Kiting the 2014 Coastal Classic

Posted October 31, 2014 by Dave Atkinson Films

Dave Robertson becomes the first person to complete the iconic Coastal Classic yacht race on a kite. The 119 Nautical Mile (220km) is run Annually starting in the Auckland Harbour and finishing at Russell in the Bay of Islands.

Dave’s time of 7 hours 28 mins was extremely fast with speeds averaging around 20 knots and peaking at 27 knots.

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Music: Odyssey by The Wyld

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