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Kiwi kitesurfer in world-record attempt

When Louis Tapper sets out to kitesurf a record-breaking 2000 kilometres along the coast of Brazil, he knows achieving his goal could ultimately be beyond his control. The Wellington adventurer, who works as a banker, left for Brazil last night kitted out with a new kiteboard and a feeling of excitement tinged with trepidation.

Plimmerton Boating Club is looking for gear and support to get youth windsurfing started.

Plimmerton Boating Club is looking to get a kid/youth windsurfing programme going alongside its Opti sailing lessons which cost members only $30 for every Wednesday evening 5-7.30pm during daylight saving months, tends to be kids from 8-10 upwards. We are in the process of putting together gear lists and developing grant funding proposals.

Wellington Windsurfing Association news - June 2010

NOT SO WINDY WELLINGTON - In fact this year we had to cancel two Freewaves, two Slalom days, grovelled in the Harbour Blast and got lots of use of our other toys at Lake Ferry … that’s 7 weekend days with no wind...

Wellington Windsurfing Assn. Harbour Blast on this Sunday 21 March

Race between Petone and Eastbourne - direction depends on wind on the day. This is an all in event, you must be confident on the water (water start etc.) but not uber competitive (those guys will gone in seconds).

Race details (pdf) 2010 WWA Harbour Blast.pdf

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Women's Kite Clinic.

Sat 20 Mar 2010

Its time to get more girls out on the water kitesurfing! On Saturday 20 March, Wild Winds and I will be hosting a Women's Kite Clinic. The day will feature lessons with IKO certified instructors, a seminar on training for kitesurfing off the water, tips for girls, and a barbeque social.

Wairarapa Weekend

Sat 17 Apr 2010 - Sun 18 Apr 2010
Lake Ferry, Wellington

Wave sail on the coast, freeride on the lake, or just relax for a weekend at Lake Ferry. for details

Harbour Blast

Sun 21 Mar 2010

Harbour Blast is a downwind 'race' between Petone and Eastbourne, direction depends on wind on the day. Your chance to test your limits, have a go! See for details.

Movie night

Fri 5 Mar 2010

Check out 'Four Dimensions, some local footage and some nostalgia. See for details

Wellington Slalom / GPS

Sat 27 Feb 2010

Slalom, fun racing and GPS speed sailing. Check for details

WWA Free Wave Final Round

Sat 13 Feb 2010 - Sun 14 Feb 2010

09/10 season final round - check for details

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