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Southern Lakes Windriders - news updates, events and reminder

Just a quick reminder that we agreed at the AGM to re-establish our 'Incorporated' status, and so we need to have a special meeting to establish this. We need 12 people, so do please turn up, rumour is there may be some free bar snacks !!!
Monday 18th Nov. 2013. at Brazz Bar. Special inaugural meeting to discuss general business and update plans for the season and to become incorporated.
Other news...

Hope you didn't hit any logs out there on the water recently. Wakatipu was on flood alert for some time and the other lakes are all really high so there was an awful lot of driftwood in the water and not much rigging area. Most of the worst is over now, but remember if you're not used to these kind of conditions, its just like on the road, if you're likely to hit something... slow down. The mess to you and your board will be less. So if there's a big log looming ... be very skillful or put the brakes on.

Upcoming club and local events.
- .Club Open Information Day & BBQ. Frankton Beach.. Couple of hours over lunch. Demo gear/ beg. Lessons ? Car boot ? Postponed. This was pencilled in for Nov. Sat 23rd/Sun 24th, but as no other offers of help came forward has been temp. postponed. New date to be fixed at Mondays meeting when hopefully we'll get a few more committed. Contact Sue.
- Nov-Dec. 29th Nov (yes Fri start)- 1st DecLake Hawea Event. Social sail, camping, party at hotel Sat night. Possible events include Downwinder/ freestyle/…. . . Yohann 02108435786.
-Dec 7-8. Kitesurf. Cabrina Wave Classic. Camp out. Waikuku Beach (Christchurch).
- 21/22 Dec. Xmas sail. Glenorchy ?
- Xmas/ New Year. Aviemore. Camping/ Fun Racing.
- 17 Jan. start. Marahau week. (Start of Abel Tasman). Camp out, socialize &kitesurf/windsurf.
- Jan ?? Windsurf Instructors Course. Sue will be running one locally, Contact her if interested.
-Feb. 5-9. Windsurf National Slalom Champs. Dunedin.
-Feb. 5-9. Kitesurf National Freestyle Champs.Christchurch.
-Late Feb. tbc. Womens kite and windsurf weekend. Lake Clearwater.

These events are open to all, everyone welcome.

Club Key Contacts.

Sec; Dean Daniels 0274700533 , Treasurer; Debs,0275987633
Support team; Craig 0272419554, Erin 0211619748, (Beginners QT), Mike (Wanaka), Chris Streat 0274856236 (committee), Sue 027 640 8596 (Co-ordinator/help newsletters)- Kitesurf. Phil Hide and Jim G 021 079 7080 to be asked to be key club contacts for new people to area.
- South Coast sailing. Gavin agreed to continue to be the contact person for sailing down there. He goes regularly and can help advise.. and maybe even share the petrol. Anyone keen contact Gavin 021 994139.
- Text lists/wind alert. Windsurf- Sue 027 640 8596 text to join, Kitesurf- Who ??

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