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12/10/2016

The Queenstown Windsurf and Kitesurf Club will be holding this year's AGM on Wednesday the 19th of October.
Everyone welcome. Come along, and meet some of the members and find out what will be going on for the year.
Venue TBC (if you know somewhere that would be suitable for a couple of hours for 10-20 people then let me know!)
Note time tbc (7:00pm is a guess for now)
\https://www.facebook.com/QueenstownWindsurfAndKitesurfClub/

05/10/2016

Any kiters want to learn to windsurf ? Or any friends wanting to learn ?
I (Sue Bradley) am running an instructors course this weekend at Frankton in QT and still need some students for a free lesson for my potential instructors to practice on. Can you pass the word. First in get the places. Women and men for this one. Sat 4pm. Need to book with me first. Will just need towel and swimsuit and a positive attitude. :)

Hope you're all dusting off your gear as you pack your snow gear away. A few of us went to Glenorchy yesterday and a couple to Crighton today. Its not that cold !!!

23/09/2016

The long time running, legendary South Island Cup first round is on the last weekend in November in Dunedin. The second round is the following weekend in Christchurch. Come and catch up with those that you haven't seen since last season!
https://www.facebook.com/events/517740448414965/

28/08/2016

Coming soon to Queenstown or Dunedin.
7-9th October 2016.
$350.
Long weekend. Fri night. Full days Saturday & Sunday
Windsurf New Zealand qualification. Instructors card.

Course includes;
Observation & analysis of a class.
Outline of WNZ “Basic Teaching System”.
Simulator practice.
Personal Sailing Skills. Towing Practice. Self Rescue Practice
Rescue training.
On Water model lessons with real students.
Basic theory relevant to beginners; sialing theory, wind & weather, safety…
Sessions on; Group control, Safety issues, What makes a good instructor ?

28/08/2016

Windsurfing Instructor Course, AGM (date TBC), snowkiting ...
Hope you're having a great winter and getting up the mountain for some skiing. For those who are interested there are a lot of snow kiters in town this week, heading out for fun together. If you're interested in this check out the Snow Kite facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/SNOW-KITE-NZ-188573817836835/ or ring Tim Stockman. 021542770. Tim can organise lessons for you too if you're keen.

28/12/2015

If you want to make contact with fellow sailors Facebook is fairly active and up to date, often used to check conditions and arrange meetings on a daily basis.

New Zealand
https://www.facebook.com/groups/windsurfingnz/

Auckland
https://www.facebook.com/groups/219068194128/ https://www.facebook.com/groups/1031714700196583/

Taranaki
https://www.facebook.com/taranaki.windsurfclub

Bay of Plenty (Tauranga/Mt Maunganui)
https://www.facebook.com/Bay-of-Plenty-Windsurfers-161610003899780

Wellington

28/12/2015

Hope you had a good Xmas and wishing you all the best for a Happy New Year and lots of fun adventures in 2016. Hope you’ve all been getting lots of sailing in. The water at last is really warming up.. so get on out there and have some fun. Couple of winges to start I’m afraid but bear with us… that’s one of the reasons we need a club, to protect kiting and windsurfing spots in the area. Better news later in the newsletter.

One Mile Sailing.

11/12/2015

The weather forecast is for westerlies, some possible brief rain on Sat but otherwise looking good. So bring all your toys and come stay over for a party on the Sat night too. Remember the hotel are doing cheap rate rooms so say you're here for the event if booking. Nothing structured, just turn up and play and see us in the pub after. !

Hope to see lots of you up there.

Sue 0276408596.

29/11/2015

Come to Glenorchy for a fun weekend of sailing together. Nothing special structured but we’ll have the BBQ,club trainer kite, windsurf gear and SUP there too. Bring your own other toys so you can enjoy this lovely area whatever. The Glenorchy Hotel are once again doing special room & backpacker rates or there’s camping nearby. (Backpacker beds are 25.00 each Hotel ensuite rooms are 95.00 and hotel non facility rooms are 80.00.) We’ll be planning on getting very social on the Sat night and there may be a band. Bring you dancing mojo !

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