EBYMBC Spring Race – 23 October 2021 

Crew: Geoff, Albrecht, Grant, Nina, Trey. Forecast: Variable 5 knots. Southerly 10 knots developing for a time afternoon about the South Coast. Northerly 10 knots developing in the evening. Sea slight. Fine with increasing high cloud. Low tide 1405 hrs. This Saturday was the first in the EBYMBC series of 'The Wash House' Spring Sailing races.... Continue Reading →

Nanni Service and various tasks completed – 16 October 2021

Annual Nanni engine service by Isaac from TS Marine Ltd as per manufacturer’s recommendations.Drain and replace gearbox oil Drain and replace engine oil Replace impellerClean out water strainerRepaired broken bracket holding relays etc.Replace Racor 500 series fuel filterReplace secondary fuel filterReplace oil filterEngine hours: 464 We found the impeller had two vanes missing. Isaac fished them... Continue Reading →

RPNYC Opening Day Interclub Race – 9 Oct 2021

Crew: Geoff, Murray, Juliet, Martin, Trey. Forecast: Northwest 20 knots, easing to 15 knots this morning. Changing southerly 20 knots this afternoon. Moderate sea easing. Fine to start. Fair visibility in showers from afternoon, possibly heavy. Geoff attended the RPNYC opening day celebration on the deck of the Port Nick clubhouse. Met up with new... Continue Reading →

Winter Series Race – 15 Aug 2021

Crew: Geoff, Grant, Murray, Peter, Albrecht, Eduardo. Forecast: Northerly 10 knots rising to northwest 15 knots in the afternoon and to 20 knots gusting 30 knots in the evening. Sea becoming moderate in the evening. Fine. Another glorious day for sailing in the Barton Marine Winter Series! It was an early start due to the... Continue Reading →

Winter Series Race – 31 July 2021

Crew: Geoff, Albrecht, Grant, Nina. Forecast: Variable 5 knots, becoming southerly 10 knots for a time this afternoon. Sea slight. Fine.  Another stunning winter's day in Wellington for Race 3 for the Barton Marine Winter Series. Start time for all boats was 1045 hrs. Start - Mark 15 off Pt Halswell - Mark 8 off... Continue Reading →

Winter Series Race Two – 3 July 2021

Crew: Geoff, Albrecht, Grant, Jim, Nina. Forecast: Northerly 10 knots, rising to 15 knots for a time in the morning. Sea slight. Fine. HW 1200 hrs. A bloody great day to go sailing! With Geoff, Grant and Jim on board we cast off from Chaffers Marina at 0900 hrs. The northerly was forecast to pick... Continue Reading →

Winter Series Race One – 19 June 2021

Crew: Geoff, Peter, Eduardo, Grant, Albrecht, Murray. Forecast: Southerly 20 knots. Becoming southeast 15 knots but 20 knots about the south coast this morning. Moderate sea, easing in the harbour in the morning. Cloudy with fair visibility in periods of rain developing late morning. High tide: 1133 hrs. Our first race of the EBYMBC Winter Series... Continue Reading →

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