This international event sailed last week in Australia.

NZ had 2 skippers there. Graham Watson from Northland who finished 6th overall and first in Masters division, and Mark Shakeshaft (Shakey) from Auckland who finished in 29th.

Both of these guys are new to RC sailing with Mark only having had his boat a few months,

A small but growing fleet of RC Lasers are sailed in NZ in Northland, Auckland, Rotorua, Wellington and Dunedin. A strict one design class that you can get into for around $1000.00 (Excluding radio) but including the 4 rig size options.

More info is available on the NZ website at www.rclasersailing.org.nz  or the facebook page at RC Laser Sailing NZ