Travel to the start
Bus: For those catching the bus to the start. It will be leaving at 0830 sharp from 172 Quay Street outside the foreign exchange office, opposite the ferry building downtown ...
Posted Jan 19, 2016, 4:03 PM by Martin Riddle
Extras to bring
A torch or headlamp is a good idea. Power for charging phones etc will be available on all the first stages however after the regatta we will have to rely ...
Posted Jan 19, 2016, 4:01 PM by Martin Riddle
Skiff Regatta up-date
The organisers have invited a whole bunch of people to the regatta part so who knows who will turn up. Only 4 skiffs will be used for the racing so ...
Posted Jan 19, 2016, 3:58 PM by Martin Riddle
Kiwi Raid fleet up-date from Steve Cranch
It was always intended to be a mixed fleet of small sailing boats and skiffs but the way the entries have ended up we have mostly skiffs. However we will ...
Posted Jan 19, 2016, 3:54 PM by Martin Riddle
Contact numbers in Auckland
If you need to contact someone from the NZ Raid when you arrive – if you have installed a local/NZ SIM card: Steve Cranch - 0211 357 171 Tanya Ankersmit - 0275 ...
Posted Jan 19, 2016, 3:51 PM by Martin Riddle
What to bring on the RaidAdvice from the Kiwis at http://nzcoastalrowing.org/2016/01/13/what-to-pack-for-the-raid/
Posted Jan 16, 2016, 3:21 PM by Posts Editor
VHF Radios on the Kiwi RaidVHF radios will be the main way of communicating while on the water during the Kiwi Raid. Steve Cranch has asked me to remind you that if you have a ...
Posted Jan 13, 2016, 5:15 AM by Martin Riddle
Taking a mobile phone on the Kiwi Raid?
I thought it might be useful to share our experience of
travelling with mobile phones. The options are:
Leave your phone behind, forget the rest of the
world and remind ...
Posted Jan 12, 2016, 1:52 PM by Posts Editor
Sending off the NZ expedition in styleWe like a celebration at the LBT, and the imminent departure of many
teams for the Kiwi Raid and Regatta is a very good excuse. Come along
on Monday 18th ...
Posted Jan 7, 2016, 8:44 PM by Posts Editor
Taking Inflatable PFD's on planesOne usually relies on the airlines to provide life jackets when one is
flying, but those traveling to regattas (in New Zealand for instance)
might need to take their own ...
Posted Jan 7, 2016, 8:17 PM by Posts Editor