Another house in Worser Bay

Our 3 bedroom cottage- Tiromoana, has just become vacant from 2nd to the 7th April. Its right across the road from Worser Bay beach and can be seen on It is available at $250pn for any one interested. All

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Another Seatoun house available

4 double rooms and 1 single room available at 5 Ventnor St, Seatoun. Parking for one car and plenty of off street parking. $350 p/n Call Jan Sanson 021340048    

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From Worser Bay to Poland, Wales, Antigua, and Qatar…

The NZIODA Travelling Teams NZIODA have written this letter on what to expect should you be offered a place in the 2015 NZIODA Sailing Squad and also make a NZIODA 2015 Travelling Team. The 25 top=ranked sailors after the Nationals

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Check the latest entry list

You can review the current entry lists on the webentry system. Click here for Open and here for the full Green fleet list. Please contact us if you need to update anything – sail numbers, date of birth, etc.

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Where is Worser Bay, anyway?

Remember that there’s a map of how to get here on our contacts page. And now we have  a (draft) map of where to park your boat once you do arrive.

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House with car for rent

147 Marine Parade Gorgeous 2 double bedroom cottage, a short distance from WBBC. As an added bonus it comes with a  car! $250 per night and available from 2 -8 April (although these dates are negotiable). Call Olivia on 0212484276

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Welcome to Worser Bay

It is not long now until you will all be descending on the „Coolest Little Capital in the World‰. Here is some general information regarding the Toyota NZ Optimist National Championships 2015 at Worser Bay next week. Also, keep an

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Prepare for your safety check now

On registration day, we’ll be checking your boat against this list of safety items. Will you pass? PAINTER Min 6mm, floats Min Length 8meters Method of retaining mast. Distance between Boom and Strop (Max 100mm) Buoyancy Centreboard retainer Paddle Bailer(s)

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Sailing Instructions

Yes, the #OptiNats Sailing Instructions are now online! Check out the Notices page. Happy reading!

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We’re delighted that Chris Coad Photography has agreed to be the official photographer for the ‪#‎OptiNats‬. In the meantime, here are some of his photos of bigger boats:…/Sover…/C0000FGsyTSD7FRI

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