What a great weekend to celebrate 160th anniversary of Donald Hay sailing from Kingston to Queenstown! We had 16 boats from different parts of the South Island racing down to Kingston on Friday, and 20 joining the Donald Hay race back to Queenstown on Saturday. The weather was perfect with just enough wind for smooth … Continue reading Donald Hay and Les Rogerson Memorial Results
We regret to inform you that we have decided to cancel the Club Champs this weekend (2-3 Feb), due to the unfavourable wind forecast (2 knots for the entire weekend). We apologise for the inconvenience! We will look into organising the event in April 2019 instead. So keep sailing :)!
We have received the first lot of YNZ membership cards. If you have paid your subscription before Christmas and haven't received your membership card directly to your address, please check with us if we have it. All membership cards will be available to collect at the club house from 10 February 2019, when we will … Continue reading YNZ membership cards
On Friday, 15 February, and Saturday, 16 February, we are hosting yet another Donald Hay Classic Regatta and Club to Club Race. The race is open to all trailer yachts and fixed keel yachts 5.2m/17ft and over. Sports boats are welcome too, however they will not be for the event title. Entries will close on … Continue reading Donald Hay Classic 2019 is around the corner
On 2 and 3 February 2019, we are running this year's Club Champs. The regatta is open to all boats of the Wakatipu Yacht Club, trailer yachts and dinghies. Girls and boys, men and women (and everyone else), who are financial members of the club, are welcome to join, and will compete in the same … Continue reading Get ready for Club Champs 2019
On Sunday we have concluded with the Spring Season. Juniors have shown some of their newly acquired skills, based on which we are now creating groups for the Summer Season. Watch this space to find out what group you are in! We also had the fifth race of the season, again with four boats who … Continue reading And finally Christmas break!
Notice is hereby given that a Special General Meeting of the members of the Wakatipu Yacht Club incorporated will be held at RHE Mechanical, 40 Gleda Drive, Frankton, on Thursday, 24 January at 6.00 pm. The Executive Committee urge all current members to attend this meeting. Voting rights are as per our current constitution and … 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)