About

The Sail-World.com websites are visited by sailors, ex sailors, non-sailors and wanna-be sailors from all over the world. They include professional sailors, racing sailors, dinghy and keelboat sailors, cruising sailors and power boaters both young and old, with all looking for news and articles of interest to them. The active boaters amongst its readership include many boat owners and crew members, some of which are regular contributors to Sail-Worlds stories, with all being potential clients for our advertisers.

Sail-World.com has continued to expand its sites over the past 17 years to now have sites in NZ, AUS, USA, Canada, UK, Europe and  Asia. Each week more than 200,000 e-newsletters are sent to subscribers around the globe as regionalised newsletters covering their local news plus other international news.

This website is created by the New Zealand arm of Sail-World.com to provide the necessary information to help towards a decision to advertise your website, company, product, service or event on Sail-World.com. The New Zealand website is owned and edited by Richard Gladwell with Colin Preston the contact for advertising sales.

Sail-World New Zealand’s Editor – Richard Gladwell is highly regarded in the NZ and global marine media plus the general media as one of the go to journalists on sailing issues. A freelance sailing correspondent since 1983 with NZ Nautical News, Boating NZ (founder), New Zealand Yachting, Sailing New Zealand, and Pacific Yachting magazines. He has specialised in the America’s Cup, Whitbread and Volvo Ocean Races plus Olympics including reporting from the 2008, 2012 Olympics and 2010 and 2013 America’s Cup for Sail-World.com. The ex commodore of the Takapuna and the Wakatere Boating Clubs Richard has also served on the Yachting NZ board and YNZ Olympic committee. His yacht racing included the Admirals Cup, Southern Cross Cup, Flying Dutchman, Contenders and Soling racing at a National and International level. This ex ISAF International Umpire and Judge is also on the America’s Cup Hall of Fame selection panel. A consultant during the early stages of the ‘Virtual Spectator’ software he is now Sail-World.com/NZ’s editor and Editor-at-Large for Sail-World.com internationally.

ColinPrestonAdvertising Sales – Colin Preston.
An ex engineer and tutor Colin has been with Sail-World.com since 2007 as New Zealand’s sales representative. Born into a boating family who had raced Mullet boats and 18 footers plus an uncle who crewed a Sydney Hobart winner Colin continues the family passion for sailing following a childhood of cruising the Hauraki Gulf.
Colin has 45 years of sailing many keelboat classes, races and regattas. Two SSANZ 2 Handed Series wins in a Farr 1020, a 3rd Masters in one of 3 OKI 24hr Laser races and podium places in many other crewed yachts keep him keen for more. These days he can be found racing on a Beneteau First 45, Etchells or other keelboat around Auckland’s harbour.

Advertisers can select to advertise on their own customised selection of our sites and newsletters to reach the eyes of thousands of our readers within their desired regions and boating interests. Advertising includes both the display ads and the ability to publish their own stories on the sites and newsletters.

Due to the many sites, ad sizes, etc. associated with advertising, this info website has been created to try and deliver the answers required in a series of short two minute videos. The FAQ section may also be of some help towards a making an advertising decision however with costs dependent on several factors, you will need to contact Colin Preston directly to discuss some options.

Therefore information provided on this website should be viewed as a guide on what advertising options are currently available on Sail-World.com. These options and features may change as the sites are constantly updated and upgraded over time.

Please contact us for a custom package to suit your advertising and marketing needs.