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 Opens Teams 2018

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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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Final Day

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The day started quiet, then the wind came in at speed from the NE – 15knots at the moment with all fleets on the water. Day Five Report Once again a late start to the day with plenty of games and music on the beach to help kill time. We managed to complete RR3 for Silver and Gold fleets. Repechages […]

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Day 3 – A Waiting Game

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Today the wind conditions re-enforced that racing is a waiting game!  The wind was very slow in arriving and whilst we got on the water at the planned time this morning racing was delayed till late in the morning. The wind didn’t stay for long and continued to evade us even with the clouds that loomed in the distance these […]

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