All Class Winter Handicaps Day 1

On Sunday August 20 day 1 of the All Class Handicap Winter Series was held despite the weather at Aotea Lagoon. 4 IOM’s arrived to be greeted with a definite ‘A’ type southerly, the only thing wrong was the gusts, which were long and hard — a good ‘C’ rig. we decided on the ‘B’ rig and proceeded to brave […]

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Murray Rountree Regatta Results

There was no ‘Club Sailing’ on 22,23 July as such. The reason being, we staged the 2017 Murray Rountree Regatta at Whitby Lake, Porirua. Despite the weather, we entertained 9 skippers from as far away as Auckland and Tauranga, with the remaining 5 skippers being from our own club. Saturday was NOT a desirable day by any means. Wet and […]

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IOM Winter Regatta

The event held Sunday 16 July at the Seaview Marina was the IOM Winter Regatta. Six skippers arrived on site, to be greeted with a light, cold, northerly breeze with overcast skies.  We started the sailing quite late, due to a visit by a potential ‘new member’.  John spent time with him and the rest of us obliged, by delaying […]

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AC15 Match Racing Results July 2

‘The event staged at Seaview Marina on Sunday July 2 was Day 1 of the Winter series AC15 Match Racing. The marina was like a mill pond when we arrived with a very light northerly ‘draft’, fortunately the tide was in and the ‘draft’ made sailing the AC15’s almost possible–believe me, if the tide had been out, we would have […]

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Summer Series All class Handicap Day 5

The event yesterday was the final day of the Summer Series All Class Handicap, and was staged at the Aotea Lagoon. Four hardy souls arrived, to be greeted by a good southerly (I cant remember the last time we struck a southerly at this site) and what a change from the normal un-predictable northerlies that we normally put up with […]

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2017 – MURRAY ROUNTREE TROPHY & C0MMODORE’S CHALLENGE

2017 – MURRAY ROUNTREE TROPHY & C0MMODORE’S CHALLENGE Hosted by:                   Wellington Radio Yacht Club     Venue: Whitby Lower Lake, 74 Discovery Drive, Whitby, Porirua  5024   Eligibility:  The regatta is open to any International One Metre Class Yacht, the owner of which is a current financial member of a radio yacht clubaffiliated to their National Association.   Event nourishment:    The […]

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