Forster Race Week

Forster Race Week

Shaw and Partners Forster Race Week

Friday 21st to Sunday 23rd April 2023

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The Shaw and Partners Forster Race Week on the Barrington Coast will take place from the 21st to 23rd April 2023. 

The 2023 program will have the paddling events on Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd April, with social functions commencing on Friday 21st April. 

More information will be available soon. 

Friday 21st April 2023
  
 Evening

Shaw and Partners Social Activity. 

Saturday 22nd April 2023
Time TBCRace 1: Shaw and Partners Nine Mile
Black Head to Forster Beach (or reverse) 13km.
Depending on wind conditions this event will run either Forster to Black Head or reverse covering 13km. In unfavourable conditions, we will have an alternative course.
Evening

Presentation 

Location TBC

Saturday 23rd April 2023
Time TBCRace 2: Shaw and Partners Forster Ocean Classic
Elizabeth to Forster Beach (or reverse) 20km.
This event will run from Elizabeth Beach to Forster Beach. Should wind be unfavourable the course will be run in reverse, use the Blackhead to Forster Course, triangular course off Forster or in extreme conditions Wallis Lake.
After the Race

Presentation

Location TBC

Click on the above EVENT INFORMATION button for Entry Fees, Categories, Rules and Equipment.

Thursday 21st April
3pm

Fenn ‘Training with the Stars’

Learn from the best in the business as they take you through the nuts and bolts of Ocean Paddling. The focus in this session will be entering and exiting the surf zone and how to hook into ocean runs. This is a free event proudly sponsored by Fenn.

6pm

Shaw and Partners Welcome Dinner

Join us for a welcome dinner and drinks at The Sicilian, located on Forster Main Beach. Ocean racing star-studded guest speaker panel, 3-course meal and drinks. $25 per ticket available to purchase during online entry or by emailing Oceanpaddler – until sold out. Fundraiser for our charity Partner Gotcha4LIfe.

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Friday 22nd April
1pmRace 1: Shaw and Partners Nine Mile
Black Head to Forster Beach 13km – Depending on wind conditions this event will run either Black Head to Forster (preferred) or Forster to Black Head covering 13km. In unfavourable conditions, we will have an alternative course.
5pm

Presentation and Dinner at Thirty Three Degrees
Race 1 Presentation and Dinner hosted by Thirty Three Degrees, Oyster Bar and Restaurant on Wallis Lake.

Celebrate the success of the race followed by dinner at this amazing location. Dinner Bookings essential. https://thirtythreedegrees.sydney/

Saturday 23rd April
1pmRace 2: Shaw and Partners Forster Ocean Classic
Elizabeth to Forster Beach 20kmThis event will run from Elizabeth Beach to Forster Beach. Should wind be unfavourable the course will be run in reverse, use the Blackhead to Forster Course, triangular course off Forster or in extreme conditions Wallis Lake.
After the Race

Presentation at Forster Surf Club

Bookings can be made through the Online Entry system when entering the event or simply email contact@oceanpaddler.com and we will send you an invoice. 

Friday Night Presentation and Dinner

Thirty Three Degrees

1 Palm Street, Tuncurry NSW 2428

Friday 22nd April – 5pm onwards

Join us on Friday 5pm onwards for the Shaw and Partners Nine Mile presentations and the Forster Ocean Classic Race 2 briefing.

Thirty Three Degrees is an Iconic Restaurant on the banks of Wallis Lake. It is the home of East 33 Oysters and one of our favourite locations when visiting this region. Make sure you book in advance through the link below. We suggest to make a dinner booking at 6pm following the presentations.

SafeTrx Tracking

SafeTrx Tracking will be used for the events. Please ensure you download and are familar with how to use the app. 

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