Takapuna Boating Club Open Day 2020/21
Date: Sunday 11 October 2020
To celebrate the start of the 2020/21 summer season, we invite all members and their families and members of the community to the Takapuna Boating Club Opening day on Sunday 11th October. There will be a range of activities and events for our members, as well as opportunities for the public to try some of our watersports.
(Note: this is 1 week later than originally scheduled and advertised, as we decided to delay it in the hope Auckland will be down to Covid alert level 1 and free of gathering restrictions by then)
12pm: Club open - come on down for lunch and watch the activities on the beach
1pm- 3pm- Try Paddling- Surfski and SUP
1pm- Sailing- Long distance foiling race start
3pm- Paddling- Surfski/SUP/Waka ama race
from 4pm- Club BBQ
5pm- Official Season Opening and Welcome from the Commodore
Try Paddling 1pm-3pm
Have a go at surfski paddling or stand up paddle boarding at Takapuna.
Suitable for kids aged 8 years onwards and adults of all ages.
All equipment provided.
No experience necessary, but you must be able to swim 50m with a lifejacket on.
Come prepared to get wet!
Long Distance Foiling Race 1pm
Open to all foiling classes- windfoilers, kitefoilers, wing foilers, waszps, moths
Free for TBC members
$25 for non-members
race start 1pm
Paddling race 3pm
Open to Surfskis/Kayaks, SUPs & Waka Ama.
Long course: 7-10km, Short course ~5km (depending on conditions and vessel preference)
Entry fee: free for TBC members, $10 for non-members
Enter in the TBC clubhouse from 1.30pm on race day.