Tag: Windsurf

Location Feature | Exploring the Canterbury Lakes Water Nomads New Zealand | Windsurfing Lake Pukaki

Location Feature | Exploring the Canterbury Lakes

EXPLORING THE CANTERBURY LAKES Location Feature We were keen to see for ourselves what all the fuss is about. Canterbury’s inland lakes are famous for strong winds and stunning mountainous backdrops. The Northwesterly can easily reach speeds over 30knts.  The irrigated fields and paddocks around Christchurch soon get replaced by steep tussock landscapes as the […]

Trip Report – Taranaki Surfari December 2020 Wild day at The Reef, Taranaki, New Zealand

Trip Report – Taranaki Surfari December 2020

TARANAKI SURFARI DECEMBER 2020 Trip Report Hunt for that elusive spot of the day… Saturday morning, the swell dropped heaps from the day before, and the wind was supposed to pick up again. It was only the direction that wasn’t perfect for the usual spots around New Plymouth. But that’s why you are in Taranaki, […]

I’m toast! Orewa Beach

I’m toast!

I’m toast! That was 4 out of 5, and most of those I was overpowered. And no, I wasn’t in Taranaki or Wellington, it was good old Auckland! It all started with some Westerlies middle of the week. Being stuck with my day-job at the Boardstore, I couldn’t go out during the day, but it […]

Trip Report | Winter Solstice Surfari to Northland Windsurfer and wingfoiler in Northland, New Zealand

Trip Report | Winter Solstice Surfari to Northland

WINTER SOLISTICE SURFARI TO NORTHLAND Trip Report This was our first Surfari since New Zealand came out of lockdown, and there was certainly an appetite to get away and play! So what is a Water Nomads Surfari? Ultimately it is a weekend away which is hosted in a premium water sport location. Water Nomads arrange […]

Trip Report | TWC Warm-Up Surfari 2019 Multiple Windsurfers on waves in Taranaki, New Zealand

Trip Report | TWC Warm-Up Surfari 2019

TWC WARM-UP SURFARI 2019 Trip Report The tension was high, the promised weather could not be better! Wednesday 23rd October, Water Nomads windsurfers descended on Oakura, Taranaki. And holly, the swell was huge… A returning friend from Australia for the TWC reported various attempts to get on the water, including ‘crushers’, only to get crushed…  […]