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Clean-Up the World Weekend 2010 - what does your sailing spot look like?

Fri 17 Sep 2010 - Sun 19 Sep 2010
Your place

In 2010, the Clean Up the World theme is “Communities caring for nature”. Participating groups will undertake activities such as protecting water sources, planting trees, reducing waste, education and awareness raising.

Clean Up the World partners with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) to inspire and empower communities to "clean up, fix up and conserve their environment" by carrying out initiatives ranging from waste removal and tree planting to water and energy conservation projects.

YNZ - Umpire Seminars – FREE to attend

The schedule of Winter Seminars in Race Management and Instructing is drawing to a close however there are still some places available for those wishing to up skill. Both of these up-coming Umpire Seminars are FREE to attend, but you will need to register in advance.

WWA - Freewave

Sat 18 Sep 2010 - Sun 19 Sep 2010
Wellington

The first round of the 2010 / 2011 WWA Freewave competition will be held in September between 18th and 26th. (which weekend date to be confirmed). The Freewave three-round format is a mixture of freestyle and waves depending on the wind and sailing venue on the day. Even if you don't want to compete, come along and check out the action. http://wwa.camp9.org/events

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

Pre-register using this survey
http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/G7CQCV9

Women's Kite Clinic.

Sat 20 Mar 2010
Wellington

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. http://wwa.org.nz/ for details

Harbour Blast

Sun 21 Mar 2010
Wellington

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 http://wwa.org.nz/ for details.

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