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Sensational sailors!

8 sailors, 7 medals.
Our sensational sailors were welcomed back to Rarotonga yesterday morning in what was an emotional and joyous occasion.more

Back from Aitutaki

Team Cook Islands sailors share the moment with their code sponsor Air Rarotonga on the tarmac yesterday. 09100206more

Sailing in Aitutaki

Beautiful pictures of the Pacific Mini Games 2009 sailing that was held in Aitutaki.more

Helema strikes double gold

Manihiki sailor and newly crowned Laser radial gold medalist Helema Williams will receive a hero’s welcome this morning when she and the Team Cook Islands sailors return to Rarotonga today with their seven medals – three gold, one silver and three bronze.more

Sailors snatch 7 medals

This morning the people of Manihiki will welcome back to Rarotonga their medal winning sailors who made history on the Aitutaki lagoon yesterday.more

Idyllic Venue

Hobie 16 catamarans decorate this beach scene at Aitutaki where the sailing competition of the 2009 Pacific Mini Games comes to a close today.
Cook Islands is a strong contender for medals in the sailing. Final report and photos in tomorrow’s Cook Islands News.more

And the winner is…

There’s already been an outright winner declared in the Pacific Mini Games sailing regatta – Aitutaki lagoon!more

Sailing moments

The Cook Islands Laser standard medal hopes are pinned on these two Manihikians. Junior Charlie (front) is close to winning the gold medal going into the penultimate day today with his compatriot Taua Henry battling for the silver medal against New Caledonia’s Jessee Besson.more

Helema surges ahead in sailing

Manihiki born sailor Helema Williams has the sailing fraternity gathered on Aitutaki in awe.more

Hobie Cat 16s after day four

The Hobies managed to get away for one race on day four and Rudolf Chichemanian continues to dominate this field losing only one race out of five.more

Laser Standards after six races

The Laser Standards having completed six races on day three were beached for the morning session in anticipation of fair winds for the rest of the daymore

Fourth day on the water

The lack of wind has reduced another day of racing in the Aitutaki lagoon.more

PMG Sailing at Akaiami, Aitutaki,

The first day’s racing was shortened because of the delay in the morning re-setting the course.more

First day's saiing

Because it took a while to readjust the race course - there was quite a delayin getting the first race started.more

Meet the Cook Islands sailors

Jan Kristensson is the coach for the Cook Islands sailing team and is also a reserve sailor. Jan has been sailing since he was a child and thoroughly enjoys the sport both for recreation and competitions.more

About the venue

Details for the teams information about our sailing venue in Aitutakimore

Games Time News

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Te Karere Board

Some bad weather affected the sailing programme but it now seems to be back on course.