“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
The results of the 2023 Murray Rountree Regatta sailed at Winestones Lake, Otaki.
The racing calendar has been updated with the schedule of IOM events for 2024. Events for some other classes also exist.
The 2023 Geoff Smale IOM Memorial Regatta is being held on 6 December at Quarry Lake. The Notice of Race has been added to the system.
The final results for the 2023 IOM Nationals held in Tauranga.
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
A steady stream of yachts to register, weigh and measure kept the team busy most of the day. Competitors from as far as Brazil. Tank test for those that failed the dry test and finally a chance to test the waters.
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.
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
The latest IOM Rankings have been published: https://nzrya.org.nz/wp/classes/iom/latest-iom-ranking/