Few New Zealanders have packed as much into their lives as Penny Whiting. Best known as a yachtswoman and the owner-operator of the Penny Whiting Sailing School, she has also been a swimming champion, international surfing competitor, rugby coach, writer, celebrity speaker, America's Cup and Whitbread commentator and Auckland City Councillor. She has two grown children who also sail, and is now a proud grandmother to five grandchildren. In 1993 Penny was awarded an MBE (Member of the British Empire) for services to sailing.
For a one-on-one sailing learning experience or book Penny for a Private Charter. Two nights and three days sailing, you will be immersed completely in how to live on, manage and sail a boat. You can also learn about the principles of sailing by reading The Penny Whiting Sailing book or watch her Sailing video.
An account of the week's sailing by a student at the Penny Whiting Sailing School
Penny Whiting was award an MBE in 1993 for her Services to Sailing, she has worked as a councillor for Auckland City, authored many books and is Chair of the Auckland Zoo Charitable Trust, as well as many other achievements. Book Penny for an engaging and entertaining speaker.
Penny Whiting provides exclusive premier charters for a one-on-one experience that will teach you all aspects of sailing.