W1 Harbour Series (III), 4 July, at Mana (Ngati Toa domain)

The W1 Harbour Series (III) on 4 July will be run from Ngati Toa, Mana. The weather forecast is rather average again. According to the metservice, it’s likely turning southeast 10 knots during morning, getting stronger later. As a result, we will again race from Mana (Ngati Toa domain).

Time: meet at 9.15am, race start at 10am


Distance: ~ 10km

Safety: Paddlers are to ensure that they carry all necessary safety gear, i.e. life jacket, bailer, etc.

Cost: $2 and your enthusiasm, money goes towards price for the paddler with the most points but winning isn’t the only way to gain points.

FYI, points to give away:

  • 1 point for attendance
  • 1 point for a win (if at least three paddlers per division)

The main price is a a brandnew blue wave camelbak. There may be more spot prices depending on the turn out at upcoming races.

Purpose: This event is for those looking for some competition and for those wanting to spice up their W1 training sessions.

Paddling craft: The series is intended for W1 but the event is open to all paddling craft. The series runs during the off-season between May and September. Note that the Surfski and Waka Ama Series runs between October and March.

Race notices / change of venue: announced via http://www.hoetonga.co.nz (The venue is normally confirmed on Friday before the race, check http://www.hoetonga.co.nz for race notices.)

If you have any questions, please contact Jörn Scherzer @ 021-1250997.