Coastguard Boating Education are running a lot of Sea Survival courses throughout the year.
See flyer for details: Coastguard Boating Education Courses Flyer
These are excellent courses and well worth attending
Peter Burling and Blair Tuke talk
The NZMYC invites you to the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron,
Dinghy Locker Bar 6pm, Tuesday 2nd June for a unique opportunity to hear two of New Zealand’s rising stars speak.
Come and hear Peter Burling and Blair Tuke talk about how they prepare at the top level, how they work on boat development and the processes they go through.
Also hear about the amazing success and challenges that have come from jumping from class to class, 49er, the AC 45, the Moth and back again and why they feel they have been so successful, together with the interesting differences between a soft and a hard sail.
They will also briefly touch on their plans going forward including the Olympics.
This is a unique opportunity to hear Peter Burling and Blair Tuke speak and we look forward to all of you joining us at the slightly earlier time of 6pm for the 2nd June club night at RNZYS.
ETNZ and Oracle Engineers - Guest Speakers
Guest Speakers on Tuesday the 5th August at 7.30 pm at the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squardon in the Dinghy Locker.
Here’s your chance to ask the questions that need to be asked.
Find out about the America’s Cup foil design from the designers of Emirates Team New Zealand and Oracle. Biography: Andy Kensington, BE (Mech) Hons (Auckland) – Director, Engineer
Andy Kensington has been involved in sailing since childhood. Growing up in the Bay of Plenty, he learned to sail at the Tauranga Yacht and Power Boat Club. Since graduating with a Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) degree from Auckland University, he has worked in the marine industry in New Zealand and the United States.
Andy is one of the founding partners of Pure Design & Engineering – a New Zealand-based engineering consultancy specialising in the design of advanced composite structures, with a focus on the marine industry. Since joining Team New Zealand/ Emirates Team New Zealand in 2001, Andy has been involved in the structural design of the America’s Cup Class racing yachts. In recent years, he has been involved in the Finite Element Analysis (FEA) of their structures. Andy has built a number of his own boats, including the 9m carbon-fibre trimaran Frantic Drift (built over three years in the mid 1990s) which is currently racing in Auckland. He also owns a 10.5m catamaran for cruising with the family.
NZMYC Boat Show
The Auckland Regatta, which are the Nationals for the Open Multihull Division and the 8.5 Class are now taking entries.
You can either pay online at the Squadron Site here or down load an entry form from the Auckland Regatta site. here