Sail-World.com : Brett Bakewell-White to speak at Auckland Int Boat Show on stability
Brett Bakewell-White to speak at Auckland Int Boat Show on stability
Sail Noumea 2012
• 14th – 18th September, Sail Noumea 2012 at the Auckland International Boat Show
Starlight Express in the 2002 Auckland Noumea Race - Aircalin Auckland to Noumea race
• 29th of September, Brett Blakewell-White to present on stability, righting moments, and keels
Category One Requirements – life rafts, floatation, and stability
Sail Noumea will feature at the Auckland International Boat Show from 14th - 18th of September.
Sydney Hobart and Kenwood Cup winner Starlight Express will be moored at the Auckland International Boat Show and open to the all visitors for a taste of offshore sailing. Visitors can learn more about Sail Noumea 2012, register interest in the race, or just get a look at this iconic New Zealand offshore race boat.
Royal Akarana Yacht Club and Starlight Express welcome all visitors to the show to step aboard for a taste of Noumea and offshore sailing.
Following on from a very successful first Sail Noumea seminar, the second in the seminar series will be held on 29th of September at Royal Akarana Yacht Club.
The RFD Category One Requirements Seminar will feature, Brett Bakewell – White, New Zealand’s leading naval architect Fresh from the AC Regatta in Plymouth, England. Brett will talk about yacht stability, righting moments and keels. How did Rambler come to lose her bulb and capsize in the recent Fastnet race? What do yacht inspectors look for at the Category 1 safety inspection?
If you do need to abandon the yacht you need to be able to stay float. John Roberts from RFD will talk about life rafts and personal flotation devices. A life raft will be inflated on site and the structure and contents examined.
If you are thinking about competing in Sail Noumea 2012. Have an interest in offshore sailing. If you are interested in safety at sea, or simply keen to attend the presentation from Brett Blakewell-White you are welcome at RAYC on 29th September from 6pm. The bar will be open. A selection of light food will be served. Presentations will begin at 7pm.
More information about this Seminar and Sail Noumea 2012 can be found at www.sailnoumea.com. The website is the source of all the latest information and news about the race and includes: A timer counting down the time to the start of the race, boat and crew profiles of current entries, live race tracking when the race is underway, Notice of Race, Sailing Instructions, an online entry form, and all the forms required for a paper entry.
The Sail Noumea Facebook page at www.facebook.com/sailnoumea will continue to be updated with useful information. It’s a great way for sailors intending to join Sail Noumea to stay in touch.
Anyone who wishes to attend the seminar or to register their interest in the race can do so by e-mailing Kevin@rayc.org.nz with boat name, e-mail, and phone contact details.
by Matt Woodley
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