Piha Big Wave Classic

Event Details

Sat 1 Feb
Piha Beach, 23 Marine Parade S, Piha, Waitakere, National

Event Contact:

Mark Bourneville

Tel: 021 656 414

Email: markb@1bfg.co.nz

Map
<p><strong>Racing Start Time:</strong> Saturday 08.00am (Tide is 11.08 / 4.5 mtr.)<br /> <strong>Programme:</strong> Long Course (Long Course in distance but a run finish)<br /> <strong>Sweep Meeting:</strong> Saturday 07.30am<br /> <strong>Surf Official Meeting:</strong> Saturday 7.00am<br /> <strong>Entries Open:</strong> 10.00 am, Thursday 1st November 2013 - please enter through the SLSNZ carnival registration system. <a href="/media/262541/2014_surfboatseries_piha.pdf" target="_blank">Download the codes here</a> (pdf, 108kb)<br /> <strong>Entries Close:</strong> 5.00 pm, Wednesday 29 January 2014<br /> <strong>Late Entries:</strong> On the Day between 6.30-7.00 am<br /> <strong>Entry Fees:</strong> $50.00 per crew, including the Saturday night dinner at club<br /> <strong>Payment:</strong> Cash or cheque on the day or electronically to Piha Surf Boat Account: 12 3056 0662963 51, please use club as reference and name of crew(s)<br /> <br /> NOTE: U23 men &amp; U19 Men race in the same races, the best performing U19 crews results are listed separately on the day, the same for Open Women &amp; U21 women also U19 Women, they race together and the U23 / U19 results are listed and announced separately.</p> <p><strong>Social Function<br /> </strong> <span style="line-height: 1.4em;">There will be a social function at the Piha SLSC following racing.<br /> </span></p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.4em;">Piha is an event that includes a number of Australian crews. In order to allow all New&nbsp;</span> <span style="line-height: 1.4em;">Zealand crews the ability to contest semi- final and final racing separate semi- final and finals will be held that will contribute to the New Zealand Surf Boat Series points. The top kiwi crews will then challenge the Aussies in a Kiwi/Aussie final but this will not contribute to standing within the New Zealand Surf Boat series. ( Should time allow )</span></p> <p>The Piha event organisers advise that floatation vests should be worn by all competitors and also helmets are to be worn if the surf is anything like what Piha is normally like ( read into that that should surf size be above 1.5 mtrs helmets must be worn ) , back up beach is Orewa.</p> Sport

Description

Racing Start Time: Saturday 08.00am (Tide is 11.08 / 4.5 mtr.)
Programme: Long Course (Long Course in distance but a run finish)
Sweep Meeting: Saturday 07.30am
Surf Official Meeting: Saturday 7.00am
Entries Open: 10.00 am, Thursday 1st November 2013 - please enter through the SLSNZ carnival registration system. Download the codes here (pdf, 108kb)
Entries Close: 5.00 pm, Wednesday 29 January 2014
Late Entries: On the Day between 6.30-7.00 am
Entry Fees: $50.00 per crew, including the Saturday night dinner at club
Payment: Cash or cheque on the day or electronically to Piha Surf Boat Account: 12 3056 0662963 51, please use club as reference and name of crew(s)

NOTE: U23 men & U19 Men race in the same races, the best performing U19 crews results are listed separately on the day, the same for Open Women & U21 women also U19 Women, they race together and the U23 / U19 results are listed and announced separately.

Social Function
There will be a social function at the Piha SLSC following racing.

Piha is an event that includes a number of Australian crews. In order to allow all New  Zealand crews the ability to contest semi- final and final racing separate semi- final and finals will be held that will contribute to the New Zealand Surf Boat Series points. The top kiwi crews will then challenge the Aussies in a Kiwi/Aussie final but this will not contribute to standing within the New Zealand Surf Boat series. ( Should time allow )

The Piha event organisers advise that floatation vests should be worn by all competitors and also helmets are to be worn if the surf is anything like what Piha is normally like ( read into that that should surf size be above 1.5 mtrs helmets must be worn ) , back up beach is Orewa.