Tuesday, 26 September 2017

Discount Rates for Cook Strait Ferry

Interislander Ferries are offering discounted rates for the Nats, and for the rest of 2018. Details are at the link on the left.

Friday, 22 September 2017

Comp Fees and Payment Details

The comp fee will be $175 for early birds before 31st Dec, $200 afterwards.

Payment of a non-refundable $75 deposit (or the whole lot 😍) required on registration.

The early bird discount is to try and give the organiser a better idea of how many will turn up. T shirts need to be printed and paid for, etc.

Bank account details are at the Registration link.

Thursday, 7 September 2017

2018 Nationals, Murchison

40TH ANNIVERSARY NZ NATIONALS

Check the links on the left for information on this summer's Nationals. We'll be adding more info as it becomes available.

This will be an FAI Cat 2 Competition.

Matt Barlow and Shane Mackay are organising.

Monday, 7 August 2017

Kiwis at the Worlds, Brazil 2017

Update and Congratulations
The team came through with our best ever placings in a Worlds Comp:

Jonas 19th
Smithy 34th
Derek 113th

NZ Team 14th (beating 5 other 5-man teams)

John Smith, Derek McKee and Jonas Lobitz (travelled up from Chile) are now in Brasilia practicing for the Worlds, with Hagen as manager/driver.

Derek is posting video clips regularly to his Facebook page, so you can keep up there.

John has collected his Laminar, bought from Glauco Pinto.

The UK pilot Ollie Chitty is also video blogging every day from the comp.

The official World's website is here.

You can live track here, from about 4 a.m., if you're keen.

Wolfi is also blogging from the Worlds.

The daily & final RESULTS are available here.



Thursday, 29 June 2017

2018 Nationals

The 2018 Nationals will be based in Murchison. Dates are 27 Jan - 3 Feb. Contacts are Matt Barlow (nat.matt3@gmail.com) and Shane Mackay (info@pelorusecoadventures.co.nz).

Here are a couple of vids - one of the last Murchison Nats from John Burton:


and one from Viv Clements of the Paeroas Nats earlier this year:

Thursday, 20 April 2017

Current FAI NZ Rankings


Rankw: world
Name
Nation
Points
Rank/Ranking-points/Competition
Photo
1
w: 78
CIVL ID: 22582
M
158.1

2
w: 159
CIVL ID: 7323
M
104.1

3
w: 169
CIVL ID: 12354
M
96.0

4
w: 211
CIVL ID: 36548
M
76.8

5
w: 223
CIVL ID: 12348
M
70.6

6
w: 340
CIVL ID: 6025
M
43.9

7
w: 342
CIVL ID: 10479
M
43.0

8
w: 446
CIVL ID: 18586
M
27.9

9
w: 462
CIVL ID: 28188
M
25.3

10
w: 474
CIVL ID: 7643
M
24.4

11
w: 485
CIVL ID: 42101
M
22.9

12
w: 490
CIVL ID: 7113
M
22.5

13
w: 499
CIVL ID: 6442
M
21.6

14
w: 512
CIVL ID: 7218
M
20.6

15
w: 519
CIVL ID: 46624
M
20.2

16
w: 537
CIVL ID: 6953
M
18.8

17
w: 558
CIVL ID: 6112
M
17.0

18
w: 614
CIVL ID: 7500
M
14.3

19
w: 616
CIVL ID: 6067
M
14.1

20
w: 623
CIVL ID: 6002
M
13.5

21
w: 643
CIVL ID: 18588
M
12.6

22
w: 671
CIVL ID: 12351
M
10.9

23
w: 677
CIVL ID: 24477
M
10.5

24
w: 682
CIVL ID: 53933
M
10.2

25
w: 697
CIVL ID: 6539
M
9.4

26
w: 713
CIVL ID: 7062
M
8.7

27
w: 733
CIVL ID: 46621
M
8.0

28
w: 741
CIVL ID: 53935
M
7.8

29
w: 760
CIVL ID: 53934
M
7.1

30
w: 762
CIVL ID: 22584
F
6.9

31
w: 781
CIVL ID: 53937
M
6.3

32
w: 802
CIVL ID: 18591
M
5.6

33
w: 825
CIVL ID: 42106
M
5.0

34
w: 828
CIVL ID: 44013
F
4.9

34
w: 828
CIVL ID: 7644
M
4.9

36
w: 881
CIVL ID: 6340
M
3.6

37
w: 1018
CIVL ID: 53936
M
1.4

38
w: 1077
CIVL ID: 18593
M
0.8

38
w: 1077
CIVL ID: 18589
M
0.8

40
w: 1099
CIVL ID: 51813
M
0.6

40
w: 1099
CIVL ID: 51814
M
0.6

42
w: 1128
CIVL ID: 23260
F
0.4

42
w: 1128
CIVL ID: 42103
M
0.4

44
w: 1266
CIVL ID: 27500
M
0.1

44
w: 1266
CIVL ID: 42105
M
0.1

44
w: 1266
CIVL ID: 42107
M
0.1