Thursday, 30 September 2010

Trans Tasman Teams’ racing battle next week

by Jodie Bakewell-White

New Zealand will take on Australia at the 2010 Inter-dominion Secondary Schools’ Teams Sailing Championships being run out of Sandspit Yacht Club from 3rd to 6th October.

The three teams representing New Zealand include Kerikeri High School, Tauranga Boys and St Kentigern College.They will go up against the three Australian teams; St Josephs College (SA), St Michael’s School and Guilford/St Virgils College (TAS)

The event has been running annually for four years and this will be the third time New Zealand has hosted the event. New Zealand has won the teams’ trophy three times and will be keen to maintain a good record.

NZTRA are also running an invitation event for girls at the same time. Napier Girls High School, Nelson College for Girls and New Plymouth Girls High School will represent New Zealand; while the three teams representing Australia are Merton Bay College (QLD), Walford Anglican School for Girls (SA) and making up the third team Westlake Girls from New Zealand.

Why not head up next week to Algies Bay and view some top teams racing in the beautiful waters of Kauwau Bay?

Yachting New Zealand