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AUCKLAND POKER RUN
In association with Propeller Magazine
LATE FEBRUARY 2011

Enter your runabout, launch, thunder cat or jet ski. A day of boating fun based from Auckland's Viaduct Harbour. Collect your 5-Card hand from check points around the Waitemata Harbour and inner Hauraki Gulf. Complete the family quiz and be in to win further prizes.

Documentation and a compulsory skipper briefing takes place on the evening of Friday 7 November at 1900hrs (7PM) at the Richmond Yacht Club, Westhaven, Auckland.

Competitors and their craft then assemble off Orakei Wharf for the start at 1000hrs (10.00AM) on Saturday morning. The provisional course weather permitting is as follows:

Leg1 Start :10.00hrs Meet off Orakei Wharf . Head down the Rangitoto Channel keeping the East Coast Bays beaches to port through the Tiri Channel to the Card Stop 1 NE of Tiritiri Matangi Island. Keeping Tiritiri Matangi Island to Starboard proceed to the Card Stop 2 E of Rakino Island. Head through the Motuihe Channel to Card Stop 3 at Viaduct Harbour.

Leg 2 Start: 14.00hrs Meet off Orakei Wharf . Proceed through the Rangitoto Channel, keeping Rangitoto Island and Motutapu Island to Starboard. Card Stop 4 is E of Rakino Island. Keeping Motutapu Island and Rangitoto Island to Starboard proceed through the Motuihe Channel and Motukorea Channel to the Final Card Stop, Card Stop 5 at Viaduct Harbour. Prizegiving is at 1900hrs (7PM) at Degree Gastro Bar, Viaduct Harbour to allow time for people to return home, shower and change if necessary.

Action photos by Jo Smith

For more information contact the event director Stuart Roberts email concepts@ihug.co.nz
Fax 09 483 5584


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