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SOUTHERN LAKES WIND RIDERS NEWS. JAN 2013

Recent Club AGM
Key news.
*The club has set up a Facebook page to improve networking in the area, its hoped people will use this regularly for wind updates, posting photos and news, notifying people about events, selling gear locally… check it out !!!! Search; Wakatipu Windsurf and Kitesurf Club ‘like it’ and start adding stuff. Huge thanks and well done to Andy and Craig… This is just the start.
* Membs due now..agreed to stay at the minimal $25, car stickers to be produced asap and all contacts to be reminded. Especially those who sail at Jardines…remember access is a privilege granted by the Jardines for club members only. Have option to pay online.
* Few events suggested and contact people, see below for more details.
* Sue gave up as Commodore after many years, see new club contacts throughout the newsletter and at the bottom.

Club South Coast camping weekend.
Jan/Feb. Probably Awarua Bay, looking at doing some instruction for both kiting and windsurfing; Contact Jim; 0210797080
For more serious waves (Colac and Monkey Island) , contact Gavin who goes down regularly and is happy to show people the spots and help out. 021994139

The BIG Glenorchy Fun Weekend !
Mid Feb/March. Chris (Shaw) 0210512905

Other area events coming up.
6-10th Feb. Windsurf National Slalom Champs. Dunedin.
16/17th Feb. tbc. Womens Kitesurf and Windsurf Weekend at Lake Clearwater (nr Xch) . All levels welcome. Contact Sue for more info 027 640 8596.
2/3rd March. Kitesports Challenge. Christchurch.
March. Club Event 3. South Coast/ Local/ Aviemore. Venue tbc weather dependent.
April. Club End of season sail. Local. Venue tbc weather dependent.

Board Repairs- Cromwell.
Robbie our popular local board repairer has moved to Cromwell still worth the trip for good quality repairs and he’d love to hear from anyone sailing on Dunstan. 0275540568.

Windsurfing Wednesdays at Frankton. 4-8.
Starting this Wed & every week through til the end of March. Lessons and rentals available or if you have your own gear just turn up for a social sail and a chat to other sailors. Most weeks there’s a BBQ too. It’s always weather dependent. So tell your friends and family about it… get them on the water too ! Sue 027 640 8596.

Kitesurfing lessons.
Kitesurfing beginner lessons, aiming for private lessons or groups of 2. Qualified instructor; Jim Garner. 0210797080

Go Pro.
The club has a Go Pro camera and helmet attachment for any members to borrow. It’s very user friendly and lots of fun. Contact Andy to book it; 0274552304

Club Gear.
For a few years we have had some intermediate windsurf gear available for use, based in Frankton. This has been well used. Now the club is about to add some beginner gear to this. So if you’d like to use this windsurf gear to help convert your friends and family. Contact. Craig 0272419554 or Erin 0211619748.
We are also looking at getting some training kite gear. Anyone interested in helping the club find gear or using it contact Chris (Streat) 0274856236

Lost
Lost…Large wave fin 28(trad. wave fin system, screw & square washer). Early season One Mile, on the Glenorchy side where kiters usually launch. Contact Sue0276408596

Local Gear for sale.
Lots of older windsurf gear for sale cheap. Full set of older style board (approx 95 L) and rig. $200 complete. (On behalf). Sue 027 640 8596.
Windsurf Board. JP Free style. 93 L. Good cond. Offer $500 + Gavin 021994139.
Windsurf. Short boards (Starboard 99L freeride/ Styrotech) + full rig. Peter Valek 0212586704.
Full intermediate set. Fanatic Shark 130 L + Good quality rig + harness. Offers over $1500. Matt 021942624
Kites. Ozone C4. 5m $900. 8m $1300. Jon Imhof; 021 0250 9560

Memberships due now !
Form attached, print off and send in with a cheque or…you can use internet banking and then send your details to; debs.oddworx@xtra.co.nz

For details of these and other events contact; Andy 0274552304
For admin & newsletters; Katie 0221200197. Or contact the club email, slwindriders@gmail.com
For membership; Debs 0275987633

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