The racing is based from the large reserve approximately halfway along Buffalo Beach. It is slightly
elevated and has excellent views of the whole course. This will be where the team tents, Race
Truck, commentator and food caravans will be positioned.
Launching will be at the public ramp
First Race is at 12noon and the second race is at 1pm. To view the race the best place is from Buffalo Beach.
Saturday, 2th March 2019
7:30 am – 8.30 am – Scrutineering at Buffalo Beach Reserve, Buffalo Beach Drive
8.30am – Race Entries Close
9.00am – Combined Briefing at Buffalo Beach Reserve at N.Z.O.P.A. bus (all competitors, Coastguard, Patrol and Mark boats)
9.30am – Safety Vessel briefing.
12.00pm – Whitianga, First Race Whitianga Offshore 100 Race Start.
1.00pm – Whitianga, Second Race Whitianga Offshore 100 Race Start.
7:30 pm – Prize giving at the Mercury Bay Game Fishing Club
Race Team Info: 2019 Whitianga Race Pack