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June Update

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It has been confirmed that the 2019 Secondary Schools Nationals will be held at Algies Bay, Warkworth. Registration & Briefing Saturday 20 April, with racing starting Sunday 21 & going through to include Friday 26 April, with delayed start on Anzac Day. Note that this period includes Easter next year, so accommodation, etc could be at a premium. Calendar 2018 […]

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Opens Report

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2018 G.J. Gardner Homes New Zealand Open Team Sailing National Championship in Kerikeri After a ten-year absence on the NZ yachting calendar, the New Zealand Open Team Sailing National Championship is back! Northland’s Queen’s Birthday storm did not deter 10 teams from around NZ gathering at the Kerikeri Cruising Club to compete. Teams came from as far afield as Christchurch, Nelson, […]

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Opens RR1

Opens 2018 RR1

Racing postponed initially, then boats went afloat only to find the wind hadn’t filled in, so back ashore after 2 hours of waiting. Soon after arriving on shore the breeze came in, with the first race of RR1 starting just after midday. Racing continued all afternoon, with all 45 races of RR1 completed before dark. Order after tie breaks:- The […]

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Opens 2018

Opens Trophy

Boats were set up by a great band of helpers on Friday afternoon. An early call was made at 8.45am Day 1 to cancel racing for the day due to high winds. The plan is to start racing 9am Day 2, weather permitting. Check out https://www.facebook.com/NZ-Open-Team-Racing-Nationals-1811568765805028/ Opens Teams 2018

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IT’S A WRAP

WC TR 2018 Nats

Final words from the event’s Roving Reporter, Robyn Boswell (Wellington College) The 2018 Secondary Schools Teams Racing Nationals is over for another year. Congratulations to the winners: Auckland Grammar win Nationals for the 2nd year in a row. Westlake Boys 2nd Christchurch Boys 3rd. Napier Girls top girls’ school again. This year it was clear that Tāwhirimātea (God of the wind and storms) […]

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