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Welly Paddlers - Seatoun up wind Downwinder

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Welly Paddlers - Seatoun up wind Downwinder


Event THREE of the "Welly Paddlers" Spring / Summer Series
Sunday November 17

Worser Bay, Seatoun
Registration from 8 am
briefing at 8.45 am
Start 9 am

This event will be a mix of upwind and downwind paddling and following the shoreline.....HOWEVER if the conditions are not suitable we will transfer the venue to Evans Bay.... to either Shelly Bay......The Marina on Cobham Drive.......or Hataitai Beach.

There will be 2 x courses

1 x long course (8 km)
1 x short course (4 km)

Entry Fees :
$20 singles
$10 students and 65 +
$20 doubles
$60 W6's

Open to : all kayaks - all waka ama - all surf skis - adventure racing doubles

ALL PADDLERS MUST WEAR A PFD, all kayaks must use spray skirts, all ocean racing surf skis must wear a leg leash, all waka ama must carry a bailer (unless a sit on top ocean waka)

The main condition of entry is that you need to LIKE the "Welly Paddlers" Facebook page ( this is a separate page to the "Welly Paddlers Group") we ask this so that you are engaged in our events and read and fully understand our culture of advisement and looking after everyone.

All paddlers must read all the detail below, event rules and news feeds before the event - as this shortens the time the safety briefing takes.
READ THE EVENT RULES HERE - http://wellypaddlers.blogspot.com/2018/08/welly-paddlers-event-rules.html

There will be a pre event post on the Tuesday prior to each event which will detail the long range forecast and other detail.
On the Thursday we will add a comment on how things are shaping up and if the weather looks settled we'll post the likely course options.
We will place a final post on Saturday morning 24 hours before the event confirming the venue and also the likely course.

Entries taken on the day however you may enter early and pay online

Entries to : d2VsbHlwYWRkbGVycyB8IGdtYWlsICEgY29t
Online payment - Kiwibank 38-9016-0568806-02

Every month of the Year.... Welly Paddlers Organises an Event.....after Christmas we run the Summer / Autumn Series.

After each event we will hold a "Spot Prize" draw within 10 minutes of the last paddler coming off the water. Following the spot prize draw it is traditional the we head to the nearest local cafe to re-fuel :-)......This is of course optional.

There will be no motorised safety craft monitoring paddlers - all craft and paddlers must practice self rescue....however we do sweep through the field to follow the final paddlers in. Being a friendly event all paddlers will keep an eye on each other and help each other out when needed.

Welly Paddlers operate our events under our Welly Paddlers Standard Operational Procedures/ safety / 2019.

The expectation for all our Events is that all paddlers adhere to the Greater Wellington Regional Council Harbours Department bylaws -
http://www.gw.govt.nz/assets/Our-Environment/Harbours/Bylaws-A4-format-for-website-with-contents2011.pdf

We operate on VHF channel 77 during our Events.

Event inquires - Chester or Sharlene d2VsbHlwYWRkbGVycyB8IGdtYWlsICEgY29t
022 6455 820



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