SIAG 2018

SIAG 2018

What a beautiful weekend for SIAG. This is the 41st time the club has held this regatta and it was as successful and fun as ever. There was a good contingent of sailors from Queen Charlotte and Nelson as well as Timaru which we really appreciate their time taken to...
Summer (??) Camp

Summer (??) Camp

Summer camp was a much smaller event this year, due to tides it was scheduled later than usual in January and was consequently harder to get volunteers to help out. So we ran just two Learn To Sail groups and the Open Fleet Optis. Probably lucky given three days of...
David Buchanan’s Opti Worlds report

David Buchanan’s Opti Worlds report

For anyone wanting a good summer read check out David Buchanan’s Opti Worlds report here. As the only South Island sailor on the team of five and coached by older brother Jayvee that’s a high achievement for David at only 12 years...
O’pen Bic Regatta and Canterbury Champs

O’pen Bic Regatta and Canterbury Champs

A total of 17 yachts attended the Canterbury O’pen Bic regatta  at CBYC this weekend. Sailors from throughout the South Island and several from Auckland descended on Charteris Bay including age group champion Mattias Coutts. It was also great to have Sir Russell...
Luneys Development Charteris Bay Regatta 2017

Luneys Development Charteris Bay Regatta 2017

Perfect weather for our regatta weekend with 78 sailors registered. There was some sharp competition especially with the Paper Tigers for their South Islands trophy. A good turn out for the Finns and Farr 3.7 Canterbury champs. Where were the Flying Fifteens?...
Spring Camp

Spring Camp

Another excellent camp with good conditions , light breezes and sunshine. There was some great improvement in all levels of sailing and plenty of enthusiasm from the kids with swimming tests, capsize practice, sailing to Quail Island and some racing practice for some...
Opening Day 2017

Opening Day 2017

What a great kick off to the season with over 20 boats braving the chilly spring water. Richie Fisher took out the seniors opening day trophy in his Hobie 16 while Kaspian Evatt won the Winters trophy in his Opti. Mike Pearson welcomed everyone to the club for the...