Thursday, 19 September 2013

Irish National SUP Racing Series Round 2 - Bundoran, Donegal - 21ST & 22ND SEPTEMBER


Thanks to SupDude for the organisation!

Conditions are looking great in Bundoran, Co. Donegal for this weekend’s second event in the National SUP Race Series. The schedule has been set and agreed by the event organisers. 

Registration: All competitors must register for their races by text before 12noon on Friday 20th September (085 705 11 88). Late registration will not be accepted. Numbers need to be confirmed for safety reasons. Single race entry is €10 or €15 for both.

Technical Race: All competitors must meet on Bundoran Main Beach at 9:30am on Saturday morning for a Safety Briefing. The Technical race will be approximately 4km long. Conditions are likely to have a surf zone water entry/exit for 100-150metres where sets are expected to be 1.0 -1.5metres. Leashes are compulsory, buoyancy aids are recommended. 

Marathon: All competitors must meet on Bundoran Main Beach at 9:30am on Sunday morning for a Safety Briefing and to organise travel arrangements. The Marathon will be a 22km point to point from Streedagh Beach to Bundoran Main Beach . The course direction is due North East and winds are expected to be 20km south-south-west. All competitors must ensure that they have the following compulsory equipment: a leash, buoyancy aid, hydration-fluid, food-snack. 

I'll put up a race report afterwards, assuming I dont get eaten by a shark.

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