News :: 2017
Christmas Day Care 2017
Posted by David Stanton on 21/12/2017 21:57:41
What to do with the sailors when you have Christmas work do's to attend, and shopping to do.......send them to Sailing Christmas Day Care !
Three awesome days - thank you Susannah Pyatt, Sara Winther, Peter Soosalu !
Day 1 - Dance Troupe and Model Yacht Building...
Time to get your OKI 24 Hour Team together - NoR is out
Posted by David Stanton on 24/11/2017 15:35:19
What do these famous NZ sailing names all have in common?
Don Baverstock, Ralph Roberts, Graeme Woodroffe, Harold Bennett, Peter Lester, Richard and Tom Dodson, Hamish Willcox, Paul Francis, Paul Meo, Tim Willets, Steve Cotton, Chris Dickson, Hamish Pepper, Dean Barker, Nick...
MB Sailors oh-so-close at Sanya Youth Worlds
Posted by David Stanton on 15/12/2017 21:19:36
Record turnout for SPBR!
Posted by David Stanton on 05/12/2017 10:58:39
Caleb Armit and joint winner Josh Hyde receiving Sir Peter Blake Trophy from last years winner Sean Herbert
North Harbour Tanner Cup Trials - NoR and Entries are open
Posted by David Stanton on 21/11/2017 22:08:09
The Tanner Cup
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Posted by David Stanton on 19/11/2017 22:04:13
Green Fleet at Taupo North Island Champs
Posted by David Stanton on 14/11/2017 21:40:21
All 4 of our Green fleeters finished in the top 11 at the North Island Champs at Taupo, in a good fleet of 29 boats. Well done Oliver Scott 4th, Shufei Wu 6th, Katie Mulcahy 10th and Sam Clarke 11th. Nice job! Our Green Fleeters pictured getting tips from Opti Open Rep Bryce Day.
Americas Cup in the Bunker Bar
Posted by Super Administrator on 30/10/2017 00:57:08
A special night in the MBSC “Bunker Bar” on Friday night with honoured guests Murray Jones, Ray Davies, Elise Beavis and Josh McCormack sharing insights into how Emirates Team NZ brought home the Americas Cup. Thanks to the MBSC Alumni for organising the event and to Harold...
Posted by Super Administrator on 27/10/2017 06:25:02
To be awarded for the place getters in Murrays Bay regattas this season. Gold, Silver and Bronze.
MB Sailors in the Noumea Development Squad
Posted by David Stanton on 17/11/2017 00:30:37
The regatta in Noumea has come to and end. Kids did amazing - 17 races over 4 days in knarly conditions!
Noumea Sailing Club was a great host and everyone had a fabulous time.
Our Murrays Bay sailors, Jaspar Carmenzind, Lucas Day and Naiomi Ferrissey did well on their first overseas...
Stack sends us ripping in to Summer
Posted by David Stanton on 17/11/2017 00:13:02
The 17th STACK Interiors Winter Champs are over. This year was the 21st year since the first event was held in 1997. It was great to welcome come long distance travellers, including 8 Bic sailors from Dunedin, and 6 Optimist sailors from Australia.
The week began with 63...
Elise Beavis & Team New Zealand - A Trophy!
Posted by David Stanton on 17/11/2017 00:22:03
Most of you probably know the Beavis family through their long history with MBSC. What some of you might not have known is that Elise has made an outstanding contribution to Team New Zealand's performance at the America's Cup.
Great job, Elise!
Annual Prize Giving 2017 - Here are the winners
Posted by David Stanton on 17/11/2017 17:52:25
We nearly had a full house at prize giving. A great night of socialising, snacks, a few drinks and great people. Chris Steele gave us some insights into the world of competitive racing and was an inspiration not only for our opti sailors, but also to those who have graduated to the next...
Blake McGlashan Winner of Wihau Shield
Posted by David Stanton on 19/11/2017 01:16:12
Blake McGlashan has won the Wihau shield. Congratulations!
The Wihau shield is a reward for great versatility at sailing. It is an inter boat event, with the top 5 boats from the qualifying series (usually 5 races) progressing to a final series. The final series is contested with each...
2017 Toyoya Optimist Nationals - Napier
Posted by David Stanton on 19/11/2017 01:20:05
Opti Open Report
The 2017 Toyota Optimist Nationals in Napier saw 177 Open fleet entries, 77 Green fleet entries and threw up (no pun intended) some challenging conditions for sailors, organisers and spectators alike. The imminent arrival of Cyclone Cook on Thursday night sent the boat...
MBSC Starlings Nationals 2017 - Wakatere
Posted by David Stanton on 19/11/2017 01:26:05
Murrays Bay Starling sailors performed well at the 2017 Nationals. The 11 strong representatives were: Henry Elworthy, Ben Gentry, Steve Dacre, Logan Beckman, Samantha Stock, Blake McGlashan, Ethan Berry, Caleb Armit and in Development Fleet: Georgia Livingston, Phillp Lyanguzov, and Daniel...