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TYPBC Wind Week

Sat 15 Dec 2012 - Fri 21 Dec 2012
Tauranga

Windsurfing NI Champs - For kiteboards, Formula, Techno and RS:X windsurfers (any boards and sails for beginners).Bruce Kendall Coaching - Bruce Kendall with come to TYPBC to run a coaching clinic for RS:X and Techno windsurfers. - This clinic will run immediately after the Windsurfing NI Champs hosted at TYPBC and will be in the first week of the school holidays. Learn to windsurf course - Kulim Park.

Busy weekend in Tauranga and Auckland for windsurfing!

Tauranga Fun Racing & Auckland Slalom Series! You are spoilt for choice if you are a windsurfer in the upper North Island this weekend. Click through to see all the details, but mainly remember its for everyone, whatever your level you'll get lots of support.

Tauranga Windsurfers - Spring Racing 2012

Sat 22 Sep 2012 - Sun 23 Sep 2012
Tauranga

"After the fun and success of last year's windsurf event at Fergy Park, Tauranga we are doing it all again as you have hopefully already seen and heard.

Last year's format of easy, simple and short across the wind races went down well so the plan is to keep the same format, here are the details, please pass on and help spread the word, book it in your diary and updated info will come out as we get closer.

When : Weekend 22nd 23rd September
1030 Briefing and top tips to see you flying past others.
1st Race starts at 12pm.

Sail number registration - all club members are entitled to one so get yours now!

You are required to be a member of an affiliated club to take part in WNZ sanctioned events - this is a requirement of the insurance cover WNZ provides to clubs. Events may also require you to have a sail number.

Rena update - what beaches are open?

http://www.maritimenz.govt.nz/Incident/public.asp#beach_access This page contains the most up to date information regarding the grounding of the cargo ship Rena on the Astrolabe Reef 12 Nautical miles off the coast of Tauranga and the ongoing salvage and clean up operation.

Rena New Zealand's worst maritime environmental disaster

Environment Minister Nick Smith has labelled the Rena New Zealand's worst maritime environmental disaster, with oil expected to wash-up on shores for months to come. Since Rena ran aground on Astrolabe Reef off Tauranga last Wednesday, an estimated 350 tonnes of heavy fuel oil has leaked from its ruptured hull into the Bay of the Plenty. More than 1300 tonnes and 200 tonnes of diesel is still on board. Fears the ship would break up and its 1368 containers fall in to the sea have been growing as bad weather continues.






WNZ INSTRUCTORS TWO DAY TRAINING COURSE

Sat 12 Nov 2011 - Sun 13 Nov 2011
Auckland

WNZ INSTRUCTORS TWO DAY TRAINING COURSE = BASIC INSTRUCTOR.
Date/Venue: 15/16 October 2011 Auckland. Master Instructor, Pete Smith
Cost:$350
For further details contact 0274 845010 akwindsurf@gmail.com
Registration form and details can be downloaded below soon

INTRODUCTION
This is an 18 hour course. This allows full content of course to be learned and practiced thoroughly before Instructors gain their qualification and teach 'real' students, and for the course timetable to be tailored to make the best of the weather and tide conditions.

Elements Watersports Spring Racing - The Match Report

Another magic Tauranga morning raised a few concerns early on, but those enthusiastic competitors who had made the effort to roll down to Fergusson Park early were more than happy to register and wait. Along with Alexander from A’ND Distribution, some of Auckland’s finest sailors had also made the trip down for a bit of ‘Bay action’.

Tauranga Spring Racing - later start

We will be delaying kickoff tomorrow till 11am due to a lighter forecast for the morning. Prospects for the pm and Sunday still good.
Please get in touch with Peter for any further updates.
Phone : 0800 4 TOPAZ / 0800 486 729
Mobile : +64 (0)21 369 807 or +64 (0)275 369 807
Email : info@elementsonline.co.nz

Tauranga Spring Racing - it's all on!

Here is a quick reminder about the fun windsurfing to be had this weekend at Fergy Park.
The wind is looking promising, especially the early to late arvo.
There will be a Coffee Cart serving up the morning caffeine hit and snacks.

Kick of is at 10am, this is for registrations, an explanation of how the fun racing will work but also hits and tips on tactics and going fast :) Not to mention to get a good look at some great kit that’s on its way for us all to check out.

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