The famous beaches of Gwithian and Marazion host the last wave event of the season. The forecast already looks promising, and the swell has picked up nicely for the weekend, with South Winds its promise some classic riding conditions at the very least…..so no hanging around, get down there and don’t miss out!
The total cost to take part in the event is only £45 and this includes; your entry into the event, safety cover, entry into the famous ‘sandsifter annual halloween fancy dress party’…. the exclusive mormai contest rash vest, free ‘pro clinics’ over the weekend, and one great BWA event!
This event has been put together to get as many amateurs taking part and improving their wavesailing as possible, amongst some of the best in the UK, with advice on kit and top tips from the pro’s all weekend!
Puravida Boardriders have introduced the amateur TEAM section, and are putting up extra prizes thanks to O’Shea Clothing! the format is simple, enter any team of 3 people (all non pro) from your local shop riders, to club members or mates and give it a name…..your combined score from the overall results amateur comp will give you the final team results to be announced at our grand prize giving.
Our official EVENT HQ for the event is Sandsifters (http://www.sandsiftervenue.com/sandsifter_location), you will even be able to camp in your vans outside after the party on Saturday night! they are also offering 15% to competitors on all food and drink for the duration of the comp…..nice!
FOUR DAY EVENT for Pros and Youth/Juniors:
Registration for PROS & YOUTH/JUNIOR fleets, and early amateurs at 9-10am on Thursday 29th Oct at Sandsifters (We have started the Youth/Junior fleets early as it is half term and the more competition the better for you guys!) Mandatory safety and rescue briefing at 10am.
TWO DAY EVENT for all other fleets and Teams!:
Registration for AMATEUR/MASTERS/LADIES fleets at 7-10pm on Friday, and last minute only 9-10am on Saturday 31st October at Sandsifters. Mandatory safety and rescue briefing at 10am.
Proposed format is:
Pro-comp and expression sessions – All 4 days
Amateur-comp, expression sessions and linics – Weekend
The format may vary slightly depending on conditions, updated and posted each night at the sandsifter!
PWA Head Judge: Duncan Coombes, joined by Hugo Lewis (PWA) and Ian Ross (RB Sails)
Chief Photographer and PWA Legend: John Carter
All photographers are very welcome and please contribute your disk in the post with your details to puravidaboardriders.co.uk postal address, and we will mention you for each shot we can use, and create the riders gallery on the BWA website from this!
The event is sponsored by: Boardseeker.com, Mormaii, the Brazillian wetsuit specialist. Supported by Simmer, Goya, Quatro, Amex, No Limitz, O’shea, PuraVida boardriders, PureBlue water, RB Sails, Sandsifter
as well as Trophies and various other top prizes and catagories, we are pleased to announce:
3rd Amateur – 2010 Amex Boom of size choice, thanks to Zero Gravity Distribution
OVERALL BWA Title for 2009 is still wide open and will be decided here, presented during the event….party on!! The 2009 BWA Champions will be decided from the FOUR wave events that have taken place this season (Brandon Bay, Rhosneigr, Tiree, Gwithian). There WILL be a DISCARD in place if we get a result at the Cornish event.
Remember, we welcome all comers for the entire event, meeting and watching the pro’s….freesailing….clinics….amateurs and team events! Really looking forward to seeing you there,
The BW ‘A-Team’