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Day by Day Breakdown

DAILY BREAKDOWN 

 

DAY 1  -  Sunday 31st December 2017 – distance 31 km

Commences at Batemans Bay Bridge from 8.00am until 9.45am (Race start time 9.00am) and finishes at Moruya Beach (South Head) from 12.00pm through until 2.00pm. A slight deviation from the course will be made for boats into Broulee Beach to round a turning buoy for the Nick Dixon Trophy.

Alternative Course 1: North Broulee Bay – open water, triangular course with crews completing two circuits.

Alternative Course 2: Moruya Bridge to marker buoys, west of the spur wall near the river mouth and return to bridge and complete a second circuit, finishing at the town wharf.

Leg Presentation and daily briefing – Moruya Golf Club 4pm.

 

DAY 2  -  Monday 1st January 2018 – distance 18 km

Commences at Moruya Beach from 7.30am until 9.00am (Race start time 8.30am) and finishes at Coila Beach, Tuross Head from 10.30am through until 12.00pm.

Alternative Course: Moruya River – commencing at Preddy’s Wharf to Moruya Town Wharf around 2 turning buoys and return to the two marker buoys west of the spur wall then return to finish at the Town Wharf.

Leg Presentation and daily briefing – Tuross Country Club around @ 12pm. (as soon as race is completed and boats are off beach) 


Social event – Red Faces competition – Moruya Golf Club @ 7pm.

 

DAY 3  -  Tuesday 2nd January 2018 – distance 22 km

Commences at Coila Beach from 7.30am until 9.00am (Race start time 8.30am) and finishes at Narooma Surf Beach from 10.30am through until 12.30pm.

Alternative Course 1: Triangular course in Wagonga Inlet. No crew changes allowed in the restricted speed areas.

Alternative Course 2: Triangular course in Corunna Lake

Leg Presentation and daily briefing – Narooma Golf Club @ 4pm.

 

DAY 4  -  Wednesday 3rd January 2018 – distance 24 km

Commences at Narooma Surf Beach from 7.30am until 9.00am (Race start time 8.30am) and finishes at Horseshoe Bay, Bermagui from 11am through until 12.30pm.

Alternative Course 1: Bermagui – open water at sea. Depending on prevailing wind, triangular course from Horseshoe Bay to Camel Rock and out to a seaward buoy. Two circuits will be required.

Alternative Course 2: Return to Wagonga inlet or Corunna Lake as detailed for Day 3.

Leg Presentation and daily briefing – Bermagui Country Club @ 4pm.

 

DAY 5  -  Thursday 4th January 2018 – distance 35 km

Commences at Horseshoe Bay, Bermagui from 7.30am until 9am (Race start time 8.30am) and finishes at Tathra Beach from 12.30pm through until 2pm.

Alternative Course 1: Tathra Beach to Mogareka Inlet and return three times over a slight triangular course.

Alternative Course 2: Return to Bermagui for triangular sea course – refer to Day 6 alternative venue detail.

Alternative venue 3: Twofold Bay – Quarantine Bay to Aslings Beach to North Head to Wood Chip Wharf returning to Town Wharf.

Leg Presentation and daily briefing – Tathra Beach Country Club @ 4pm. Social Event – Pick a Bum – Tathra Beach Country Club 7pm.

 

DAY 6  -  Friday 5th January 2018 – distance 27 km

Commences at Tathra Beach from 7.30am until 9.00am (Race start time 8.30am) and finishes at Pambula Beach from 11am until 2.30pm.

Alternative Course 1: Open water triangular course, Pambula Beach to Merimbula, to seaward buoy then back to Pambula. Two circuits completed.

Alternative venue 2: Twofold Bay course – refer to details on Day 5.

Leg Presentation and daily briefing – Pambula Surf Club @ 4pm.

 

DAY 7  -  Saturday 6th January, 2016 – distance 19 km

Commences at Merimbula (Ford Oval Beach) from 7.30am until 9.00am (Race start time 8.30am) and finishes at Aslings Beach, Eden (weather permitting) from 11am until 12.30pm. Should rough conditions prevent a beach finish, then the finish will be transferred to the Eden Town Wharf.

Alternative venue 1: Twofold Bay course – refer to details on Day 5

Final presentation and party – Tathra Beach Country Club 4pm till midnight

 

You’ve earned this!!! Kick your feet up and enjoy

Please note: Finishing times are approximate and may vary depending on weather conditions

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