JIM will have the trailer at WLCC by 8am on Saturday so we can load and depart by 10.30.
For the event you need
1. Clothes to paddle in (Take into account the weather. At the moment this should include a spray jacket
2. Buoyancy vest(correctly fitted)
3.Water bottle
4. Snack at least for the long course.
5. A peeless whistle
6. Space blanket.
7. Warm clothes for after and going for tea.
8. Sleeping bag/pillow / Personal Toiletries

9. Paddling gear for day 2
On Sunday at Mannum we will stay for the record attempt at 1.00pm so there will be an hour or so to enjoy the carnival that Floatfest is a part of.  If you have any questions please feel free to contact JIM on 0410603503

WLCC Long Distance Events Handbook

INFORMATION FROM THE MARATHON CANOE CLUB

Please note; new Day 2 race venue at Mannum for Sunday to assist promotion of paddling AND marathon paddling at Floatfest 2016.

Entry fee:
Juniors $10 per day or $15 for 2 days / Seniors $15 per day or $20 for 2 days
NB: AC or CSA membership applicable

SATURDAY 30th APRIL

Venue: Swanport Aquatic Centre / Murray Bridge Sailing Club

(See directions to both venues at end of page)

(ABSOLUTLY NO DOGS ALLOWED AT SWANPORT)

12:00 pm Venue gate open and Registration
12.45pm Briefing / 1.00pm First start
1:00 pm Bridge to Bridge 20.5km or 8km short course

Showers and change facilities available at the start/finish line.
Evening meal is BYO. Kitchen facilities available at Sailing Club. Or alternate options in Murray Bridge.
Accommodation available on site in Dorm style accommodation: $60/cabin

 

SUNDAY 1st MAY

PLEASE NOTE new Day 2 race venue at Mannum for Sunday to assist promotion of marathon paddling at Floatfest 2016.

Mary Ann Reserve (see directions to Registration at end of page)
Long Course Mannum to Zadows Landing and return loop 20km
Short course will be closed river. i.e. no power boats

8: 30am Registration
9:15 Briefing / 9:30 First start for beginner or Floatfest paddlers / 10:30 Long Course Start

Courses will be outlined at briefing

Toilet facilities available at the start/finish line. (No shower facilities)

 

Venue Directions

Saturday Venue: Swanport Aquatic Centre / Murray Bridge Sailing Club

From the freeway, if coming from Adelaide and heading east toward Tailem Bend you avoid the first & major exit to Murray Bridge, head down the hill and take the Wellington exit which connects via a loop with Swanport Road. Turn left at Swanport Rd, go under the freeway and turn left after approx. 600m. Follow the signs to the river down the Swanport Village Rd. Turn right at Apex Road.

 

Sunday Venue

New Day 2 race venue at Mannum for Sunday to assist promotion of marathon paddling at Floatfest 2016.

Mary Ann Reserve Mannum. Site 26. Across the small car park from the Mannum Rowing Club. To the North via Trewartha Street and south of via Wattle Street (Near the Public toilets)

Please allocate time for parking as we unsure of overall traffic / attendance numbers and parking options as this is the first year we are participating.

Additional information Andrew Stoodley: 0421 604 184