The main beach at Lappiesbaai in Stilbaai is the place to be this weekend (25 and 26 November) when between 20 and 30 teams will be in action in the waves with their inflatable boats (rubberducks).
This is the second round of the Western Province Regional Championship and the last big event before the gruelling 30th Trans Agulhas Inflatable boat challenge that will visit Stilbaai on 29 December as part of their 700km / 5 day race between Pettenberg Bay and Fish Hoek.
On Saturday, the competition will be in the waves at Lappiesbaai between 9:00 and 15:00 and on Sunday the teams will compete in the ‘Long Haul Competition’ that starts at 9:00 at Lappiesbaai from where they will do a 130km distance before returning to Lappiesbaai.
Stilbaai’s current World Champion of the Waves, Raynor Becker and his co-driver, Hugo Erasmus, will also be in action.
For more information about the Trans Agulhas Challenge, the toughest inflatable boat race in the world that takes place from 28 Dec to to 1 Jan 2018), visit www.http://www.trans-agulhas.com/ – make sure you do not miss their arrival as well as the King of the Waves Competition on 29 December at Lappiesbaai as well as their departure the next day.
Get a taste of the action at Lappiesbaai beach this weekend!