sail-world.com
 
 
News Home Cruising Photo Gallery Video Gallery
Sail-World.com : AWSS organisers invite all Optimist Sailors final day on Saturday
AWSS organisers invite all Optimist Sailors final day on Saturday

'Day 4 - Optimist World Championship 2012'    Matias Capizzano - copyright    Click Here to view large photo

AWSS organisers invite all Optimist Sailors from and near Auckland to prepare for the Summer Season and join the final AWSS day at KYC on Saturday 22nd September 2012 ready for a 12:50pm briefing and a 1:30pm Race Start.

Auckland’s first Winter Sprint Series now after 29 races comes to a close at Kohimarama Yacht Club Saturday 22nd Sept, being the last day with a final four races scheduled. The AWSS series designed to give all Optimist sailors some short course sprint racing has been held over ten Winter days, each 2 weeks apart, May to Sept 2012, rotating each series day between Yacht Clubs Kohi, Wakatere and Murrays Bay.

Yachting New Zealand's CEO David Abercrombie, supporting the AWSS event has generously provided sponsorship for the end of Series Prize Winners. YNZ consider this a fantastic event and hope that the Series continues in future years. Force Racing and other dedicated coaches have each provided on water support to assist enhance key skills. Auckland On-Water Boat Show CEO, Michelle Khan, fully supports the AWSS, reporting that Boating NZ must assist young NZ sailors. The youth of today is our furture tomorrow.

The Winter Racing has been held in a full variety of wind conditions, from both lower to upper ranges. The SI’s allow a race drop every 5 races, with higher penalty points for those who do not attend for a race day. Organisers wanted a structure to encourage leaving the home couch after the Winter Sports field game. The Series gave those selected to travel overseas an opportunity to race train with the best in Auckland prior to their departure. Equally the Series gave tier 2 & 3 sailors an opportunity to keep their Summer sailing hand in and pitch themselves against the best.

The Sailing Instructions provided short course sprints via 4 races each day, with emphasis for sailors to concentrate on their Starts and the first beat, being 70% of a race. While beginning of Season entries were available, the Series is also open to those who wish to enter on a daily basis.

Season sailing parent John Adair reports that it has been fantastic to see the synergy of three Club’s resources provide so much benefit for NZ Optimist children. Equally KYC P Class Champion 1989 and Starling Champion 1990 Karyn Drummond says that such mutual Club sailing gives local children the experience of learning to sail in new water and conditions. It will be these sailors who have applied themselves during the Winter who will have an edge at the first Ranking Regatta at Taupo.

The series, a brain child following the synergistic thinking from the three club’s, is now the envy of other Classes, including 420’s and 29’er who request the same AWSS during 2013 Winter.

After a successful AWSS, organisers look forward to bringing the AWSS to a close September 22nd prior to the beginning of the Summer Season.

Organiser thank all parents and supporters for assisting make the AWSS a true success.

Now with many Winter Sports at a close, AWSS organisers invite all Optimist Racing Sailors from and near Auckland to prepare for their Summer Season and join the final AWSS day at KYC on Saturday 22nd September 2012 ready for a 12:50pm Breifing and a 1:30pm Race Start. A post race BBQ, Chocolate Fish and Series Prize Giving is scheduled.


by Richard Cave

  

Click on the FB Like link to post this story to your FB wall

http://www.sail-world.com/index.cfm?nid=102095

10:09 AM Mon 17 Sep 2012GMT


Click here for printer friendly version
Click here to send us feedback or comments about this story.


Related News Stories:

16 Sep 2012  Images of the Waitemata: Final of RNZYS Winter series at 30kts
13 Sep 2012  Rod Davis: Where angels fear to tread - Kites vs Windsurfers
11 Sep 2012  Coastal Classic 2012 : New names and old favourites line up + Video
10 Sep 2012  Royal Akarana Yacht Club launches new website
08 Sep 2012  2012 Paralympics: Breeze fails to deliver on Portland Harbour
06 Sep 2012  2012 Paralympics: Sun shines as Kiwis hold status quo on Day 5
06 Sep 2012  Murrays Bay Ice Breaker Regatta on this coming Saturday
21 Aug 2012  Chicago Grade 2 Match Race - Wellington Spirit clinch podium spot
20 Aug 2012  Silver Medalists reflect on the 2012 Olympic Regatta
19 Aug 2012  420 Junior Europeans - Big Shifts, small gain
MORE STORIES ...






News - USA and the World







































International Moth Worlds: Rashley ahead as Aussies close in by Mark Jardine / YachtsandYachting.com,




















International Moth Worlds - Mothballed on day 4 + Video by Mark Jardine / YachtsandYachting.com,




Gladwell's Line: A change of direction needed in the America's Cup *Feature by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz,




Red Bull 49erFX: First look at the Olympic sailing venue at Rio
Fuerteventura Kiteboarding Grand Slam - Classic conditions on day 3
NYYC Race Week Part II images by Rolex/Daniel Forster
Drowning or electric shock? What you need to know to help save a life
BIC Techno 293 Worlds 2014 - Day 1
Six Metre European Championship - Blazing sunshine on opening day
National Sailing Hall of Fame to present Lifetime Achievement Award
International Moth Worlds: Greenhalgh and Rashley tied at the top
PWA Pozo World Cup - Fantastic finale determines winners
Six Metre Class British Open Championship - Llanoria and Valhalla win
Anna Tunnicliffe set to compete at the CrossFit Games
America's Cup: Oracle Team USA holds foiling camp at Wangi SC
Volvo Ocean Race: Abu Dhabi OR completes double Atlantic crossing
Volvo Ocean Race: Team SCA has a 'pull through day' off the Canaries
No tiller sailing - how to steer using just the sails + Video
International Moth Worlds: Three bullets in a row for Greenhalgh
U.S. Junior Women’s Singlehanded Championship - Sophia Reineke wins
BIC Techno 293 Worlds 2014 - Day 0 Opening
Fuerteventura World Cup - Slalom action highlights day 2
2014 Governor's Cup - Sam Gilmour of RFBYC victorious again
Farr 40 West Coast Champ - Skipper Alberto Rossi leads Enfant Terrible   
Flying Dutchman World Championships - Magyars are the Masters   
Final day shakes up standings at Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek   
2014 -15 Volvo Ocean Race: Team Alvimedica pushing towards Southampton   
NYYC Race Week - Saving the best for last   
VX One North American Championship - Chris Alexander commands   
2014 Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek - Waiting game on Day 3   
International Moth Worlds: Thunderstorms delay racing on Day 1   
Fuerteventura World Cup - Impressive tricks on day 1   
2014 Governor's Cup - Two former winners in the finals   
America's Cup: Iain Murray explains reasons for Australian withdrawal *Feature   
Wilson and Roble remain number one match racers in U.S.   
2014 ISAF Youth Match Racing World Championship - Set to start   
PWA Pozo World Cup - Moreno twins dominate home spot   
ISAF Youth Worlds - Record breaking regatta in Tavira + Video   
Melges 32 European Championship - Robertissima remains out front   
Farr 40 West Coast Championship - Italians take one-point lead   
Melges 32 European Championship - Day 3 images by Carlo Borlenghi   
New York Yacht Club Race Week - Marstrom 32 fleet off to anxious start   
Melges 32 European Championship - Day 3 images by Max Ranchi   


For this week's complete news stories select    Last 7 Days
   Search All News
For last month's complete news stories select    Last 30 Days
   Archive News







Sail-World.com  


















Switch Default Region to:

Social Media

Asia

Australia

Canada

Europe

New Zealand

United Kingdom


http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/Twitter_logo_small.png http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/FaceBook-icon.png  http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/RSS-Icon.png

United States

Cruising Northern

Cruising Southern

MarineBusiness World

PowerBoat World

FishingBoating World

 

Contact

Commercial

News

Search

Contact Us

Advertisers Information

Submit news/events

Search Stories/Text

Feedback

Advertisers Directory

Newsletter Archive

Photo Gallery

 

Banner Advertising Details

Newsletter Subscribe

Video Gallery

Policies

 

 

 

Privacy Policy

 

 


Cookie Policy

 

 



This site and its contents are © Copyright TetraMedia and/or the original author, photographer etc. All Rights Reserved.  Photographs are copyright by law.  If you wish to use or buy a photograph contact the photographer directly.
XLXL NEW US
LocalAds   DE  ES  FR  IT