Seeing kids fall in love with sailing is the ultimate reward

Bev Warner

Sailing Director

Bevan Warner

I learned to sail on my home Lake of Taupo when I was about 10, in a good old Optimist. Sailing is good fun, peaceful and an awesome way to experience the great outdoors. Read More

Blake Nicholson

Head Coach

Blake Nicholson

I started sailing at Murrays Bay when I was 9 in an Optimist, and progressed through to the Green and Open fleets. I then moved on to sail P-class, Starling, 29er, 420 and most recently, Laser Radial. Read More

Patrick Londeen

Coach

Patrick Londeen

I learned to sail on a lake in Kansas when I was about nine, after my parents bought a 22ft Trailer Sailor. I love the combination of cruising and exploring new places, and I also love competing and racing. Read More

Andrew Goldfinch

Coach

Andrew Goldfinch

I learned to sail when I was 13, at NBYC in a Starling. I love sailing because it makes you feel completely free and able to forget about everything else. Read More