Notice is hereby given that a Special General Meeting of the members of the Wakatipu Yacht Club incorporated will be held at the Wakatipu Yacht Club club rooms at the offices of RHE Mechanical and Flints Plumbing at 40 Glenda Drive, Frankton,Queenstown, on Thursday, 24 January at 6.00 pm. The Executive Committee urge all current … Continue reading Notice of Special General Meeting
Sunday, 16 December 2018, is the final club sailing day for this year. And as such it is only appropriate that we celebrate the year, the club and sailing in style! There will be a few things happening: All junior sailors (Learn To Sail and Open Bic Fleet) will gather at the club at 9.00 … Continue reading Christmas BBQ and more this Sunday!
This season, incorporated into the O’pen Bic Racing Programme, we have been running a Spring Race Series as part of the training. This has given the kids further insight to race procedures and real life sailing rules situations. Over the past weeks, we have run 5 races and we could say that all of them … Continue reading O’pen BIC Spring Series results
What a drama on the water this past Sunday! Three boats showed up at the starting line, First Light, Urban Escape and Applejack. The crew on Applejack actually got a watch this time so they nailed the start of the first race, crossing the line as first, Urban Escape following closely behind. Though, it wasn't … Continue reading Drama on the water (club race on 2 Dec 2018)
It's Thursday already, which means only three more sleeps until sailing!! And Sunday means another day of kids (9.00 am and 11.00 am) and adult sailing lessons (9.30 am) and another club race (10.00 am briefing) ⛵! We had three boats entered the race last weekend (you can read all about the race HERE), how … Continue reading Don’t forget the Sunday Sailing!
So, about the last Sunday's race... The three boats battled in shifty conditions to Hidden Island and back. Applejack was too fast across the start line so she had to turn back, what Urban Escape and First Light took advantage of. Urban Escape led all the way and took the first club race win of … Continue reading First Club Race, 24 Nov 2018
Great sailing last Sunday! And we had three boats entered the first Sunday Race of the season! Congratulations to Steve's Urban Escape for the win!
Due to unstable weather, we have decided to CANCEL the race to Glenorchy this weekend. We will run the race in the New Year, and we'll keep you posted about the new dates. INSTEAD, we will run a 'local' race this Sunday, with briefing starting at 10.00 am at the club. Hope to see you … Continue reading Glenorchy Race CANCELLED
Who’s sailing to Glenorchy this weekend? As our member and keen sailor Steve put it, it’s a great race to make an adventure! Nothing quite as good as a 2-day race, camaraderie, a good pub meal at Glenorchy, some tall stories, the night on-board as the yacht is designed for and then a race back … Continue reading Weekend Race to Glenorchy