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Starling Nationals 2019
Starling Nationals 2019

It's all wrapped up for another year and what a year this has turned out to be at the Starling Nationals 2019 held at Taipa Sailing Club. Taipa was where the North Islands was sailed, which was a very different regatta than the nationals. In comparison to the North...

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Starling Nationals Yachting New Zealand Press Release

There's a lot of hype going around before the regatta that begins with weigh in today. Here is the article released by Yachting New Zealand about the potential for this years event. https://www.yachtingnz.org.nz/news/herbert-out-create-history-starling-nationals

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Bay of Islands Starling Traveller Series

Over the weekend I sailed in the Bay of Islands Inter-school regatta, run in conjunction with a regatta for the Starling Traveller Series. There was a great turnout of 36 boats which was 11 more than the regatta on Monday and Tuesday. Because this was also a Traveller...

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The Bay of Islands Inter-schools Regatta
The Bay of Islands Inter-schools Regatta

Over the weekend Sean and I have been competing in the Bay Of Islands at the Bay Of Islands Inter-Schools Regatta where over 75 boats were racing in seven classes of boats. The conditions where forecasted light but that was not the case, the wind at the end of both...

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ASB Secondary Schools Sailing Regatta | Imogen

Monday and Tuesday this week Sean and I were competing in the ASB Secondary Schools Sailing Regatta at Wakatere.  I was competing in the Open Bic fleet along with 11 other sailors from different schools throughout Auckland. The regatta was two days, and the wind...

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Junior Sail Auckland 2019
Junior Sail Auckland 2019

Over this weekend, I will be competing at the Junior Sail Auckland this is an annual event held at Kohimarama Yacht Club. Over 170 boats are competing at this event, sailing in many different classes. In my fleet, there are 13 competitors. Race 1 In the first race, I...

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Waszp Games | Day 5 & 6
Waszp Games | Day 5 & 6

Yesterday the Waszp Games came to an end with one final race held yesterday afternoon. Day 5 The race committee pushed through 3 races due to the risk of not getting racing on day 6. I had a mixed bag of starts with some very good ones and some not as good. My results...

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Waszp Games | Day 4

The breeze came in pumping yesterday afternoon making for an insane second race. I was focusing on improving the consistency of my starts, in the first race I lined up behind the fleet with about 40 seconds to go and shot into a gap to be foiling on the start. Off the...

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Waszp Games | Day 3
Waszp Games | Day 3

Yesterday I made some small tweaks to my setup and the way I was sailing the boat and it was certainly a step in the right direction. As the day progressed many things got better too, particularly my tacking and starting which is something I need to continue to focus...

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Waszp Worlds | Day 1 & 2
Waszp Worlds | Day 1 & 2

Yesterday was the first day of racing for the Waszp Worlds here in Perth. There was a bit of cloud cover which seemed to hold the breeze back, and so we had postponement up for a bit while we waited for the breeze. Gradually the breeze died and then swung around to...

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Slalom Racing

Yesterday (Jan 21) we had the slalom racing with the course set right in front of the club house where some of the racing was streamed live to yacht clubs across Australia and on Facebook. The racing was a knockout draw with 8 initial heats of 8 sailors where the top...

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