Great to be back racing here in Maui. Unfortunately the wind didn’t play its part all day due to a storm (Mali) coming through. We however managed to get a full round of age divisions in, which i was in 19-39. The wind was quite light to start, meaning most people were on 7.0 and … Continue reading
The best day of training I have had in a long time! Started on 7.0 when Peter and I were testing the new sails. The wind then picked up and we re rigged 6.3s and was still seriously overpowered! had some huge crashes today with one very spectacular crash leading to a few congratulations from … Continue reading
Unfortunately I couldn’t make it to the event due to university exams. However the North boys did remarkably well winning nearly every age division! Dan Ellis won 19-39 and Peter Slate won 40-49 with Kai Hopf in 2nd place. Geoff Pease came 3rd in the 50-59 and Ben Massenburg won the 60+! Good work boys! It also looks like the #meanlinefins … Continue reading
The AWA prize giving was held at Swashbucklers and over 60 people managed to make it along for the fun! Congratulations to all the winners and I will see you next year!
The forecast for the weekend was looking very promising with 20-30knots. The direction was coming from the NW which meant a new location for racing. The race committee decided to have it at Manly, Whangaparoa Peninsula which was a great decision. The sun was shining all day with a growing wind. Racing stated at 12pm … Continue reading
Yet another great event with over 20 sailors. A full on day of racing with both Gold and Silver fleet completing 8 races, and a long distance blast. I managed to get 7 firsts over the day. It was a great event and I will post the full results soon.
Unfortunately Korea has been cancelled due to a state of National mourning due to the ferry disaster.
Pretty guttered as I was looking forward to my first PWA event. Nevertheless it is a very sad situation and I hope it all settles down over there.
Regrettably, as … Continue reading
I am Happy to announce that I am the Youth and Mens Slalom Champion. I have beaten the 6 times National Champion Gareth Wood. I came 2nd to him last year. It was insane racing and I was very impressed with my Sails and boards. I used the 107 and 87 during the event and … Continue reading