On our way back to Tauranga we passed through
Katikati for the last time, renowned for the murals all over town Katikati
seemed to be on our route to everywhere for a while.
My favourite mural is this one on the side of the
Back in Pilot Bay, Tauranga, the Skipper
managed a test sail on the all new Katalyst sail boat, rather like windsurfing
sat down for the old girl!
Maybe we'll see one off Tankerton beach one
Then the Wednesday evening races, Fred, our font of
knowledge at the Marina and skipper of WindSheer decided an extra pair of hands
would not slow them too much.
Coming to the southern mark about mid race
WindSheer nosed into the lead in class 3,
Alot of whooping and hollering from the helmsmen
and an 'extended' turn around the mark allowed two yachts behind to sneak round
Gathering momentum and decorum Fred's team sailed
the next leg out of harms way, down the centre of the course.
Gaining line and handicap honours at the end of the
day a good race was had by all.