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South Africa Hobie 16 Nationals 2015

The Hobie 16 Nationals 2015 – We are proud to announce that Durban will be hosting this prestigious event from Friday 3 April 2015 to Monday 6 April 2015, and would like to take this opportunity to thank our main sponsors – Point Yacht Club, Health Technology and Entek.Hobie 16 Nationals Hobie Beach, Vetch's, Durban

1. Please find the attached documents:

1) Poster for 2014 Nationals

2) NOR

3) Sailing Instructions

2. Entries

Please note that you ARE required to Enter Online at www.hobiecatkzn.co.za and pay your entry fee by the 6th March , in-order to receive your goodies pack and to be included in our main event dinner booking. BUT!!!!!Please will you enter online this week so that we can get the logistics and bookings correct. After you have registered online further information with our social event details and additional tickets costs will be sent to you, so you can make your booking.

Closing date for entries is Friday the 6 March, but please would you commit earlier!!!

Late entries will be accepted after this date, however you will be charged an additional R 100.00.

3. Schedule:

Thursday 2nd April 2015:

§ 17:00 – 19:00 – Registration at PYC Beach Site sailing office

Friday 3rd April 2015:

§ 08:00 – 10:00 – Registration at PYC Beach Site sailing office

§ 10:30 Skippers Briefing

§ 12:00 Warning Signal for the first race of the day

§ 17:30 Opening Function – Cocktail evening at PYC Beach Site with complimentary drink for each competitor

Saturday 4th April 2015

§ 10:00 Warning Signal for the first race of the day

§ 19:00 Main Dinner in Ushaka Aquarium – Included in entry fee for each competitor. Extra tickets can be purchased**

Sunday 5th April 2015

§ 10:00 Warning Signal for the first race of the day

§ 17:00 Lamb on the spit at PYC Beach Site plus bonfire on the beach evening, weather permitting**

Monday 6th April 2015

§ 10:00 Warning Signal for the first race of the day

§ 15:00 No warning signal will be made after 15:00

§ 16:30 Prize giving at PYC beach club, light meals available after at the club.

Prizes and Recognitions

This year we are recognising the below positions.

Hobie 16
Trophy for 1st, 2nd and 3rd
Hobie 16
1st SA Spec boat
Hobie 16
1st Youth skipper – boat
Hobie 16
1st Lady skipper – boat
Hobie 16
1st Youth skipper on SA Spec boat
Hobie 16
Oldest Skipper in the fleet
Hobie 16
First Durban boat
Hobie 16
First out of town boat (non KZN boat)
Open class on Handicap
1St Place
Open class on Handicap
2St Place
Open class on Handicap
3st Place
**Please note the social event times are subject to change. Additional tickets for the main dinner in Ushaka Aquarium as well as booking for the Sunday lamb on the spit are available on a first come, first serve basis, so please book and pay early to avoid disappointment.

Looking forward to seeing everyone soon – Have a Hobie Day!!

Saturday Night Dinner and Music at the Aquarium……….

Saturday Night Dinner and Music at the Aquarium……….

4. Accommodation Options:

There are many hotels on the beach front to choose from: here are a few below;

Point Waterfront Accommodation – letting agent for accommodation around beachfront area

Contact: Shix Murphy

Tel : 031 3324450

Email : shix@pwaccommodation.co.za

The Waterfront Hotel (3 Cities)

Contact : Hassen in reservations

Tel: +27 (0)31 332 8190

Reference for discounted rate – Hobie 16

Email: fom@thewaterfronthotel.co.za
Website: www.threecities.co.za

Mahatma Gandhi Road, Point Waterfront, Durban, 4001, South Africa
Sharing room- R750pp sharing including breakfast.

Single room- R1250.00 per room including breakfast.

All booking participants for this event can call the waterfront hotel and ask for Hassen (in reservations, quoting hobie16) who will confirm your bookings. Please note that booking will have to settle Via eft directly with the hotel within 3 days in order to secure and guarantee your room. Our check-in time is 14:00pm and check out is 10:00am. I currently do have availability over this period from the 3-6 April 2015, however rooms are getting booked therefore we will assist on a first come first serve basis.

There is Limited accommodation at some of the Hobie Homes, and there is Limited camping at PYC Main club.
5. FURTHER INFORMATION

For further information, please contact

Sean Fennessy 073 6484 804, seanf@ori.org.za

Peter Hall 082 786 3125, peterhall@hobiecatkzn.co.za

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