AWSS… Let’s go sailing!!!

The first regatta in the six-stage Auckland Winter Sprint Series (AWSS) takes place at Pt Chevalier SC on Saturday 11 June.

The AWSS is a six series regatta hosted around different Auckland sailing clubs:

Pt Chev 11 June
KYC 2 July
MBSC 30 July
WBC 13 August
KYC 27 August

The last race in the series will be incorporated into the MBSC Icebreaker on Saturday 17 September 2022.

So, dust off those winter blues and get involved in one of Auckland’s most iconic winter sailing events! It’s fun and competitive and there’s no better or safer way for your young sailors to test themselves in winter conditions.

The AWSS is open to all boats of Optimist (Green and Open fleet) and entry is fee is $20 and payable at the respective club on the day.

Please be aware that only competitors who have paid the entry fee and are members of NZIODA will be eligible for inclusion.

Pt Chevalier
As always any parents wishing to assist will be greatly appreciated.  For further clarification on any of these matter contact Jono Gravit 0274 754 169.

Parking is at a premium down by the water so be prepared to park up top and wheel your boats down. There will be someone on traffic management to maximise the space.

Please note Pt Chev do not have Eftpos so please bring cash or your phone banking app.

12.00 pm         Registrations Open
12.30 pm         Race Briefing by Pt Chev
1.30 pm           Race Start

RIB launching can be done if you arrive early and can wait for the rush to clear at the end of the day. Otherwise please launch at Westhaven and drive around.  Courses will be an old school triangles. This will help transition the Green Fleet into Open and give everyone a chance for a send if there is some breeze.

Check out the dedicated facebook page for this event here.

Looking forward to seeing you!

Best wishes from the NZ International Optimist Dinghy Association


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