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Marahau - social week

Tue 17 Jan 2012 - Tue 24 Jan 2012
Marahau / Sandy Bay - Nelson

Marahau Outdoor Education Centre. Great spot for all sorts of activities on and off the water, very kid friendly as well. Dormitory and camping, good facilities. Check out http://marahau.winzurf.co.nz/ for details. This is a private event so please contact Bruce (https://www.facebook.com/windsurfer) if you are interested or want more information .Where is Marahau?

Youth Windsurfing Slalom Clinic

Sat 17 Dec 2011
Lake Pupuke, Auckland

Extend your skills - make friends - have fun. SPOT PRIZES provided by Carbon Art Meet 11am outside the boat club. $10 per person. Bring your own equipment (Technos welcome) or hire from Madloop Windsurfing School and your own lunch. TO REGISTER YOUR ATTENDANCE here or email youth@windsurfingnz.org
Due to wind conditions and safety concerns, the youth slalom clinic which is being held this Saturday, December 17th, will be at LAKE PUPUKE instead of Takapuna Beach as originally advertised.

Taranaki Wave Classic 2011 - update

If you’ve entered this year’s Taranaki Wave Classic you’ll be pleased to know that over the past month Taranaki’s wind and wave gods have been delivering the goods, with the locals enjoying great sessions at all their favourite spots, including some classic Waitara and Pungarehu action. Yep – you heard it right – Pungas is back online for the new season, complete with solid swell and the occasional orca coasting by. We’ve even had a few Aucklanders do the hell day mission down here to score some great Waitara conditions and get in some sneaky pre-TWC practice!

Green fleet Techno and other board types

Sat 10 Dec 2011
Auckland - Nth Shore

December 10 at Wakatere Boating Club, Narrowneck Beach, “green fleet” techno class but novices on other board types welcome, family friendly club, check www.wakatere.org.nz for NOR and other information.

Jennifer McIndoe

Ph 445 9073

New youth windsurfing website launched

Are you a kid or parent looking for more information about youth windsurfing in New Zealand? This is the website for you. Here you can find out about:Schools and clubs, competition pathways, where to buy windsurfing equipment, fun windsurfing events and competitions and how you can have your say...

Murrays Bay Learn to Windsurf Group

Sun 30 Oct 2011
Auckland

Murrays Sailing Club will be starting a learn to windsurf group in conjunction with Madloop windsurf school. This will be open to sailors from 8 to 15 years.
The group will start out with lessons at the Madloop wind surf school from the 30th October and then the group will continue on at Murrays Bay after Christmas. The aim is to get more sailors racing the Techno 293 Board.

If you already know how to windsurf but now want to learn to race we will also form a green fleet group that you can join to gain windsurfing experience and learn to race.

Beginners windsurf school

Sat 8 Oct 2011
Christchurch

Naval Pt Yacht Club - High tide 2.45pm

Life's a breeze - windsurf into summer

Sat 22 Oct 2011 - Sun 30 Oct 2011
New Zealand wide

The winds are stronger, the days are longer so its time to get that windsurfer thats been lurking in your garage out. Check everything is still working and safe, and get back onto the water.

Starting with the Taranaki Wavesailing Classic, one of New Zealands biggest and most social event on the windsurfing calendar, this week will feature a number of activities around the country to mark the start of the 'windsurfing season'.

Nevin Sayre - Broadening the scope of junior programs

Before Nevin Sayre was a five-time U.S. National Windsurfing Champion, he was a four time college sailing All-American. Sayre not only understands the competitive side of sailing, he understands that competition isn’t what sailing is all about. So it is no shock to him that the sport in the U.S. is struggling to turn youth sailors into life sailors, because the focus in most junior programs is to turn youth sailors into youth racers. Here he explains:

WWA Pauatahanui Fun Day - Sunday 5 December 10am

Join us at Pauatahanui Inlet on Sunday for the WWA fun day. Bring your friends, kids and the rest of the family along, meet new (and old) members for freeride, free-style and free-bbq! Directions to Motukaraka Point at Pauatahanui Inlet can be found on our local spots pages here (http://wwa.org.nz). Look for the WWA flag. Non-members and new members welcome! The Inlet is pretty hard on the feet, so be sure you and your kids have footwear suitable for in the water.

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