Don't delay - be a World Masters Games competitor in sailing

Hey-there mature sailors (yes you, the one that is over 35 years old!) this is your last chance to enter the World Master Games sailed out of Torbay Sailing Club in Auckland, the site of the 2016 World Youth Sailing Championship.
 
With a grand opening ceremony at Auckland’s famous Eden Park, and activities all week at the Cloud, including the closing ceremony all included in your entry price, this is going to be big, but you have to be a competitor to join all the fun with 25,000 other athletes from around the globe.  
 
Don’t be shy…we know you want to get into life and not regret what is likely to be a once in a lifetime opportunity on your doorstep!
 
Join some of the legends of yachting that have already entered; Mark Orams, Dan Slater, Bob Blakey, Peter Lester, Sir Stephen Tindall, Mark Littlejohn, Garry Lock, Rohan Lord, Rex Sellers, Scott Leith.
 
With 220 sailors already confirmed, and a 240 sailor allocation we are getting close to the capacity for entries. Entries close in just 2 short weeks, yikes… so don’t delay, enter today and secure your spot!  www.worldmastergames2017.co.nz
 
Sailed in the Laser Radial, Laser Standards and Weta (single or double) there is plenty of scope to sail in a class that suits you whether you are male or female.
 
Once you have entered then it's time to get ship shape and the following is available for you to use as training regattas;
 
Lasers Leadup Program
  • 25 & 26  February Auckland Laser champs at Murrays Bay Sailing Club, sailed in very similar waters to the World Master Games!
  • 5 March Panmure Lagoon Sailing Club 40th edition Regatta 
  • 11 & 12 March OKI 24-hour race held at Lake Pupuke by MBSC commemorating 50 years since the first 24-hour race.  Grab a team of 3 for a masters team or be daring and do it solo for the whole 24 hours!
  • 1 & 2 April Auckland Laser Masters Tamaki Yacht Club
  • 8 & 9 April North Shore Freshwaters Lake Pupuke
  • 15 & 16 April Pre-Worlds Masters Regatta Takapuna

Wetas Leadup Program
  • February 12, 19, 26 - Racing at Torbay Sailing Club
  • March 4-5 - WetaFest Manly Sailing Club
  • March 12, 19, 26  - Racing at Torbay Sailing Club
  • April 2 - Racing at Torbay Sailing Club

Let the World Masters Games Begin
  • 21 April WMG Opening Ceremony and Athletes Parade at Eden Park
  • 23 April Race 1&2 
  • 24 April Race 3&4 
  • 25 April ANZAC Day No Racing
  • 26 April Race 5&6 
  • 27 April Race 7&8 
  • 28 April Race 9&10 
  • 30 April Closing Ceremony

- Scott Leith