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KING OF THE GULF
19/06/2021 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm$150.00
The annual King of the Gulf race is the first event on the Jet Ski Racing New Zealand 2021 Winter Racing Calendar.
Racers will compete in a full circumnavigation of Waiheke Island starting and finishing at Maraetai Beach.
The event is fully sanctioned and will be conducted under strict race rules, which will be clearly explained at Riders Brief. Marshalls will be in place around the course and all riders must adhere to maritime rules at all times. Any breaches will result in disqualification.
Registration will commence at Maraetai Beach at 9.00am on 19th June. All riders must complete Race Entry and pay on or before 10.15am.
All skis will be scrutineered between 9.30 and 10.15am. Do not launch your ski until it has been scrutineered. See scrutineering checklist here
Early Bird entry fee is available until midnight on 15th of June at $150.00. Entry on the day will be $200.00.
All riders must also attend Riders Brief at 10.15am on the beach. This briefing will provide you with all race information you require. Racers will be required to install a specific GPS app onto their mobile phone prior to race start.
The event will be raced for prize money and trophies. Points earned in your class from King of the Gulf will contribute to your total end of season points.
Racers will require a fully charged mobile phone, life vest and registered ski, a motorcross style helmet with chin protection (Dot or Snell). Footwear, goggles and gloves are recommended. A back brace, for this event, is optional. All skis must be fitted with a tow loop.
All skis must have a legible number, able to be read 30 metres from shore. You may, for your first three races with the club, use the last three digits of your ski registration number for this purpose. This is the number you will enter on the race registration form.
All racers will start together, however skis will be entered in classes according to HP of their ski and trophies will be awarded for all King of the Gulf classes. To establish the class you will be riding in, see NZ Supplementary Rules