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North Island Board Champs - Formula, Kite, RS:X & Techno 2012 - updated results


Click through for revised results from 2 days racing over the weekend.

North Island Board Champs - Formula, Kite, RS:X & Techno 2012 - results


Click through for results from 2 days racing over the weekend.

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.

Learn to Windsurf Courses

Wed 17 Oct 2012
Tauranga

Summer is fast approaching so its time to shake off those winter blues and get ready to enjoy all that is great about being on the water. Join the Elements Team this October/November and Learn to Windsurf or Improve your skills ready to enjoy a great summer of Windsurfing fun - Sound tempting? Here's How

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.

Elements Watersports Tauranga - What's new this Season

Youth - School holidays and Term 4
Check out our upcoming Youth courses below or visit our website to find out more http://www.elementsonline.co.nz/default.aspx?page=activities.schools

Learn to Windsurf - Start Windsurfing Course
This Windsurfing course is the perfect introduction for juniors
(8 to 18 year olds) wanting to Learn to Windsurf.
Our Beginners course will give you a great introduction to the exciting sport of windsurfing.
During your course you will learn how to sail across the wind, you will learn how to tack and how to launch, set up and look after your kit.

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 disaster - what can you do to help?

Anyone wishing to help the oil recovery effort or report oil should contact 0800 645 774.
Maritime New Zealand are urging people stay off local beaches, saying those ''playing with oil'' and attempting to clean it up are hampering the official Rena response team. Sightings of any affected wildlife should be reported it to 0800 333 771.

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.






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’.

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