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Southern Lakes Windriders - Glenorchy Fun Weekend

Saturday, December 6, 2014 - 10:00 - Sunday, December 7, 2014 - 17:00
Glenorchy, Queenstown

Find attached and below more information about the Clubs' Glenorchy Fun weekend coming up this next weekend. Its shaping up well to be a really good one, with lots of fun activities planned, oodles of prizes, a band specially on at the pub Saturday night, cheap accomodation, and even a photo competition for friends, family and locals to get involved with. Read on.. and pass on the leaflets attached. See you there we hope....

Activities planned include;
'Try it sessions' for; land kite flying with special trainer kites, SUP's and windsurfing. Daily Fastest speed (with GPS to borrow so all can join in). Freestyle sessions. Windsurf Gybing clinic with top level instructor. Sausage sizzles. Even a trip over the Kinloch for coffee on the lawn (Kayaks and SUPs welcome to join)...
There'll be a daily draft timetable of events at the 'event hub'.. look for the flags.

Saturday Night Social.
The Glenorchy Pub have put on some live music specially. The musicians are rumoured to be pretty good having appeared on TV and played with top bands. We're hoping we can view some footage of the days activities on the big screen too.

No campground at Glenorchy any more we're afraid its temporarily closed. Self contained vans only can go down past the marina area where Dart River go from.
There are several places you can choose from to stay locally.

Glenorchy Hotel are offering some very cheap rates for the event;

Backpackers bed 20.00 per person either twin share or bunk rooms.
Hotel ensuites 90.00 per room king bed.
Non ensuite rooms 80.00 twin share or Queen size bed.
Ring 03 442 9902 for bookings.

Kinloch Lodge Coffee Trip.
Provisionally meet Sun 11am at Wharf shed for a briefing on this one.

Sponsors and Prizes.
We've kindly been donated lots of prizes for the event. So far the list includes;
Glenorchy Hotel, Kinloch Lodge. Glenorchy Café. Small Planet Sports shop, Watercooled Sports, A’ND Distribution(Windsurf and SUP gear), Glenorchy Community Association, Lawrence Velcher , Paradise Pictures. Sharee Mc Beth Photography, Vladka Kennett Photography.
Thanks to all our sponsors.

Photo Competition.
Our previous Glenorchy events have had amazing visuals. So this year we're encouraging participants, spectators and locals to get involved in a photo comp to run tandem with the event. See attached info sheet for more details.

There'll be a rescue boat on hand and we've got Dart River Jet and other son standby so if you see any incidents over the weekend go to the 'event hub' and ask for help.

We could still do with some help with a few jobs, please contact Sue if you can help with the preparations or over the weekend. Thanks.

Now all we need is some sun and good wind.
Hope to see you there.. and spread the word !
For more info. email or phone Sue 0276408596.

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