yachting

Former Queenstowner Jaime Sands, who worked for the Queenstown Lakes District Council and, latterly, Hilton Queenstown, is now working on a private yacht in the Caribbean - where lockdown has its own challenges, and the consequences of Covid-19 are...
A Queenstowner who took in eight days' racing at the America's Cup says the yachts' speeds seemed to be about twice what they appeared to be on TV. Basking in the glow of Team New Zealand's win this week, keen yachtie...

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...

70 years on and sailing well

An Arrowtowner's almost 70 years' service to sailing will be recognised by Yachting New Zealand next Friday. Les Rogerson, 90, will receive a service award at the 2016 Volvo Yachting Excellence Awards in Auckland. While living in Invercargill, Rogerson was active...

Resort goes on cup radar

Five-time America's Cup winner Sir Russell Coutts is floating the idea that Queenstown might be able to stage the world's most famous yachting regatta. The part-time Wakatipu resident – event authority CEO for the 2017 America's Cup in the North Atlantic...
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