Opti Info Night: Our Optimist Information Night will be on Tuesday 22 September at the club. (This is different to the date on our programme). This is for all Optimist sailors and parents at all levels to find out more about our coaching options and overall focus this season. Input welcome.
Sunday Opti Programme: There will be a change to the Sunday Programme this season. The C1 & C2 groups will continue as before with parent coaches while the Sunday morning Race Group that starts at 10:30 will have a qualified coach and the fees will reflect this change. to be advised
The Sunday Programme will start on Sun 27 Sept. Bookings will be open shortly on our Wakatere Bookings page
Opti Open & Green Fleet Coaching: The after school and Saturday coaching programme for the Open 5*, Open 4* and Green Fleet will start after daylight savings begins (27 Sept) and after the Stack Winter Champs.
Learn to Sail: We are running four Learn to Sail courses during the Sept/Oct 2015 school holidays. Those on our waiting list have been advised. It operates on a first come, first served basis.
If you have access to your own Opti to use for the course and the course is fully booked, contact our Coordinator for an additional placement. Course info - Wakatere Booking page
Membership: All sailors must be members of Wakatere BC to receive coaching at Wakatere. It must be renewed each season (Sept-Sept). See our membership app - click here
1. Sunday 20th September - Bart’s Bash at Wakatere. One short race at Wakatere and lots of fun sailing alongside adult classes. Some Olympic sailors, world class Maxi sailors & AC sailors to mingle with. Our juniors will be well looked after so get your online entry and don’t wait for race day. We won't send you out if the weather isn't great but we need your online entry now.
- Wakatere Regatta Docs page with race information
- Barts Bash website to SIGN UP
2. 2nd – 4th October Stack Winter Champs. Pre-regatta coaching 29 – 30 Sept / Regatta 2 – 4 October. Conveniently in the school holidays, many juniors make the most of this week. Murrays Bay Sailing Club