WattleFarmSailing (NMMS) hosted the recent Classic IOM Regatta. This is for Pre 2010 non-tumblehome designs… (so pre-Britpop and V8). 19 classic IOM’s turned up…most in immaculate condition The oldest were the Drumbeats and an SP2 from Tauranga. A freshly-launched Drumbeat2 design from that era was present (unfortunately it was a bit fresh out of the … Read more

IOM Vickers V8 RC Yacht,  $1,800.00 ono.

Hull registration No.NZL911 The Vickers V8 yacht is fitted with a winch and rudder servo (see comment below on optional transmitter and receiver).  Also included are A, B and C sail rigs, sail box, batteries and hull cradle. Additional photos can be provided if interested. The keel fin had some minor delamination which was fixed. … 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

2023 Nelson Radio sailing Club – Top of the South IOM ranking regatta

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