Event Title
10th annual James Moore-morial race
Start Date
Saturday, 3 February 2018 7:00 a.m.
End Date
Saturday, 3 February 2018 4:00 p.m.
Mount Maunganui
Paul Roozendaal
32km coastal ocean race with the course set depending on the wind conditions. from 9 years of racing we have had just the 1 flat conditions with the rest providing some waves to chase

On Saturday we will all meet at Pilot Bay, Mount Maunganui. Once gathered and registered you’ll be given further instruction to which beach we will start from. Everyone will then shuttle his or her own canoe to the start if required and get ready to race.


Rego opens                                                                                                                                                                                        7:00

Please bring completed entry forms and any outstanding money.

Briefing                                                                                                                                                                                                  8:30

Safety procedures, race rules, weather conditions, and race-course direction.

Shuttles***                                                                                                                                                                                           9:00

Load your shuttle vehicles and head to the designated race start.

You must provide your own shuttle.

Pre race                                                                                                                                                                                                 10:30

Karakia, safety checks, sign in and head out to start line.

Sup race start                                                                                                                                                                                  11:00

All male and female stand-up paddleboards will start together.

Oc race start                                                                                                                                                                                      11:15

All male, female and double outrigger canoes will start together.

Surf ski race start                                                                                                                                                                        11:30

All male, female and double surf skis will start together.

You can all synchronise your watches with the safety directors at the race briefing. It is a tight time frame with shuttles and getting to the start line, so save your catch-ups till after the race. Make sure you are on the line, as the race WILL start without you!

Feed                                                                                                                                                                                                           14:00 to 18:00

Anytime after the race you can go and refuel at the local Turkish Delight restaurant.

Awards ceremony                                                                                                                                                                       16:30-ish

This will be held at TO BE CONFIRMED on the mounts main street just across the road from Turkish Delight.


Cash prizemoney of $210 for 1st, $140 for 2nd and $70 for 3rd place of each division with more than 10 entries will be awarded to those on the podium.

Prior Champions Include:

OC -         Kingi Gilbert, Bryce Irving, Tonga White, Stephen Roulston, Tupu King

Bernie Murch, Sarah Url, Mereana Hodges, Mariana Hodges, Coral Darbishire, Lynora Hati, Penelope Strickland

SKI -        Paul Wilford, Tim Grammer, Simon Mclarin, Mike Walker, Oskar Steilau, Simon Longdill, Andrew Mowlem

Katie Pocock, Dene Simpson, Rachel Clarke


      Mike Nuku, Armie Armstrong,

Brent Bourgeois

- Annabel Anderson,

Penelope Strickland

For $80 you get a supported Ocean Race, a Limited Edition Event Cap, a good feed of Turkish, a chance at the cash, and a chance of a great spot prize, plus a cool day hanging with friends. Perfect!


You can pay by cheque, cash or direct credit our bank account which is preferred. Ensure you have given clear reference details to who you are as you don’t want to have to pay twice. Please note that we must see your payment in our account prior to the event for THE $10 LATE PAYMENT not to apply.




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