Kicking off a huge week of WA Ocean racing in November, the Fenn West Coast Downwinder offers 24km of wind driven paddling exhilaration, and the perfect lead-in race for The Doctor, a world cup series event the following weekend .
Online registration is now open at https://www.webscorer.com/register?raceid=84234
Entries close Nov 18th, 2016 8:00pm (GMT+8).
You can only be considered for race awards in ONE CATEGORY – the category in which you enter during registration.
IOP MEMBERS :
To receive membership discounts for IOP events we will require your Canoeing Australia Member ID to be provided on the entry form
If you’re curious to see who’s entered already then have a look HERE
After you’ve entered check back here for notification of any changes made to the published event info due to weather, safety or other logistics issues . Also updates on any pre/post race activities that may be of interest !
1:00pm – 2:00pm at Port Beach, Southern Car Park
2:30pm water start at Port Beach
Important Race Tips
There will a be red marker off City Beach near the patrol tower . All paddlers must pass inside that buoy or they will incurr a 5 minute penalty.
Sorrento Beach – In front of Sorrento SLSC
Presented at Sorrento Surf Club
at approx 5:00 pm
Competitors please note ! : You can only be considered for the awards in ONE CATEGORY. You choose the category you wish to contest when entering the event.If you wish to compete for the open prizes – you must enter in the open category and forgo any prizes you may be eligible in other age categories . And vice versa .
|Open Male||1st – 5th
last years results
|Open Female||1st – 3rd
last years results
|Over 40 Male||1st – 3rd||$500
|0ver 50 Male||1st – 3rd||$400
|Under 21||1st||Sponsors Merchandise|
|0ver 40 Female||1st||Sponsors Merchandise|
|0ver 60 Male||1st||Sponsors Merchandise|
- Leg leash and PFD required
- Smoke flare recommended
- Not more than 400m off the coast
- We recommend that competitors wear a fluoro green/orange/pink solid colour cap to maximise their visibility when on the ocean .
- For those carrying phones water safety number is 0417 926 853
- IOP Members : please bring ( & wear ! ) the green elastic wrist band ( with the water safety phone number ) that you have been given at recent IOP events.
- Help any paddler in distress