News :: 2013

Dolphins & Dinner on Opening Day

Posted by David Stanton on 22/11/2017 23:24:18

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The official opening day of Sunday racing for the club's season began today and we were treated to gusty south-westerly breeze and a pod of dolphins swimming through our course just as the 29ers approached the top mark. Great to see some close racing today in the Opti and 29er fleets,...

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Winners - Stack Winter Champs 2013

Posted by David Stanton on 22/11/2017 23:34:06

Winners - Stack Winter Champs 2013 name

Congratulations to all those sailors who took part in the first major regatta of the new season, the 2013 Stack Winter Championships. It was great to have sailors, families and your supporters from all around the country, along with the generous help of our sponsors, including our principal...

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The excitement grows

Posted by David Stanton on 22/11/2017 23:35:23

Too excited to write much tonight. The heart is still going full speed.   What an exciting time for sailing. The whole spectacle has been amazing for the sport and I am really looking forward to the future. The enquiry for kids wanting to learn to sail has already picked up...

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Club Barker & Davies - Herald

Posted by David Stanton on 22/11/2017 23:39:07

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Humble right down to its sand-blasted 1950s weatherboards, yet proud of its success and sense of purpose - t his is Murrays Bay Sailing Club. This is the place where Dean Barker and Ray Davies learned to sail. Framed photographs of them as youthful champions leaning out of dinghies dot the...

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2013 OPTIMIST NATIONALS TIMARU – THE OFFICIAL REPORT

Posted by David Stanton on 22/11/2017 23:44:47

warm conditions greeted the 168 sailors who attended the 2013 Toyota Opti Nationals in Timaru over Easter, and although some of the sailors would have wished for more breeze, the local race committee, headed by Les Baker did a fine job of getting away eight good races in the breeze that was...

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Matt Coutts wins NZ Finn Nationals

Posted by David Stanton on 22/11/2017 23:49:38

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Matt Coutts (MBSC member & head coach) has won the 2013 Finn NZ National Championships held at Takapuna, by a five point margin. Second overall was double Olympic representative in the Laser class, Andrew Murdoch, who has stepped up to the Heavyweight Mens Singlehander. He tied on...

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