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The Royal Port Nicholson Yacht Club will again host the New Zealand Youth Match Racing National Championships. The dates are set for October 1st to 5th 2014. RPNYC will be looking to win back the title this year after the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron won last years event.
Adam Middleton, Michael Cook and William Eastman sailing for Royal Port Nicholson Yacht Club have convincingly won the 2014 CentrePort International Youth Match Racing Championships.
It was a long day on the water for the sailors in the CentrePort Youth Match Racing Champs as the race officer Ken Burt pushed through the end of the first round robin and twelve flights of the second round robin ahead of a predicted storm on day three.
There was a gloomy outlook for day 1 of the CentrePort International Youth Match Racing Championship with Wellington harbour covered in a thick blanket of fog that showed few signs of moving. Luckily, just before midday, the fog made way for a beautifully steady 10-15 knot southerly.
The 2014 CentrePort International Youth Match Racing Championships is underway.
The Wellington Youth Sailing Scheme representing the Royal Port Nicholson Yacht Club have completed a fantastic week of sailing in Auckland.
After three days of very close racing on Wellington Harbour Dylan Wichman, Michael Cate and Andrew Clark have come out on top of the 2013 Youth Match Racing Championship.
There are eight teams in the 2013 CentrePort International Youth Match Racing Champs … one team from Sweden (with kiwi imports!), four teams from Australia, one from Auckland and two from the host city Wellington. Check out photos of the teams.
During term three each year Wellington secondary schools can receive coaching support for their match…
The Wellington under 21 match racing squad has been selected for the period May 2015…