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All set for Langebaan Dash

2013-01-15 12:24
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Cape Town - The annual Langebaan Dash, organised by the Saldanha Beach Sailing Club and sponsored by Club Mykonos, takes place on Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 15:00 with registration for the 300 entrants at Langebaan’s beach from 09:00.
The race from Langebaan to Saldanha is open to windsurfers, kite boarders, catamarans, stand-up paddle boards, kayaks and sailing dinghies.

Starting out as a race for windsurfers in 1984, since the introduction of kites, the event has become the biggest such race in Africa, and possibly the world, attracting over 300 colourful kites and boards.

The course takes competitors out to Donkergat and back in to Leentjiesklip before the long ride in to Saldanha and the beach at the beach sailing club. Leading riders are expected to take just over 20 minutes to complete the gruelling 20km course.

In recent years overseas competitors have dominated the first few places, but watch out for locals Taro Niehaus and Sjoukje Bredenkamp who will be going all out to bring the trophy back to the West Coast.

For those who prefer to paddle, there will be a separate race for SUP’s and Kayaks over a shorter course. 

With 10 rescue craft and a spotter plane, the organisers will ensure the safety of all sailors. Prize giving will take place at the Club Mykonos resort.

Entry fee is R200 online www.quicket.co.za or R300 on the beach on the day of the race.

For more information visit www.langebaandash.co.za or contact Malcolm McGregor on 082 350 0884.

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