Please select your home edition
Edition
Lancer Lasts Longer

Images of the Waitemata- Etchells Tuesday evening series

by Richard Gladwell on 21 Mar 2013
Etchells Summer Series, March 19, 2013 © Richard Gladwell www.photosport.co.nz

Sail-World was on hand to capture the penultimate round of the Etchells Tuesday evening series, sailed off Westhaven. Normally 10-12 Etchells race however the 30kt winds that earlier crashed Emirates Team NZ's wingsail into the side of the building, reduced numbers to six boats.

The Nationals have been deferred from April 6-7, as many competitors could not make these dates, and a minimum 10 boat fleet is required. New dates will be announced after a class poll. The racing will take place off Westhaven with towing provided.








NaiadHella Marine - July 2016Mackay Boats

Related Articles

Close racing in Auckland Etchells Champs
The 2014 Etchells Auckland Championships were held over Monday and Tuesday night attracting ten boats. The 2014 Etchells Auckland Championships were held over Monday and Tuesday night attracting ten boats. Six races were sailed in total with 10 - 18 Knott gusty winds. The racing was very tight with four different race winners. It was great to see an all Womens crew and some new boat owners mixing it up with the top guns.
Posted on 21 Feb 2014
Etchells Tuesday Night Series- Valsheda takes win from 15 boats
Close racing in this fast one design class tests all sailors being able to mix it up in two to three races each Tuesday Auckland’s long belt of sunny days and good afternoon breezes have provided great sailing conditions for the Auckland Etchells fleet. Well, it was a fitting end to an excellent season with Valsheda taking a clean sweep in perfect conditions and thereby hermetically sealing her victory in the series overall. A southerly breeze, lacking its usual icy bite, was livelier at the start than some had ima
Posted on 2 Apr 2013
Etchells Tuesday Night Series- Flight 13 - Lucky for some
Close racing in this fast one design class tests all sailors being able to mix it up in two to three races each Tuesday Auckland’s long belt of sunny days and good afternoon breezes have provided great sailing conditions for the Auckland Etchells fleet. Flight 13 - Lucky for some. A perfect evening, with just the right weight of breeze to keep things interesting, clear blue skies and a slowly setting sun. I don't know that it gets any better than this, but there are two more flights to go...
Posted on 16 Mar 2013
Etchells Tuesday Night Series – Fast sailing fun in the sun + Video
Auckland’s long belt of sunny days and good afternoon breezes have provided great sailing conditions for the Auckland Et Auckland’s long belt of sunny days and good afternoon breezes have provided great sailing conditions for the Auckland Etchells fleet. Close racing in this fast one design class tests all sailors being able to mix it up in two to three races each Tuesday night.
Posted on 11 Mar 2013
Etchells Tuesday Night Series- Ten Etchells racing in fresh breezes
Flight 12 of the Auckland Etchells Tuesday Night Season were sailed on Tuesday March 5, 2013, Fleet Captain Alex Webst Flight 12 of the Auckland Etchells Tuesday Night Season were sailed on Tuesday March 5, 2013, Fleet Captain Alex Webster reports: Flight 12 saw some of the freshest conditions of the entire series and a fleet of 10 boats enjoyed two long races into the lively nor' easter. This flight also saw the relaunch of Tortuga (779) and a welcome return to form of former world-beater Captain Pete. Aboar
Posted on 7 Mar 2013
Powering up with Etchells
Dovetailing in nicely from the recent Etchells Australian Championship in Perth comes the NSW and then Victorian titles. Dovetailing in nicely from the recent Etchells Australian Championship in Perth come firstly the NSW and then Victorian State titles. Michael Manford, Dean McAullay and Nicholas Gray won the national title in one of the first Etchells to come out of the new mould that the Australian Association and builder, Phil Smidmore, have developed.
Posted on 26 Feb 2013
Etchells Tuesday Night Series- Racing resumes for 2013
Flight 8 of the Auckland Etchells Tuesday Night Season were sailed on Tuesday January 30, 2013, Fleet Captain Alex Webst Flight 8 of the Auckland Etchells Tuesday Night Season were sailed on Tuesday January 30, 2013, Fleet Captain Alex Webster reports: As stalwarts of the fleet were breaking the ice on the second half of the season (hardly - another scorcher), your correspondent was treading the familiar path from Pier Z to the boatyard with another Etchells on the tow bar
Posted on 1 Feb 2013
Etchells Tuesday Night Series- T'was the flight before Christmas
Flight 6 of the Auckland Etchells Tuesday Night Season were sailed on Tuesday December 12, Alex Webster reports Flight 6 of the Auckland Etchells Tuesday Night Season were sailed on Tuesday December 12, Alex Webster reports: If the events of Flight 6 evoke one word, that word is 'bugger'. But if they evoke any other word in addition to 'bugger', that word is 'tide'. Your correspondent was delighted to join Scotty 'Exocet' Kennedy for the penultimate flight before Chrimbo.
Posted on 23 Jan 2013
Etchells Tuesday Night Series- Flight 5 View from the Sidelines
Flight 5 of the Auckland Etchells Tuesday Night Season were sailed on Tuesday December 5, Alex Webster reports Flight 5 of the Auckland Etchells Tuesday Night Season were sailed on Tuesday December 5, Alex Webster reports Sadly I was unable to observe Flight 5, but it affords me an opportunity to take a closer look at the results, provide a few statistics and, in the time honoured fashion of sporting reportage, make things up.
Posted on 9 Dec 2012
Etchells Tuesday Night Series- Flight 4 Sanderson joins the fleet
Flight 4 of the Auckland Etchells Tuesday Night Season were sailed on Tuesday November 27, F Alex Webster reports Flight 4 of the Auckland Etchells Tuesday Night Season were sailed on Tuesday November 27, Fleet Captain Alex Webster reports: After last week's fluky conditions, Flight 4 of the Tuesday Night Series was eagerly anticipated and well-attended by a spirited fleet, which included season-newcomer Mike Sanderson at the helm of Affinity (17).
Posted on 29 Nov 2012