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20/12/2014 : FOR SALE : 2008 DAVEY CARBON "WET NUTS"

“Wet Nuts”
2008 Graham Davey
Fibrefoam Medium mast
2 Sails
Beach wheels
Click here for more details

Also : Davey Norris Rudders for sale - Click here for more details

20/12/2014 : 2014 South Island Champs Results & Report
RESULTS & REPORT:
2014 NZADCA South Island Champs
18/11/2014 : 2015 A Class Nationals (5th Feb 2015 ~ 8th Feb 2015)


New Zealand A Class Nationals


Manly Sailing Club
65 Laurence St, Big Manly, Whangaparaoa

5/2/2015 - 8/2/2015

NOR for 2015 A Class Nationals

Sailing Instructions

5/11/2014 : NOR for South Island Champs posted
NOR for 2014 South Island Champs
22/10/2014 :List of A-Class regattas added to Regattas area

Regattas for
2014-2015

Click here for more details
11/9/2014 : FOR SALE : 2013 DNA (Glenn Ashby's Takapuna World's boat)

Glenn Ashby's 2013 model DNA with Fiberfoam mast as used at the Takapuna worlds and Nats.

Complete boat with new sail, covers and big wheel trolley.

$32k NZD


Click here for more details

REGATTA : Sunday 21st September 2014:bart's bash at wakatere, auckland



 11:00 - Briefing and welcome in the hall
 12:00 - Race start
 15:00 - Special guests, auction, barbeque & refreshments. More details to come.

See details here

REGATTA: 18 & 19 October 2014: NORTH ISLAND Sprint camps at Lake Rotorua


North Island Sprint Championship's
18&19 October 2014
Lake Rotorua

The Organising Authority is Rotorua Yacht Club Inc. – 1 Mataiawhea. St, Rotorua 3010.
Sailing Instructions click here
NOR click here

26/5/14: FOR SALE : Fossil Mk5 / NZL251 - revised listing & updated details
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Last boat made by Graham Davey.
Carbon Kevlar construction.
A grade boat.
Nice Ashby Sail. Suit 70-80kg sailer.
Fibrefoam Mast (professionally repaired).
Complete with road trailer, cover & beach wheels.

Click here for more details

2/6/2013 : Queen's birthday regatta at Manly Sailing Club, Big Manly Beach, Whangaparaoa
 
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Queen's Birthday Regatta at Manly Sailing Club, Big Manly Beach, Whangaparaoa

65 Laurence St, Big Manly, Whangaparaoa
Monday 2 June 2014
Registration: 0800 – 0930
Briefing: 0930
Racing; Race target time is 30-40min.
1st Warning Signal 10:35. Up to 5 races.
No warning signal will be made after 1500hrs.
Queen's Birthday Regatta NOR click here

14/4/14: 2014 (Apr 5-6) Kai Iwi Lakes Regatta Results & Photos posted

Kai Iwi Lakes Regatta 2014 Results

See photos

(Thanks to Steve for forwarding these)

19/3/2014 : FOR SALE : FOILING NZL245


Drummond design
J-boards and rudder elevators
2009 Brewin sail
Underweight
Click here for details

5/4/2014 & 6/4/2014: 2014 Kia Iwi lakes regatta
 
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Kia Iwi Lakes Regatta

Saturday 5th & Sunday 6th April 2014
Kia Iwi Lakes

Briefing Saturday 10.30, at Marina bay.
Entry fee $30. Lunch provided Saturday and Sunday.

Email/Phone Trevor Simpkin (T.F.3.SIM(at)xtra.co.nz) if you are planning to attend.



 

3/3/2014 : FOR SALE : NEAR New ASHBY SAILS

Near new Ashby sails
2014 Ashby status new for worlds (NZL1) $1600, battens to suit $300 soft and heavy 4,3,2,1 $150.
2014 Ashby #20 new for worlds (NZL262) $1600, battens to suit $300 soft and heavy 4,3,2,1 $150.
Can also fit new sail numbers at no extra charge.
Click here for details

3/3/2014 : FOR SALE : FOILING FLYER II (ex ETNZ)


Geltek Flyer II converted to a foiling setup with DNA J boards and professionally designed and built rudders with elevators.  All the work has been done, get a full sorted foiling A cat for a lot less than buying a DNA and modifying it.
Click here for details

25/2/2014 : FOR SALE Reduced Price : KZ195 "Chaos"

NZL
195 "Chaos" for sale.
1988 Mark 2 Boyer/Goodall A Class (Kevlar)
This would be a fantastic club boat, 84kg, very robust and fully maintained
*** SOLD 15/1/15
SERIOUSLY FOR SALE - NZL233 - Auscat flyer

** SOLD **

NZL233 – Auscat Flyer

Click here for more details

Regatta: 8 /3/2014 & 9/2/2014: Mighty river power regatta, lake taupo
Lake Taupo yacht club

Mighty
			River Power
201
4 MIGHTY RIVER POWER REGATTA

Saturday 8th & Sunday 9th March 2014
Lake Taupo


Entry Form Here       NOR Here

FINAL Results for 2014 Worlds Takapuna - 9th-16th Febrauary 2014

A-Class Worlds Takapuna 2014-Practice Race
2014 A Worlds after Races 1+2
2014 A Worlds after Races 3+4
2014 A Worlds after Races 5+6
2014 A Worlds after Races 7+8

2014 A Worlds FINAL RESULTS

Check out the photos section for daily shots
Videos section now also added

If you have more 2014 Worlds photos or videos then please send them to the webmaster

Video : 2014 A-Class World Champs, Day 3
Results for 2014 NZADCA Nationals - 5th-8th Febrauary 2014
Results for 2014_A-Class_NZ_Championships_at_Takapuna_Boating_Club_2014
ETNZ News item - The Arms Race

REGATTA : 22/2/2014 & 23/2/2014: 2014 Fresh Water Cat Champs
Turangi yacht club

2013 Fresh Water Cat Champs

Saturday 22nd & Sunday 23rd February 2014
Stump Bay, Turangi

(27/1/14) NZADCA Register update
See NZADCA Register for updated details
(26/1/14) FOR SALE : Added listings

Fantastic sail deals - dont miss out !

For sale : Brand New BREWIN SAIL

For sale : ASHBY MAXX 19 Sail 2011

(8/1/14) FOR SALE : Added & Updated listings

Brand new mast fit out kit for sale

DNA For Sale

NZL235 "Anarchy" - updated listing & reduced price !

(19/12/13) Proposals for alterations to the IACA Constitution/Championship Rules

There are 6 proposals for alterations to the IACA Constitution/Championship Rules on the table for the IACA World General Meeting to be held at Takapuna in February 2014 which NZADCA will be asked to vote on.

See IACA 2014 WORLD GENERAL MEETING AGENDA for details.

(7/12/13) NZADCA Register update
See NZADCA Register for updated details
(3/12/13) FOR SALE :2012 Ashby Maxx 19 Sail - REDUCED PRICE

With medium and light battens
Only used 6 days.
Perfect sail to suit the new style rigs

Click here for more details

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

30/3/2014 : FOILING A-CLASS CATAMARAN / SWISS MADE Scheurer 2010

FOILING A-CLASS CATAMARAN
Swiss made "Scheurer" 2010
RACE READY !!!
Great boat with many extra's now including road trailer ...placed 17th at the Worlds in February
Click here for details

REGATTA : Boxing Day Regatta (26/12/2013) : at Manly Sailing Club, Big Manly Beach, Whangaparaoa
Boxing Day Regatta at Manly Sailing Club, Big Manly Beach, Whangaparaoa

65 Laurence St, Big Manly, Whangaparaoa
Thursday 26 December
Registration: 0800 – 0930
Briefing: 0930
Racing; Race target time is 20-25min.
1st Warning Signal 10:35. Up to 5 races.
No warning signal will be made after 1500hrs.

see NOR

(2/12/13) South Island Champs Results & Photos

2013 South Island Champs Results

See Photos
Thanks to Ken Urquhart for forwarding these.
(29/11/13) FOR SALE : Fossil Mk5 / NZL251
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Last boat made by Graham Davey.
Carbon Kevlar construction.
A grade boat.
Nice Ashby Sail. Suit 70-80kg sailer.
Fibrefoam Mast (professionally repaired).
Complete with road trailer, cover & beach wheels.

Click here for more details

RESULTS : 2013 NZADCA Rotorua Sprint Champs - 19th - 20th October 2013
REGATTA : November 16th & 17th 2013: Pre Worlds A-Class Practise Regatta
Takapuna Boating Club logo
Takapuna boating club are holding a weekend regatta for A's on the 16/17 Nov. This will be in Worlds format, as in length of course and a practise run for all their volunteers and for competitors. Please make an effort and attend, it should be a lot of fun.

WHEN: November 16 & 17, 2013
WHERE: Takapuna Boating Club, Takapuna New Zealand
Sat. Start 12:00   up to 4 races
Sun. Start 11:00  up to 4 races

See NOR
( 25/10/13 ) FOR SALE : DNA for Sale - NZL263


Rare opportunity to buy a very competitive complete DNA. Best gear possible with very latest fibrefoam mast used only in the 2013 Nationals. Brand new and also second sail to match this mast. Current South Island Champion and 4th at National Champs in January.

Ready for Worlds in Auckland and have paid the entry fees, but can't make it so my loss will be someone's gain.

Click here for details
REGATTA: Nov 16th & 17th 2013: A-Class 2013 South Island Championships

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WHEN: November 16 & 17 2013
WHERE: Totara Peaks Station, Lake Benmore
For further info contact Ken Urquhart ph. 021 02329873
or email: frontwoods(at)xtra.co.nz
See NOR
2/10/13 : NZADCA Membership subs due
NZADCA subs for the 2013/14 season are now due. The subs are $45.00.
To save money for the association iinvoices are not being sent out in the mail.
Preferred payment is by direct debt to the ANZ Bank Acc 06-0309-0076791-00
Remember to add your name in the details
Alternatively, payment by cheque made payable to NZ A Division Catamaran Association and post to:-
 
Trevor Simpkin
59 Ringrose Rd
R.D.2 Ruawai 0592
 
For those of you that have registered new boats. Please add $5 for the boat fee.
20/9/13 : Ice Breaker A class regatta @ Big Manly, Whangaparaoa changed to Sunday 22nd Sept 2013
First signal will be 1pm Sunday and the plan is to do 3 or 4 races back to back.

Click here for Hosting club details


18/9/13 : Rotorua Yacht Club 2013 North Island Sprint Champs : October 19th & 20th 2013


WHEN: OCTOBER 19TH & 20TH
WHERE: ROTORUA YACHT CLUB
5to7 Races Saturday Briefing @ 10.30 am
5 Races Sunday 1st race Saturday starts at Midday
1st race Sunday starts at 10.30 am
For more info contact Robin Parr Robin.Parr@scionresearch.com Phone 07 348 9490
See NOR

Press release 18th September 2013 : 2014 A-Class World Championships to fire into action off Takapuna Beach
2014 A-Class World Championships to fire into action off Takapuna Beach
 
As the yachting world feasts their eyes on the multi-hull action unfolding on San Francisco Bay, New Zealand is gearing up to celebrate the class which has now bred some of the talented sailors competing for the America’s Cup this month. 

The A-Class Catamaran World Championships will be sailed off Takapuna Beach from 5 – 16 February, 2014. Recognized as one of the best sailing waters in the world, Takapuna has plenty to offer both sailors and visitors, with sometimes challenging wind and weather conditions keeping sailors at the top of their game.
 
The beauty of this event truly lies in the diversity of sailors, with a broad range of young and old, professional and amateur participants taking to the water.  
 
A-Class sailor, Artemis Skipper, and 49er gold medallist Nathan Outteridge is looking forward to seeing how technology from the America’s Cup will affect the class competition.
 
“Foiling was clearly a big point of this America’s Cup, and I expect to see various different avenues of foiling explored over the next few years in the A-Class fleet to chase an overall performance improvement,” he says.
 
Although Nathan’s attendance at the 2014 World Championships is unconfirmed, he says the event is bound to be exciting.
 
The A-Class fleet has a great group of people. I have no doubt that the Worlds in Takapuna will be a huge success. I’ve got a busy summer ahead, but if I can find the time to compete I will be there,” he says.
 
A typical training ground for multi-hull sailors, the A-Class continues to draw in a competitive field, from the speed-hungry sailors to the likes of ETNZ Skipper Dean Barker, in preparation for bigger multi-hulls. Top sailors work hard each year to experiment with new setups and designs, which is reflected in the tight, exciting racing on the water.

This highly competitive event has previously attracted over 100 international sailors to the fleet, and the 2014 World Championships are sure to be no different. Takapuna Boating Club’s beach front and park side location will provide superb viewing for the racing in the Hauraki Gulf. 

More information for this event can be found on http://www.sailingeventstakapuna.com - or contact: Kerry Ellis, Event Director, Sailing Events Takapuna, Ph: +64 21353594 Email: kerry@sailingeventstakapuna.com
14/9/13 : Ice Breaker A class regatta @ Big Manly, Whangaparaoa, 21st Sept 2013


21st September Ice Breaker regatta

Big Manly, Whangaparaoa


Click here for NOR

Click here for Hosting club details

6/9/13 : FOR SALE : Vision 2 platform

2010 Vision platform only, (i.e no rig or sail) 
Click here for details
26/8/13 : FOR SALE : KZ195 "Chaos"

NZL
195 "Chaos" for sale.
1988 Mark 2 Boyer/Goodall A Class (Kevlar)
This would be a fantastic club boat, 84kg, very robust and fully maintained
Click here for details
20/8/13 : FOR SALE Updated listing : NZL231 Adrenaline xpress

NZL231 Adrenaline xpress
updated listing & reduced price.
What a great deal !
Click here for details
18/8/13 : Wanted : A cat to lease for 2014 Worlds in Auckland
Looking to lease a modern A for the up-coming worlds.
Can supply a rig and sail if the owner would prefer me not to use theirs.
Will also insure the boat for the regatta.
Please get in touch with david.a.haylock(at)gmail.com or 027 309 9671 if you have a boat you are interested in leasing.
9/8/13 : 2014 IACA World Champs and New Zealand Nationals. Updated information, NOR & Registration
2014 IACA World Champs and New Zealand Nationals updated information, NOR & Registration here
The sailing waters off Takapuna have seen many yachting contests over the years and Takapuna Boating Club is proud to be hosting the 2014 A Class Cats.
The Takapuna Boating Club is well situated on a green reserve adjacent to the sandy beach, a 5 minute walk from the Spencer on Byron Hotel through the main shopping centre of Takapuna with its cafes, restaurants and wide range of shops to the beach and reserve where the boats will be stored throughout the event. The Club facilities are at your disposal throughout the events. The Organising Committee have been meeting regularly for the last two years so planning is well in hand.  The Notice of Race for the Worlds is now available on this website, as will be Notice of Race for the NZ Nationals.
We are delighted to have the services of Kerry Ellis & Mark Greene to assist us in presenting this world-class event with activities both on and off the water for competitors, families and friends. We look forward to having you come and compete in 2014. It will be exciting racing over the two events – New Zealand Nationals and then the World Championship. 
Come to Takapuna and join the FUN. I look forward to meeting you.
Evelyn Johnson, Chair of the Organising Committee
 
 
31/7/13 : NZADCA register updated
NZADCA boat register has been updated.
25/7/13 : A class trailer for sale added to for sale section
A class trailer for sale. Click here for details
19/7/13 : Kai Iwi Lakes April 2013 Regatta pictures
2013 April Kai Iwi Lakes Regatta pictures added.
Thanks to Harry de Jong for forwarding these.
17/7/13 : New NZADCA website launched

New NZADCA website launched.
Various items have been updated and reorganised.
Carl has created the new website using a lot of the good work that Hamish did and is now acting as the webmaster

28/06/2013 : IACA 2014 World Champs and New Zealand Nationals


2014 IACA World Champs and New Zealand Nationals.
Draft NOR and Entry Form .
Set aside these dates :
5/2/2014 - 8/2/2014 - Nationals (pre-worlds)
9/2/2014-16/2/2014 - IACA Worlds

04/06/2013 : Big Manly Queens Birthday Regatta

Queens Birthday Regatta
Manly Sailing Club
Queens Birthday June 2013

We had a 11 Acats turn up for this event however after no wind most of the weekend only four Acats remained Monday afternoon when some racing finally did take place.
See Results

27/01/2013 : New Zealand Nationals
2013 NZADCA National Championships
Naval Point Club, Lyttelton
Full results here


See Nationals Photos Thanks heaps to David Haylock and everyone else for all the cool photos.

20/05/13 - New kit for sale  Check it out:
Flyer MK 2 and Traveller Car


3/05/13 - Update of Web Site  Hamish is taking a break from the website. NZADCA are very grateful for his efforts over the years. Please address all web site updates and issues to WebCaretaker
4/02/13 - Register Updates A couple of small edits on the boat register. Take a look here
27/01/13 - Nationals Photos Thanks heaps to David Haylock and everyone else for all the cool photos.
Grab a coffee and take a look here
25/01/13 - NZADCA National Championships Results Congratulations to Blair Tuke. Full results here
24/01/13 - NZL231 Price Reduced Now is the time to buy. Further details here
17/01/13 - Boat For Sale 2007 Gel-tek Flyer Mk II. More details here
17/01/13 - And Another Boat For Sale Sale Boyer Mk III. More details here

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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