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Beyond the Lockdown: 29ers have sprint racing at Wakatere ahead of the Nationals

by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz 24 Jun 02:30 BST 24 June 2020
29er class holding sprint racing at Wakatere BC - Narrow Neck - June 2020 © Richard Gladwell / Sail-World.com

Sailing is on the comeback after too many weeks of lockdown. A good turnout of 29er sailors took advantage of a perfect day (for winter) on Saturday with an afternoon's sprint racing off Wakatere Boating Club on Auckland's North Shore.

The breeze was a little lacking at times, but there was still enough for some close racing.

The Nationals for the class will be held in the Bay of Islands from July 11-13. Hopefully they will get more of the beautiful weather - that Auckland experienced in the weekend and for which the Far North is renowned.

Here's a gallery of images from the day.

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