2022 /2023 EVENTS

DINGHIES & FAMILY FUN

- 7 January 2023

CAPTAINS BRIEFING and Dinner

 -   3 February 2023

PARADE OF CLASSIC & WOODEN BOATS

 - 4 February 2023

OHAU CHANNEL DRIFT 

- 5 February 2023

LONG LAZY LUNCH

- 18 February 2023

POKER RUN & LAKE CIRCUMNAVIGATION 

- 18 March 2023

LIGHT PARADE 

- 8 April 2023

AGM/WINTER XMAS DINNER 

- 28 May 2022

FISHING DAY & BARBEQUE 

- 23rd & 24th October 2022

SPRING CRUISE 

- 24 October 2022



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EVENTS

AGM

SATURDAY 28th MAY, 2022 

time to be confirmed
VR Rotorua Resort, Mourea, Lake Rotoiti (Okawa Bay)


MID - WINTER CHRISTMAS

SATURDAY 28th MAY, 2022

Mid-Winter Christmas Dinner, following the AGM.   Midday

contact the Secretary Rachel Jamieson


FISHING FUN

SATURDAY 23rd OCTOBER, SUNDAY 24th OCTOBER 2022

Fishing is permitted all day Saturday with a weigh-in between 4.30 and 5.30pm. 

Fishing is permitted Sunday until Weigh-in at 9am at the Hot Pools where prize giving will take place.

See information below for details of the breakfast and swim available.

 This event is open to all boats, even the plastic ones!

Booking Essential,


SPRING CRUISE

24th OCTOBER 2022 

The purpose of the Spring Run is to encourage Members to get out on the lake in their boats after winter with friends.  It includes a BBQ breakfast, a swim at the hot pools, a cruise and picnic lunch.

Booking for catering purposes is essential

All boat types are welcome!


DINGHIES & FAMILY FUN

7th JANUARY, 2023

 Wairau Bay

This is a family fun day. Bring a picnic and all your children and grandchildren! 

We will have the normal Dinghy Day racing where you get to test your skills by attempting to slalom through some buoys and racing against others around a small circuit. interspersed with a whole lot of family fun!! 
Those planning on racing should arrive at Wairau Bay around 10am to get their boats set up, sign themselves in and get their race number. (Each boat may have 2 people entered for racing and you get a number each and race in separate heats.)  Briefing at 10.30 and racing starting at 11am. 
We are planing various games for the children and/or adults. Bring a picnic lunch, togs, life jackets, water pistols, kayaks if you have them, children, grandchildren, friends etc, and if you are planning on racing don't forget your dinghy!  

Limited to 5hp (preferred engine: Seagull).  

Your boat does not have to be wooden.

Adults must watch their children at all times, they cannot stay without an adult supervisor.

Life jackets are essential. Please sign in on arrival.

Sign at the beach from 10am.



PARADE CAPTAINS BRIEFING AND DINNER

FRIDAY 3rd FEBRUARY, 2023

Pre Parade dinner and captains briefing.


Registration essential. 

26th ANNUAL PARADE OF CLASSIC AND WOODEN BOATS

SATURDAY 4th FEBRUARY, 2023  

Start time 11am at the reserve just down from the Okere Falls Store.  Boats gathering from 10.30am

This Event is strictly for Classic and/or Wooden Boats.

If you are unsure whether your boat qualifies, please contact the secretary Rachel  zea.rachel@gmail.com

Parade Entry $35 for a Member, $45 for a Non Member (This automatically gives you membership)

A late fee of $10 will be charged after January 10th

Registration essential

Please contact Secretary Rachel Jamieson to receive the online entry link

for more info and boats entered click this link:  Classic and Wooden Boat Parade 

OHAU CHANNEL DRIFT

SUNDAY 5th FEBRUARY, 2023

Join us for a leisurely drift through the Ohau Channel from Lake Rotorua to Lake Rotoiti.  Bring a kayak, rubber ring, dinghy or whatever you like!

gather at the end of Waana Street (off Takinga Street) from 10am. we will have convoys to drop off your cars at the end point and bring you back to the start. 

safety brieifing at 10.45am

start 11am

please contact the Secretary Rachel Jamieson to register your interest.  (This is also on your parade entry form if you are entering that)


LONG LAZY LUNCH

SATURDAY 18th FEBRUARY, 2023

Enjoy a leisurely afternoon sitting around in a beautiful setting with
like-minded people -  a perfect way to spend an afternoon!!

Please contact Secretary
Rachel Jamieson to book your spot.

LAKE CIRCUMNAVIGATION AND POKER RALLY

SATURDAY 18th MARCH, 2023

Join us for a cruise around Lake Rotoiti.

This event is open to all boats, even the plastic ones!

BYO food and drink for a picnic.

Please contact Secretary Rachel Jamieson to register your interest.


EASTER LIGHT PARADE

SATURDAY 8th APRIL, 2023 - EASTER WEEKEND

An opportunity for boat owners to decorate and illuminate their boats, and parade in the dark for all lake residents to enjoy.

We play follow the leader and have a tail-end-charlie for safety.

You don't have to get all fancy with your lights, anything looks good from the shore and the more boats the more impressive! Just use your Christmas lights or buy a couple of strings of battery powered LED's.

One quick suggestion is not to have lights forward of the skipper unless you can shade them from his view, they tend to impede vision in that position.

There will be a BYO picnic dinner for all participants before we set off.

This event is open to all boats, even the plastic ones!

Please contact the Secretary Rachel Jamieson to register your interest.


 

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