Twin Tip Kitesurf Racing @ Foxton Beach
Downwind slalom racing on Twin Tip boards - come on down to Foxton Beach for a fun weekend with the crew, BBQ lunch on the beach and refreshments afterwards at Ocean Beach Eatery, Foxton Beach.
Ozone Kites NZ will be in attendance with a few Ozone demo kites and boards on offer to test.
Registration is from 10am to 11am at the Wind Warriors tent, Manawatu River Mouth. Cost is $15 per entrant.
Races will be around a five marker buoy race. Mainly reaching legs. Wind strength and direction on the day will dictate course setup. Foxton Beach has the largest estuary in the lower North Island plus a massive sand bar in the river mouth. These features will be thoroughly utilised for the race series.
The races will be no longer than 5 to 8 minutes duration and will loosely follow the Youth Olympic Format with up to five or more races per category, depending on numbers entering and conditions on the day. A fast-paced super fun format for all to enjoy. Less time waiting, more time racing
Four to six riders per race depending on numbers. Minimum wind to race is 12 knots, maximum 30 knots.
The events will be competitive but fun for all levels of riders to be included and race.
- Grom – up to and including 18yrs of age on date of first event
- Open Men – 19yrs to 40yrs of age on date of first event
- Open Women – 19yrs plus of age on date of first event.
- Legend – 40yrs plus on date of first event.
No race boards or foils. Twin Tip Boards only and no Foil Kites. Lei Kites Only (Inflatables).
Water support courtesy of the the Manawatu Volunteer Coastguard.
For those still in town on Sunday morning, we will open Off the Loop Cable Park and session the Black Lane ramps and rails, or practice your unhooked manouvres on the obstacle-free Orange Lane. Check www.offtheloop.nz for the low down on the park.
Kiting and cable riding, who could ask for more! If last season's race meeting was anything to go by there's going to be plenty of action and a whole load of laughs.
Saturday, 22 September 2018 | 10:00 AM
- 04:00 PM
Manawatu River Mouth, Pinewood Rd, Foxton Beach 4815 View Map