Kayak Krazy Mana 10km Event Information – Sunday 26th June

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Date: Sunday 26th June 2016

Venue:  Porirua Harbour, Onepoto Rowing Club/Mana Kayak Racing Clubrooms

Entry Info:      Enter Online at www.canoeracing.org.nz by clicking here, or on the day (please bring the entry form from the website) see below.

 

Race Categories

This 10km race will be split into 3 races (2 for younger paddlers) with points for each race of the series. The person with the most points will in the series. There will be 10mins between the last paddler finishing and the start of the following race.

 

Race No Age group Boat type Distances
Race #1 Race #2 Race #3
1 (9am) Tyro – Men & Women (Primary and Intermediate age paddlers) Any boat except K1 2km 1km
1 (9am) Novice – Beginner paddlers of any age, generally have not raced before Any Boat 2km 1km
1 (9am) 14 & Under Men & Women K1 & TK1 3km 2km
2 (10am) 16 & Under Men & Women K1 5km 2km
2 (10am) 18 & Under Men & Women K1 5km 3km 2km
2 (10am) Open Men & Women K1 5km 3km 2km
2 (10am) Recreational Men & Women Open to all boats including surf ski and waka 5km 3km 2km

Ages are as 26th June 2016

 

Points

Race 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th+ rest
#1 20 18 16 14 13 10 9 8 7
#2 15 13 12 11 10 9 8 7 6
#3 12 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3

 

 

Race programme

8.00am           Registration opens

8.45am            Race briefing

9.00am            Tyros & Novice & U14 paddlers (2km)

10.00am          U16, U18, Open, Masters, Recreational boats (10km)

 

Entry Process

Entry fees must be paid before starting the race, the fees are as set below:

Open and Masters (over 18)              $20

Under 18 years                                   $10

 

Enter online via the Canoe Racing NZ website.

Entries will be taken on the day at registration, please complete and bring along the entry form that can be found on the CRNZ website. All entries will close at 9am.

 

Course Information

Red – 2km Course – 2 laps

Green – 3km Course – 2 laps

Blue – 5km Course – 2 laps

 

Rules and Race information

There will be a race briefing at 8.45am and additionally just prior to each race. All paddlers must follow the instructions contained in the briefing.

 

Paddlers must complete the course as per the course set in the race brief.

All paddlers 14 and under must wear a PDF. The event manager reserves the right to make all paddlers wear PDF’s if the conditions require. Please bring these to the event.

In the event of a capsize the paddler should put their hand up for assistance from the safety boat. The paddler may re-enter their boat and complete the race without penalty as long as there is no advantage gained.

All paddlers must have a number displayed on the front left of their boat, stickers will be supplied.

All paddlers must follow the instructions of the event manager or safety boat staff.

Boat will be checked for safety before the start of the race.

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