Gannet Glide

Task type: Coastal soaring

Difficulty: Easy

Launch site: Maori Bay 

Site rating for launch: PG2 + 20 hours / HG Intermediate 

Task distance: 3.8 km 

Description: Launch at Maori Bay; fly south to within a 150 m radius cylinder centred on Bartrum Bay; return north to fly over the top of the headland containing the gannet colony to reach the goal cylinder at Muriwai Beach.   

Skills required: Confident at judging wind strength and direction while in flight in order to avoid areas of potential turbulence. 

Tips and Tricks:

QR code for Gannet Glide task

If using FlySkyHy:1) Scan the QR code using your phone's camera and tap 'Open in Flyskyhy'. 2) On the 'Import waypoints' screen tap 'Replace route'. This task is now set as the active route and can be viewed on the Map screen, with the details available on the Waypoints screen.
If using XCTrack:1) Open XCTrack2) Pull down on screen to open menu, and choose 'Navigation'3) Choose 'Competition Task'4) Don't enter any info but click on 'three-dot menu button' in top right corner5) Choose 'Load task from...'6) Select 'Scan QR code'7) Aim your phone's camera at the QR code above and the task waypoints should automatically load.

Task details

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