REGISTRATION CLOSES 09.30
09.30 SCRUTINEERING FOR SET OFF SEQUENCE & START POSITIONS. (Endeavouring to provide as tight a finish as possible for competitors and spectators benefit.)
ASSESMENT & JUDGING FOR CONCOURSE TROPHY, METHUSELAHS SCULL & OTHERS. By invited independent judges.
10.00 SAFETY BRIEFINGS FOR SAFETY BOATS
10.15 COMPETITORS BRIEFING
START TIME 10.30 SUBJECT TO RIVER CONDITIONS.
1.- OUTRIGGER CANOES - Line start, line finish.
2.- MEGA GIGS ( Larger craft, Jolly Boats, Long Boats, Cornish Pilot Gigs & Solent Galleys etc). Staggered standing start from line at 30 second intervals. Finish at the line.
3.- CLASSIC & SPIRIT OF TRADITION (OPEN CLASS ) Two classes Fixed & sliding seat. Staggered 30 second standing start from line. Finish at the line.
4.- BURSLEDON GIGS (& others deemed suitable by raid committee and by agreement), Staggered start at 30 second intervals in the Le Mans style (1 crew only), Finish at the line. (gigs will be sent off two at a time)
5.- TRINITY 500’s (Sea Cadet Corps) & HOME COUNTIES GIG’s (Scouts). Combined start in the Le Mans Style ( One runner ), Finish at the line.
6.- EGRET’s Combined start in the Le Mans style (one runner ) Finish at the line.
7.- SUP’s Stand up paddle boarders. Standing start from line. Finish at the line.
8.- Canoes Line Start, Line finish.
9.- SINGLE HANDED KAYAK. Line Start, Line finish.
10.- MULTIPLE HANDED KAYAK. Line Start, Line finish.
All races are Line Finish by committee boat.
The line will be from the down stream end of the Hamble Quay Pontoon to a moored boat suitably identified.
This line is some way off the beach to allow those finishing at the line to veer out of the finish area and ensure that they must not beach within the area designated for the beach finishers.
Additional Classes can be accommodated if 3 or more boats of similar / same type / style enter. Please contact the organisers.