IOM News

Murray Rountree Regatta IOM Regatta Race Officers Report  – Winstones Lake Otaki 18 & 19 November 2023

“A view from behind the whistle” As a Race Officer, the highest (and sometimes only!) compliment we get is to be invited back by a Club or Class. So when the Graeme from the Kapiti Club rang me after the DF95 Nationals and asked if I could come and run the Murray Rountree event, there was ever only one answer. … Read more

RO Report, 2023 IOM National Championships

26th– 29th October 2023 Wow, that was fun. Congratulations to the Tauranga Radio Sailing Club for organising a very successful event, and a big thank you to all who assisted with the running of the event during the four days. Thursday was designated for registration and measuring. Skippers completing this process early made life easier for the measurers who were also racing skippers. Perfect conditions on the water all … Read more

IOM Nationals – Day 2 – Part 2

The second half. After lunch the wind finally returned, 180 degrees from where it was this morning. Competitors were eager, too eager at times and many restarts were on the cards. No one was exempt from the starters’ watchful eye. The breeze was enjoyable and close mark roundings, downhill slides and upwind beats marked the afternoon. 

IOM Nationals – Day 2 – Part 1

Today, as the saying goes, was a game of two halves. The morning half. For those who wished for less wind today than yesterday got their wishes. In Fact they wished too hard as there was very little wind first thing. After much debate from the officials a course was set. A lot of drifting but big gains were … Read more