BWA Rhosneigr, day 1 – Friday 14 May

Duncan Slater
Jest-ski tow-in action ... yet again!
Jet-ski tow-in action ... looks strangely familiar! Photo: BWA / Dave White

The first day of the BWA Tour was a relaxing affair with folk catching up on their winter travels and latest kit in the glorious Welsh sunshine. As you can gather, no official competition but there was some windsurfing behind wakeboards by Team Starboard and some onshore Turfdog action to keep the crowds entertained.

Tonight the Pros are up at Llandudno Ski Centre along with arriving amateurs, masters, ladies and youths all getting ready for the famous Ski Centre BBQ followed by some serious toggoban championship runs and a bit of snowboarding thrown in for good measure.

Registration continues Saturday morning at 0900 for all the fleets and there is a chance of wind/waves for Sunday, leaving Saturday for sailors to listen to top tips from the Pros, partake in the volleyball contest, paddle board to Starvation Island and, of course, prepare their fancy dress for the Karaoke evening at Y Morfa.

More news later… britishwavesailingassociation.com

+++ LATEST NEWSFLASH +++

BWA Ireland: Registration MONDAY!

The forecast is looking good for Monday/Tuesday in Brandon Bay. Head Judge Duncan Coombes has therefore made the following decisions:

Registration will be open from 10am-12pm at Jamie Knox Watersports Shop.

For those arriving AFTER this time, registration will be done at the BEACH between 12-1pm. The exact beach will be decided by Duncan on Monday morning and this will be put up on the board outside Jamie Knox’s shop.

Obviously, if you are on your way, please feel free to ring any fellow competitor you know who will hopefuly tell you which beach Duncan has decided to run the competition at!

THIS IS VERY IMPORTANT: When you arrive at the beach you must make yourself known to Head Judge Duncan who will put your name straight into the heat draw. Filling out registration forms, paying entry fees etc can be done in the pub that evening.

Sailors Briefing: 1300

First possible start: 1330

If you have any problems please ring Louise (07768 793874) or Nigel (07977 419283).

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