“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 final results for the 2023 IOM Nationals held in Tauranga.
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
PRO – Brian Bennett – Report The weekend of October 14th and 15th brought a fleet of 27 boats from as far south as Cromwell, Otago and North from Kerikeri where very competitive, technical , and often sporty sailing was enjoyed by all. The Best Island venue has had constant improvements from many NRSC volunteers … Read more
The results of the 2023 Top of The South IOM Regional Regatta sailed in Nelson on the 14 – 15 October.
Steady conditions out of the NNW, with the wind gradually swinging further to the West and building as the day went on. Started in A rig but soon moved to B rig and started to approach C rig at the end of the day. Good event overall with only a few recalls and 1 protest to the committee. … Read more
Light and shifty winds resulted in racing getting started at about 2-30pm with seven races completed in A rig conditions. Some minor course adjustments with everyone having some testing times towards the end of the day with the sun getting in everyone’s eyes. Rum race won by Ian Vickers.