Manor farm ranking wwr, wavehopper and non ranking open class race.
Sunday 8 May 2016 start 1300
This race series is being held within the British Canoeing Southern Region and by the kind consideration of Manor Farm Country Park
Date:8 MAY 2016 Start Time First run: 1300 second run 1400
Check in by 1200 noon; briefing 1230 on bank near jetty at start
From barnfield car park kiosk follow signs to pontoon (300 metres) down steps to river bank control in blue campervan on road near jetty (no access for other vehicles)
Entry fee £5 per class/individual
Race Type (sprint and/or classic with approximate distances) Ranking Sprint and Wavehopper WWR Open class sprint. 0.5 miles 5 minutes each run approximately may be shortened if weather conditions poor
Race venue (Area and county) Bursledon, Between Southampton and Portsmouth, Hampshire on the River Hamble
Start and Finish Manor Farm Country Park, formerly Upper Hamble Country Park, runs along the west bank of the River Hamble between the villages of Botley and Bursledon in Hampshire at grid reference SU496111. Address: Pyland’s Lane Bursledon, Southampton, Hampshire. SO31 1BH
River type, grade and hazards Open water on the River Hamble the section can be quite exposed to wind and weather and tide. Race held at top of two tides so minimal tide expected but flood water and weather can alter this. It can be choppy due to weather and boat traffic.