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Masters Games: Great-grand-master Rex Sellers sailing solo off Torbay

April 25th, 2017

If Rex Sellers has learned one thing from his "comeback" to competitive sailing at the World Masters Games, it's that he misses his mates.Coming off the water at Torbay on Sunday afternoon, having completed four of the 14 scheduled races for his Weta-class fleet, the wily old salt reflects on...

Former America's Cup winner links up with dad for World Masters Games

April 25th, 2017

A seven-time America's Cup sailor is taking a break from yachting around the world to link up with someone a bit more local - his dad.Murray and Tony Rae will compete as a father-and-son duo in the Weta Double Handed sailing event at the World Masters Games which kicked off...

Sellers has wind in his sails again for shot at World Masters

April 12th, 2017

Rex Sellers admits he's got the sailing bug again.It was an affliction he had for a number of years, collecting a couple of Olympic medals along the way as he established himself as one of the world's best Tornado sailors, but he didn't do much competitive sailing after the 1996...

Sailing legends go head to head at NZ WetaFest 2017

March 07th, 2017

Manly Sailing Club was the host for this year's 9th NZ Weta National Championships.32 sailors came to race at WetaFest to prepare for the World Masters Games being held April 21-30. The sailors ranged in experience and included some of NZ’s sailing legends notably Rex Sellers along with Kim and...

Big Day Out

February 07th, 2017

The trip took exactly 10 hours, maybe a 10-15 knot NE would be a more consistent direction. It was a bit touch and go around Hooks Bay with almost nil wind. Anyway, lots of fun chasing down the big boats all day and learnt a bit more.

Red Beach to Mansion House Bay, NZ

November 30th, 2016

Had a great sail with the kids on Saturday, we even set a new pb speed of 29.6kph (16knots). Red Beach to Mansion House Bay and back and even had a pod of dolphins with us for 5 minutes.

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