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Wellington Sea Kayak Network (WSKN)
What: Mākaro / Ward Island Exploration
When: 24 (Sunday) February
Where: Meet at Scorching Bay at 9.00 a.m. (high tide 10.00 a.m.) and return 3.00 p.m.
Contact: If you plan to come let me know at 027 459 3999 or
e-mail Andy <[email protected]>
Land at Ward Island and explore it on foot (bring strong footwear), swim, fish etc. We can cross to Days Bay for a coffee, depending on conditions and skill levels. Return 3.00 p.m. to avoid ferries, cruise liners and other shipping.
Bring togs, fishing line, VHF and the usual safety gear. The crossing is 3.3 km (45 mins) and the same distance again to Days Bay. There is no fresh water on Ward Island and fires, pets and camping are prohibited. Please ensure your kayak and equipment is clean and not carrying any pests or insects.
Meet me at Scorching Bay at 9.00 a.m. for 9.30 a.m. departure. There is plenty of parking, changing sheds and fresh water showers.
What: Advanced Skills Workshop with John Kirk-Anderson
When: 17 – 19 May 2019
Contact: Record your potential interest early with Noel: <[email protected]>
The Weekend will cover trip planning, leadership, control fundamentals, rescues, emergency management, and coaching tips.
If there is anything else, please ask and we will see what else can be added, for example, boat setup.
There is an opportunity for a meal and discussion on the Friday night with JKA.
Canterbury Sea Kayak Network (CSKNet)
What: Okains Bay Training Weekend
When: 16 – 17 February
Where: Okains Bay, Banks Peninsula
The only cost is camp fees and showers $2
No prior registration needed
CSKNet Programme 2018-19
Meet at Cass Bay, Lyttelton each Wednesday morning, on the water 9.30 a.m. sharp. Bring morning tea and something to drink – back at Cass Bay around midday.
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KASK Kayak Fest 2020
On Urupukpuka Island in the Bay of Islands
KASK Forum Locations
1989 Mapua, Nelson
1990 Mapua, Nelson
1991 Mapua, Nelson
1992 Christchurch Yacht Club, Sumner, Christchurch
1993 Star Boating Club, Wellington
1994 Queen Charlotte Yacht Club, Picton
1995 Titahi Bay Surf Club, Wellington
1996 Queen Charlotte Yacht Club, Picton
1997 Worser Bay Yacht Club, Wellington
1998 Mapua, Nelson (10th Anniversary)
1999 Clive, Hawkes Bay
2000 New Brighton, Christchurch
2001 Cable Bay, Nelson
2002 Porirua Harbour, Wellington
2003 Rotorua Lakes, Nth Is
2004 Whites Bay, Marlborough
2006 Whangarei (AGM at CB, Takapuna)
2008 Ohope, Bay of Islands
2012 Wainui, Akaroa Harbour
2015 Long Bay, Auckland
2016 no forum
2017 Ponui Island, Hauraki Gulf
2018 Ngatitoa Domain, Mana, Wellington