Sunday 24th September
Race 6 kicks off at Cape Cleveland and finishes at Cape Pallarenda. Sealink QLD are putting on a specific trip in order to get us out to cape Cleveland for this race, Sealink have also Sponsored the tickets for all paddlers so make sure you show them some love for that.
All paddlers must be at the Sealink Ferry Terminal ready to load paddle craft onto the ferry. The ferry will be leaving at 8:30am from the Sealink Terminal to Cape Cleveland. Boats will need to be loaded between 7:45am and 8:15am. When we arrive at Cape Cleveland we will spend some time chilling out while we wait for the wind to pick up.Start time approx 12:00pm.
Bring a small bag and some snacks. Bags will be returned to Cape Pallarenda with the water safety boats. It is highly recommended that you use a waterproof bag.
The briefing will be held at Cape Cleveland.
No responsibility will be taken for damage to the craft, must load and travel with your ski/ outrigger at own risk.
Doubles and Singles are welcome on the Sealink vessel (will be Palm cat one of the largest capacity craft) if you have supporter that would like to come along and assist with the loading and unloading of skis, please let us know- they will be taken straight back to the Sealink terminal on the ferry. OC6s cannot fit on the Sealink Ferry so they must paddle over to start.
Short Course will be run in the usual format with paddlers starting and finishing at Cape Pallarenda.
Long Course individual $55
Team of 2 in a double boat $75 ($37.50 per person)
Team of 6 in 1 boat $96 ($16 each person) (not including Ferry Transfers).
Short Course: $29
Short Course Double/OC2: $39
Boats are to be loaded at Sealink QLD on the lower deck and inside the cabin of the ferry. The ferry will get within approx. 150 metres of shore (tide dependent) where the boats will be unloaded via the back of the ferry. You must paddle them to the shore (as in previous cape to cape races). The race finishes at Cape Pallarenda beach- which is most easily sighted by looking for a large golf ball shaped radar on the mountains behind Pallarenda beach, when closer the terracotta toilet blocks are a closer sighting point to aim for.
Spectators/ helpers can watch the start of the race on the Sealink ferry but must return back to terminal via Sealink ferry soon after race begins.
Briefing: at Cape Cleveland
Boat loading at Sealink Terminal: 7:45am-8:15am
Race Start Time: approx 12pm
Start Location: Cape Cleveland
Finish Location: Cape Pallarenda
The short course starts at Pallarenda beach, a fairly easy course but just enough to keep those socialisers and less experienced on their toes. Competitors will do laps of a buoy 2km out in the ocean stretching the distance very slightly and preparing you for being able to take on some long course events in 2018
Race Start Time: 12:30pm
Start Location: Pallarenda Beach
Finish Location: Pallarenda Beach