Saturday, June 24, 2017

First day frustration for youth sailors

Placing second to last in the first race of the Red Bull Youth Americas Cup finals marked the beginning of a frustrating day for the NZL Sailing team in Bermuda yesterday. They got caught in traffic in the first race – and copped a penalty in race two for... read more...

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Missing kayaker ‘extremely lucky guy’

A missing kayaker rescued from the waters near Thames is being deemed a “lucky guy” after his kayak capsized. The Auckland Westpac Rescue Helicopter was tasked to Te Mata around 10pm, to search for a man who was overdue from a kayak fishing trip. The... read more...

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Sailmaker back in town

Tauranga’s new sailmaker is bringing the advantages of big city industry contacts to what was a one-man band. Sam and Lorena Burton took over the business from Tony Thornburrow last October, with the renaming of the business as Doyle Burton Sails showing... read more...

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A million messages to ports industry

The Port of Tauranga’s successful establishment as the only New Zealand port call for Maersk and Hamburg Sud’s big ship services is going to change New Zealand’s ports, says board chariman David Pilkington today. Speaking at an on-wharf celebration... read more...

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