Farr 6000 North Island Champs 2011

Farr 6000 North Island Champs Easter Weekend “ Rotoiti Classic Trailer Yacht and Sportboat Regatta 2011” Incorporating the Farr 6000 and Noelex 25 North Island Champs. Lake Rotoiti, Rotorua. 22nd-24th April 2011 Organising club, Bay of Plenty Trailer Yacht Squadron. e-mail boptys@xtra.co.nz ph 07 362 4016 or contact Kevin Burney, NI Farr Association Representative, kevinburney@slingshot.co.nz […]

Farr 6000 North Island Champs

Title: Farr 6000 North Island Champs Location: Lake Rotoiti Description: Host club Bay of Plenty Trailer Yacht Squadron Registrations pre 0900 Friday 22nd 1st start signal 1055 22nd Start Date: 2011-04-22 End Date: 2011-04-24

Donald Hay Classic

Title: Donald Hay Classic Location: Lake Wakatipu – Queenstown Description: This event has the same format as last year with a fun race, the “Pub to Pub” to Kingston on Friday 18th February, and the “Biggie” the Pig and Whistle Donald Hay Classic on Saturday the 19th February 2011. Start Date: 2011-02-19 End Date: 2011-02-20 […]

Naval Point Club Lyttleton (NPCL) Open Day

Title: Naval Point Club Lyttleton (NPCL) Open Day Location: Charlotte Jane Quay, Naval Point Club Lyttleton Description: NPCL Open Day which will include Farr Trailer Yachts on display. We would be pleased to meet FTYANZ members as well as non members and hear any views you may have on the association. Start Time: 1000 Date: […]

Farr Fun Day – Picnic – Lake Hood

Having been down to Lake Hood and overnighted there a couple of times before Tina and I decided to leave Amberley early and have a little sailing practise on Windfall F6 on Friday afternoon.

Farr 6000 – National Champs 2009

The nationals were held in conjunction with the NZ Trailer Yacht Champs on 6th & 7th February, being hosted by the Otago Trailer Yacht Squadron, and based from Port Chalmers Yacht Club.

Farr 6000 Champs 2008

The Championships were held on Lyttelton Harbour, in conjunction with the 2008 New Zealand Trailer Yacht Championship.

Farr 6000 Nationals 2007

After two great Farr 6000 National Championships in Port Chalmers and Littleton last year we were looking forward to making the trip north.

A Classic Aviemore Classic 2006

Each year the Timaru Yacht Club hosts the Aviemore Classic, on Lake Aviemore, part of the Waitaki river hydro-electric power system. One of the great things about the Aviemore Classic is that it attracts 60 to 80 trailer yachts from most parts of the South Island, with the occasional North Island yacht thrown in.

Farr Fun Day Lyttelton – March 2006

Gale winds and huge swells may have caused the postponement of the scheduled Farr Fun Day however the following Sunday saw a mixed fleet of 12 Farrs out on the harbour in conditions that were quite the opposite.

NZ Nationals 2006

A combination of fantastic competition, challenging conditions, convivial company and excellent organization by the Canterbury Farr Owners Group/CTYS organizing committee made this year’s event possibly the best one yet.

Farr Fun Day, March 2005

The Farr Fun Race was held in murky conditions on Lyttelton Harbour. Something Nautical was the theme for the day, with most of the 7 Farrs & crews dressing up for the occasion.

Farr 6000 Nationals 2005, Port Chalmers

Unexpectedly light conditions and sea fog were the order of the day at the Farr 6000 NZ Champs held at Port Chalmers, Otago this year.

Meridian Energy Aviemore Classic 2004

This year started like most Labour weekends down at the Otematata boat harbour with the gathering of yachties from around the South Island. For most this is the first time they have used their boat since winter.

NZ Nationals 2004

The 2003 / 2004 Doyle Sailmakers Nelson Farr 6000 New Zealand Championships were held in Napier over the weekend 17th to 19th January 2004. Great sailing conditions and an excellent turnout of fifteen boats made this an event to remember.

Farr 6000’s at the Masters Games 2004

Again the Masters Games was well supported by eligible members of the OTYS, with both crews and boats making up a large proportion of the trailer yacht fleets.

Triumph at the New Zealand Trailer Yacht Champs

The Navman NZ Trailer Yacht Championships held at Lake Ngaroto near Te Awamutu showed how competitive our Farr sailors can be with great sailing by Ken Bradshaw and Graeme Burton to win their respective divisions.

Farr Fun Race Lyttelton

On Sat 6th March the Lyttelton Farr fleet took to the water for the annual Farr Fun race in perfect conditions.

Aviemore 2002

The 2002 NZ Champs will be remembered for several things, the number of competitors, the consistency of the top performers and most definitely the weather. Yes that is fresh snow on the hills in the photos.

World Fire Fighters Games 2002

Christchurch hosted the 7th World Firefighters Games over the week from 26th October to the 2nd of November. Over that period there were 72 different events