The course will be released on Saturday 5th December at 2pm with the race brief and course conducted on Facebook live and also sent out via SMS and email. (Please be mindful we are the first to trail online during these COVID-19 limitations)
Therefore, we have split the Ocean Paddle into 3 waves. Each wave reregistering and leaving from the start point at 30 minute intervals.
Only competitors may enter the registration area.
Each wave must remove and clear the finish area with in 1 hour of finishing the paddle.
Waves for the Ocean paddle on Saturday 12th June will be as follows:
Registration Time: 6am
Start Time: 8AM
Category; Ocean skis, Surf skis, and Double skis
Registration Time: 7am
Start Time; 8.30AM
Category; Prone and SUPs
Registration Time: 8am
Start Time: 9AM
Category; Outriggers OC 1, OC 2, OC3, and OC 6s
Starting from Moffat Beach head out southly to a turning buoy then direct line to Mooloolaba headland around another buoy 500 metres north of headland, then turning in towards Mooloolaba sighting the last turning buoy. Heading directly to the spit keeping well clear of river mouth.
Starting from Mudjimba beach heading northly for 5km to maker bouy then head directly south keeping the Mooloolaba headlands in sight and keeping well clear of Old Woman Island. Once close to Mooloolaba keep clear of river mouth.
The course will be held in the Maroochy River, starting and finishing at Cotton Tree. Heading up the right channel all the way up passed the Bli Bli bridge to turning buoy, then head down river taking the left channel around the second island keeping highrises on left all the way to finish line Cotton Tree,