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Coigach Coastal Rowing Regatta details!

May 7, 2011

This is how close it can get, fighting to the finish!  ‘Coigach Lass’ v ‘Ulla’ last summer.

Racing Schedule –  Coigach Coastal Rowing Regatta Sat 21st May

Coxes/captains/safety meeting 9.15 sharp –  Rower’s tent.
Three safety boats and Umpire’s boat in attendance, also Coastguard and First Responder presence.
Races subject to timing changes to suit wind and weather, safety considerations, etc.
LONG DISTANCE RACES 4,000m or less towards Tanera and back
10 am  MEN OPEN            
11am   WOMEN OPEN    
12 am  MIXED OPEN  
These long distance races will be around 4k… may well be shorter depending weather, wind direction etc. It’s a lovely row toward the island and back in relatively sheltered water.
LUNCH 1pm – 2pm Free buffet for competitors in rowers’ tent where there will be changing area/ personal kit storing area. All day food etc in main Marquee.
SPRINTS from 2pm   Approx 800 metres or less,  no turn.
MIXED OVER 40s    

MEN OVER 40        
UNDER 18  (and may be younger age grouping/s too as we have a High school boat and crews coming)
OVER 55  
MEN OPEN        
Approx finish time 5.30pm.      
Trophy and medals Presentation,  Community Hall 7 pm – ish.
Food and Bar there too, open from 6pm !- minibus transport to Hall available from Badentarbat, campsite and other billets. Music with ‘The Wayward Sons’ Free!
All weather dependent of course – we do have a plan B race area if wind direction not suitable for Badentarbat Bay! But we know the sun is gonna shine for us!

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