5th November Laura Dekker Book Launch

Laura Dekker coverGet your tickets to hear Laura talk about her amazing solo circumnavigation of the world and being the youngest person to ever do so. Laura will be showing a short video and speaking about her journey. Her new book will also be for sale on the night. Come along to the ASB Sports Centre on Wednesday 5th November (don't worry fireworks are on the weekend). All proceeds go toward fundraising for the Youth Scheme to purchase new boats.

http://www.eventfinder.co.nz/2014/laura-dekker-one-girl-one-dream-author-tour/wellington 

RPNYC dominate NZ Youth Match Racing National Championships

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The Royal Port Nicholson Yacht Club has dominated the 2014 NZ Youth Match Racing Nationals taking out first and second place. Teams representing the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron claimed third and fourth.

Finalists decided on day 3 of the 2014 NZ Youth Match Racing Nationals

 

Productive day on day 3 of The 2014 NZ Youth Match Racing Nationals. Once again a difficult forecast kept both sailors and race officials on their toes.

2014 NZ Youth Match Racing Nationals Underway with a Bang

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The 2014 NZ Youth Match Racing Nationals are under way. Some really challenging conditions made it difficult for sailors and race officials.

Winter Match Racing Programme Concludes

IMG 4698The Winter Match Racing Programme concluded last weekend with a two day Regatta. The young sailors who are being introduce to sailing in keelboats and match racing put into practice what they have learnt over the Winter Months.

Enter The Youth Scheme Quiz Night

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The Youth Scheme are running a Quiz night on the 25th of September. It will be highly entertaining with Nick Tansley as the Quiz Master so get together a team and enter. Tickets include dinner in the wardroom and are only $35. There will be fun Auctions and Raffles during the night.

 

 

 

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.

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.

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.

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. Dates set for New Zealand Youth Match Racing National Championships
  2. RPNYC 1st and 2nd at CentrePort Champs
  3. A long day on the water at the CentrePort Youth Match Racing Champs on day two
  4. Fog lifts for a solid ten flights on day one of the CentrePort Youth Match Racing Champs
  5. 2014 CentrePort International Youth Match Racing Event underway
  6. RPNYC 1st and 4th at the Nespresso Youth International Championship
  7. Tough start in Perth
  8. Youth Scheme ready for a busy 4 weeks
  9. 2014 CentrePort International Youth Match Racing
  10. 2013 Musto Youth International - 6th Overall
  11. Get your self a Slave for the Day and help the Youth Scheme raise travel funds
  12. Christmas Ham for Sale
  13. Youth Scheme start in Sydney today
  14. 2013 Youth Scheme Quiz Night a Success
  15. HIBS claim Wellington Secondary Schools Title
  16. Teams announced for November regattas
  17. Houston we have a problem
  18. Dylan Wichman, Michael Cate and Andrew Clark win Youth Match Racing title
  19. NZ Youth Match Racing Notice of Race and Sailing Instructions available
  20. Welcome to the 2013 NZ Youth Match Racing Champs
  21. Josh Porebski finishes second at World 49er Championships
  22. Secondary school match racers get into training
  23. 2013 NZ Youth Match Racing Nationals Notice of Race available here
  24. Gov's Cup 2013 - RPNYC finish 8th
  25. Gov's Cup 2013 - Quarter-finals update
  26. Gov's Cup 2013 - RPNYC into the Quarter-FInals!
  27. Gov's Cup 2013 - Day One done
  28. Gov's Cup Team having a Whale of a time
  29. 2013 Gov's Cup team ready for battle
  30. Under 21 Squad hit the gym
  31. Under 21 Squad meet with the Mayor
  32. Youth scheme announces team for 2013 Governor's Cup
  33. George Gautrey finishes second at Starling Nationals
  34. Youth Scheme set to go for 2013-2014
  35. New Zealand International Yachting Trust supports the Youth Scheme
  36. Winter Programme expressions of interest requested
  37. Hutt International Boys School Wins in Auckland
  38. Youth Scheme Team finishes second at Harken International
  39. Youth Scheme Team make the semi finals at Harken Youth International
  40. Youth Scheme Team report in after day 1 at Harken Youth International

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