Warren Lewis and Chris Hanley have cut 10 minutes off the old record for the return trip across Cook Strait, which stood for 28 years.
Yachting New Zealand have announced that they plan to enter a New Zealand team in the Youth America's Cup, to be held in San Francisco between the Louis Vuitton and America's Cups in San Francisco in September 2013.
The National Ocean Water Sports Centre, proposed to be built in Takapuna on Auckland's North Shore is recieving opposition from local residents who feel the site, leased from the council, is better put to use as a campground.
Following the introduction of a new class of boat to the Volvo Ocean Race, the event will see an all female crew for the first time in over 10 years.
Traditional sailing canoes departed from Auckland's Viaduct Basin today on a voyage to Easter Island with only the sun, stars, moon, ocean currents and marine life to guide them.
A fire at Auckland boatyard McMullen and Wing has resulted in severe damage to $50 million superyacht Star Fish.
Emirates Team New Zealand are finally testing the throttle on their AC72 on their third day of testing.
French America's Cup syndicate Energy Team has revealed that they will not be competing in next year's 34th America's Cup.
Frenchman Francis Joyon has absolutely destroyed the previous 24 hour solo sailing record, set in 2008 by Volvo Ocean Race winner Thomas Colville.
The tricky conditions near Portland Bill played perfectly into the hands of Laser sailor Andrew Murdoch, helping him to claim victory in the fifth race at the Weymouth sailing facility.
UK-trained, Auckland-based yacht designer answers the tough design/life questions of the day.
New Zealand's Finn and Star sailors have both claimed wins on the second day of racing at the Weymouth Portland sailing venue.
The legendary yacht, Rainbow II, has finally returned to New Zealand waters after years of absence.
New Zealand's 49er skiff entry of Peter Burling and Blair Tuke proved they were a match for the tricky conditions in Weymouth, posting a 1st and a 7th in races three and four to climb to second overall with six races remaining.
Emirates Team New Zealand's 72 foot catamaran is nearly ready to be led out of the stable for the very first time.
Kiwi sailors from three different teams claimed prizes at the Volvo Ocean Race award ceremony.
Camper with Emirates Team New Zealand have bested their rivals in an extremely close, final leg of the Volvo Ocean Race, securing their first win of the 2011-2012 running of the race.
Emirates Team New Zealand Chief Grant Dalton feels that the new one-design class to be used in the next two iterations of the Volvo Ocean Race are a step in the right direction.
A recent announcement from Volvo Ocean Race management has revealed that for the next two editions of the race, crews will sail a strict one-design boat.
Boat builder goes into liquidation
Lower Hutt boat builder and repair company Hakes Marine has been put into liquidation, laying off about 15 staff and moving some work to China, according to a former worker.