Worser Bay Boating Club Loses One of its Greatest Supporters

It is with great sadness that we advise the death of Colin Parkin who has been involved with the club since 1990. Colin was on a motorcycle trip in Northern India with his sons Jason and Nick. Colin’s initial involvement

Posted in Commodore, Members

Rescue Boat Crew Needed

Our rescue boat driver stalwart Mark Stanley has decided that he would sooner be lying on the beach in Bali rather than enjoying Worser Bay in September. We need a couple of crews this Saturday afternoon and again Saturday September

Posted in Rescue Boats

Wellington Winter Champs Centreboard Regatta

Reserve day Sunday 28 September Separate division for Green Fleet Optimists Notice of Race (Word | PDF) Sailing Instructions (Word | PDF)

Posted in 420, Classes, Finn, Junior, Laser, OK, Optimist, P Class, Racing, Regional, Senior, Skiffs, Starling, Sunburst, Windsurfers, Zephyr

Opening Day

Wind below 20 knots and most forecasts are for it to abate further & rain ease this afternoon. Reasonably flat water with a Southerly. Clubhouse is open and we are aiming to race at 1.30p.m. as advertised. If you are

Posted in Racing

Amendments to the Sailing Instructions

This is from Maurice’s email newsletter of 19 August. The Sailing Instructions have been amended so that when it is decided to reduce the course by signaling at a mark or gate that the next leg is to the finishing

Posted in Racing

The Commodore’s Message

Welcome to the 2014-2015 season at Worser Bay Boating Club We had a very busy season of major regattas last year, which made great use of our freshly refurbished changing room facilities. This season is almost as busy, including hosting

Posted in Commodore

Junior Learn to Sail

Monday 29th September to Friday 3rd October, either morning 0930-1200 or afternoon 1300-1430. Cost is $200. The course uses the club’s Optimists. Junior Learn to Sail Enrolment Form (Word | PDF) For further information or to make a booking please

Posted in Junior, Optimist

Kick Start Clinic

Optimist Open, P Class, Starling and Laser 4.7 Monday 29th September to Wednesday 1st October 0900-1600 Previous years clinics were a mixture of activities to develop speed skills along with a series of starts with short races. The sailors will be

Posted in Laser, Optimist, P Class, Starling, Training

2015 Sunburst Nationals

The Muritai guys make you sick! The entry form and NOR for the Nationals from Thursday 5th February to Sunday 8th February are already available. Check out the calendar entry for links to the forms.

Posted in National, Racing, Sunburst

For Sale : Two Sunbursts

Please contact Mike Wespel-Rose 027 562 6341 Apricot Sox This is advertised on Trade Me so all the details are there. I am OK to negotiate the price a bit. She is a bit rough in places – but should

Posted in For Sale, Sunburst

Regattas

Sep
27
Sat
all-day Wellington Winter Champs Centreb...
Wellington Winter Champs Centreb...
Sep 27 all-day
Reserve day Sunday 28 September Notice of Race (Word | PDF) Sailing Instructions (Word | PDF)
Feb
5
Thu
all-day Sunburst Nationals
Sunburst Nationals
Feb 5 – Feb 8 all-day
NOR (PDF) Entry Form (PDF)
Mar
14
Sat
all-day Wellington Centreboard Regatta
Wellington Centreboard Regatta
Mar 14 – Mar 15 all-day
The regatta is open to all dinghy classes including catamarans and sailboards and including a separate division for Green Fleet Optimists.

All Events

Sep
20
Sat
1:00pm Club Racing
Club Racing
Sep 20 @ 1:00pm
Check Sailing Programme in Almanac for details First Junior race at 1300 First Senior race at 1300 Second Junior race at 1430 Second Senior Race 1430
Sep
27
Sat
all-day Wellington Winter Champs Centreb...
Wellington Winter Champs Centreb...
Sep 27 all-day
Reserve day Sunday 28 September Notice of Race (Word | PDF) Sailing Instructions (Word | PDF)
Sep
29
Mon
all-day Junior Learn to Sail
Junior Learn to Sail
Sep 29 – Oct 3 all-day
Either morning 0930-1200 (J09) or afternoon 1300-1430 (J10) For 8 to 15 year olds and held over five half days, mornings or afternoon sessions, during the school holidays. Cost is $200. The course uses the club’s Optimists. Junior Learn to
all-day Kick Start Clinic
Kick Start Clinic
Sep 29 – Oct 1 all-day
Optimist Open, P Class, Starling and Laser 4.7 Previous years clinics were a mixture of activities to develop speed skills along with a series of starts with short races. The sailors will be split into groups for the activities with each
Oct
4
Sat
10:00am Club Racing
Club Racing
Oct 4 @ 10:00am
Check Sailing Programme in Almanac for details First Junior race at 1000 First Senior race at 1300 Second Senior Race 1430
Oct
11
Sat
10:00am Club Racing
Club Racing
Oct 11 @ 10:00am
Check Sailing Programme in Almanac for details First Junior race at 1000 First Senior race at 1300 Second Senior Race 1430
Oct
18
Sat
10:00am Club Racing
Club Racing
Oct 18 @ 10:00am
Check Sailing Programme in Almanac for details First Junior race at 1000 First Senior race at 1300 Second Senior Race 1430
Oct
25
Sat
9:00am Optisquad
Optisquad
Oct 25 @ 9:00am
This is for those who have learnt (or are still learning) the basics but are not yet up to venturing too far out. Focus is on fun and skill development.  We meet in clubrooms at 9am for sign-in and briefing,
10:00am Club Racing
Club Racing
Oct 25 @ 10:00am
Check Sailing Programme in Almanac for details First Junior race at 1000 First Senior race at 1300 Second Senior Race 1430
Nov
1
Sat
9:00am Optisquad
Optisquad
Nov 1 @ 9:00am
This is for those who have learnt (or are still learning) the basics but are not yet up to venturing too far out. Focus is on fun and skill development.  We meet in clubrooms at 9am for sign-in and briefing,
10:00am Club Racing
Club Racing
Nov 1 @ 10:00am
Check Sailing Programme in Almanac for details First Junior race at 1000 First Senior race at 1300 Second Senior Race 1430
Nov
8
Sat
9:00am Optisquad
Optisquad
Nov 8 @ 9:00am
This is for those who have learnt (or are still learning) the basics but are not yet up to venturing too far out. Focus is on fun and skill development.  We meet in clubrooms at 9am for sign-in and briefing,
10:00am Club Racing
Club Racing
Nov 8 @ 10:00am
Check Sailing Programme in Almanac for details First Junior race at 1000 First Senior race at 1300 Second Senior Race 1430
Nov
22
Sat
9:00am Optisquad
Optisquad
Nov 22 @ 9:00am
This is for those who have learnt (or are still learning) the basics but are not yet up to venturing too far out. Focus is on fun and skill development.  We meet in clubrooms at 9am for sign-in and briefing,
10:00am Club Racing
Club Racing
Nov 22 @ 10:00am
Check Sailing Programme in Almanac for details First Junior race at 1000 First Senior race at 1300 Second Senior Race 1430

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