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Putting the Future of Yachting at the Front

Putting the Future of Yachting at the Front

If you’re near the water in Auckland this week and are seeing red, it’s probably because Harken have taken over the Waitemata Harbour.

This week celebrates the start of three top tier national and world youth sailing events in Auckland. Partnering with the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron, home of the America’s Cup, Harken are proud to be the principal sponsor of the Youth International Match Racing Cup, the Youth Match Racing World Championships, and the National Secondary School Keelboat Championship.

Robbie Young, Harken NZ Managing Director commented “at the front is not just a saying synonymous with Harken’s high performance hardware, but it resonates across all parts of the business, including our global sponsorship goals. Harken is well known for supporting both grass roots learn to sail and youth high performance sailing globally and we have a proud history with both youth match racing and secondary schools’ events in New Zealand. By supporting these regattas, we hope to help today’s youth sailors, the future of yachting in New Zealand, be at the front of their game.”

The Harken Youth International Match Racing Cup and the Harken Youth Match Racing World Championships are premier events in the world attracting the best youth match racing teams from all over the globe as well as the best New Zealand talent. Keep up to date with all the latest news and results from on the water, click here.

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