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King of the Bay a Doubles Race Dbn Winter Season Race 3

posted 10 May 2013, 01:18 by Maya Opperman


Some HOT News from the 3rd Race of the Durban Winter Season, The McCarthy Toyota Durban North King of The Bay.

In keeping with tradition of change this Season, THE McCarthy Toyota DUrban North KING OF THE BAY Race will be a Double Ski Focused Event this Year. Obviously we are totally relaxed if you prefer to paddle Single ski and will acknowledge the Regular Junior, Senior, Vet and Master Single Ski Categories with a Little Steam BUT the major prize Money will be awarded for Doubles as Follows:
Top 5 Doubles Overall
Top 5 Vets Doubles
Top 5 MIXED Doubles (Overall Doubles and Mixed Doubles will Attract the Same Prize Money).

Also, The Legendary King of The Bay Caps are BACK ! (I will Post a pick of The Cap on

McCarthy Toyota Dbn North King Of the Bay Race details:
Start at Stella Canoe Club, Finish at Marine SLC
Cars can be left at Stella, but please park inside the club grounds.  Carguard provided inside the club grounds.

10km Short course - Stella cc, Thru Harbour to Marine LSC 
23km Long course - Stella CC, Thru Harbour, to PnP Hyper by the Sea, back to Marine.

Start Time: 
Short course – 9am
Doubles – 9h10am
Singles – 9h20am

NSRI and Marine SLC safety  - Provided

Entry fee:
Short & Long course :
Juniors – R80
Seniors – R100

First 350 paddlers receives a cap at registration !

Pre race registration:
Thursday 16/05 @ DUC, 5pm to 7pm
Friday 17/05 @ Marine SLC, 5pm to 7pm
Normal entries taken on the bank at Stella on Sunday  19/05 from 7am - 8:30am

Info- Neels Meyer – 083 231 0919

Race 2 of the Durban Winter Surfski Season this coming Sunday 12 May @ Dairy Beach where the Race will be organised by Russell Sadler on behalf of Durban Surf Lifesaving Club.

Race Name: Race2 @Dairy 


7:30-8:30 Race Reg
9:00 Race Start
11:30 Prize Giving (20 Minutes after Last Paddler in)

Registration Venue: Durban Surf LSC 
Race Venue: Dairy Beach
Race Distance: 6km or 14km (Ya, it is 1km Shorter than Advertised)

Race Course:
Hit to see an Image of the Race Course 

Entry FEE
: R80 Per Paddle

This Race is Unsponsored so the Prizes will come out of Entry Fees. Prize Money will go to the Following categories: 
Short Course
1st & 2nd Man and Women

Long Course Single 
U/18 1st & 2nd Man and Women
Overall 1st 2nd 3rd Man and Women
Vet 1st & 2nd Man
Master 1st & 2nd Man

Long Course Doubles
U/18 1st 
Overall 1st & 2nd 
Vet 1st & 2nd
Master 1st
Mixed 1st

RED BULL will be at the Event providing a Cold RED BULL to all paddlers after the race.

Stay Loose
Billy Harker
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Durban - 114 Intersite Ave, Springfield Park (Near Hollywood Betting Shop)
Umhlanga - Coastlands Hotel Centre, 325 Umhlanga Rocks Drive (Near Harley Davidson)