Competitions

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New Waypoints!

The Auckland waypoint file for paragliding competitions has been updated.

 

You can download the 2015 from either on this site here: http://cloudbase.org.nz/node/364

...or from the NZHGPA site here: http://www.nzhgpa.org.nz/competitions/pg-competitions/downloads

 

They are also attached to this message.

 

johnnyhopper's picture

New Auckland Paragliding Trophy

Hi Folks,

 

To celebrate the start of the competition season I have commisioned a new paragliding trophy (see attached).

The trophy is "Chief Wind Technician" and is for the Fun Class winner of the Auckland Regional Paragliding Championship.

 

Hopefully it will find it's first rightful owner next weekend.

 

Cheers,
Johnny

 

 

 

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PGOpen Nelson registrations open

Registrations for round one of the PG Open are now open.

Round One will be held in Nelson and is organised by the Tasman Club
Dates are Friday 24th Jan - Saturday 1st Feb 2014

Check out the PGOpen web site for details.

How to thermal with others

What is the best way to find a thermal?

Answer. Go where you can see other gliders climbing.

Having other gliders flying the same direction you are is the easiest and surest way of covering big distances quickly. But you do need to know how to make it work for you rather than being a scary disaster. So if you haven't flown in competitions before have a look at the "thermalling rules". Just go to the competitions page and download the attachment.

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