it take to park 86 Zephyrs in numerical order??
Optimist Nationals 2016 Wrap Up
Posted by David Stanton on 24/11/2017 21:08:06
What a good year it was for Murrays Bay sailors. Commitment from early in the season was rewarded with great results. New Zealand National Champion Henry Wilson, First Girl Greta Pilkington and First Green Fleet Lucas Day were the standouts, but with plenty of other good performances through the...
Interislander - MBSC Top Club!
Posted by David Stanton on 30/11/2017 13:09:05
The Picton Interislander, the third NZIODA ranking regatta for the season is over, and most people have made their way back to Auckland.
Picton is always a tricky place to sail and this year was no exception. As Queen Charlotte sailors themselves say, they have been sailing...
Tanner Cup 2016
Posted by David Stanton on 19/11/2017 23:37:01
Tanner Cup is over. Sailed predominantly in airs under 10 knots in the waters off Waitangi. Measurement on Saturday saw a few adjustments needed. Thank you again Oldsie for making the trip north from Timaru and being on hand to help with the required work. Also the measurers from Tauranga for...