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2016 Race 6 – Sealink Cape to Cape
September 4, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm$29.00 – $84.00
Race 6 kicks off at Cape Cleveland and finishes at Cape Pallarenda. Sealink QLD are putting on a specific trip in order to get us out to cape Cleveland for this race, Sealink have also Sponsored the tickets for all paddlers so make sure you show them some love for that.
All paddlers must be at the Sealink Ferry Terminal ready to load paddle craft onto the ferry before 230pm, ready for a 3pm departure. The briefing will be held on the ferry on the way to Cape Cleveland. Paddle craft will then be removed and the race will start at 345pm.
No responsibility will be taken for damage to the craft, must load and travel with your ski/ outrigger at own risk.
Doubles and Singles are welcome on the Sealink vessel (will be Palm cat one of the largest capacity craft) if you have supporter that would like to come along and assist with the loading and unloading of skis, please let us know- they will be taken straight back to the Sealink terminal on the ferry. OC6s cannot fit on the Sealink Ferry so they must paddle over to start.
This is one race that will be important to get dropped off or carpool for as the terminal will be very busy with the race week as well as a king social concert on Maggie the same night.
Competitors that anticipate being out just on dark can bring a head torch along and keep it either in their PFD or we can keep in it the rear safety boat until needed. We will have night time flares and Cyalume sticks available for purchase if needed.
Long Course individual $45
Team of 2 in a double boat $60 ($30 per person)
Team of 6 in 1 boat $84 ($14 each person) (not including Ferry Transfers).
Short Course: $29
Boats are to be loaded at Sealink QLD on the lower deck and inside the cabin of the ferry. The ferry will get within approx. 150 metres of shore (tide dependent) where the boats will be unloaded via the back of the ferry. You must paddle them to the shore (as in previous cape to cape races). The race finishes at Cape Pallarenda beach- which is most easily sighted by looking for a large golf ball shaped radar on the mountains behind Pallarenda beach, when closer the terracotta toilet blocks are a closer sighting point to aim for.
Spectators/ helpers can watch the start of the race on the Sealink ferry but must return back to terminal via Sealink ferry soon after race begins.
Boat loading at Sealink terminal before 230pm
Briefing: on the Sealink Ferry departing at 300pm
Race Start Time: 345pm
Start Location: Cape Cleveland
Finish Location: Cape Pallarenda, 4810
The short course starts at Pallarenda beach, a fairly easy course but just enough to keep those socialisers and less experienced on their toes. Competitors will do laps of a buoy 1.5km out in the ocean stretching the distance very slightly and preparing you for being able to take on a bit more for the next paddle event.
Race Start Time: 430pm
Start Location: Pallarenda beach, 4810
Finish Location: Same as Start Location.