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Organiser

Tingira Boat Club

Date:

Saturday, 31 October 2020 - Sunday, 1 November 2020

Location:

Macleay Island


Registration closes on:

Friday, 30 October 2020 at 5:00 PM - (GMT+10:00) Brisbane

    Tingira Boat Club Inc.

12th  Macleay Island Classic 2020

Canoe Race around Macleay Island

This event operates under Covid Industry Plans

Clubrooms

Industry Covid Safe Plan for Queensland Hotels and Clubs.

On Water

Aquatic Sports Sector COVID Safe Industry Plan

All Events

Please read this document before registering

When                     Saturday October 31 and November 1, 2020

Where                    Tingira Boat Club

91 Coast Rd. Macleay Island,

Queensland 4184

         

Race Distance        15 km around Macleay Island in an anticlockwise direction.

                               Start/Finish: Tingira Boat Club

 

                     Online Entry Close Friday October 30 at 5.00 pm

 

                     Registration           Online registration is available at Registernow.

For crafts with multiple paddlers (doubles, relay race and OC6s) the captain of the team will need to register online.  Additional paperwork for the rest of the team will be completed on the day when you re-register.

                                                  

 

                     Contact Details      Event Director:  Neville Prosser

                                                   Email neville@thehavengallery.com.au

                                                   Mobile:  0425 798 750

 

                    

Weekend Program

                                                  

Saturday, October 31

Macleay Island Classic Main Event

 

The Macleay Island Classic main event is open to all craft including Surf skis, double skis, Oc1, OC2 and SUPs. 

 

 

Prize money will be awarded to 1st, 2nd & 3rd male & female passed the post. (Singles).

Prize money will be awarded to 1st, 2nd & 3rd male & female OC1s.

SUPs First male and female.

 

Category medals will be awarded to the winner of each category; Age and craft.

 

                               Starting at the Tingira Boat Club to circumnavigate Macleay Island in an anticlockwise direction and finish back at the Tingira Boat Club.

 

                                                   Registrations open 7.00 am

                                                   You must confirm registration on the day.

                                        

                                                   Any competitor who decides to not race or pulls                                            out of the race after they have re-registered on the                                                 day must notify an official.

                                                  

                                                   Briefing:        8.10 am

Start:            8.40 am

High tide:      Oct. 31, 9.40am - 2.23m

 

 

 

Entry fees

 

Singles                    $40.00

 

Doubles                   $55.00 per craft

                              

 

 

Team/Group Event

                               Canoe Clubs or other organisations are able to register as a group online and invite their members to join the group/team. At the end of the race, the times of the first six team members will be totalled and the winning time will win the Tingira Boat Club Team Trophy. (Single crafts only)

Competitors will still be eligible for the individual prizes, i.e. First, second, third and categories.

 

                              

                              

 

Prizes                     1st Male $600.00, Female $600.00

                                                   2nd Male $300.00, Female $300.00

                                                   3rd Male $150.00, Female $150.00

Awarded to single craft only.

                                                  

                                                   Outriggers

                                                   OC1’s

1st Male $300.00, Female $300.00

                                                    2nd Male $200.00, Female $200.00

                                                   3rd Male $100.00, Female $100.00

 

                                                  

 

SUP

$100 prize money male and female for first passed the post plus the Tingira Boat Club SUP trophy

                    

                     Secret Time           $200.00!  A secret time will be sealed in an                                                           envelope prior to the event.  The paddler closest to                                                   that time will receive $200 prize money.

 

 

 

Categories               Medals awarded to winner of each category.  (Age and Craft)

Craft

Surf skis, SLSA, Sea Kayak/Plastics, OC1, OC2, Double Ski

 

Age

Male - Under 19, Open, 40-49, 50-59, Over 60 

Female - Under 19, Open, 40-49, Over 50

SUP Category

Male - U18, Open, 40-49, 50-59, Over 60

Female - U18, Open, 40-49, Over 50

 

 

Gender                    Male, Female.

Exemptions             No age or gender awards for multi-person craft where age and/or gender may be mixed.

                               (Category ‘mixed’ will be awarded)

 

 

Sunday November 1       

Why not come to the Gala Event Dinner on the Saturday night and stay overnight to take part in our Sunday Project?

 

                               Sunday will be our team events.

                               Relay and X6 outriggers (OC6)

                              

                              

 

Relay

                               A team of five paddlers will take a leg each to paddle around Macleay Island.   They all use the same canoe and change at each check point (four) around the Island.

 

                               They will compete for the Tingira Boat Club Relay Trophy plus individual medals.

                               Why not enter a team from your club?

                              

 

X6 Outriggers OC6

                               Oc1s and OC2s on the Saturday and OC6 on the Sunday.  Another great team event around the Island.  Paddle to win the Tingira Boat Club OC6 Trophy plus individual medals.  (First OC6 open, female or mixed across the line)

Classes

Mixed - 3 men and 3 women paddlers

Women - 6 women paddlers

Open - Any other combination of Men and Women paddlers.

                              

                               Prize money of $600 will be offered to the first mixed team (3 male and 3 female) across the line.

 

 

                              

                                                     Registrations Open 7.00 am.

                                                   You must confirm registration on the day.

 

                                                   Any competitor who decides to not race or pulls                                            out of the race after they have re-registered on the                                                 day must notify an official.

                                        

                                                  

                                                   Briefing:        8.40am

Start:            9.10am

High tide:      Nov. 1, 10.10am  - 2.28m

 

Entry Fees        

 

Relay team              $90.00

 

Outrigger (OC6)      $90.00                                                    

 

 

Transport               Preferred option  

It is only a 4km paddle from Victoria Point to the Tingira Boat Club, so competitors are encouraged to paddle across on the Saturday or Sunday morning.  A boat will be in place at the Victoria Point Boat Ramp at 7.30am Saturday and 8.00am Sunday to guide competitors across.

         

Please keep clear of shallow water.

 

When approaching or leaving the Tingira Boat       Club beach, please keep between the markers to           ensure a solid footing.

 

For competitors who wish to paddle across and   who need a change of gear after the race or are           staying the night, the boat from Victoria Point will       bring your gear across for you.

 

 

Stradbroke Car Ferries leave from Redland Bay. Bookings. Ring  07 3488 5300 or book online.

                                

 

Family and support team

Translink passenger ferries leave from Banana Street, Redland Bay. (Weinam Creek)

You can drop passengers off at the passenger ferry before proceeding to Victoria Point.

Bus transfer between Macleay Island ferry terminal and Tingira Boat Club is available on Saturday and Sunday.

 

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Event Gala Dinner To launch the 12th Macleay Island Classic, a Dinner will be held at the Tingira Boat Club from 6.00 pm on Saturday October 31, 2020.  Limit of 50 people

 

                               This will be a two course meal.  Cost $20.00

Book now for dinner 

                              

Accommodation    Bring the family and friends and enjoy the weekend on the Island. 

                              

                               Contact Airbnb for bookings or there are several Bed & Breakfast establishments available online.

                                

                               For those prepared to rough it, the Tingira Boat Club has offered the use of their deck and marquees.  Bring your own bedding.  Toilets and outside cold shower available.

 

                               Breakfast may be purchased on Saturday and Sunday morning at a reasonable price as will food and drink throughout the day.  Bar opens at 12.00 noon on both days.

Terms and Conditions

 

Entry conditions

 

 

  • ÄAll paddlers must be experienced and competent at the craft.Officials reserve the right to remove paddlers deemed as not capable of paddling the craft in the waters of this event.
  • ÄAll competitors must be able to swim 40 meters
  • ÄCraft must have fixed or inbuilt buoyancy
  • ÄAll paddlers must wear a lifejacket.
  • ÄAll paddlers must be attached to the craft via an approved leg rope or leash.
  • ÄAll paddlers must carry at least 1L drinking water
  • ÄAll paddlers must wear a minimum short sleeve rash shirt for sun protection.
  • ÄIt is recommended paddlers carry a whistle
  • ÄIt is recommended that paddlers carry a mobile phone

 

 

 Conditions and information

 

Please note the following information:

 

  • ÄThe water conditions can vary around of the island and the organisers reserve the right to alter the course to ensure the safety of participants
  • ÄCanoeists will be led and followed by a safety boat.
  • ÄTwo Check Boats will be positioned around the course.All competitors must pass between the Check Boat and marker buoy (Failure to do so will cause disqualification) and they must call out their number as they pass.
  • ÄCompetitors are required to call their number at the finish.
  • ÄPower craft are to be expected in these waters
  • ÄAll competitors must give way to ferries at the southern end of the Island and must obey the red and green flags displayed by observation boats at the two ferry crossing points.Failure to do so will cause disqualification
  • ÄCompetitors needing assistance must be assisted by the nearest paddlers.A time redress can be applied for immediately after the finish
  • ÄICF Draft Ocean Racing rules will apply where reasonable and relevant
  • ÄAll competitors must arrive early enough for re-registration on the day.
  • ÄAll competitors must be present for the briefing.
  • ÄFurther information will be posted on tingiraboatclub.com and posted on the day at the registration area which competitors are required to read. It is the competitor’s responsibility to know the rules of the race. A briefing session will be held prior to the start of the race.
  • ÄCompetitors in the relay race must change paddlers at each change point
  • ÄTingira Boat Club (Start/finish) 91 Coast Rd. Macleay Island 4184

Coordinates        27 – 35 – 55 S   153 – 21 – 10 E

OC6s

All competitors in oc6's should either wear or have on board 6 lifejackets, 2 baling buckets and a spare paddle.  1 x mobile phone in a waterproof pouch.  

A tow rope is not necessary as safety craft will have one.  Canoe covers optional, not mandatory.

All competitors must be able to tread water for 10 minutes and be proficient in Huli (flip) training.

 

 Registrations

 

Please note

 

 

The "Create Team" button should be used if you wish to enter a team in the Main Event on the Saturday to compete for the Tingira Boat Club Team Trophy (Single Craft only)/