HCRA 2019 V-1 World Distance Championships Qualifier
Sand Island, Oahu. Sunday, April 7 (same day as Kauai Island Champs)
This is the race to qualify for the 2019 V-1 World Distance Championships put on by the International Va’a Federation (IVF). The event will be held on the Sunshine Coast (Mooloolaba), Australia – races days from August 12th to the 16th (exact schedule not set yet). There will be only one qualifier per division.
WHERE: Sand Island
DATE & TIME: Sunday April 07, 2019. 10:00 a.m. start. See registration info below for check in time
Divisions – Kane & Wahine Canoe: V-1 only. Age groups are IVF - defined by the year you are born in, as noted below:
Junior 19 (Born in 2000 or later)
Open (No restriction)
Master 40 (Born in 1979 or earlier)
Master 50 (Born in 1969 or earlier)
Master 60 (Born in 1959 or earlier)
Master 70 (Born in 1949 or earlier)
Short Course – for Master 70 only: @ 5 miles – out and back from Sand Island
Long Course – for all others: @ 9 miles – out and back from Sand Island
Canoes: A V-1 is a rudderless one-man canoe. Any make or model is allowed, however, there will be a minimum weight requirement of 25 lbs., and those canoes lighter than the minimum will have weight added at check in.