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Bay of Plenty
The Tauranga Yacht and Powerboat Club (TYPBC) is looking to appoint two instructors to take over the Program Coordinator / Chief Instructor role for its sailing school in the 2014-15 season.
Yachting New Zealand was saddened to learn that Tauranga based Yacht Inspector Murray Crapp passed away suddenly last Saturday while working on his own boat.
Giacomo has announced her entry into the annual International Paints Auckland to Tauranga Yacht Race beginning on Thursday 17th April at 1000hrs.
Giacomo has a canting keel, dagger boards and the latest in rigging. She was built for fresh off the wind conditions and will be impossible to stop in the right conditions. What a thrilling ocean racing greyhound Giacomo really is; her speed and power will be an exciting addition to this year’s race. She will be racing under the burgee of the Royal Akarana Yacht Club.
Commodore Gary Smith reports that Volvo National Sailing and Boating Day at the Tauranga Yacht & Powerboat Club was a hit.
“It was a successful day at Tauranga,” says Gary. “We had 43 Windsurfing or Learn to Sail sign up today.”
Simon Hull, proud owner of the record breaking giant red Orma 60’ trimaran flying machine “Vodafone,” has set his sights on winning one of the few remaining race records for NZ Coastal Yacht racing that he does not have his name on yet, the International Paints, Auckland to Tauranga Yacht Race to be held on Thursday 17th April, just prior to Easter.
Mark your diary with this year’s Auckland to Tauranga Yacht Race on Thursday 17th April 2014.