Langebaan to Saldanha Downwind Dash 2017


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 your responsibility to ensure that your race number is visible on your back. If the finish judges cannot see the number, you will not be recorded.)

Please read the racing rules and guidelines for rescue before taking part.

All tags must be returned immediately after the race and will be collected by a beach marshal.

Please hand in your tag at the end point to receive your medal, if you do not hand your tag in you will be disqualified.

Race Start from Langebaan at 15h00.

Depending on the wind, otherwise on Sunday

Saldanha Beach Sailing Club 11h00

Waiting for participants

General Information:


Starts at Langebaan – Donkergat – Leentjiesklip – South of S4 – Multi Purpose Jetty – 20km

(Please take note of the mussel farm before the end point at Saldanha Beach Sailing Club)

Finish at Saldanha Beach Sailing Club

The tide conditions are not favorable for a large beach area at the finish.

Kiters are therefore requested to move along the beach and drop their kites as quickly as possible.


The officials cannot watch everything that goes on at the start and in the water. If you see someone cheating, there will be protest forms available at the finish.

Prize giving and Lucky draw

On the beach, Saldanha Beach Sailing Club

A lucky draw will take place.

No prize money will be handed to winners before the prize giving, regardless of circumstance.

You will forfeit the prize money, prize / trophy if you are not present at the prize giving.

After Party

Beach Club Saldanha

Miscellaneous arrangements

Extra Toilets/Showers: Available next to the club in the Caravan Park / Dial Rock Hall

Extra Parking: Available in the Caravan Park next to Dial Rock Hall


Recommended Accommodation

Saldanha Accommodation

Skipskop - +27(0)82 449 5033

LaCapitaine - +27(0)82 451 1548

Langebaan Accommodation

Windtown - +27 (0)22 772 1064

Friday Island - +27(0)82 640 9319

The Farmhouse Hotel - +27(0)22 772 2062

Kitequarters - +27 (0)82 554 1111