Paddle ‘n’ Ski Hadspen Race Series 23 November 2021

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A cracking night for a paddle with some good times recorded and a great finish bunch. Graham was faste around 90 seconds faster than previous, followed by Claye and then April (35 and 15 seconds respectively). A great bunch then kept the time keepers busy with James, Roger, Ken and Phil Wadley all finishing within 5 seconds and all about 10 seconds faster than previous. Myself and John were off the pace from the week before, while Phil Barratt battled recurring sticks in rudder, slowing him from his usual cracking pace. Richard managed a quick time while paddling by himself. We also welcomed back Geoff and Tim for there first races this season as well as newcomers Isaac and Nathalie.

Thanks to Mary and Phil Nelson for timing, it is much appreciated, race times are below.

Paddler Handicap Gun Time Actual Time Position New Handicap
Graham 5:41 58:31 52:50 1 7:26
Claye Mace 19:51 59:28 39:37 2 20:35
April Nelson 29:00 59:55 30:55* 3 29:14
James Caspar 23:39 60:00 36:21 4 23:50
Roger Butorac 20:10 60:03 39:53 5 20:19
Ken McLean 24:44 60:04 35:20 6 24:51
Phil Wadley 24:18 60:05 35:47 7 24:24
Adam Rolls 22:17 60:49 38:32 8 22:17
John McCausland 6:57 61:39 54:42 9 6:57
Phil Barratt 26:13 62:44 36:31 10 26:13
Richard Pearson 35:00 72:07 37:07 11 23:04
Geoff MacQueen 26:13 60:24 34:11 TT 25:59
Isaac Probert 21:00 56:45 35:45 TT 24:26
Nathalie Servant 10:00 53:41 43:41 TT 16:32
Tim Chilcott 20:00 57:45 37:45 TT 22:26

 

Guntime for next week 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 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.