Paignton Tribute event :: preview

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Well, assuming the event isn’t cancelled due to a risk of sunburn and light winds, it looks like we will finally see some Tribute Series racing this weekend!

Update from Paignton Gig Club : 
“The event is being held off the beach in front of South Green. We have a marque on South green with all the usual BBQ sarnies etc. In addition to this we have a bar and live band on Saturday evening. As it is open vantage points are anywhere along the beach, and we are hoping to send live video back to the marquee. The start line is just to the right of the Pier as you stand facing the sea, the course then heads out NE towards the edge of the bay to turn the first buoy, it then comes in towards Torquay harbour to turn the second, and then goes towards Corybn head turn the last buoy. The home straight runs parallel to the beach, passing Preston Sands and then Paignton pier to finish just beyond the Shorline restuarant.”
Event info :
Paignton Rowing Club would like to invite you to our Tribute Regatta to be held in Paignton on Saturday 21st July 2012.
There will be a BBQ and refreshments on the waterfront, ample parking in one of the multi storey car parks close to the sea front, and reserved spaces for trailers and some towing vehicles on the green behind the beach to enable easy loading and unloading. Boats should arrive in Paignton between 8.30am and 10.45am. There will be one or two members of our club on hand to help launch your boat. but we request that you ensure you have sufficient members to get the boat off the trailer and onto the beach.
The itinerary is as follows:
9.30 – 11.15am Registration – please register immediately on arrival.
11.15am – Umpires Meeting  11:30am – Cox’s Meeting ~   12:00 noon First race
Mens A
Mens B
Ladies A
Ladies B
Mens Vets
Ladies Vets
Mens C
Ladies C
Presentation of Trophies will be immediately after the last race of the day. If you won a Trophy last year can you please ensure it is returned at one of the earlier regattas. Thank you.
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