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Taranaki Wave Classic 2017

Excellent write up on the TWC -another epic event
http://taranakiwaveclassic.co.nz/taranaki-wave-classic-the-event/super-f...

TWC - Taranaki Wave Classic 2017

Sat 21 Oct 2017 - Mon 23 Oct 2017
Taranaki

1983 was the year that the Taranaki Wave Classic was born, in it’s first guise as the Sirocco Expression Session. Biggie Smithers, along with his board brand Sirocco, ran the first wave sailing contest in Taranaki. It was designed to maximise time on the water for all competitors – this format proved an instant success with 60-70 sailors participating.

Taranaki Wave Classic 2016 report

Taranaki Wave Classic 2016 went off! Hosted by Carbon Art Windsurf Boards, the 2016 event delivered fantastic conditions for both official competition and the ‘unofficial’ practice day on Friday. Pungarehu – the spiritual home of New Zealand wavesailing – came to the party early on the Friday with the traditional south-easterly arriving by late morning. Early bird locals were there and on it well before lunchtime, as well as the visitors appearing from all around the country; eager to get some practice in.

Taranaki Wave Classic 2016

Sat 22 Oct 2016 - Mon 24 Oct 2016
Taranaki

In 2016 the Taranaki Wave Classic is back and as good as ever. It's never to early to book your accomodation and start saving for the best windsurfing event on the New Zealand Windsurfing Calendar. Stay tuned for more information and please like our facebook pages. https://www.facebook.com/events/1655640298021575/

http://www.taranakiwaveclassic.com/

Taranaki Wave Classic 2016

Tue 22 Dec 2015 - Thu 24 Dec 2015
Taranaki

In 2016 the Taranaki Wave Classic is back and as good as ever. It's never to early to book your accomodation and start saving for the best windsurfing event on the New Zealand Windsurfing Calendar. Stay tuned for more information and please like our facebook pages. https://www.facebook.com/events/1655640298021575/

http://www.taranakiwaveclassic.com/

Carbon Art New Zealand Wave Sailing Nationals 2015 goes off!

The 2015 Wavesailing Nationals were held down at Taranaki over the weekend. The forecast was a little sketchy so everyone was stoked to be greeted at Kina Road by blue skies, a bit of wind and some clean sets rolling down the point. With 5/6 people in each heat, light wind on the inside and long lulls between sets, getting two decent waves in 15 minutes was the challenge.

Carbon Art New Zealand Wave Sailing Nationals 2015

Sat 25 Apr 2015 - Sun 26 Apr 2015
New Plymouth, Taranaki

It's on again - the 2015 New Zealand Wavesailing Nationals. This is a WNZ sanctioned event governed by ISAF Windsurfing Competition Rules, the PWA 2006 rule book part 3 wave performance rules, the notice of race, these sailing instructions and the race committee. Notice of Race (NOR) and sailing instructions can be downloaded from here (click through).

North Island Windsurfing Slalom Cup 2014/2015 results

Congratulations to Laurence Carey (NZL-252) for winning the North Island Cup Series despite having to sit out the final round due to injury. Tim Wood , Harry Reed, Luke Watson and Darren Nicholas rounded out the top five positions in the Gold fleet. In the Silver fleet Alex Stroh took first with Rohan Cooke, Bernard carey, John Davies and Ropata Marshall completing the set.

Taranaki Windsurfing Wave Classic 2014

Fri 24 Oct 2014 - Mon 27 Oct 2014
New Plymouth

2014 Taranaki Wave Classic entries are OPEN! Pre-entry required to guarantee a FREE event Tshirt. ‘On the day’ entries accepted but will miss out on Tee. Entry fee includes Free Entry Pack, Free after sail BBQ’s with Free Beers, Free After-Party (with more FREE BEERS!) and entry for all spot prizes! http://www.taranakiwaveclassic.com/

Thomas Traversa is coming to New Zealand

Thomas Traversa, the current King of the RED BULL STORMCHASE is coming to New Zealand in May. Gaastra/Tabou New Zealand is proud to bring one of the best wave sailors in the world to the NZ windsurf community.

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Taranaki / TWC News

27/10/2017

Excellent write up on the TWC -another epic event
http://taranakiwaveclassic.co.nz/taranaki-wave-classic-the-event/super-f...

27/09/2017

1983 was the year that the Taranaki Wave Classic was born, in it’s first guise as the Sirocco Expression Session. Biggie Smithers, along with his board brand Sirocco, ran the first wave sailing contest in Taranaki. It was designed to maximise time on the water for all competitors – this format proved an instant success with 60-70 sailors participating.

28/10/2016

Taranaki Wave Classic 2016 went off! Hosted by Carbon Art Windsurf Boards, the 2016 event delivered fantastic conditions for both official competition and the ‘unofficial’ practice day on Friday. Pungarehu – the spiritual home of New Zealand wavesailing – came to the party early on the Friday with the traditional south-easterly arriving by late morning. Early bird locals were there and on it well before lunchtime, as well as the visitors appearing from all around the country; eager to get some practice in.

23/09/2016

In 2016 the Taranaki Wave Classic is back and as good as ever. It's never to early to book your accomodation and start saving for the best windsurfing event on the New Zealand Windsurfing Calendar. Stay tuned for more information and please like our facebook pages. https://www.facebook.com/events/1655640298021575/

http://www.taranakiwaveclassic.com/

23/09/2016

In 2016 the Taranaki Wave Classic is back and as good as ever. It's never to early to book your accomodation and start saving for the best windsurfing event on the New Zealand Windsurfing Calendar. Stay tuned for more information and please like our facebook pages. https://www.facebook.com/events/1655640298021575/

http://www.taranakiwaveclassic.com/

28/12/2015

If you want to make contact with fellow sailors Facebook is fairly active and up to date, often used to check conditions and arrange meetings on a daily basis.

New Zealand
https://www.facebook.com/groups/windsurfingnz/

Auckland
https://www.facebook.com/groups/219068194128/ https://www.facebook.com/groups/1031714700196583/

Taranaki
https://www.facebook.com/taranaki.windsurfclub

Bay of Plenty (Tauranga/Mt Maunganui)
https://www.facebook.com/Bay-of-Plenty-Windsurfers-161610003899780

Wellington

09/10/2015

Enter the Taranaki Wave Classic!
2015 Taranaki Wave Classic entries are OPEN!

Enter Today to receive a FREE event Tshirt & Goody Bag, Free after sail BBQ’s with Free Beers, After event Dinner & Party and entry for all spot prizes!
The 2015 event runs over NZ Labour Day weekend: 24th – 26th October
TWC Entry: $95 | Youth Entry: $60
All entries are entered into the spot prize draws*
including the AMAZING chance to win a Brand New Carbon Art waveboard of your choice!!!
Be part of the biggest, funnest windsurfing event on the NZ calendar!

11/05/2015

The 2015 Wavesailing Nationals were held down at Taranaki over the weekend. The forecast was a little sketchy so everyone was stoked to be greeted at Kina Road by blue skies, a bit of wind and some clean sets rolling down the point. With 5/6 people in each heat, light wind on the inside and long lulls between sets, getting two decent waves in 15 minutes was the challenge.

24/03/2015

It's on again - the 2015 New Zealand Wavesailing Nationals. This is a WNZ sanctioned event governed by ISAF Windsurfing Competition Rules, the PWA 2006 rule book part 3 wave performance rules, the notice of race, these sailing instructions and the race committee. Notice of Race (NOR) and sailing instructions can be downloaded from here (click through).

09/02/2015

It's normal practice to hold the WNZ AGM at the Nationals as this is the one time when most of those active in the organisation are able to get together. The actual date, time and place are to be confirmed - the practical approach over the last few years is to hold the AGM during down time (which does occur) during the event, i.e. while waiting for wind ... so anyone planning to attend who will not actually be at the event needs to be aware of this and make sure we have your contact details.

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