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Day 5 Report

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The final day of racing got off to a slow start with some light wind and rain delaying the racing until 1000. Despite the rain, the north-easterly winds kept the chill away for the sailors and race officials, which was a nice change from the rest of the week. The slow racing tested sailors’ patience and light wind sailing abilities. […]

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Final Day

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Racing is being postponed until 10am. Silver fleet results so far for RR3 are available under ‘Results’ & the technical glitch is being resolved for the live scoring. Check out this link from Sarn Elliott of www.aeromedia.co.nz for drone coverage on Thursday. https://mega.co.nz/#!LUhljToI!qrPRVpWSwc2aCw6-6SvXKQ8HUqqSXZCYLkhx8bqBCFc Day 4 Report Due to the lack of bronze fleet sailing on day three, four extra sets of […]

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Moving About

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Day 4 sees the bronze fleet sailing in 8 sets of boats to help speed up the completion of their second round robin. The gold/silver fleets, in 4 sets of boats, are completing their 2nd RR, then moving slowly into the next RR, following the repechage. Thursday’s breeze was much stronger than forecasted with race officials recording in excess of 20 […]

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Update

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Racing start delayed due to 25 knot winds – looking for another site on the lake. Local forecast is for winds to ease off. Wednesday’s racing got underway with a solid 10 knots, as both courses headed out to complete round robin one. The sailors were kept onshore slightly longer than predicted in order to keep them warm whilst the […]

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Day 1 plus photos

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We had a slow start to the regatta with a postponement for just under an hour due to a lack of wind, which continued to plague the fleets for the first half of the day, with a number of races having to be re-sailed due to reaching the time limit. In the afternoon the breeze got up to a steady […]

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First Day

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The 2015 Teams Sailing Nationals is underway now today in Taupo. Over the last two days we have had an umpire seminar convened by Jim Park, which was attended by 15 new and experienced umpires. All thirty teams entered for this year’s nationals attended the formal briefing last night in the Great Lakes Centre, after completing weigh in at the Lake […]

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Top of the South Regatta

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Congratulations to Marlborough Boys for winning the 10 team regatta at Picton, followed by Christchurch Boys and Queen Charlotte College. For a full report and results Top of the South Regatta Also for more pics from the Central NIs try these links Day 1 CNI 2015 https://www.dropbox.com/sh/mun4m4m7gbwatt4/AAD6LF6Br5rNCelAQvAMKYBSa?dl=0 Day 2 CNI 2015  https://www.dropbox.com/sh/pxblkyayukqbtgn/AAAVN5aHASWJ2gOMiWA14-8-a?dl=0    

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