Sun, 07 Aug|
Race 5 - Clutha
Join us for a series of five fantastic kayak races at different locations throughout the region. Race 5 is on the Clutha River, Clyde to Alexandra, on 7 August 2022
Time & Location
07 Aug, 8:30 am
Miners Lane, Miners Lane, Clyde 9330, New Zealand
About the Event
Sunday 7 August 2022
Location: Picnic Area, Miners Lane, Cromwell (access to the picnic area is from the end of Miners Lane closest to the Clyde Dam)
Registration: 0830 - 0945
Race Briefing: 1000
Start first wave: 1030
This race will be a handicapped event with the slowest competitors leaving in the first wave. The Race is from the Red Bridge in Clyde, to the Historic Stone Bridge in Alexandra and is open to all classes of Kayak.
Access to the get out point in Alexandra is off Dunorling Street. There are usually several other paddlers who will be keen to car-pool to have a vehicle ready and waiting at the finish - make sure you arrive early before Registration to tee-up with others for a ride/car relocation.
IF YOU DO NOT HAVE A GRADE 2 KAYAK CERTIFICATE, PLEASE CONTACT THE CLUB
Compulsory Gear: All Kayaks are to have air bags fitted and inflated or sealed hatches each Competitor must have PFD which must have a foil blanket or bag attached or in a pocket, Seam Sealed Kayak jacket or rain jacket (can be worn or stored) must have additional to what they are wearing in a dry bag: poly top and bottom, spare hat poly or wool, gloves poly or wool
Prize giving will be held once the final paddler has completed the course. Coffee and delicious warm things at Merchant of Clyde Cafe - which is next to Olivers Victoria Store, Clyde after prize giving.
The race is handicapped with the slowest competitors leaving in the first wave, and is open to all classes of kayak and to all kayaking abilities. The course involves multiple laps between Eely Point and the Wanaka Yacht Club. All paddlers must carry the required Compulsory Gear.
Members: $10 (make sure you are signed in to activate your membership discount)
Non members: $20
Single Race Entry - Race 5
Single Race Entry for the SLMC Winter Kayak Series - Race 5 - Clutha