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Race 1 – Battle the Barge
March 19, 2017$29 – $66
Date – 19th March 2017
LONG COURSE – 16km
Briefing time – 8:30am
Start Location – Tobruk Pool
Start Time – 8:50 paddle out 9/9:10am Start
Finish location – Rock Wall
SHORT COURSE – 6km
Short Course Briefing time – 8:30am (On beach with Long Course)
Short Course Start time – 9:30am (from Beach)
Battle the Barge is back by popular demand! When the Barge gets the end of the marina, it will sound its horn- competitors will then race over to Magnetic Island and back. The Barge has only been beaten twice in 5 years with 6 people beating it in 2016- is it your turn beat the Barge?
The race starts from the rock wall, competitors then race the Barge over to Magnetic Island and back. The course is 16km and the aim is to BEAT THE BARGE!
The short course starts at Tobruk pool beach, competitors paddling multiple laps to the rock wall and back. A safe sheltered course perfect for beginners.