Sir Russell Coutts

By GUY WILLIAMS Sir Russell Coutts once told Mountain Scene his golf game’s ‘‘crap’’, but that isn’t stopping the yachting legend from hoping to extend his field of dreams on the Crown Terrace. He’s applied to Queenstown’s council for resource consent...

NZL 14 to set sail again

An Aucklander's bought a former America's Cup trial yacht languishing in Queenstown Bay as a training boat for disadvantaged youth. NZL 14 has been moored permanently off the Queenstown Gardens for the past seven years. Built for New Zealand's 1992 America's...

Coutts coaches colts

About 30 young sailors, mentored by five-times America's Cup winner Sir Russell Coutts, will compete in new-style O'pen Bic dinghies on Lake Wakatipu over the next three days. The Freshwater O'pen Cup is the final leg of a summer circuit...
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