Wanganui River Estuary
By the Wanganui Sailing Club, facilities at Club. Best 3 hours either side of high tide. Wind: NW,W,SW. S is good for the speed bar at low tide on another side of the river.
Hire School: Available at the Wind Shed.
The river is sailable in any wind, however, tides are critical, maybe 2-3 hrs either side of high. Also, the tide tends to bring down a lot of wood at times. The river can be polluted at times. Site of the Masters Games windsurfing (alternate years).
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Out for logs which float down river especially after rain.
It is your responsability to check whether kitesurfing is allowed at the spot; you might need a 'special permit' or membership from a local kite organization, etc. Local rules can change. Respect others - kiters or not; kite safely and enjoy the wind!
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