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Southern Lakes Wind Riders Club

Southern Lakes Windriders Club

Contact: (Secretary) Bec 027 329 4714 or Email: slwindriders@gmail.com.

Contact: Sue Bradley 027 640 8596 or Email: windsurfsue@hotmail.com.

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Southern Lakes Wind Riders AGM Social

Wed 3 Nov 2021
Farellis, Steamer Wharf, Queenstown


Calling all WINDSURFERS AND KITESURFERS
Local club AGM & Social.
Wednesday 3rd November 7.00
All welcome, including potential new members.

Wanaka Windsurfing - what you need to know, including visitors

Wanaka Windsurfing.
If people are interested in windsurfing in the Wanaka area there is a Facebook page set up Wanaka Windsurfing which you are welcome to join.
Post a request on there for information.
If you want to sail at the specific "Outlet" spot there are forms you can complete which are necessary to be processed before you can get a code for the combination lock to enable you to drive to this site.
The forms are on the Facebook page included in the posting of 22 November 2020. Also the forms are available via a link here.

George Cooper Classic at Lake Aviemore

Fri 1 Jan 2021 - Sun 3 Jan 2021
Lake Aviemore

We are re-inventing the George Cooper Classic at Lake Aviemore January 1-3 2021. Those of you who enjoy windsurfing/kiting, and a mad dash across the lake, come an enjoy the fun.
A group of us will be there from 23rd Dec through to about 7-8th jan, having fun. A great camping spot, biking, running/hiking, SUP's.... come and have fun with us!!!

Southern Lakes Wind Riders Club Winter Social 2020

Wed 3 Jun 2020
Farellis, Steamer Wharf, Queenstown

Now lock down has finished and larger numbers are allowed...
Its Party Time !! Club winter social this Wednesday at Farellis, Steamer Wharf. 6.30/7ish

Our lovely host Club member Chris Shaw is doing special pizzas for us at $15 & he is doing free garlic bread for the tables. So gather your buddies and your partner and come along to meet up the best crew in town.

Let's make Farelli's rock !! Please book in with Chris direct for numbers 0210512905.

Southern Lakes Wind Riders Club AGM Notes. October 2019

SOUTHERN LAKES WIND RIDERS CLUB AGM SUMMARY (Oct ’19);

* Access issues remain crucial. Jardines marina plans on hold for now. Creighton, the new landscaping to restrict the area is a pain & safety issue. Club liaising with DOC to get improvements, and has put in a submission on the QLDC proposed freedom camping plans. A new bolt has been put in the 1st rock to help kiters launching. Glenorchy work needed on the removable bollard & 2 new launching posts. Rat point Working Bee soon (happened Friday.. Huge thanks to those who helped :) !).

Southern Lakes Watersports news Feb 2019

Well its certainly been a mixed bag of weather this summer but I hope most of you have been getting out on the water and making the most of it.. If not time to dust off your gear and join in some of the events.. and the clubs social Frankton Wednesdays (Jan- March. 4-8.30pm).

23/24th Feb. WOMENS WEEKEND at Lake Clearwater near Christhcurch. Its a fair drive but worth it. Lots of fun and a special party on the Saturday. Camping or join in the shared accomodation. See attached leaflet.

South Island Cup

Sat 24 Nov 2018 - Sun 25 Nov 2018
Dunedin

2018/2019 South Island Cup
SLALOM WINDSURFING CHAMPIONSHIPS
Round One – 24-25 November – Dunedin
Round Two – 01-02 December – Lyttelton / Christchurch
Round Three -
Round Four – 1-3 January - Aviemore

Notice of Race

Southern Lakes Windriders - February 2018 News

Wow what a good season we’re having ! After lots of hot thermals and Jardines sailing pre Xmas we’re now into the predominant westerlies/NW phase with day after day of good wind, and some fun times at Rat point/Creighton and Glenorchy.. lots more due this weekend.. But hey, I hate to say it, the nights are drawing in L.. so while the water is unusually WARM get out there and have some fun ! Some people have even been out in board shorts and shorties..What ! in Wakatipu ?! Yes the water really is great.

Windsurfing South Island Cup 2017 / 2018 Final Report

South Island Cup is over for another season with the final round of racing at the Lake Aviemore Classic over New Years.
This years South Island cup has been one of the biggest in years with 33 sailors competing in 36 races over four rounds.
We had a huge variety of different conditions and courses to race in and sailors of all abilities giving it a go.

Congratulations to the South Island Cup Champions Terry Beentjes and Annie Crombie taking the Mens and Womens titles this year.
Click through for full report and results

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