Vaikobi Auckland King and Queen of the Harbour

March 25, 2019

Vaikobi Auckland King and Queen of the Harbour

We are starting to get excited now that it is less than at week until the 2019 Vaikobi Auckland King and Queen of the Harbour which also doubles up as the New Zealand National Ocean Racing Championship!

Rachel Clarke from the Shaw and Partners Race Team will be gunning for her record breaking 7th title in the Women's whilst defending champ Andy Mowlem is going to have fend off a bunch of contenders such as Garth Spencer Tom Ashley Sam Mayhew, Jordan Mclarin, Simon Longdill and Leopold Tepa who are all looking to take his hard earned crown!

With Oscar Chalupsky also in town this week running clinics and racing, the vibe will be electric come race day this Saturday March 30th.

Don't forget to come by and register on Friday afternoon at the World Famous Ocean Culter in Takapuna where the full Vaikobi range of gear will be available!

Open to all Ski's, SUP's and OC's (Waka-Ama in kiwi speak), entries are still open at: https://www.webscorer.com/register?raceid=164095





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UNISEX / MENS - METRIC SIZES

Size HEIGHT (CM) WEIGHT (KG) CHEST (CM) WAIST (CM) HIPS (CM)
XXS   161 167  54 58 76 81 62 66 78 82
XS   165 172  56 63 82 87 66 70 82 89
S   169  176  61 68 88 96 71 76 90 96
M   174 181  66 73 97 104 77 85 97 102
L   178  185  76 85 106 114 86 95 103 108
XL   183  190  86 95 116 122 96 105 109 115
XXL   187  194  96 105 124 132 106 114 116 122

UNISEX / MENS - IMPERIAL SIZES

Size HEIGHT (Feet + Inches) WEIGHT (Pounds) CHEST (Inches) WAIST (Inches) HIPS (Inches)
XXS   5'3"  5'6"  119 128 30 32 24.5 26 30.5 32.5
XS   5'5"  5'8"  123 139 32 34.5 26 27.5 32.5 35
S   5'7"  5'9"  135 150 34.5 38 28 30 35.5 38
M   5'9"  5'11"  146 161 38 41 30 33.5 38 40
L 5'10"  6'8"  168 187 41.5 45 34 37.5 40.5 42.5
XL 6'  6'3"  190 209 45.5 48 38 41.5 43 45.5
XXL 6'2"  6'4"  121 232 49 52 41.5 55 45.5 48

YOUTH - METRIC SIZES

Size

HEIGHT (CM)

WEIGHT (KG) CHEST (CM) WAIST (CM)     HIPS     (CM)
Y-S 132 139 30 34 60 65 56 61 68 72
Y-M 140 148  33 39 65 71 61 68 72 78
Y-L 147 155  40 47 70 76 67 73 77 84
Y-XL 152 162 47 54 75 82 72 79 83 89

 

YOUTH - IMPERIAL SIZES

Size

HEIGHT (IN)

WEIGHT (LB) CHEST (IN)

WAIST (IN)

    HIPS     (IN)
Y-S 4'3" 4'8" 66 75 24 26 24 26 27 28
Y-M

4'5"

4'8"  73 86 26 28 26 28 28 31
Y-L

4'8"

5'  88 104 28 30 28 30 30 33
Y-XL 5' 5'4" 104 119 30 32 30 32 33 35

Fit Tips

If one of your body measurements is in between two sizes, order the smaller size for a tighter fit or the larger size for a looser fit. If your body measurements for hips and waist correspond to two different suggested sizes, order the one indicated by your hip measurement.

How To Measure

WAIST: Measure around the narrowest part (typically where your body bends side to side), keeping the tape horizontal.
HIPS: Measure around the widest part of your hips, keeping the tape horizontal.
CHEST: Measure the fullest area of your chest. Stand up straight and breath normally.

 

 

Vaikobi size guide