• Date: Saturday 22nd June V6 Downwind from Littlehampton – SYC Tide: Sat 12:15 high 5.80m – low 06:00 ish
  • Sunday 23rd June 2024 OC1, OC2, V1, Surf Ski, Prone, Downwind from Worthing – SYC Tide: 13:00 high 5.9 – Low 07;00
  • Location: Sussex Yacht Club, Shoreham By Sea, west Sussex .
  • Course: Along the coast from the River Arun to the River Adur. Prevailing Zephyr on our backs hopefully 🙂
  • Saturday 08:00 race meeting at SOCC then drive to Littlehampton to launch , race start time 10am competitors expected finish 12-13:00. Prize giving, drinks 16:00
  • Sunday: 09:30 race meeting SOCC head to Worthing start time 11:00 expected finish 12;30-2pm Prize giving, drinks 16:00
  • Competitor Competency*: Intermediate to national level
  • Max race distance : Sat 26km 2-3 hours. Sunday 12k
  • Organiser: Jon Ellman-Brown 07876593896
  • Registration: Now open – Link here


Two day race format: June 22nd 23rd 2024
Course Plan
  • Plan A if South westerly wind: 26km downwind run from Littlehampton – Shoreham.
  • Plan B if East wind : 20km total. Paddle to Brighton into the wind, return with the wind.
  • Plan C if zero wind. : Same course as Plan B.
  • Plan D if too windy : if over 25 mph race from club house up the river to cement works return. Timed heats.
Saturday June 22nd 2024
    • 07:30 arrive with boats SYC (BN43 6RF)
    • Afternoon – Prize giving food within restaurant SYC
Sunday June 23rd small boats
    • 09.30 arrive SYC (BN43 6RF)
    • 11:00 12km downwind race from Worthing – SYC.
    • Prize giving @ SYC
22/23 June 2024

Timings and safety assisted by GPS trackers on each boat.
Race entry fee to cover : Fuel for safety boats, trackers, insurance.
Prizes : V6 Name on the Cup, O4L Cup, OC1, OC2, V1, SUP, Prone, Surf Ski medals.
Team to assist the days will be picked from SOCC members.
Main Contact in SOCC
Jon Ellman-Brown 07876593896

Competitor Competency

Intermediate* As an intermediate paddler, you should be comfortable paddling in winds up to 20 knots in waves 2 to 4 feet, and be able to paddle up to 16miles / 26km per day in good weather. You should be proficient in V6 huli recovery in wave conditions.


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