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Kiwi Paralympic sailor welcomes Lord Nelson to Auckland

Kiwi Paralympic sailor welcomes Lord Nelson to Auckland

British accessible Tall Ship, Lord Nelson, operated by the Jubilee Sailing Trust, received a warm welcome when she arrived in the City of Sails as part of the Auckland Tall Ships Festival today (Friday 25 October) - the final port for the Sydney Auckland Regatta, organised by Sail Training International. ...

Auckland welcomes the Tall Ships fleet this weekend

Auckland welcomes the Tall Ships fleet this weekend

Auckland welcomes the arrival of the fleet from the Sydney Auckland Regatta, organised by Sail Training International, this weekend. ...

Regatta ship blogs: Ahoy there and wake up swimming

Regatta ship blogs: Ahoy there and wake up swimming

It was dawn when we sailed through the channel on our way into the port of Opua. With the rising sun to the east and a full moon sitting just above the mountainous horizon to the west, it was the perfect beginning to a day....

Fleet arrives in paradise

Fleet arrives in paradise

The Bay of Islands must be one of the most beautiful cruising areas in world after some epic racing across the Tasman Sea....

Race report 8: Historic win for Europa

Race report 8: Historic win for Europa

The first three vessels in the Sydney Auckland Regatta have crossed the finish line in the Cavalli Islands. Dutch Bark Europa (Netherlands) crossed first followed by Tecla (Netherlands) and then Spirit of New Zealand (New Zealand). ...

Race report 7: Europa passes North Cape as Tecla closes

Race report 7: Europa passes North Cape as Tecla closes

Europa has passed both way points in the race (Cape Reinga and North Cape) and has around 50 miles to the finish line....

Race report 6: Europa has extended her lead

Race report 6: Europa has extended her lead

Europa (Netherlands) has extended her lead and is now 38 miles ahead on the water....

Award nominations deadline extended

Award nominations deadline extended

The closing date for award nominations has been extended to midnight, Tuesday 29 October - to award those who have made a significant contribution to sail training this year....

Race report 5: Europa consolidates her lead

Race report 5: Europa consolidates her lead

Europa (Netherlands) has come through the stormy conditions to be nearly thirty miles ahead of her nearest rival Spirit of New Zealand (New Zealand)....

Race report 4: Tough conditions in the Tasman

Race report 4: Tough conditions in the Tasman

The weather front is currently passing over the race fleet producing challenging conditions for all. ...