Coastal Classic | 2018

Coastal Classic | 2018

Over labour day weekend, Dad and I competed in the PIC Coastal Classic for 2018. The 120 nautical mile race felt a lot longer than last year due to the conditions. With the majority race being on the wind or tight reaching it was less than ideal for the small boat...
Stack Winter Champs 2018

Stack Winter Champs 2018

Over the weekend of the 5th-7th of October, I jumped back into the 29er for the annual event that begins the new season, the STACK Winter Champs. Having made a few changes in my sailing recently, I was with a different crew for the regatta, Joshua Bull, who was a...
29er New Zealand National Championships

29er New Zealand National Championships

Competitors gathered at Waitangi for 29er Nationals at the Bay of Islands Yacht Club. With a 21 boat fleet including two boats each from Wellington and Australia. Most crews got on the water on Friday for a short sail plus measuring that night. Unfortunately, on the...
The 69th Wilson Trophy

The 69th Wilson Trophy

My first Wilson Trophy, what a journey! After the three very beneficial days of training at Rutland Waters, it was time to take that and put that into practice at West Kirby for the main event. Fortunately, the organising committee gave us the chance to get into a set...
Starling Nationals Final Day

Starling Nationals Final Day

It was down to the wire on the final day of the Starling Nationals, and Worser Bay was set to deliver some of its excellent conditions. The breeze was moderate in the morning, but by the afternoon the breeze was well in and with the cold, denser air, the race track...