THE NEXT GENERATION OF SAILORS START HERE
UNDER 23 MATCH RACING PROGRAMME
Applications close June 20th
- MATCH RACING STRATEGY / TACTICS
- BOAT HANDLING / SETUP / SAILING FAST
- TEAM WORK
- DECISION MAKING
- DEALING WITH PRESSURE
- KEELBOAT SAILING
The U23 squad represents the Royal Port Nicholson Yacht Club at an array of high performing events around New Zealand and Australia such as:
- MUSTO (SYDNEY)
- HARKEN (SYDNEY)
- NZL YOUTH MATCH RACING NATIONALS (WELLINGTON)
- HARDY CUP (SYDNEY)
- CENTRE-PORT YOUTH INTERNATIONAL (WELLINGTON)
- HARKEN (AUCKLAND)
MAY - SEPTEMBER
This is where we build our foundation of skills, preparing us for the regatta season to come. We work a lot on boat handling, match racing and fitness.
PRE - SEASON
SEPTEMBER - NOVEMBER
This is where we compete in local grade 5 events and give the sailors a chance to fail, making mistakes to learn from, preparing them for the regatta season.
NOVEMBER - FEBRUARY
The regatta season consists of 6 major events around New Zealand and Australia.