Slalom 6 Simmer/Oshea/Puravida - Tenby
Sat 23rd - Sun 24th September
The BSA represents windsurfing in its purest form. No matter what your ability, the kit you use or the discipline you specialise in, everyone can relate to the exhilaration of blasting back and forth, trying to squeeze that extra bit of juice out of your kit whilst racing your mates.
At an event you choose a fleet to join depending on your ability, and blast around a simple course, trying to get to the finish the quickest!
At the events, there are several fleets:
- Master Blaster Fleet: Any kit, launch from the beach, get around one bouy any way you can, and get back! First back to the flag wins.
- Amatuer Fleet: The stepping-stone to the Pros, you need to be able to gybe around a 5 bouy downwind course.
- Pro Fleet: People who have plenty of competitive experience, and racing slalom within the International Rules.
If you are not a member of the UKWA you can still enter in the Master Blaster fleet, although we do have to charge an extra £10 to cover event insurance.
For the Amateur or Pro fleet you need to be a UKWA member to enter an event, then online entry is easy (see membership for more).
Our thanks to Simmer - O'Shea
Visit www.osheasurf.com for all the latest 2017 kit
Our thanks to Puravida Board Riders
Visit puravidaboardriders.co.uk for all the latest 2017 kit
How do I enter & how much will it cost.
The best way to enter is on line. You can do this by following the link to the right of this page Pre-Enter On Line
On Line Pre entry closes at 10pm on the Monday prior to each event after this you can only enter on the day at the event.
Why enter on line? If you pre enter on line you will receive a 10% pre entry discount. Alternatively if you enter 4 or more events across Slalom and or Course Racing National Championships (excluding Inlands & Youth & Masters) you will receive a 20% pre entry Discount.
How much will it cost?
Pro & Amateur
Junior/Youth/Full time student Under 21 £40
Junior/Youth/Full time student Under 21 £25
Please Note: You need to be a member of the UKWA to enter any slalom events. However Temporary weekend membership is available at £10. This can be used repeatedly for Master Blaster entry but only once for entry to the Pro or Amateur fleets. To join the UKWA go to JOIN HERE.
Please Note: Only members can pre enter. You will need to log in to see the entry options.
Alternatively you can download an entry form and send a cheque to the admin office which should be received by 10pm on the Monday prior to each event you wish to enter. ENTRY FORM
Entry is always available on the day of the event from 8am.
Please Note: Some events are subject to a supplement. There is no discount applied to supplements.
Camping and or car parking fees may apply.
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Results of the event feedback and a selection of comments will be posted here
For those that like a bit of luxury there are several quality hotels, but as it’s Easter they’re booking up fast!
For those seeking slightly more modest accommodation there’s a whole host of decent B&B’s. Plus family oriented camping:
Or always “the back of the van” for the cheapest and coldest accommodation! However, at the South Beach event site showers will be available at the surf club and the public toilets will be open. All competitors MUST display valid parking tickets for all spaces they take up. As with all race events, everyone must respect the local community with regards to litter, noise and general conduct. The UKWA has always been made very welcome and we would all like this to continue!
Terms of attendance
The UKWA reserves the right to exclude or expel any member / non member / family / group or individual from its event site should it be considered that they may by their actions or the perception of such bring the UKWA, its hosts other parties or individuals into disrepute. The UKWA Committee, in part or in it’s entirety, shall be the sole judge of such action, and their decision is deemed final.
Persons expelled shall leave the event site within 30 minutes of any verbal notice and shall not return. Exclusion may be deemed temporary (this event) or permanent (all events). Permanent expulsion shall be the decision of the elected committee and shall be confirmed in writing within 21 days of any temporary expulsion, however any excluded individual may not attend any UKWA events during this period of consideration.