Paddle ‘n’ Ski Hadspen Race Series 19 January 2021

Paddle 'n' Ski Hadspen race finish 19 Jan 2021

A great night on the water with a light downriver breeze and a slowish current greeted a small field for this weeks race. April (+2s) was first across the line narrowly holding off Phil Barratt (+9s), Amanda (+22s) was not far behind in third place. Bill was 25 s back from there with Phil Nelson another 20 s off the pace. Chris Bates had a paddle of a very long handicap but wasn’t timed. Jo got a solid time trial to set her handicap for next week and I managed a 30s PB before everyone else got on the water.

Race times are below. We will not be racing on 26th January and will return to racing on 2nd February.

Paddler Handicap Gun Time Actual Time Position
April Nelson 12:17 60:16 47:59 1
Phil Barratt 25:06 60:20 35:14 2
Amanda Chong 26:36 60:32 33:56 3
Bill Williams 4:53 60:57 56:04 4
Phil Nelson 25:12 61:14 36:02 5
Jo Macqueen 27:36 58:50 31:14 TT
Adam Rolls 60:00 100:23 40:23 TT


Guntime for 2nd February will be at 6:30 pm, (for those new to handicap racing your start time is you handicap after 6:30 pm, ie 13:50 handicap starts at 6:43:50) to be safe be ready to race at 6:40 pm. If you miss your start time you can still race, have your time recorded and score points. New paddlers will be able to set their handicap time. If you are starting more than 20 minutes after your handicap you may be asked to race a shorter course to ensure on water safety.

Please register for the race here: Paddle Australia Azolve  If our event doesn’t come up, please search by location for Hadspen to find our event.

Check the main Hadspen page for more details.

See you Tuesday night.

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