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The Kiwi Raid and Regatta 2016

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  • 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 Raid Advice 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 Raid VHF 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 style We 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 planes One 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
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