All you need to know about the race and the required equipment can be found in the Competitors handbook – 2017 Handbooks are updated with full details and are now specific to each event - make sure you download the correct handbook and let us know if we have missed anything.
Please make sure you check for any updates to the handbook and rules in January 2017 prior to departing for the race.
International kayak hire can be organised by contacting one of the following kayak businesses:
|Canoe & Kayak - North Shore||Ascension Place
Mairangi Bay, North Shore, Auckland
Tel: (+64) 09 479 1002
|Fergs Kayaks - Auckland||12 Tamaki Drive, Okahu Bay, Auckland
Tel: (+64) 09 529 2230
|Paddler Zone - Christchurch||311b Blenheim Road, Upper Riccarton, Christchurch
Tel: (+64) 03 341 3017
|Topsport Kayaking - Christchurch|
Please also note that most campervans cannot be fitted with roof racks for kayaks so alternative transport arrangements need to be made such as a second vehicle if hiring a campervan as your support vehicle.
Training Kayak Hire
2 Barracuda A R Duo tandem kayaks (same ones that will be supplied for the Tandem section) are available to hire to qualified instructors taking clients on a training course or competitors that have a Coast to Coast Grade 2 Kayaking Skills Certificate. Kayaks can be picked up from Flock Hill and need to be returned back in a clean and undamaged condition, further collection instructions will be provided once a booking is confirmed. Hire is only for the gear only (kayak & spray deck) and does not include any instructions or tutorial, the hirer must be competent to safely use the gear on their own and supply other safety equipment including PFD and paddle.
Day hire rate is $150 per kayak plus $50 refundable damage deposit.
2 day / weekend rate is $250 per kayak plus $50 refundable damage deposit.
Please contact us for longer periods.
Complete the booking form and return to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Varying bike models suitable to height and experience
- A selection of pedals, seats and handle bar choices
- Specially priced package so it is affordable for everyone to try
- A bike safety warranty service so that the bikes are race fit