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Travel rebate offered for Oceanbridge Sail Auckland 2014

by Jodie Bakewell-White on 16 Sep 2013
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New Zealand’s only ISAF 100 Point Olympic, Paralympic and invited class regatta is pleased to again offer a travel subsidy to help kiwi sailors from outside the Auckland Region take part in this world class event.

For 2014, this offering has been extended past the Olympic and Paralympic classes, now including the Youth Classes to boost participation of younger sailors at the event to be sailed at Royal Akarana Yacht Club from 1-4 February 2014. The youth classes included in this scheme are: 29er, 420, Laser Radial and RSX 8.5.

The rebate applies to the boat transport to and from the competitor’s home club and/or place of residence, and amounts to:
Whangarei and Northwards: $100
Gisborne, Napier, New Plymouth and South of Taupo: $100
Picton to Christchurch:$300
South of Christchurch: $400


Effective immediately, this offer is limited to the first 20 complete Olympic/Paralympic/Youth class registrations received by RAYC and the subsidy pool is restricted to $5,000- so get your entries in quick.

Registration closes on January 24th 2014, and late registrations will not be accepted

Questions? Contact suellen@rayc.org.nz or (09) 524 9945.

Rebates will be paid upon the sailor(s) completion of the Regatta. A youth sailor for this event is defined as a sailor that has not attained their 19th birthday prior to 31 December 2014. The Sail Auckland Organising Committee reserves the right to rule on any issues relating to this subsidy and that ruling will be final.


About Oceanbridge Sail Auckland 2014:

Oceanbridge Sail Auckland will again take place at the Royal Akarana Yacht Club from the first – fourthFebruary 2014; after two successful years running at this club, the third is destined to be a charm.

All Olympic and Paralympic class boats are invited to take part: The Laser, Laser Radial, Finn, 470 Men, 470 Women, 49er, 49er FX, RS:X 8.5, RS:X 9.5, Nacra 17, Skud 18, 2.4mR and also other classes are encouraged: the OK Dinghy, 29er, 420, Liberty, Hansa 303, Kiteboards, F18 and A Class Catamaran.

Over four days of racing 11-15 races will take place for each fleet, and the format for all classes will be fleet racing with no medal race. All racing will take place in the Waitemata Harbour, in the Hauraki Gulf.

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