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Techno, RS:X and Windsurf Board season about to kick into full gear

The Murrays Bay Sailing Club STACK Winter Champs’ 6-8 October will be the start of the 2012-13 Kendall Cup Racing Season. There will be seven regattas held throughout the New Zealand including the major dinghy regattas such as Sir Peter Blake, North Islands, South Islands (Inaugural trip), and Auckland Champs.

Job Opportunity: YNZ Sailing...Have a Go! Instructor

Yachting New Zealand is looking to employ a qualified sailing instructor for the Northern region Sailing…Have a Go! programme. This programme gives children the opportunity to experience the thrills and spills of sailing. Therefore a fun and energetic personality along with experience teaching children the basics of sailing is a must!

Wellington Coastal Skipper Course

The Wellington Ocean Sports Centre (previously RPNYC Sailing Academy) is running a Coastal Skipper course starting on 1 August, which will run on Monday and Wednesday evenings until 3 October. The Coastal Skipper course is prestigious course and it's qualification is a certificate of competency intended for anyone wishing to make coastal passages outside immediate harbour limits.

Looking to try something new these school holidays?


Learn to Windsurf at Lake Pupuke on Auckland’s north shore.

10 – 13 July

12:00 – 2:00 daily (8 hour course)

The RS:X and Techno Association of NZ have organized a couple courses for anybody looking to begin or extend their windsurfing skills this school holidays.

The 8 hour course runs over four days, with all gear and wetsuits provided. Course fees are $185.00.

Contact Brian Haybittle for more information

021 112 9556


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