W1 Harbour Series to start on 22 May

The W1 Harbour Series (I) will kick off on 22 May.

Venue: Mana / Ngati Toa Domain

Alternative venue: Petone (only in case of strong Northerlies)

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

Distance: ~ 10km

Safety: Paddlers are to ensure that they carry all necessary safety gear such as life jackets and are trained in self-rescue techniques!

Cost: $2 pp and your enthusiasm, money goes towards spot prizes.

Prizes: There will be several cool spot prizes, in total worth more than $300, to be handed out at the final event (you must be present to collect).

The more points you gain, the higher the chance of winning a spot prize.

FYI, points to give away per paddler:

  • 1 point for attendance
  • 1 point for a win (if at least three paddlers in same/lower/higher division, applies only to singles)

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

Paddling craft: Open to all paddling craft. The series is intended for W1 but the event is open to all paddling craft, including surfskis, W2 and W6. The series runs during the Winter season between May and September.

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.