Club Trips and Events

Canoe Polo – 5 May

Type: Pool Event
Minimum Ability/Grade: Not Applicable
  7.30pm - 8.45pm
  Symon polo@nelsonkayakers.co.nz
Every Wednesday at Riverside Pool.
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Wind, Waves and Weather – Thursday 6 May

Type: General Event
Minimum Ability/Grade: Not Applicable
  7:00pm
  Peter Syms treasurer@nelsonkayakers.co.nz
Thursday 6 May at 7pm. Venue Barnicoat Room, Richmond library, 280 Queen St.
Peter Syms presents a simple guide to what affects our paddling. Weather and forecasts, local effects (sea breeze), signs in the sky, waves, swell and tides.

Supper will be served. Koha for room hire.

Useful links about weather.
Marine forecast for sea area Abel:
www.metservice.com/marine/coastal/locations/abel
Actual readings from Nelson airport:
www.metservice.com/weather-station-location/93546/nelson
Heaps of useful info:
www.windy.com/-41.278/173.238?-41.747,173.238,8,i:pressure
Weather buoy off Kaiteriteri coast:
https://tools.cawthron.org.nz/tascam/
Proper weather maps from Victoria University of Wellington:
www.metvuw.com/forecast/forecast.php?type=rain®ion=nz
Enter wind speed, distance and time to get calculated swell height and period:
http://swellbeat.com/wave-calculator/
Erick Brenstrum talking about clouds:
www.rnz.co.nz/national/programmes/afternoons/audio/2018788524/expert-feature-clouds
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Canoe Polo – 12 May

Type: Pool Event
Minimum Ability/Grade: Not Applicable
  7.30pm - 8.45pm
  Symon polo@nelsonkayakers.co.nz
Every Wednesday at Riverside Pool.
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Mapua – Playing with the current – 15 or 16 May

Type: Peer Group Lead / Instruction
Minimum Ability/Grade: Sea Kayak - Orange
  8 am
  David Welch davidjwelch58@gmail.com
The date will be confirmed by David closer to the time depending on weather conditions
David is going to teach us skills for paddling in flowing water,
Playing with the current on the incoming tide
Meet at Grossi Point Reserve at the end of Tahi St in Mapua.
Register by emailing David with your name, contact details and an emergency contact.
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Canoe Polo – 19 May

Type: Pool Event
Minimum Ability/Grade: Not Applicable
  7.30pm - 8.45pm
  Symon polo@nelsonkayakers.co.nz
Every Wednesday at Riverside Pool.
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