15 10, 2016

Cruising Race 2: Report & Results

October 15th, 2016|Categories: All News, Cruising|

Cruising Race 2 to Onetangi. The start was from Issy Bay, and Course 1 was selected – from the start, sail around Navy Buoy, then direct to Thompson Point at Onetangi via the Motuihe Channel. 4 boats were present, Sirocco, Incentive, Ocean Rhythm and Kittyhawk. The weather forecast had been for quite substantial wind, and [...]

1 06, 2016

Cruisers to set off on the first day of winter

June 1st, 2016|Categories: All News, ANZ Sail FIji, Blue Water, Cruising, Keelboats|

The two cruising boats in the 2016 edition of ANZ Sail Fiji will set off on Wednesday 1st June, the first day of winter. At the cruising weather briefing held at Royal Akarana Yacht Club, skippers Hamish Milne (Moody Blue) and Pip Sawyer (Sharpe Focus), together with the RAYC Race Committee, made the decision to [...]

29 09, 2015

Cruising Series Race 1 Report

September 29th, 2015|Categories: All News, Cruising|

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24 10, 2013

Cruising Series Report – Race 1

October 24th, 2013|Categories: All News, Club News, Cruising|Tags: |

2013/2014 Cruising Series - Race 1 Saturday 19 October 2013 The weekend forecast was for 10-15 knot SW winds, with a possibility of early drizzle on Saturday, then a nice sunny weekend. That is how it played out. It was drizzling hard for a while before the start, but when the start got away at [...]

14 03, 2013

Orakei Yacht Sales Cruising Series Race 9

March 14th, 2013|Categories: All News, Cruising|Tags: , |

Race 9 – Norma Nell Memorial Night Race to Orapiu Wharf The wind was gusty SSW, gusting well over 20 knots in the puffs, and there were some other yachts racing in the area, so everyone was cruising about and paying attention before the start. The race was set for an earlier start than usual [...]

28 02, 2013

Orakei Yacht Sales Cruising Series – Race 8

February 28th, 2013|Categories: All News, Cruising|

The weather forecasting and been solid all week up till Friday afternoon, it was going to be SE breeze on Saturday. We spent a nice night in Issy Bay, though there was a little noise, and on Saturday morning there were 9 yachts ready to start on their individual start times, as this [...]