The fourth and final day of Oceans '18 at Orewa Beach has been cancelled. Surf life Saving NZ issued the following statement at 6.35 am on the morning of Sunday 4th March ...
" After consultation with the event guards this morning, it is not viable to set a buoy line that will remain in place and provide racing in these current conditions.
All racing today has been cancelled. We are also cancelling the team managers' meeting this morning.
Thank you for your understanding an cooperation throughout this event. We have faced some extremely challenging conditions and really appreciate your working with us to get through as much of the programme as we have.
We wish you all a very safe journey home and we look forward to seeing you at Oceans '19 next year."
For the news item issued by SLSNZ, click here