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  • 7 July 2013 Muriwai | Auckland Landyacht Club
    replaced with a dozen blowkarts who joined in on our course Up with another mast Dick had another bad day arriving late as the new bearings he got for his front wheel during the week didn t fit so he changed his front wheel assembly for his Winger one We rigged him up with his smaller mast which he hadn t tried before and one of my sails Finally got him sailing he made it 3 4 of the way to the bottom mark and his hounds fitting pulled out So we quickly rigged him with his big mast and got him sailing again but he found it too difficult to steer with the small front wheel and packed up early Hopefully next time he ll be a bit more sorted and can enjoy racing round in circles with the rest of us Ready to go again I m still getting used to finding the fine line on a narrow beach day of gybing around the bottom mark without either ending up in the soft sand or turning too tight and spinning out more practice needed so roll on next time Greg with the healing Achilles turned up with his

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  • Saturday 22/6/2013 | Auckland Landyacht Club
    10 15 kts most of the time and stayed pretty much square on to the beach for 95 of the time making for some great fast racing over the 1000m course It didn t seem too cold either infact very pleasant especially when the sun was out So the moral of the story is not to take too much notice of the forecast If my arithmetic is right we had 12 yachts turn up 3x c3 s and the rest mostly c5s It was great to have Roger Clem Darren and Desmond turn up from the BOP and see Francoise out on his new RGc5 Great to have Bill Nairn set up the course and come out to race in his c3 John O Donnell turned up but being straight from work was unable to bring his yacht so took on the OOD duties and did a magnificent job waving the flags at us Both classes got in a few races each and then at the end some of us headed down the beach for a few kms and back just as a wee rain squall came through with a top up of breeze John followed us in his car

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  • admin | Auckland Landyacht Club
    sail next at Muriwai on Sunday 7th July Cheers Steve Ashley Posted in Uncategorized 2012 Guy Fawkes Blast Nov 16th and 17th Posted on November 7 2012 by admin OHOPE BEACH SAND SAILORS Presents 2012 GUY FAWKES BLAST Nov 16th 17th Venue Ohope Beach Top 10 Holiday Park Harbour Road Ohope www ohopebeach co nz PROGRAM Fri 16th Nov All Class s Start time 12 Noon Briefing on beach outside camp Low tide 3 30pm Free sailing till sunset OBSS Racing and Sailing Rules Sat 17th Nov Ohope Beach Challenge Briefing at 1 00pm Long coarse sailing till we run out of puff All Classes Bring your best rocket ships Greetings Landsailors The 2012 Guy Fawkes Blast is back at the Ohope Beach Holiday Park once again The BEST place stay and landsail in the bay Love that beach Guy Fawkes may be well over by the 16th but we can still get a blast down the beach in our rocket ships Ohope is looking great this year We have had plenty of storms this year which have eroaded more of the land back into beach Not good news for some but it sure makes for great sailing Ohope Beach is shaped like a hockey stick allowing a coarse to be set with both tacking and a long reach legs on every lap with lots of terrain to negotiate along the way This year we will be making the most of our beautifull beach east of the camp The course will be set down to the spit and back This year s format is Free Sailing Friday and Saturday The Ohope Beach Challenge The challenge this year will consist of long coarse races with all the fleet sailing together wind and safety permitting Steer well clear of pedestrian traffic and fishermen The Ohope Beach and harbour entrance is a favourite fishing spot for the locals They have right of way all the time OBSS sailing Rules as usual Helmet and footwear are compulsory for all pilots and passengers at all times See you at Ohope Clem Kinnaird NZ701 OBSS President Posted in Uncategorized 2012 Sailing Season Posted on August 27 2012 by admin Once again we are off to a slow start Good new is that the NE weather pattern that has dogged us for the last 2 years is predicted to change back to the prevailing SW wind we normally experience this time of year Checkout the Sailing Calender for dates time and places As always if the beach is unsailable the day will be cancelled Check back here before going out We look forward to seeing you all on the beach Posted in Uncategorized America s Cup Posted on August 27 2012 by admin Awesome match race between Spittle and Coutts Posted in Uncategorized GUY FAWKES BLAST 2 Sunday 6th November Posted on November 1 2011 by admin Yo Sandsailors Ohope was a no go last weekend so we have decided to give it another go on the

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  • 2012 Guy Fawkes Blast Nov 16th and 17th | Auckland Landyacht Club
    sailing till sunset OBSS Racing and Sailing Rules Sat 17th Nov Ohope Beach Challenge Briefing at 1 00pm Long coarse sailing till we run out of puff All Classes Bring your best rocket ships Greetings Landsailors The 2012 Guy Fawkes Blast is back at the Ohope Beach Holiday Park once again The BEST place stay and landsail in the bay Love that beach Guy Fawkes may be well over by the 16th but we can still get a blast down the beach in our rocket ships Ohope is looking great this year We have had plenty of storms this year which have eroaded more of the land back into beach Not good news for some but it sure makes for great sailing Ohope Beach is shaped like a hockey stick allowing a coarse to be set with both tacking and a long reach legs on every lap with lots of terrain to negotiate along the way This year we will be making the most of our beautifull beach east of the camp The course will be set down to the spit and back This year s format is Free Sailing Friday and Saturday The Ohope Beach Challenge The challenge this

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  • 2012 Sailing Season | Auckland Landyacht Club
    on August 27 2012 by admin Once again we are off to a slow start Good new is that the NE weather pattern that has dogged us for the last 2 years is predicted to change back to the prevailing SW wind we normally experience this time of year Checkout the Sailing Calender for dates time and places As always if the beach is unsailable the day will be cancelled

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  • America’s Cup | Auckland Landyacht Club
    content Home About Calender 2014 Contacts Gallery Links Sailing Map Sale or Wanted Post navigation Previous Next America s Cup Posted on August 27 2012 by admin Awesome match race between Spittle and Coutts This entry was posted in Uncategorized

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  • GUY FAWKES BLAST 2 Sunday 6th November | Auckland Landyacht Club
    have decided to give it another go on the west coast at Ngarunui beach Raglan Bring your best rocket ships You are guaranteed to have a blast Clem OBSS FORECAST FOR THIS WEEKEND Looks like a safe bet for sun and sailing Low tide is at 1 50pm so racing can start at 12 15pm Name of road is Riria Kerepoa Memorial Drive Which is Wainui Road Raglan All classes

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  • Guy Fawkes Blast Oct 29th and 30th | Auckland Landyacht Club
    29th and 30th Posted on September 22 2011 by admin OHOPE BEACH SAND SAILORS Presents 2011 GUY FAWKES BLAST Oct 29th 30th Venue Top 10 Harbour Road Ohope www ohopebeach co nz PROGRAM Sat 29th Oct Start time 1 00pm Briefing on beach outside camp Low tide 3 30pm Racing till we run out of beach OBSS Racing and Sailing Rules All Classes catered for Sun 30th Oct Challenge Start

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