King of the Harbour (NZ) - Course Details

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ImageHere are the course details for the 2007 King of the Harbour races to be held on March 24/25 in Auckland, New Zealand.

 

DAY 1 SATURDAY MARCH 24


Format: 21km completed by a three-person relay team. Each paddler races 7km then tags their partner on Takapuna Beach.

 

Course: 7km loop starting and finishing at Takapuna Beach. The final course will be determined by the wind direction, and will be constructed from both permanent and temporary marks.

 

Starting instructions:

 

Surfski andVaa: Start at 1.00pm.

International team paddlers seeded to the front.

 

Finish time: From 2.30pm 

Race officially over (all courses): 4.00pm.

High tide: 11.27am

 

DAY 2 SUNDAY MARCH 25

 

Courses: Will be determined by wind direction. See www.surfski.co.nz for details on March 24th.

 

Course

Wind quadrant

Start

Finish

Details

A 25km

Light winds Southerly

Easterly Westerly

Takapuna Beach

Takapuna Beach

Circumnavigate Rangitoto Island and return

Easterly: anticlockwise

Westerly: clockwise

Southerly: clockwise

B

25km

Northerly

Gulf Harbour, Whangapaoroa

Takapuna Beach

1st mark south of Shakespeare Park.

2nd mark off south end Takapuna

3rd mark off north end of Takapuna

 

 

Starting instructions (all courses):

 

Vaa: Start at 11.00am.

Surfski: Start at 11.15am.

 

International team paddlers seeded to the front.

 

Finish time: From 1.00pm 

Race officially over (all courses): 3.00pm.

High tide: 12.20pm

 

Race Course Map:

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Course Map

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