Tuesday twilight racing for 2018 will kick off around October / November (usually the first Tuesday after daylight savings). Check back closer to the time for more details.
Races are open to kayaks, surf skis, waka ama, paddle boards or any other human powered craft.
The Tuesday night races for the 2017 summer season will be broken up into two parts:
Registrations will take place from 6pm on the night of the race at the Kupe kayak shed. Even if you have registered for the race series you will need to check in to be be given your allocated start time.
Race briefing will take place at 6.25pm at Haitaitai beach, with start times from 6.30pm.
$5 per race or $20 for the series.
Long Course: The long course races are approx 6-8km depending on conditions.
Short Course: A short course options will be introduced for 2018 with a focus on participation and encouraging new paddlers to get involved. Distances 3-5km depending on conditions.
The Albert and Robert Hall Rose Bowls were first awarded in 1963 to the top lady and gentleman paddler of the club.
While they have been in storage for many years this year they will again be awarded to the winner of the six race series from the 13th Febuary to the 20th March 2018.
To be eligable for points you will also need to:
PFD’s must be worn by all paddlers.
All paddlers participate at their own risk and make the decision to compete based on the knowledge of their capability and the conditions on any given race night.