April 8th, 2014

Opua Cruisers Festival – Revised Program

Opua Cruisers Festival – Program

There are four FREE seminars, a Treasures of the Bilge swap meet a number of skills workshops plus duty free provisioning planned at Opua for the build up to the boats leaving NZ this year for the Pacific. All are welcome to participate.

 Duty Free supplies can be ordered through ICA. Download the excel document from the ICA website and return via email to john@islandcruising.co.nz CLICK HERE

Listen out each morning Ch 77 VHF at 0800 Opua Cruisers Information Net for information and notifications

First up Medical

Tuesday 15th April at the Opua Cruising Club, 4PM to 6PM – Dr. Hoffer and the Paihia Pharmacist – Medical & Prescriptions. Prescriptions will be available the following week from Paihia Pharmacy.

Tuesday 22nd April at the Opua Cruising Club, 4PM to 6PMCustoms Req’s and Chart marking for the Pacific Islands

Thursday 24th April at the Opua Cruising Club, 4PM to 6PM-  Understanding Pacific Weather

Saturday 26th April – At the Opua Cruising Club – 10AM – 12PM

Treasures of the Bilge – Swap meet.

Tuesday 29th April at the Opua Cruising Club, 4PM to 6PMPassage Planning to and around the SW Pacific with a weather update for the passage this year.

Workshops – Rigging and Spar Failure on Passage – Run By Northland Spars and Rigging – Time and date to be advised.

Boat Wrap – “Don’t Paint, Wrap” a practical demonstration of this easy and cost effective boat care system.

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