30 Apr 2015
April 30, 2015

2015 100km Race – 2nd Attempt

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We are going to attempt the 100km race this weekend. Please check facebook for updates. 2015 100 km NoR 2015 100 km entry form   read more →

22 Apr 2015
April 22, 2015

2015 Winter Series NoR

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The notice of race for the 2015 Winter Series is now available for download below. 2015 Winter series NOR read more →

24 Feb 2015
February 24, 2015

Twilight Series

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We have had 3 races nights so far. Note the additional light weight results at the bottom include casual entries on that night. 2015 Post Xmas Twilight Results read more →

10 Jan 2015
January 10, 2015

2015 Update

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Welcome back – we hope you like the new home page. The club’s calendar for the year has now been uploaded. Our first event starts on Thursday night with the post Christmas twilight series.  the event description you will find the race documents if they are available. This makes our site consistent with the NZBAI’s.. read more →

25 Nov 2014
November 25, 2014

90 Mile Beach, Another Fantastic Trip

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4 days of fine warm weather with good wind from the westerly quarter. Therefore 4 days sailing on 90 Mile Beach, what could be better? 7 managed the trip up early on Wednesday to get in some sailing before the official event kicked off. Long races over 16 km were held to keep everyone amused.. read more →

05 Oct 2014
October 5, 2014

Club Champs

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Finally plenty of wind (with only a few stinging showers to add some extra challenge), a long runway with the bottom mark on the road side of the runway which worked well as we couldn’t use the grass on the emergency runway side. It was great to see Paul Beckett racing with us, along with.. read more →

05 Oct 2014
October 5, 2014

Winter Series Results

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25 races were completed for the Winter Series. While some of the race days were in light winds, the final day on Sunday had enough to get through 15 races in good time and with enough variation to keep everyone honest with the racing. No more so than in the light weight division where there.. read more →

22 Sep 2014
September 22, 2014

Pre Christmas Twilight Series

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The Notice of Race is now available for the 2014 Pre Christmas Twilight Series. We are trying a new format this year so please check out the Notice Of Race here (Pdf).. read more →

15 Sep 2014
September 15, 2014

The Great Race Update – Its On Saturday

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The Great Race is on on Saturday 20th (Consequently Ardmore will be closed). Please watch out for updates this week as the updated forecasts come though. Please find the Notice of Race and registration forms below. 2014 100 & 50 km registration 2014 100 km NoR read more →

13 Sep 2014
September 13, 2014

ABC Club Champs

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Our club championships is taking place on the 4th and 5th of October, so you will be able to get some good racing experience in before the Nationals in Christchurch later in the month. The notice of race is now available here to download and you can enter using the shop. read more →

Early Bird entries closing soon! For more information on the NZ Open click here. For more information on the South Island Open click here. read more →

02 Sep 2014
September 2, 2014

The Great Race

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Looks like we will have a favourable wind for Saturday to run the Great Race. Please watch out for updates this week as the updated forecasts come though. Please find the Notice of Race and registration forms below. 2014 100 km Registration     read more →

28 Jul 2014
July 28, 2014

2014 AGM

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Thank you to all the members who took the time to attend our AGM. Graham Ingall retired as President, with Barry Cole being elected as President. Another committee member, Grant Crawshay retired, and we welcome Derek Miles back onto the committee. Please find attached Graham’s President’s report below. Thanks to Trish and helpers for the.. read more →

21 Jul 2014
July 21, 2014

Teams Racing Results

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Where did all that wind go? It was a challenging day’s sailing with light winds for most of the day. A few races had to be restarted when the wind dropped out. Fortunately there was enough wind to complete a full round robin of 8 7 races each, with a couple of all in races.. read more →

23 Jun 2014
June 23, 2014

ABC Teams Racing NoR

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The notice of race for the ABC teams racing on the 5th of July is now available. Please let Russell know your intention to enter. Pay on day as a team. 2014 ABC Teams NOR July 2014 ABC Teams Race Conditions and Rules read more →

22 Apr 2014
April 22, 2014

Upcoming Events Update

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On the 27th April our popular Winter Series gets underway. The Winter Series Notice of Race is now available. You can now pay online in our shop. If you haven’t got around to joining or renewing your ABC membership now is a good time as you have to be an NZBAI member to race. Also on.. read more →

06 Mar 2014
March 6, 2014

90 Mile Beach Video

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Great video thanks to new club member Torkel, who got to experience the whole charisma of the ABC 90 Mile Beach trip. read more →

28 Jan 2014
January 28, 2014

Congratulations to our World Champions

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Congratulations to our members who are the new World Blokart Champions, Hadyn Ingall in Performance Middleweights and Theo Vondervoort in Production Super Heavies. Podium finishes also went to Ray Kelly 3rd in Production Heavyweights, Barry Cole 2nd in Performance Middleweights, Russell Harray and John Nicholson, in Performance Heavyweights and Ross Vickers and Wayne Osborne in.. read more →

23 Jan 2014
January 23, 2014

2014 Australian Open

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Auckland club members did very well in the Australian Blokart Open, in the lead up to the World Blokart Champs starting on the 23rd of January. Congratulations to: David Heilbron 1st in Performance Lightweights. Haydn Ingall 1st, Barry Cole 2nd and Graham Ingall 3rd for a clean  sweep of the Performance Middleweights by our Auckland.. read more →

Ardmore will be open from 1pm on Thursdays, weekends, and public holidays (except Christmas Day) during summer. As we don’t have committee members rostered to open the gate and take responsibility for security and safety, there may be some days when nobody is available. As we will probably not open up on wet or light.. read more →

Xmas Twilight Series 2013 Results – All Thursday night racing finished last week with 7 races before the wind folded for the night. C division and heavies raced together and finished 4 races and then light weights had their own start for the 9 who turned up but they only finished 3 races before the.. read more →

03 Nov 2013
November 3, 2013

2013 Club Champs – Results

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Sunday provided light and challenging conditions where some races had to be restarted multiple times. Another 15 races were completed to allow two drops. Congratulations to Graham Ingall, Russell Harray, and Fred Oosterhof for winning their divisions. Also Natalya Heilbron, who won the youth trophy, and Barry Cole who won the top 9 shoot out.. read more →

02 Nov 2013
November 2, 2013

Club Champs – Current Standings

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Today had a fantastic SSW breeze all day – most on 4m sails and a long runway. It was possible to lay the top mark occasionally, so not too much tacking was required, which was fortunate as we were not allowed on the rough edges of the runway until near the bottom mark. Sailed our.. read more →

16 Oct 2013
October 16, 2013

NZ Open Review

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From left, Wayne Osborne, Russell Harry, Graham Ingall and David Heilbron.

Best Ever NZ Open? The committee organising the event thought it was the best ever NZ Open. The wind was great with 8-10 knts at times on Thursday and Sunday and up to 20+ knts on Friday and Saturday with a bit of rain as well. This meant everyone will be happy they sailed in.. read more →

13 Oct 2013
October 13, 2013

NZO Open Results

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A perfect day – the wind was great for 4m sails as the event came to a close. With the trophies up for grabs in all divisions on the last day, it made for some fantastic racing. Congratulations to the winners, David Heilbron in Lights, Graham Ingall in Middle, Russell Harray in Heavies and Wayne.. read more →

12 Oct 2013
October 12, 2013

2013 NZO – Day 3

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With the longer runway, 8 minute races, and 20 knot gusts (and a couple of showers)….. it was a lot of fun, especially at the bottom mark. 5 Rounds were completed today and the super heavy race that was carried over from yesterday. NZ Open 2013 Results – Day 3   read more →