Event notice: ‘The Motorway Classic’ on 14 April, at Petone

A fantastic race for all abilities and all types of craft, including waka ama. Detailed info is available at http://www.wellypaddlers.blogspot.co.nz/.


  • Sunday April 14th 2013
  • Race briefing 9.50 am
  • Start: 10.00 am

Entry Fee: * $5 singles * $8 doubles * $12 sixes

Distances: 13km, 6km and 3 km


  • Chester Burt
  • Email: chester.burt@gmail.com
  • mobile: 022 645 5820
  • phone: 04 976 1795

Venue: Wellington Waterski Club, Petone (Korokoro Gateway)

Long Course: Petone foreshore to Interislander reclamation and back (An alternate course may be used if it’s a southerly. Check http://www.wellypaddlers.blogspot.co.nz/ the day before the event.)

Short Courses: one and two laps along the motorway

Craft: Multisport Kayaks, Waka Ama, Sea Kayaks and Surf skis and Stand Up Paddle Boards.

SAFETY: Buoyancy vests, leg leashes, spray decks and other appropriate safety equipment for your craft, are a requirement of entry.