Standup Paddleboarding at Windfest 2011, Poole Sept 9 – 11th 2011

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British Stand Up Paddleboard Association are pleased to announce schedule of events for this years Windfest.

As the popularity of the sport growths so have the number of SUP related activities and competitions. There is now something to for everyone, from the complete beginner, through to weekend enthusiast and finally competitive paddlers.

To meet the growing levels of interest for 2011 BSUPA has enlisted local Poole BSUPA training centre Easy Riders who will be giving SUP taster sessions across the weekend, and Bournemouth based paddleboard club Bay Sup to assist with Sundays ‘Battle of the Paddle’ and Sprint races. BSUPA would like to thank them both for there support at this event.

chedule of Events Saturday 10.30am BSUPA Race around Brownsea Island (Part of the 2011 BSUPA Race Series) – Location Harbour Saturday 14.00am Fun Paddle Around Brownsea – Location Harbour. This paddle at new comes to the sports or individual which for a relaxing social paddle round the island. Sunday am BaySup/BSUPA Battle of the Paddle – Location Beach Side Sunday pm Fun Sprint Race – Location Beachside. Bay Sup are kindly providing boards and paddles if you fancy entering but are without equipment. So you have no excuse not to get involved, and have a change to become King or Queen of the Sprints.

Paddleboard Taster Sessions Through out the weekend BSUPA/Easy Riders of Poole will be running ‘Have a Go’ taster sessions. These sessions are open to all, subject to weather conditions, and will run you through the bases board and paddle skill. Location will be Beach Side.

Entry Fee’s Entry to all four competitions/events – £35 to BSUPA Members £45 to non BSUPA Members. This would also include ticket to Party Entry to Round Island Race Only – £25 to BSUPA members or £35 to non BSUPA Members. This would also include ticket to Party Entry to fun Paddle open to all £5. Entry to Sunday’s Competition £10 for individual event or £15 for both, (Both with party Ticket £30 you will need to register Saturday or online).

Entry Fee’s can be taken on the day (cash only), or via paypal or Credit Card link on Windfest website

Classes Per Event Round Brownsea Island Race Men’s 12’6″, 14′ stock & Unlimited. Women’s 12’6″ stock & Unlimited Battle of the Paddles Men’s 12’6″ Race, 14′ & unlimited. Funboard class unto 12’6″ non race. Women 12’6″ Race & 14′. Funboard class upto 12’6″ non race. Sprints No classes. We will provide boards. Knock out heats of 4 all on identical boards.

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