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2016 Race 7 – Sealink Magnetic Loop

October 8, 2016 @ 7:00 am - 5:00 pm

$30.00 - $150.00
Around MI
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Race 7 will be in 2 groups, intermediate and beginners. The idea of this is to allow fast transitions after each stage and to implement the best water safety methods possible to all competitors. In order to race in the Sealink around Magnetic Island Loop, competitors must prove themselves at a long course prior or mention other courses you have done in the past.

 

Long Course

Around MI

Race 7 – Sealink Magnetic Loop (If you can not see image above, click to load gallery)

Course Description:

Stage 1- 3.5km NELLY BAY to ALMA BAY

Stage 2- 9.78 km ALMA BAY to HORSESHOE BAY

Stage 3-10.9km HORSESHOE BAY to WEST POINT

Stage 4- 9.26km WEST POINT to PICNIC BAY

Stage 5- 4.46km PICNIC BAY to NELLY BAY

 

Length: 37.9km
Briefing: 700am
Race Start Time: 730am
Start Location: Nelly Bay Marina, 4819 
Finish Location: Nelly bay Marina, 4819 (paddling past the peppers deck)

 

Sealink walk on passenger slots with paddle craft – only bookings for people who have registered for event, you cannot book this unless you have a registered spot.
 
Thursday sealink schedule with craft (4 spots available on each ferry)
4:30pm
5:20pm
6:00pm
7:15pm
 
Friday sealink schedule with craft (4 spots available on each ferry)
4:30pm
5:20pm
6:00pm
7:15pm
9:00pm
 
Saturday Morning Sealink schedule with craft (4 spots available on each ferry)
5:30am
5:30am
6:30am
6:30am
 
 
Return trips Magnetic Island back to Townsville Sealink with craft
Saturday night (4 spots available on each ferry)
5:10pm
6:40pm
7:45pm
9:30pm
Sunday with craft (4 spots available on each ferry)
12:15pm
1:35pm
3:00pm
4:25pm
5:10pm
 
message Jane on 0411 809 426 to book your spot today!

 

Want more information? CLICK HERE

 

Short Course

SHORT around MI

Race 7 – Sealink Magnetic Loop Short Course (If you can not see image above, click to load gallery)

Course Description:

Short course will do stage 1 to Alma Bay (3.5km)- then will do Stage 1 in reverse back to the Nelly Bay start area once all long course paddlers have left Alma Bay.

 

Length: 7-9 km over 2 stages
Briefing: 07:00am
Race Start Time: 07:30am
Start Location: Nelly bay Marina
Finish Location: Same as Start Location.

 

Price:

Long Course: $89
Team of 2 relay boats: $149
Team of 2 in a double boat doing the whole trip: $100
Team of 6 in 1 boat: $150 (Must Paddle to island prior to event and leave boats at Nelly Bay).

Short Course: $39 (7-9km over 2 stages weather dependent)
Short Course Double/OC2 $55

 

Long Courses are typically Point to Point with the main aim to find good downwind and or technical paddling.

Short courses are aimed at encouraging beginners, helping to grow the sport of ocean paddling and getting new people into new boats of all levels.

 

End of Season Presentation Dinner

The end of season presentations will occur on the Saturday night 6pm on the 8th of October on the deck of Peppers, Magnetic Island.

The stage prizes will also be awarded for the Sealink around magnetic island stage race on the night. A great chance to dress up nice and have a good feed, a couple of drinks and maybe even stay the night on magnetic island and chill after a massive season of paddling.

MAINS
Asian-style sweet and sour pork
Coriander and ginger chicken stir-fry with hokkien noodles and cashews
Sweet potato and chickpea curry (vegan) (gf)

SIDES
Jasmine rice (gf) (v)
Pappadoms and prawn crackers

*There will be snacks available to order straight after you finish the race, and also other dining options available inside peppers.

When: Saturday the 8th of October at 6pm
Where: The Deck, Peppers Resort Magnetic Island
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Cost: $30 Per Adult

You MUST pre purchase all dinner tickets before the day, you can do this below

 

 

 

Details

Date:
October 8, 2016
Time:
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cost:
$30.00 - $150.00
Event Category: