Easter Waikato Regatta

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Easter Waikato Regatta

Postby Charles uk » Sat Mar 24, 2018 9:17 pm

Nudge will you be getting your feet wet this Easter, haven't heard a peep from the Kiwis.
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Re: Easter Waikato Regatta

Postby Nudge » Mon Mar 26, 2018 7:11 am

Well I hope NOT to get my feet wet, but I do hope to get ALL the way down the river.

I have a Go Pro knock off to have a play with, so hopefully I can get a few good pics / video.

No idea who else is going, I've sent a text to a few of the ones I know and either had no reply or a Sorry can't make it this year.

I hope I'm not the only one with a 20 footer.... winning by default is no fun!
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Re: Easter Waikato Regatta

Postby NaughtyBits » Mon Mar 26, 2018 2:52 pm

Do you guys have classes according to boat length, Nudge?
I thought it was just 10ft or 12ft minimums, depending on engine class?

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Re: Easter Waikato Regatta

Postby NaughtyBits » Mon Mar 26, 2018 2:56 pm

And Nudge, PLEASE tell someone it's "Bermudian" - not "Bermudan". :lol:

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Re: Easter Waikato Regatta

Postby Nudge » Tue Mar 27, 2018 8:45 am

Taken from "the event" page.
Down the bottom "Notes on hulls"
minimum hull length is 10ft for one man and 12ft for two man,

And the class I will be going in:
New Bermudan Flea Class: mono hull, minimum length 12 ft, max 20ft,
Sorry! New Bermudian Flea Class: mono hull, minimum length 12 ft, max 20ft, :mrgreen:

I still to new to it all (will only be my second trip) to know much about the rules.
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Re: Easter Waikato Regatta

Postby Nudge » Tue Apr 03, 2018 7:11 am

A quick snip it from the start.
Thanks AusAnzani for the tip.... still took me 10min to work it out :roll:
I will get up some more later. It's 10min long so you may want to fast forward some of the bits.


Thanks Jacob for making the film 8)


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it is not always dead flat clam!
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They speed past....
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And we catch up!
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We know someone else that races like this... I wonder who that might be... :mrgreen:

more to come as I wade through them!
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Re: Easter Waikato Regatta

Postby Charles uk » Tue Apr 03, 2018 8:15 am

After listening to that Seagull drone for 10 minutes while watching your film, any of the viewers will understand the sense of Nirvana that you get, when the noise stops & the world goes silent... apart from the odd expletive!


I view the peace & quiet as a blessing!

That's a very good bit of film work, tell your son he's got the job!
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Re: Easter Waikato Regatta

Postby Nudge » Thu Apr 12, 2018 11:06 am

Going against the flow!

We where still making way... but only just!
Till we turned around. :mrgreen:
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