Welcome to the Langebaan to Saldanha Downwind Dash!


The 31st running of the prestigious Langebaan to Saldanha Downwind Dash will be held over the week end of the 7th and 8th January 2017

This challenge, which is open to windsurfers, kite boarders, hobie catamarans, SUP's and sailing dinghies, is without doubt the largest gathering of water sport enthusiasts in Africa.

The race attracts leading international competitors, but is also an opportunity for all levels of expertise, juniors, family groups and leisure sailors to test their skills.


Important note from race director

If you would like to or believe you need to be included in the Elite/Seeded start you need to inform the race director. Numbers will be very limited between Kiters, Foilers and windsurfers. E-mail your credentials for seeding i.e top places in previous dash or other recognized events to take into account."  Seeded racers need to enter on line.

The seeding committee info@langbaandash.co.za


Entry Form

To  enter the 2017 Langebaandash: Note from race director:  “If you would like to or believe you need to be included in the Elite/Seeded start you need to inform the race director. Numbers will be very limited between Kiters, Foilers

Programme

Langebaan to Saldanha Downwind Dash 2017 Programme Registration at Marra Square Langebaan 9h00 – 12h00 Thanks to Nick Lightbody of High Constantia Properties for sponsoring the Marra Square. (Ensure that your timing tag is on your arm and exposed. It is

The Course

The course Route:  Start at Langebaan Main beach in front of Pearly’s Waypoint 1: Donkergat – 33° 4’48.14″S – 18° 0’25.57″E Waypoint 2: Leentjiesklip  – 33° 3’55.69″S – 18° 2’12.70″E Waypoint 3: S4 Bouy – 33° 1’26.41″S – 17°58’2.08″E Waypoint

Sailing Rules

GENERAL All races will be started from the beach “Le Mans” style i.e. Competitors will line up with board rigged or kite in the powered down position at the water’s edge on the beach. Subsequent “starts” will commence at 5

Rescue Guidelines

The Langebaan to Saldanha Downwind Dash race is an annual event and is held in the Langebaan lagoon and Saldanha Bay area. Rescue crafts and volunteers will be available at strategic points to assist with any problems, tiredness or issues

Volunteer

Volunteers, your support is needed! Without support through donations and caring volunteers, we would not be able to run this event. We are looking for general volunteers in Langebaan and Saldanha. Kite catchers on the beach in Saldanha Registration point


2016/2017 Sponsors

click on logo to visit sponsor website


beach-club-logo
mobii-timing
pedigreemedia
zoetbloemlogo
langebaan3
Nat Africa
distell
kitelab
www.windtown-za.com
Willem du Toit Motors
Skipskop Accommodation
Spar Saldanha
www-langebaandash-co-za_mrp
28179S - YUKON - TSHIRT BRANDING FA
Untitled-1
South African Breweries
Oasis Water
rapidnetworks
La Capitaine
Edgetravel SA
cland
friday-island
islandtribe
Coral Wetsuits
suntrax
Coca Cola
langebaandash-co-za_picknpay
best-kiteboarding
cabrinha
link
langebaandash-co-za_capesportcenter
2020 Projects
Bodygame
langebaandash-co-za_davestv
langebaandash-co-za_hlt
langebaandash-co-za_officenational
Preskil
Neptune
cormarfilms
Blue Bay Lodge
Naish
Cape Doctor