BOP Winter Series #3 - Downwind Paddle
Tel: 027 489 4563
Following another successful year, the 2018 Winter Series is again looking to attract competitors and athletes to compete in a series of long distance surf sport events.
Round 3 of the Bay of Plenty Winter Series will be hosted by Papamoa SLSC, offering a downwind paddle between Omanu and Papamoa. The event offers Beach Run, Ski and Board events with varying course options subject to wind direction and surf conditions.
The event caters for a wide range of age groups including Masters, Open, U19 and U16 competitors that will test the athlete’s strength and endurance as the athletes build up for the up and coming summer season.
Officials Briefing: 8:30am
Registration: 8:30am to 9:00am
Start Time: 9:00am
Entry Fee: No Charge
- 1km and 2km Beach Run
- 7km and 5km Ski Race
- 7km and 5km Board Race
- U16 Men and Women
- U19 Men and Women
- Open Men and Women
- Masters Men and Women
Registrations for the event entry will be accepted on the day.
In order to achieve a downwind paddle, there are three different course options available. The wind and surf conditions will be evaluated prior to the event, with the course option selected and communicated to clubs and via Facebook in advance of the event. If you have any queries or concerns over which course will be selected, please do not hesitate to contact the Event Manager. Their details can be found in the Event Flyer.
For further information on the event and the various course options, please see the Event Flyer.