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The Taranaki Wave Classic is New Zealand’s premiere windsurfing event.

19-22 October 2007

This is a multi-day Expression Session event held over NZ’s Labour weekend. The event will sample some of New Zealand’s best wind and wave conditions, and will be held at 4 possible locations around the legendary Taranaki peninsula coastline. All skill levels are welcome, or just come along chill out, and watch the action. Beer, bands and barbies will be organised for after session entertainment.

Again we have a long list of supporters who have donated great products. All of these will be up for grabs as spot prizes to all entries. A big thanks goes out to all the sponsors. All entries will go into the draw to win a brand new Carbon Art wave board valued at nearly $3,000 NZD.

Following a long history of events held in Taranaki, the Taranaki Wave Classic will continue to put the emphasis on fun. The event will be an Expression Session format, where competitors will free-sail in whatever conditions occur at the chosen location for that day. There will be no heats, no man on man elimination, and no stress. Remember its all about fun so bring your toys…

Warm up – Friday 19th
This will be a registration day and warm up if the conditions permit. If you can make it on this day, it will be a good chance to get used to the conditions and locations before the main competition starts.

Event day 1 – Saturday 20th
Briefing and registration at the Carbon Art Factory, 12 Kaihihi Rd, Okato. First day of official competition begins at one of the 4 possible locations.

Event day 2 – Sunday 21st
Briefing and registration at the Carbon Art Factory, 12 Kaihihi Rd, Okato. Second day of the official competition. In the evening a monster party at the Oakura Board riders Club kicks off, this is the highlight of the weekend for many.

Event day 3 – Monday (Labour Day) 22nd
Lay day, if any of the previous days fail to provide descent competition conditions then Monday will become the final day of competition.

Entry form and further details at http://www.taranakiwaveclassic.com

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