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.

For more videos and insights into the adventure see https://www.facebook.com/pages/Coastal-Classic-Kite/1550340468517721

Again thanks to the sponsors
Sea Blade – www.sea-blade.com
PredictWind – www.predictwind.com
Ozone – www.flyozone.com/kitesurf/en/

Music: Odyssey by The Wyld
https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/abstract-ep/id863078302?cid=lg%3A198n

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