WOS Spring Update

roof montageSpring is just around the corner and places are filling fast on the courses we have running between now and Christmas. Although it’s been a fantastic winter at Wellington Ocean Sports with plenty of activity, we are looking forward to some settled warmer weather. I’m really pleased to announce that we have finally replaced our leaky roof!!! So no more bucket in the middle of the classroom on rainy days


2015-16 Season

2015-16 SeasonThe calendar, notices of race, and sailing instructions for the 2015-16 season have now been published. 

Advanced Sea Survival course huge success

DSC03177On the 22nd and 23RD August Wellington Ocean sports ran an “Advanced Sea Survival training course”, which was well represented with course participants flying in from around the country. The group had an amazing variety of experience aboard sailing vessels, some of them I am sure they would not want to repeat! Kim Mc Morran? There is a Wardroom story there..........

Coastal Medic Course this weekend


image11The only Coastal Medic Course for the year will be running this weekend, 29 and 30 August 2015. Coastal Medic is a prerequisite to the more advance Offshore Medic.  As well as its marine applications, this course exceeds the Health and Safety requirements of “two day workplace first aid”, so has many commercial usages. 


New roof for Wellington Ocean Sports

roofOn Monday 20 years of different branding was removed from the Wellington Ocean Sports building as work on our long anticipated new roof commenced. The completion of the roof will mark the start of an overall building refurbishment. The expansion of our courses, in particular the schools safe boating programme has tested the building over the last year and it needs to brought up to standard to support the delivery we wish achive moving forward.


Board Priorities for 2015-16


As per the Commodore's message last week, the Board's priorities for 2015-16 are now available to view online.

Wellington Ocean Sports School Holiday Programme Bookings Being Taken

hjn2Wellington Ocean Sports School Holiday Programme is a great way for the kids to get outdoors on Wellington Harbour in a safe and fun environment with well qualified instructors. The programme is open to all children aged 10 years and up, and will see them experience a range of ocean sports over the five days, weather permitting.


Wellington Community Trust delivery underway

Presentation1Today the first 16 students received their 2 hour safe boating session thanks to the Wellington Community Trust. The students from Wellington High School were given a 45 minute presentation on safe boating, covering areas such as weather, safety equipment, means of communication and the use of life jackets, They then received a 1 hour 15 minute practical session on our two Muir 8.2 metre keelboat where these concepts were put into practice.


Last Boatmaster course for the year available for booking


boatmaster Wellington Ocean Sports last  Boatmaster course of the year commences on Monday 12 October and runs over Monday and Wednesday evenings. Boatmaster is a comprehensive theory only course covering all the esentials you need including - safety, equipment, weather, rules of the road and navigation.


College Sport Wellington Match Racing Championships Applications Now Available


 IMG 4746The 2015 College Sport Wellington Match Racing Championships will be held on the 19th and 20th of September at the Royal Port Nicholson Yacht Club. The application form for interested college teams is now available.


More Articles...

  1. Photo Competition time
  2. Race Day 3 Moore Wilson's Winter Series
  3. WOS Winter Update 2015
  4. 2015 NZ Youth Match Racing Nationals NOR and EOI Available
  5. Schools Programme funding received
  6. Wellington Ocean Sports Staff complete Workplace First Aid
  7. Race Day 2 Moore Wilson's Winter Series
  8. Last winter VHF course available for booking
  9. Crew Available!!
  10. Porirua College Students Learn the Ropes
  11. WOS Winter Racing
  12. Wellington Ocean Sports host SUP instructors course
  13. Commodore's Trophy and Veterans Race
  14. First Day Skipper course of the year commencing Tuesday evening
  15. Winter Programme Registrations Still Open
  16. Autumn Update
  17. Leg Three Finish
  18. Start of Leg Three
  19. Leg One Gallery
  20. Leg Two Gallery
  21. Leg Three Gallery
  22. Leg 1 - Wellington to Akaroa, 1903 Friday sked
  23. And they're off!
  24. CYCA Dominate CentrePort International Youth Match Racing Championships
  25. Wellington Ocean Sports February Update
  26. 2015 Sovereign Port Nic Regatta Race Day 3
  27. 2015 Sovereign Port Nic Regatta Race Day 2
  28. Sovereign Port Nic Regatta Race Day 1
  29. CentrePort 2015 Day 3
  30. 100 students from Porirua College undertake Safe Boating Programme
  31. Port Nic Regatta Update 2
  32. 2015 Kapiti-Chetwodes Offshore Race
  33. CentrePort Youth International Match Racing Champs
  34. 2015 Documents
  35. CentrePort Youth Match Racing Championships Set to be a Trans-Tasman affair
  36. Cruising Skipper 43 Great Success
  37. The Brothers Race - rip, shite and a little bust!
  38. Schools Safe Boating Education Programme Underway
  39. RPNYC return from Youth Regattas in Sydney
  40. RPNYC Youth Team at Harken International Youth Regatta in Sydney

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