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Everything You Need to Know For BOISW

BOISW is the biggest regatta of its kind in New Zealand, and with over 100 boats registered, this year looks to be no different. Get your team race-ready with our tips and tricks to guide you around the race course and prepare for the ultimate racing experience here at the Bay of Islands!


Daily Weather Updates

 North Sails have teamed up with Roger Badham and Clouds to provide daily weather forecasts every morning before racing. Make sure to download the BOISW App for updates.


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Make Sure Your Boat Is Race Ready

With many variables in sailing outside of our control, it is important to make sure your yacht is cleaned, light, and ready to be used with ease once your sails and crew are added.


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The Importance Of Communication On The Downwind Leg

Steering off the wind, on reaches and runs, requires a coordinated effort between helmsman and spinnaker trimmer.


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Make Every Tack Count

The difference between a good tack and a poor one can be measured in boat lengths and when racing is tight, superior tacks will allow you to break free from, or keep control of, a rival.


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Certified Service Guaranteed

Bay of Islands Sailing Week is just around the corner, and your North Sails team of experts will be onsite and ready to help you with all of your sail care needs. North Sails is a long-time sponsor of BOISW, and we are back again this year to help make sure you are ready to race.


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