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  1. Hi Guys n Gurls It's time for the annual Alan Civil Classic on Lake Rotoiti, 21 Nov. Details can be found on https://www.boptys.net/regattas Due to the interest from the Sports Boats we are setting up a Sport Boat Div. (amendeded NOR and Sailing Instructions to follow) Big boats (A Div, multi and Sport boats) do 3 laps of the lake Middle size (B Div) do 2 laps Small size (C Div) do 1 lap Note as per the new vision from the NZTYA the oversize trailerable yachts like the N30 and Farr940 are also welcome. Div are based on NZTYA quidelines and Ratings https://www.nzt
  2. The NZTYA has a scheme with Crombie Lockwood in Tauranga. They maybe worthy of a call.
  3. Hey mate I’ve got a bunch of boats (4) wanting to do the Alan civil 50 miler .

    ive emailed the vice commodore last week but got no reply as yet .

    2 of the boats don’t quite comply and one complies but NZTYA got their undies in a twist and wouldn’t give it a registration . The boats in question are two Elliott 6.5s and one Shaw 750T , my boat Is a Shaw 750T too and has done the race before .

    if you could get the vice to get back to me that would be great and hopefully you will have 4 more boats entered !




    1. eruptn



      Thsnks for the message re the AlanCivil event. I'll let Leonie know.

      What email did you use ?

      What email should we use to contact you.




    2. 44forty


      Hi Brad 

      ive emailed Leonie from s_jcaisley@icloud.com 



    3. eruptn



  4. I used UHMWPE, UHMW to replace a wooden base under a winch, should work well also under a deck to take up loads.
  5. eruptn


    Yes we sure did....least we could (did) lift the board when we touched...
  6. Good questions I've been pondering a similar situation, looking at items like this; Renogy Battery Monitor or Mastervolt BattMan Lite Battery Meter. Any lessons or experience.....
  7. The NZ Trailer Yacht Assoc runs a scheme thru Crombie Lockdown in Tauranga. There maybe scope there...?
  8. Any chance these can be set up as a Zoom meeting, so those of us 300 km away can listen in ?
  9. If going for the 'soft floor', the big improvement is having a inflatable keel. Makes a big difference to the rowing abilities.
  10. Did I hear correctly: ETNZ boss= Dalton AC event boss= Dalton
  11. eruptn

    Sigrid 6

    I was thinking about the fit, if you have to get a couple of inches removed.
  12. eruptn

    Sigrid 6

    They will be very similar.... a couple of extra or missing inches could be very annoying in the long term.
  13. Note on Windyty you can select between 2 models when using a laptop or desktop. Doesn't appear you can on a tablet, unless the option is buried in a menu I haven't found.
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