Category Archives: Regionals

Regional Regatta Update 25 March

North of the Bridge at Parua Bay Day 1: 2 RRs completed – order so far: Rangi, Kerikeri, Westlake Boys, Wentworth, Mahu A, Whangarei Boys, Mahu B, Whangarei Girls Central North Islands at Taupo A frustrating day of light and fickle winds, but the final nine races of the first round robin were completed. Lower South Islands at Lake Hood […]

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Lower South Island Regatta

Sunday dawned cool with a light breeze, so teams went afloat, but only 2 races completed before the wind died, but the sun shone. So ashore until just before 2pm, when the forecast light wind came in. 1 round robin completed and teams off the water soon after 6pm. RR2 planned for Monday, with an earlier start time, weather permitting. […]

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2019 Lower North Islands

Final Day Day three lightened off again, but did have the Race Officer re-jig the round robin so that every team had equal chance with all of the boats.  As the wind lightened we did manage to get another complete round robin done meaning three for the regatta.  Really close earlier rounds meant it could have been three or four […]

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Lower NIs & SIs

More pics from Lake Hood on Facebook. DAY 2 Lake Hood – News from Ross, as he & Derry wearily wait for a delayed flight at 8pm Sunday. One full RR for 8 teams, then two more RRs for a gold & silver split, with a repercharge in between. Final result:-  Christchurch Boys Timaru boys Nelson combo St. Andrews Christs […]

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Final Wrap from Top of the South – full sets of results

The regatta was pretty trying for the first two days (both for sailors and the officials) with an unusual easterly weather pattern for Nelson. This brought rain, cold temperatures and shifty winds with the course being set in the lee of the Port Hills beside the harbour. Thankfully the breeze came through on the Saturday (along with the sun) from our natural Northerly […]

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Auckland Cup

Day 1 was a great day with sunshine and steady conditions, however, the breeze was very light. Two Round Robins (split fleet) were completed and everyone was happy. An earlier start Day 2 with plenty of breeze to start 16 +/- knots steady from the NE. The Race Committee thought that they were going to easily march through another round robin […]

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Top of the South

Results from day 2, Waimea and boys top 2 Nelson teams, with Christchurch boys and Marlborough Boys facing each other first thing Day 3. Waimea currently lying in third but with none of the top 3 teams having faced each other (apart from Waimea beating Marlborough boys) all is to play for. Top of South end of Day 2  

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Rangi win North of the Bridge

Day 2 at Algies dawned clear & bright, but the weather deteriorated during the morning, with sailing abandoned about midday, with just 4 races to be sailed to finish RR2. However, this year’s newbies Rangitoto College win, just ahead of Westlake Boys, then Whangarei Boys. North o Bridge Results After a delayed start due to sea and wind conditions, it […]

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Central North Island Regionals at Taupo

Link for photos from Susana https://photos.app.goo.gl/Acsendw4P66URNdG2 DAY THREE The final day started with plenty of time for ‘reflection’!!, but eventually a steady & consistent, albeit light wind, that only required a couple of minor tweaks to the course, as the remaining 16 races of round 2 were completed. Ties were created in the final races of the day, which saw Napier […]

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