Waimakariri Sailing Club - Kaiapoi
Come on down and learn how to Sail! You'll be glad you did !
Waimakariri Sailing Club is Best For
Directions to Waimakariri Sailing Club
Less time on the road: Just a few minutes from Kaiapoi and Rangiora and only 20 minutes from Christchurch.
Ample parking: Plenty of room for parking your boat and trailer and getting the spars up.
Excellent changing facilities: Never again will you put off that shower until you get home.
Plenty of water under the boat: No problems for centreboarders within 2-3 hours either side of high tide.
Well organised racing: Trained race officers, pre-race briefings, varied courses and computerised race results.
Exciting racing: Our short course races coupled with good fleets and the regular easterly summer breeze make for close racing in ideal sailing conditions.
Safety first: The safety of yachties and their craft is paramount....
Compulsory (but free) annual life jacket testing;
Racing will be postponed or abandoned if the race officer considers the weather or river conditions to be dangerous.
At least 2 rescue boats are on the water on race days and the Ashley-Waimak Rescue Lifeboat can be on the scene within minutes if things get out of hand.