Murray Rountree Report and Final Results

2018 Murray Rowntree Regatta Race Officer’s Report. This year saw the regatta held at a new venue. The Kapiti club has established this gem at Otaki where the river has been used as a gravel quarry and is now to be developed as a water recreation park. Whilst the surroundings are in a rough state at the moment with the surface underfoot being very […]

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Day 1 Winter Series All Class H/C Results

Sunday August 19 we held the re-scheduled Day 1 of the Winter Series All Class Handicap. Seaview Marina did us proud with great conditions, sunny, warm with a steady northerly, which suited the ‘A’ rig. I was pleasantly surprised with the number of skippers that turned up, as several others are over-seas. enjoying the ‘northern summer’. Great to see a […]

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IOM Autumn Regatta Results

Sunday July 22 event was the IOM Autumn Regatta, the venue was the Seaview Marina. The conditions  prior to the event were dismal to say the least, strong winds with real ‘hairy gusts, and rain. But, it cleared up by the time we arrived at the venue. We ended up with condition that varied  between a light breeze and heavy […]

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Summer Series IOM Fleet Racing Day 5

Sunday June 17 we staged day 5 of the Summer Series IOM Fleet Racing at Seaview Marina. 6 skippers turned up to a  pleasant but variable northerly. It varied between very light to zero at times. John and Ed showed us all how to cope with the conditions, until Ed pulled out with transmitter problems. Great to see Peter ‘on […]

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All Class Handicap Day 4

Sunday May 13 was Day 4 of the all class Handicap racing at Whitby.  Four skippers turned up with their boats.  There was virtually no wind on the lake until the last race which made racing challenging and very slow.  All races were one lap of the course and even then each race was close to 45 minutes resulting in […]

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IOM Autumn Regatta

Sunday May 6 event was an IOM Autumn Regatta and staged at Seaview Marina, it was a very good day’s sailing, despite tough conditions. Rig changes and running repairs caused a few delays. A rare day where A-rig and B-rig were fairly evenly matched–it was never totally obvious which was the best rig for the conditions. Those with A-rig prospered in […]

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