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08/02/2012

18-19 February. Please find attached a leaflet about the fun weekend coming up, do make an effort to come along, it should be great to get together and we're trying to put on lots of activities to keep you entertained and hopefully to give you some of you a chance to try something new, buy something new (or old), or to learn something new. Please tell your friends and print off the leaflet and put it up wherever you can. We do want this to happen at Glenorchy, so if there isn't a NW due it will probably get postponed to the following weekend. So keep in touch.

07/02/2012

Results from the Driphone New Zealand National Windsurfing Slalom Championships held at Dunedin Thursday 2nd to Sunday 5th February 2012. Click through for all placings ... all heats also available for download as spreadsheet or pdf

Open;
1st Chris Lockwood (Aus)
2nd Gareth Wood (New Zealand Champion)
3rd Isaac DeVries (Aus)
Women;
1st Annie Crombie
2nd Lucy Waters
3rd Lynne Donaldson
Junior;
1st Laurence Carey
2nd Tom McGregor
3rd Taylor Boyd
Silver Fleet;
1st Bruce Spedding
2nd Mark McGregor
3rd Russell Lund
Veteran;
1st Graeme Evans
2nd Ross Monk
3rd Jim Rodgers
Grand Master;
1st Terry Beentjes
2nd Paul Vliestra
3rd Gavin Jackson
Master;
1st Anton Blijlevens
2nd Nathan Taylor
3rd Luke Watson

07/02/2012

AGM was held last Sunday and a new committee elected. Membership fee is now ONLY $5!!!
Kite/windsurf/buggy before the Surf to City 12 Feb. Alsdo planned - Paintball (while sailing/kiting?), and Kite to Stewart Island and return. Read more..

06/02/2012

More details, full results and videos to follow but here are the main results:
Open Men - Chris Lockwood 1st, Gareth Wood 2nd, Isaac DeVries 3rd
Open Women - Annie Crombie 1st, Lucy Waters 2nd, Lynne Donaldson 3rd
Junior - Laurence Carey 1st, Tom McGregor 2nd, Taylor Boyd 3rd
Masters - Chris Lockwood 1st, Anton Blijlevens 2nd - Nathan Taylor 3rd
Grand Master - Terry Bentjees 1st, Paul Vlietstra 2nd, Gavin Jackson 3rd
Veteran - Graeme Evans 1st, Ross Monk 2nd, Jim Rodgers 3rd
Silver - Bruce Spedding 1st, Mark McGregor 2nd, Russell Lund 3rd

30/01/2012

Club Day Out . Social sailSat 28th or Sun 29th Jan. The BIG Glenorchy Fun Weekend ! 18th/19th Feb. Other events coming up. 25th/26th Feb. tbc. Womens Kitesurf and Windsurf Weekend at Lake Clearwater. All levels welcome.10/11th March. Kitesports Challenge. Christchurch.Sat/ Sun 24/25th March. Club Event 3. South Coast/ Local/ Aviemore. Venue tbc weather dependent.April. Club End of season sail. Local. Venue tbc weather dependent. Click through for more details and other news (heaps!)

10/01/2012

driPhone 2012 NEW ZEALAND NATIONAL SLALOM WINDSURFING CHAMPIONSHIPS. 2nd to 6th February 2012 TO BE HELD Otago Harbour, Dunedin, New Zealand. Organized by: WetClub WaterSports in conjunction with Dunedin Windsports Association & Windsurfing New Zealand. A New Zealand Windsurfing Association sanctioned event. Click through for NOR and Entry form ...

10/01/2012

Welcome to driPhone - sponsor of the 2012 NEW ZEALAND NATIONAL SLALOM WINDSURFING CHAMPIONSHIPS. 2nd to 6th February 2012 TO BE HELD Otago Harbour, Dunedin, New Zealand. Organized by: WetClub WaterSports in conjunction with Dunedin Windsports Association & Windsurfing New Zealand. A New Zealand Windsurfing Association sanctioned event. Click through for NOR and Entry form

19/12/2011

If you haven't registered by the end of December the price goes up and the goodies go down. "No Exceptions"
We need to know the number attending so that we can organise it properly. Too many times we have struggled with only having 15 or so entries right up until the last week or so which leaves the organisers in a huge panic trying to sort out entry packs and trophies and meal table bookings etc etc etc.

13/12/2011

Another reminder that there is only 11 working days (days that the bank will be open), until the end of this month.

At the end of this month the fee for entry into the New Zealand Slalom Nationals will be increasing to $175.00 so be in quick to save yourself a few bucks.

Looking forward to seeing you all.

It’s been an awesome start to our season with some great Nor East winds!

Regards
Paul Vlietstra
On Behalf of Mike Dorking – WetClub WaterSports & Dunedin Windsports Association

http://windsurfingnz.org/content/2012-new-zealand-slalom-nationals

01/12/2011

This is an 18 hour course. There will be a short session on the Monday evening and then all day Tues and Wed. 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.




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