2011 Mahurangi Regatta programme

by | 27 Jan 2011 | Regatta 2011 | 0 comments

Event date Saturday 29 January 2011
High tide 16:02 (0.95 m above mean level of sea)

Sailing events Cancelled
Shoreside events Cancelled

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Once Category Four: Cyclone Wilma, which has caused major damage in Tonga’s Ha’apai Island group, is due to lash the North Island and probably cancel the Mahurangi Regatta beach events and prize-giving dance. Forecast Map MetVUW: Valid for 1300 29 January 2011, issued 0100 28 January 2011

All sailing and shoreside events cancelled!

Mahurangi Regatta
Generally* held at Sullivans Bay
*In the event of strong easterly wind, sailing entries will be taken at Scotts Landing
*In the event of strong easterly wind and/or rain, shoreside events will be cancelled.

Early
The Jane Gifford departs Warkworth
9 am
Entries (for sailing events and log race)

All sailing and shoreside events cancelled!

9–11 am
Launching of trailered boats associated with regatta, at Sullivan Bay
11 am
Master of the MahurangiCancelled
11 am
Shoreside events commence—dinghy, kayak, open kayak, swimming, blindfold boat, lost-the-dinghy-oars, rowed inflatable (enter by presenting at starting line) Cancelled
12.00 pm
The Jane Gifford assumes her station as start boat Cancelled
12.30 pm–2.30 pm
Sailing events (and launch log race) commence Cancelled
Sailing Programme
Sailing Instructions
Course
Entry form

All sailing and shoreside events cancelled!

1.00 pm
Shoreside events resume—Running, three-legged, sack, spud and spoon, water run, egg throwing—and any other event suggested that seems a good idea at the time! (enter by presenting at starting line) Cancelled
1.00 pm–2.30 pm
Sand sculpture. Prizes for under 7 years, 7 to 11 years, 12 to 16 years, adults, and Mahurangi Action Plan theme Cancelled
1.30 pm–2.30 pm
Centreboard all-comers races. Ben Ladyman Memorial trophy for 1st Laser home. Prizes for 1st boat and other classes to be awarded on the day. Mistrals contact Katharine SampsonCancelled
3.30 pm–4.30 pm
Retrieval of trailered boats associated with regatta, at Sullivan Bay
4 pm
Tug-of-war (grand finale of shoreside events) Cancelled

Mahurangi Regatta Prize-Giving and—on any other year—Dance
Held at Scotts Landing*
This year, for one year only, the dance will not be held. It is anticipated that the dance will resume as a regular regatta tradition in 2013, with the support of Auckland Council, participating yacht clubs, and a number of sponsors.

All sailing and shoreside events cancelled!

10 am onward
Mahurangi and marine art exhibition Cancelled
5.30 pm-ish
The Jane Gifford anchors off beach (visitors welcome)
6.45 pm
Prize-giving

Sunday morning at Scott Homestead
All sailing and shoreside events cancelled!

7–11 am
Coffee and croissants Cancelled
7–11 am
Mahurangi and marine art exhibition Cancelled

 

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