Program - week format 2018 (preliminary)

Program of the week is tentative only. Dates, timing and format of all activities including also races and social events can be modify each day according to weather and swell conditions and for any other matter beyond our control. Each morning a Final Program of the Day will be published at the Boathouse at 09:00 am latest.

Sunday 01.07.18

09:00 to 12:00: early bird event admin, registration and ski issue at Tamassa Boathouse

11:00: possible orientation paddle, Tamassa to St. Martin and back, showing the passes

Monday 02.07.18

08h30 to 10h30: event admin, registration and ski issue at Tamassa Boathouse

10h45: check-in for downwind at Tamassa Boathouse

11h00: Downwind paddle start to Le Morne

18h00: Welcoming cocktail, speech and overview of the week Tamassa Conference Room

Tuesday 03.07.18

08h30 to 10h30: event admin, registration and ski issue at Tamassa Boathouse

10h45: check-in for downwind at Tamassa Boathouse

11h00: Downwind paddle start to Le Morne

15h00 Paddle Clinic - meet at the Boathouse

19h00: Dinner together at Main restaurant

Wednesday 04.07.18

08h30 to 10h30: event admin, registration and ski issue at Tamassa Boathouse

10h45: check-in for downwind at Tamassa Boathouse

11h00: Downwind paddle start to Le Morne

15h00: Paddle Clinic

19h00 Dinner together at Main restaurant

Thursday 05.07.18 (first day of window period for the main race)

08h30 to 10h30: event admin, registration and ski issue at Tamassa Boathouse

10h45: check-in for downwind at Tamassa Boathouse

11h00: Downwind paddle start to Le Morne

18h00: Q and A session with PRO paddlers at Jalsa conference room

19h00: Dinner together at Main restaurant

Friday 06.07.18 (2nd day of window period for the main race)

13h30: FTL Race registration and final briefing at Tamassa Boathouse

14h30: FTL Race Start time, format and course all subject to weather conditions

16h30 Move skis to trailers for Saturday's race 

18h00 INVESTEC Mauritius Ocean Classic Race event briefing at conference room

19h30 Dinner together at Main restaurant

Saturday 07.07.18

INVESTEC Mauritius Ocean Classic Wildsider and Insider

Race Start time subject to weather and tide conditions

Finish at Le Morne

Prize giving at Tamassa as from 17h00

19h00 Dinner at Main restaurant and keep Partying

Sunday 08.07.18

09h00 last possible downwind to be confirmed

Shuttle schedules for downwind runs and race day

Downwinds: shuttles are organized to bring back paddlers back to Tamassa after downwind. Shuttle will be on stand-by in the parking before downwind at Tamassa to bring paddlers bags to Embafilao Restaurant at Le Morne (finish). Bags must be remitted to Boathouse when checking-in before downwind. Accompanying persons who wish to go to Embafilao Restaurant at Le Morne can take the shuttle also; last shuttle will leave Tamassa 30 minutes maximum after downwind departure time. 

Race day 07.07.18: shuttles will bring paddlers from Tamassa to race start. Departure time will be 07h30 in front of Tamassa Reception hall. Shuttle will then come back to Tamassa to take accompanying persons and bring them to the finish at Embafilao, Le Morne; last shuttle will leave Tamassa at 10h00.

Food and Beverages consumption at Le Morne (Embafilao Restaurant)

On downwind days: cash or by credit card upon consumption

On race day: cash or by credit card upon consumption. For information “lunch” and drinks (consisting of one sandwich plus one beer, one Coca-Cola and water) will be offered to paddlers after their race.