2019 - VRC Race Series - Race 1

Saturday, January 12, 2019 09:30 (GMT+8)

Event info
Sport: Paddling
Location: Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Registrations: 64
Registration closes: Friday, January 11, 2019 17:00 (GMT+8)
Organized by: VRC Paddle Club
Event website: http://vrcpaddleclub.com/events/vrc-race-series
Event notes

2019 VRC Race Series – Race 1

Welcome to the first race of the 2019 VRC Race Series aka Festive Season Burn Off.
All crafts are welcome, OC’s, OC6’s, Surfskis, Sups and any other craft.

A separate email will be send shortly regarding the 2019 price pool and series scoring.

Courses (see attached - Alternative Courses might be considered depending on the day’s condition)

Long Course: VRC - Loop around cans in RB and Round Island - or loops around the cans in RB and MI (¬9km)
Sprint Course: VRC - Middle Island - PS buoy - VRC (¬5.6km)
Those with limited experience might consider doing the Sprint Course


Registration: 8.00 to 9.00 am sharp, race briefing 9.15 am, both at the VRC.
Race starts: 9.30 am

Please arrive early to allow time to complete the registration process.

This is the first race of the series and everyone will be getting flashy new boat numbers so allow extra time!

Please read attached to this email the 2019 VRC Race Series Safety Guidelines, review the waiver in this link and click the check box below to accept it. Pass a copy to us at registration to safe time!

Race Entry Fees - all payable at race day registration

The 2019 Race Series Member (RSM) annual fee is 800$.
For races that start and finish in Deepwater Bay, the individual race entry fee is 150$ per entrant per race and 50$ per paddler for OC6s.

Race Series Members will get discounted entry fees for any downwind events (which are typically longer and further afield) for committing to the series for the year.

Please note that post-race event and boat transportation fees are excluded.


Leashes must be worn and PFDs worn or carried on your boat or board. Please don’t abuse this requirement, it’s for your safety.


Please let me know if you can help with registration, start/timing, support boat, and photography.

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