Monday, January 19, 2015

Kapiti Mana Downwind update

The wind forecast for this Saturday's event looks to be shaping up well with a Northerly 35 kmh - 45 kmh.

All going to plan the 24 km course will start at Garden Road, Raumati.......and the 12 km course will start at Garden Road and finish at Pukerua Bay.

Once the 12 km course has finished we'd like everyone to head through to Ngati Toa Domain to see the long course paddlers in and we'll fire some spot prizes around.

With the ever changing weather in Capital nothing is set in concrete and we will change the course to get the best conditions is our aim to encourage as many people as possible to paddle these types of events at a local if the water conditions look too scrappy we will shift through to an option starting at the distances will be less.

I'll post another update on Wednesday and Friday morning I'll post the last one at 2 pm. The aim is to give everyone plenty of time to arrange shuttles prior to the event.

If the wind/water conditions appear worse than forecast as we are driving to the event.... we'll post an update on any start changes on the Welly Paddlers Facebook page.... just click this link to view

Or you can call the event number - 0274 581 005 - for updates.

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