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Windsurfing NZ AGM

Sat 12 Feb 2011

Speights Ale House, Ferrymead. Lots to discuss, please contact us for copies of reports etc. which will be circulated beforehand.

Windsurfing schools meet WNZ standards to get Affiliation

Several windsurfing schools and instructors now meet the standards for equipment and operation set down by Windsurfing NZ. It is hoped that more schools will meet these standards in the future. This program of accreditation and affiliation could become critical in the near future as risk management requirements controlling 'adventure tourism' activities could have a huge regulatory and financial impact on schools. By taking responsibility for our own quality and risk now we may be able to avoid over regulation and prohibitive costs, as well as ensuring that customers get a high standard of tuition and a great experience.

Windsurfing schools sign up to Windsurfing New Zealand standards scheme

Windsurfing schools are signing up to the Windsurfing New Zealand standards for teaching windsurfing. These ensure that the instructors, the location, the facilities and the processes are suitable to give an enjoyable and safe introduction windsurfing.

Special ferry fares available for National Slalom event

The Interislander is offering special rates for people heading south for the National Slalom event in Dunedin.
Details are here.

New Zealand Slalom Nationals & Formula 42 Slalom Oceanics

Wed 16 Feb 2011 - Sun 20 Feb 2011

Repeat of the well organised and popular event with the added bonus of including the Oceanic Formula 42 class as well.

Report from Water Safety NZ AGM, and YNZ AGM 2010

The Water Safety NZ AGM was held in Wellington on Tuesday 19th (Wellington) and I managed to get along to most of it. The YNZ AGM was held on October 2nd which I did not attend (Auckland). Reports from WNZ to both these AGMs are attached.

Freestyle Nationals 2010 - final report

The first New Zealand Freestyle Nationals were held in Auckland from Oct. 1. - Oct 3. 2010.
The forecast, even a couple of days ahead, showed a promising SW flow without any rain on the weather maps and two days with 16-20 knots SW, bingo! ... click title to read the full account

Freestyle Nationals 2010 - wrap up

Alexander wraps up the event (big thank you to him). Not a huge turn out but great to get this event off the ground and there is obviously energy to carry it forward (breaking news, there may be another freestyle event towards the end of the season). Big thanks to all other sponsors and volunteers that helped make this event possible. Read the analysis of where we could go next with this discipline...

National Freestyle Champs results - full report to follow

Round 1 Friday
1. Thomas Davies 2. Tom Taylor 3. Pete Smith 4. Lawrence Carey 5. Bruce Sellar 6. Jill Cooper
Round 2 Saturday
1. Thomas Davies 2. Tom Taylor 3. Lawrence Carey 4. Pete Smith 5. Jill Cooper 6. Bruce Sellar
1. Thomas Davies 2. Tom Taylor 3. Pete Smith 4. Lawrence Carey 5. Bruce Sellar 6. Jill Cooper
Full report soon.

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