Rylock Swim Series Race Four, December 9, 2021

High tide this week is at 2.18pm, so current will be flowing out of the harbour at a reasonable rate, although slackening as the evening goes on. That means the courses will most likely head out into the harbour, return to Rocks Rd, with a final leg slogging against the current. The good news on the weather front is that …

Rylock Endurance Series, Race One, Opening Splash, December 5, 2021.

SWIM CANCELLED Due to bad weather, which is worsening, this swim is cancelled Race one of the Rylock Endurance Series starts  on Tahuna Beach at 10.45 on Sunday December 5. High tide is 30 minutes later, so swimmers will catch the final drift of the current. Alec Swan and Abbey Smale are the holders of the fastest times over the …

Rylock Swim Series Race Three, December 2, 2021

Perfect flat conditions, for a swim of about 1100m, but a nasty little tidal current to swim against for the start of the race. Hayden Squance turned the tables on Oxford Bayley, with Terry Bone in third. Abbey Smale continued on her winning way in fourth overall, with Sam Harman taking the second women’s spot. Brianna Mckay won the short …

Rylock Swim Series Race Two, November 25, 2021

A challenging swim of 1050m. 136 swimmers took part. Oxford Bayley, Hayden Squance, Abbey Smale, Terry Bone and Hamish Neill took out the first five places. More detail soon. Here’s the results Here’s the photos, by Christina Harris Points to date (Note that to compensate for not swimming, volunteers are awarded eight points in their age group. You can volunteer …

Race Results for Sprint Tri (Duathlon and Short Courses)

A rainy morning did not deter 80 competitors from racing in this morning’s Sprint Tri and Duathlon (along with short course options). Congratulations to all competitors! Top 3 in the Sprint Tri Hayden Squance 1:01:29.7 Finn Mckenzie 1:04:00.0 Matt Newberry 1:08:24.6 Top 3 in the Sprint Duathlon Janek Manderson 1:05:21.0 Seamus O’Donnell 1:12:10.9 Mike Beever 1:15:48.6 Top 3 in the …

Rylock Swim Series, Race One, November 18, 2021

Excellent conditions for the first swim of the season. Here’s a story See also The Nelson App on your mobile device and this version on Sportzhub Here’s the results. Photos by Jacqui Old, click here Here’s the points to date click here

Summer Sea Swims Covid Regulations under level 2

Thursday Night Summer Sea Swim Series Kia Ora Swimmers. Summer Sea Swim Series starts Thursday 18th November.  In these uncertain times we are working through various challenges, but we are committed to providing a great swim series.  The committee and volunteers will be doing our best to carry out level 2 regulations. There are Covid plans in place such as mask-wearing …

Kayak HQ Multisport Triathlon Race 2 Results

A beautiful morning for the Kayak HQ Multisport Triathlon Race 2. Congratulations to all our competitors. Special thanks to our sponsors’ Kayak HQ and the Chia Sisters. Also special thanks to all our volunteers, without you we can’t run the races. Below is the link to the results. Race photos taken by Eric Wylde: https://photos.app.goo.gl/1x28ux8mAQH2sJqy6 More Race photos take by …

Blue September swim, September 19, 2021

Great swim in perfect conditions. A field of 44 took part, with Noah Brehaut and Lucy Barron at the front of the field. Grateful thanks to all those who raised money for the Prostate Cancer Foundation, with many people giving a little extra at registration. Special mention to Stuart Hebberd, who raised and donated $145. Other donations are being calculated …