Gubb's Farm

Site Information

A ridge facing NW, needs a quite bit of wind to stay aloft hence it is sometimes a little rough.

This site is located on the top of the ridge 11 kilometres West South-West of Kaipara flats off of the Warkworth to Tauhoa road. Alternative access available off State Highway 16.

​Site Type

Inland.

Landing

Not specified

Weather and Wind Direction

North West

Mandatory Notices

Refer access conditions.

Site Radio Channel

None.

Restrictions

Hang Gliding

HG Intermediate

Paragliding

PG 2 + 60 hours.

Cautions

Hang Gliding

Not often flown by Hang gliders.

Paragliding

This site has been flown very little by paragliders with the result that no real experience has been established although several occasions have proved conditions can be quite turbulent.

Airspace

This site is located in the outer perimeter of CTA/C with a height restriction for 4,500 foot A.S.L.

Before flying this site Kaipara flats air-field must be advised of your presence.

Access Conditions

Before flying the site approach should be made to the farmer and site monitor. Farmer details Mrs Lewis, Ph:09 4224923

Site Monitor

None.

Notes

None.

Site Achievements

In a league competition Craig Collings threw his reserve at around 200 ft after a large collapse. Most pilots elected to land shortly afterwards and this site hasn't seen much action since then!