News and articles relating to Sailing from around the Nelson region
Lord Nelson's arrival into Port Nelson, 16 November 2013
A flotilla of boats and Rocks Road lined with spectators gave a warm welcome on a hot Nelson day
World class pair sail to their 10th title
The former world No 3-ranked duo of Aaron Goodmanson and Alistair Rowlands have won a 10th national Flying Fifteen title, pipping their rivals on the final day of sailing in Tasman Bay yesterday.
Three ones for number 111
Helmsman Andrew McKee with Matthew Bismark on the wire, sailing Flying Dutchman No. 111, recorded three straight wins in the first day of the combined FD and Flying 15 national championships.
Takahashi-Fry chalks up a win before racing curtailed
Tanner Cup winner Leonard Takahashi-Fry cruised to victory in race one of the Tauranga Cup sailed in a handful of knots before the northerly blew in and the postponement flag was raised.
Feast or famine for young yachtsmen
Wind: First there wasn't enough, now there's too much.
Light winds frustrate sailors
The sea breeze faded forcing the Tanner Cup P Class championship opening day's schedule to be restricted to two completed races.
Team racing series goes down to the wire
Marlborough Boys take the overall prize and NCG pip Marlborough Girls in the final race to clinch the Girls' title in the Top of the South Secondary Schools Regional Regatta.
Stiff so'wester greets team fleet on Day 2
The Top of the South Secondary Schools Team Sailing continued in fresh conditions inside The Cut today.
ToS Secondary Schools Team Sailing: Day1
The changeable weather kept the teams guessing in today's opening rounds of races.
Takahashi-Fry too hot for local sailors
Murrays Bay Sailing Club's Leonard Takahashi-Fry's consistency has netted him the SI Optimist title at the Interislander Challenge series sailed at QCYC over the past three days.
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