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PJ Montgomery to speak at RPNYC

pjThe voice of yachting Peter Montgomery MBE is coming to RPNYC!!! PJ will be speaking in the Wardroom at 7pm on Friday 15 August, entry is by ticket only with Cocktail food and a complementary drink on arrival from 6pm.

Come and hear the inside story of the 34th Americas Cup from the man awarded New Zealand Broadcaster of the year for his coverage on the event.

Wellington Ocean Sports Winter Update

Winter montage 2014Although winter has well and truly set in there is still plenty of action happening at Wellington Ocean Sports. Over the last couple of months we have had it all – our establishment funding has come to an end which has resulted in a restructure, the MRX’s are gone, we received fantastic recognition at the Wellington Sports Awards securing sports administrator of the year and on top of all that there has been plenty of activity out on the water!!!


Youth Scheme fall short of Semi Finals

10561753 10152486777120743 3992837326326075539 nRacing on day 3 and 4 kicked off with very similar building breezes of 8-14 knots and with the overall points being very close, the RPNYC team of Adam Middleton, Ben Caundle and William Eastman needed to have a good couple of days to secure that all important semi final spot.

Holiday Programme available for booking

SHPpontoonjump web Wellington Ocean Sports school holiday programme is commencing next on 29 September and bookings are being taken now. The programme is open to all children aged 10 years old and up and will see them experience a variety of ocean sports over a 5 day period including - Sailing, Kayaking, Waka Ama and Stand Up Paddleboard.


Update from RPNYC at Governor's Cup

 10488278 10152486776605743 8800757384927735142 n copyAfter 2 days of round robin racing the Youth Scheme team of Adam Middleton, Ben Caundle and William Eastman have sailed consistently allowing them to advance through to the next stage of the regatta. The team must now race against the top 8 in a smaller round robin vying for that all important semi final berth.

MRX fleet leaving Wellington Ocean Sports

mrxIt is with regret we announce that from 1 August 2014 Wellington Ocean Sports will no longer be managing the MRX fleet. The MRX's have been a feature on Wellingtons sailing landscape from the early 2000's, with RPNYC having involvement from 2007. The MRX's have played a part in the development and promotion of sailing in the Wellington region and were the backbone of initiatives such as the regional club keelboat regatta and the Wellington Spirit sailing league.

Advanced Sea Survival running on 13 and 14 September

20120604Ass1Wellington Ocean Sports will be running an Advanced Sea Survival Course over the weekend of Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 September 2014. Advanced Sea Survival is a comprehensive theoretical and practical course required by crew competing in Category 1 offshore races. The course is ISAF and Yachting New Zealand approved and held over one weekend.


Youth Scheme Team Ready For Battle

10488278 10152486776605743 8800757384927735142 nThe RPNYC Youth Scheme team of Adam Middleton, Ben Caundle and William Eastman have settled in to Newport Beach California and are ready for racing at the 48th annual Governor's Cup which is hosted by the Balboa Yacht Club.

2014 RPNYC Moore Wilson’s Winter Series – Groundhog Days!

2014MWWSWebImageWith a weather pattern that made sailors feel like they were actors in the movie of the same name, the third weekend of the 2014 RPNYC Moore Wilson’s Winter Series turned out to be a “mix, stir and repeat” of the conditions experienced in the series so far.

Winter Match Racing Programme at halfway stage

 1404514564185The Winter Match Racing Progamme delivered by the Wellington Youth Sailing Trust has just finished the first half of their training programme for the year. There are 34 sailors involved coming from all around Wellington sailing clubs and programmes.

More Articles...

  1. The 2014 RPNYC Moore Wilson’s Winter Series – A weekend of two halves!
  2. Wellington Ocean Sports Centre feasibility study published
  3. Wellington Ocean Sports reaches 400 mark
  4. Latest news from the Sailing Committee
  5. The 2014 RPNYC Moore Wilson’s Winter Series – Let the Games Begin!
  6. Dates set for New Zealand Youth Match Racing National Championships
  7. Matt Wood wins Wellington Sports Administrator of the Year
  8. Exclusive discounts for Members on New Volvo Cars: Save up to 12% and benefit the Club at the same time!
  9. Do you know anything about the 1951 Wellington to Lyttelton race?
  10. Coastguard Boating Education courses available for booking
  11. Great night for Wellington Ocean Sports Grads
  12. Prize Giving Photos
  13. Recognition for Wellington Ocean Sports Programme
  14. 2014 Moore Wilson’s Winter Series - Back and keeping it Fresh!
  15. Tri-Nations Yachting – An Aussie boat half full of RPNYC Kiwis heads to Fiji
  16. Registration of Interest Sought for Crewed Central Triangle Race
  17. WOS Winter Update
  18. Reminder about the 2014 AGM
  19. Winter Racing
  20. Commodore's Trophy Race caps off a great season
  21. Learn to sail course places available
  22. Sir Peter Blake Trust attend Wellington Ocean Sports Centre
  23. Wellington Ocean Sports to host YNZ Keelboat Coach Course
  24. Coastal Skipper bookings being taken
  25. A mixed bag to end the season
  26. Next Boatmaster course scheduled for June
  27. Coastal Skipper course announced for August
  28. Want some child free time over the school holidays??
  29. Finals of the Wellington Spirit Sailing League
  30. Wellington City Council signs Memorandum of Understanding with RPNYC
  31. Group Two, Day Four of the 2014 Wellington Spirit Sailing League
  32. Group Two, Day Three of the 2014 Wellington Spirit Sailing League
  33. Crews race – what cyclone?
  34. Bay of Many Coves race turns into a drifter
  35. Group one, Day three of the 2014 Wellington Spirit Sailing League
  36. Island Bay race a ripper
  37. School Water Safety Programme Bookings Being Taken
  38. Group one, Day two of the 2014 Wellington Spirit Sailing League
  39. Group two, Day two of the 2014 Wellington Spirit Sailing League
  40. Blink is the fastest boat around the North Island

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