The excitement grows
Posted by David Stanton on 17/09/2013
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...
Club Barker & Davies - Herald
Posted by David Stanton on 16/09/2013
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...
2013 OPTIMIST NATIONALS TIMARU – THE OFFICIAL REPORT
Posted by David Stanton on 09/04/2013
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...
Posted by David Stanton on 08/04/2013
We have had an amazing number of winners over the last couple of weeks that just goes to show what a great club we have.
Firstly the Learn to Sail kids. We had their final sessions and prize giving yesterday and we graduated over 20 young sailors from the Learn to Sail Group. Wow!! Not all...
Matt Coutts wins NZ Finn Nationals
Posted by David Stanton on 18/02/2013
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...
SPB smiles on Murrays Bay sailors
Posted by David Stanton on 11/12/2012
Outstanding weekend at the Sir Peter Blake Regatta.
One day of medium winds and one day of 20 gusting 25+ knots that tested the fleets. Something for everyone.
Thanks to Torbay for putting on a great regatta. Thanks also to the Murrays Bay guys that assisted. Have had a big thank you...
Stack P Class Nationals 2012
Posted by Super Administrator on 29/11/2012
Congratulations once again to Isaac McHardie (Hamilton Yacht Club) on a very well deserved victory in the Tauranga Cup. He was kept honest throughout the regatta by George Gautry (Muritai Yacht Club) and Jayvee Buchanan (Charteris Bay Yacht Club). The regatta was sailed in a variety of...