Tag Archives: New Zealand

Telltales April 2017

In this edition of Telltales from April 2017 you will find:   Sweet 16 New Zealand Hansa Class Championships Para World Sailing News Asia Pacific Championships UK Club’s Inclusion award European Para World Championships 2017 European events Postcard from New Zealand Upcoming events … and more … Click on the link below to read Telltales Telltales… Continue Reading

24 hour sailing event held in Napier

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By Mackenize Kench (as amended by s4e) As reported in December, a group of sailors in New Zealand’s Hawkes Bay set out to honour a mate with a 24 hour sailing event.  Mackenzie Kench shared their story. At 12:00 p.m. on Saturday of the 4th of February, three teams and two individuals set off from… Continue Reading

Telltales December 2016

In this edition of Telltales from December 2016 you will find: Universal Design and Sailing New Hansa Sailing website Para World Sailing News Visit to Hiroshima Sailors awarded Postcard from Western Australia Reports from New Zealand, Ireland, Scotland and Australia Upcoming events … and more … Click on the link below to read Telltales Telltales… Continue Reading

Sailing for Samuel

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Sailability Hawkes Bay in New Zealand are undertaking a 24-hour team endurance sailing event, in honour of one of their sailors, Samuel Gibson. Samuel was a regular sailor with the group, despite being born with a rare condition called osteogenesis imperfecta, a genetic disorder that makes for brittle bones that fracture easily. Samuel passed away in… Continue Reading

Telltales March 2016

In this edition of Telltales from March 2016 you will find: A new pathway for sailors 2016 Worlds update & 2018 venue announced Postcard from Dubai Australian Championships wrap-up Where does your boat come from? Upcoming events Click on the link below to read Telltales Telltales March 2016

Liberties sailors take to the water in New Zealand

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by Sherida Bland A group of sailors in Hansa Liberties set out last month from Hawkes Bay in New Zealand on a day trip to Flat Rock – 9 nautical miles away. One of the sailors, Sherida Bland wrote this article. Tim, Sonny, Chelsea and Sherida, 4 sailors with Sailability in Hawkes Bay, New Zealand,… Continue Reading

Liberties decide the Champion of Champions

Hansa Liberties have been used to decide the Champion of Champions at Napier Sailing Club. At the end of the Summer season, Napier Sailing Club in New Zealand runs an afternoon on the water to find the Champion of Champions, where the top sailor of each class – which this year included Optimist, Starling, Europe,… Continue Reading

Telltales March 2015

In this edition of Telltales from March 2015 you will find:- New sailors make waves 2016 Hansa Class World Championships What is Inclusion? Inclusive sailing around the World Upcoming Class Association events Click on the link below to read Telltales Telltales March 2015  

Inclusive sailing in New Zealand

A regatta held in Wellington New Zealand shows what an inclusive sport sailing can be. The event, consisted of 3 regattas – the Kiwi Cup, the Kiwi Ability Regatta and the NZ Hansa Class Championships. Sailors from New Zealand – and one from Australia – came together at Lowry Bay Yacht Club for the 3… Continue Reading

Telltales August 2008

In this edition of Telltales from August 2008 you will find:- World Masters Games in Sydney Disabled sailing launched in Malta Road to the 2008 Paralympics Reports from Florida, Port Stephens, France, New Zealand Upcoming Class Association events Click on the link below to read Telltales Telltales August 2008

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