Bay to beach

THE BAY TO BEACH IS A DOWNWIND RACE THAT TAKES YOU FROM CALLALA BEACH TO WHITE SANDS BEACH IN JERVIS BAY.

Each afternoon the nor-east winds pick up on the shores of Jervis Bay making this the ideal location for an epic downwind event. The crystal clear waters lined by powder white beaches will make this a memorable event whether you be on ski, SUP or Board.

As this is an open water event we recommend that all participants are confident in their abilities in open water activity. There will be water safety present though out the course of the event however it is expected that all entrants are sufficient in conducting these activites.


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Event Course

8km | 14km

The Bay to Beach is an open water race from Callala Beach to Husky Beach. Competitors will start at the Callala Beach and head out towards a buoy off Callala Point and then back to Huskisson beach.

With the regular northeast afternoon trade winds, this event will be fast and desirable for Kiteboarders & Windsurfers alike.  

This is an open water event and we recommend that all competitors are confident and experienced in their activity.


Event Categories

- Open

Age Groups M&F

- Under 19
- Open
- 45+


Event Pricing

TableSaw Stack Table
Event Early Bird On Time Late On the Day
Kiteboarding Closes 5pm 20 July Closes 5pm 15 Oct Closes 5pm 24 Oct 26 Oct
8km $35.00 $45.00 $50.00 $60.00
14km $35.00 $45.00 $50.00 $60.00

Slalom

Slalom racing is a  high-octane discipline focused on equipment handling and technique.
It involves reaching starts, reaching courses, and obstacles to jump.


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Event Rules

Competitors must pass over each obstacle in the correct order.

  • Competitors should not touch obstacles.

  • Except when permitted, kiteboarders shall compete by using only the wind and water to increase, maintain or decrease their speed.

  • A competitor may swim, walk or paddle while capsized or recovering, provided the kiteboard does not gain a significant advantage in the race

  • Competitors shall not wear or carry clothing or equipment for the purpose of increasing their weight. However, a competitor may wear a drinking container that shall have a capacity of at least one litre and weigh no more than 1.5 kilograms when full.

  • If a competitor causes injury, damage or a tangle or gained a significant advantage in the race or series by her breach, her penalty shall be to retire.

  • Each competitor shall be provided with a race bib that needs to be worn and clearly displayed


Event Categories

- Open

Age Groups M&F

- Under 19
- Open
- 45+


Event Pricing

TableSaw Stack Table
Event Early Bird On Time Late On the Day
Slalom Closes 5pm 20 July Closes 5pm 15 Oct Closes 5pm 24 Oct 26 Oct
$30.00 $40.00 $50.00 $60.00

EVENT INFORMATION

 

+ WHAT YOU GET

Each competitor will receive:

  • Event merchandise at Registration see the event programme for times.
  • Event day results
  • Prize draw from our sponsors
  • An amazing race venue in an amazing part of the world
  • Safe and professionally managed event
  • An amazing experience to meet and greet all our event volunteers
  • A crazy weekend mixing with Stand Up Paddle Boarders, Kite Surfers, Ocean Paddlers, and Beach Netballers both on the beach and at the Husky Pub
  • Post event snacks and recovery nutrition
  • Shopping at our event expo
  • and most importantly, the opportunity for bragging rights and annual stories with friends and family.

+ ON EVENT DAY

Collection of your Registration pack is compulsory for all individual entrants. These can be collected from the Registration Marquee. On the day entries will be available, please check the Event Schedule for registration times. Junior athletes please bring your parent or guardian along with you. *Cash and eftpos facilities will be available.

+ EVENT RESULTS

Can be accessed via the Results link at the top of the page. Results will be uploaded as soon as possible after the completion of the event.

+ AWARDS

Medals will be awarded to 1st, 2nd, 3rd outright Male and Female plus 1st, 2nd and 3rd Male and Female in each of the above age divisions.

+ BAG DROP

If you have any personal belongings you wish to take to the start line, please provide a secure labelled bag to leave at the start area and we will transport your personal belongings to the finish. Please note the event organisers will take care of your belongings, but no responsibility will be taken for valuables or clothing that are lost or damaged.

+ GETTING TO THE START LINE

If you do not have a ride to the start line, please indicate this during the entry process and we will organize a share ride or bus.

+ EVENT CANCELLATION/ UNSUITABLE CONDITIONS

We reserve the right to cancel the event if the weather conditions on the day are unsafe and dangerous to either swimmers or our support paddlers. If the event is canceled, there will be no re-run of the event and online entries will not be refunded.

+ CRAFT SECURITY

There will be a fenced off area on the beach where all craft can be left overnight if you choose. Event organizers will have contracted security overnight and until the next event.

+ DROP OFF ZONE

There is not enough parking for participants vehicles at this location, so a drop off zone will be provided where you will be able to drop your craft on the grassed area and park your vehicle in your accommodation or the back streets of Huskisson.

+ SAFETY EQUIPMENT

Legropes are required for all races. Life jackets are required for open water races only. (this can be either a bum bag or full life jacket as long as it meets legal requirements.