This season the plan is to provide a smorgasbord of opportunities for our windsurfers. For the Wakatere Windsurfing Calendar for the 2015 - 2016 season - CLICK HERE
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Gary Hill / Wakatere Windsurfing Rep
The Raceboard Nationals and the finals of the Kendall Cup are coming up this weekend at Manly. Follow the Association Facebook page for all the details -
The Kendall Cup Regatta will now be at Manly 28-29 March and combining with the Raceboard and Formula Nationals.
The RS:X and Techno will be sailing in a combined fleet with the Raceboards and can either enter just the Kendall Cup for $50.00 entry or the Kendall Cup and the Raceboard Nationals for $100 entry.
If you enter both, your score will be included in the season series results for the Kendall Cup and because both the RS:X and Techno fit into the Raceboard class rules you can also compete for the age group division titles in the Raceboard Nationals.
it will be a great weekend with sailors from all around the country attending. Let's hope for a good breeze.
As always, contact our Wakatere class rep Gary Hill if you need any assistance or have questions about your regatta entry. See our CONTACT US page.
During the winter months stay in touch with the RSX & Techno facebook page for information on informal winter coaching, racing and group gatherings. There is no official programme, it's based on news and events as they arise - RSX & Techno facebook
For enquiries about sailing at Wakatere next season, contact our Windsurfing Class Rep Gary Hill - email@example.com
30 Jan 2015
The summer break has been amazing with lots of opportunities to get out on the water for a sail.
We have just returned from a great windsurf coaching clinic and Nationals in Lyttelton. Three days of racing with 3 races back to back in 16 to 20 knots. Results can be seen on the RS:X and Techno Facebook site. The Slalom Nationals are this week at the same venue.
Photo from 2015 RS:X & Techno Nationals
Wakatere's Harrison Hill won the 8.5 Youth Men's National title at Lyttelton 26 Jan 2015. Not a big fleet but they all sailed amazingly in 18 - 25 knots in 9 races over 3 days. See photo. He was 4th overall racing against Natalia Kozinska and Joe Sterling from Australia. It was a great regatta.
We are now into the second half of our season's coaching and racing.
Great to see all the new sailors from around the country and amazed at the commitment and level of sailing - windsurfing is in good health. Notable word is getting around about our Raceboard fleet with past experts looking forward to a new regatta at Wakatere in March. Stay tuned for details.
This Sunday 1st Feb 2015 is the Volvo National Sailing & Boating Day and we have Morning Coaching and the Masonic Cup as our club afternoon race. We will welcome visiting sailors in the afternoon (no visitors entry fee) and run a really simple sausage sizzle and drinks at the bar after sailing.
The Masonic Cup is a Harbour Race around to the Yellow mark and then home. Very cool day on the Briny.
Please let me know if you'll be attending 10am coaching this Sunday or any other Sunday.
GARY HILL / Wakatere BC Windsurfing rep / firstname.lastname@example.org
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