Come to the Emmarentia Beach
TENTH HIGH ALTITUDE SURF SKI CHAMPS
DON’T BE SCARED! DON’T BE SCARED!
It’s Saturday. Here’s what you have to do…
Check the wind. Every indication of a great beach day with a pumping downwind and big shore break.
THANK THE BOAT DRIVERS – THANK HUTTON MOTORS FOR FUEL
Dress for the beach. Baggies, bikinis, hats, slops, blockout,
chairs.Colourfull! Paddlers in cycle kit start in the second row.
Hank McGregor…..multiple world champ who has won every major surf or river or marathon race in SA….and most in the world! Haley Nixon …world surf ski champ and leading lady paddler in SA and the
world – Gerhard Moolman …paddled from Cape Town to Somalia! (Don’t ask)
ENTRIES AND REGISTRATION
Surprise surprise! Not many paddlers pre-enter.
We expect about 100 craft and 130 paddlers so the process will be slow.
Registration and entries opens at 1pm.
Come early, queue, get numbers to place on RHS of your surf ski,collect a tube of PLUSSSZ,
Get your meal voucher
Get your ocean safety whistle …Thanks ADREACH
Sign the indemnity. That will be your entry into the lucky draw for a FENN
Please try to register before you go to the clinic
R100 or R50 for juniors
WHAT HAPPENS TO ANY PROFIT
The GAUTENG NAVY will be well represented at SA CHAMPS in Durban ( 9,10 May)
The NAVY will also be at Pete Marlin in EAST LONDON the first weekend of
Join the paddling and fun!
Profit will be used to subsidise the trailer to these two races
Get your free tattoo
If this is your 10TH HASSC get your tattoo with a double bar
Please will those who have done 9 already let me know
This will cover surf ski and marathon/Duzi paddling and river racing
This is your opportunity to learn the secrets of the world’s best lady
READY TO RACE
After the clinic, which will end about 2.45pm, get your surf ski or sit-on
-top or SUP.
Put the ADREACH numbers on the RHS
Only sit-on-top and SUPs. This is an open ocean race!
There are always paddlers who want to race but don’t have a surf ski.
Please try to organise for yourself.
PLEASE…..If you have a spare craft try to lend it to a friend.
It is always best for the lender and borrower to make arrangements together.
If you have a spare surf ski and no friends please contact Joe Torlage
(0607867815) by watsap or SMS
If you want to borrow a surf ski (and have no friends) also contact Joe.
Please try find a friend. Joe will only start allocating on 12 March. Apply by 8 March.
There will be a separate instruction about safety.
Get through the shore break asap so that others can launch
Please do not jump the start
The start is against the harbour wall
10 km downwind
Big surf predicted
Ten laps round all the buoys including the three at the top
SUPs and broad slow surf skis do seven laps.
Please at least stay paddling until the race has been won…under 45mins.
If you paddle 45mins and stop without completing the full distance you will
count as an official finisher but will not be given a position. Don’t
paddle through the finish gate/buoys as this confuse the time keepers.
on your last lap paddle between the finish markers/buoys/gate and the timekeepers on the bank
Please only on your last lap otherwise the timekeepers battle
Negotiate the surf and beach your craft. Make space.
Grab a refreshing Plusssz drink
Grab a cocktail…..Thank you MACE (aka Kelvin)
RELAX. You have conquered your fear until next year.
Chill on the beach for a bit then move to the club house
FUN ON THE BEACH
Please stay well clear of the motorboats and tow vehicles
Thanks STANDARD BANK Delicious Gourmet hamburgers
There will also be a limited number of meals for sale.
will be open
we will try to handle this accurately and quickly. you try stop your conversation for a bit
Thank you SET/CANOE CONCEPTS for prizes
Thank you WATT for prizes
then for a FENN SWORDFISH
THANK YOU FENN FOR DONATING THE SWORDFISH
In order to win you must
*enter and register
*be at prizegiving
DON’T BE SCARED!