27 July 2016

Hi Paddler,

Warm Winter Greetings to all Paddlers!HansaFishLogo2016250

The Hansa Fish 2016 is fast approaching and the committee is hard at work to ensure that your experience is a memorable one!

New and exciting things have been planned for this year’s K1 race which will take place on the 7th & 8th of October, so put in your leave, make your bookings and come and participate in this great event!

Entries open on the 1st August and fees have been set at R700 per senior and R450 per junior.

Pimp My Ride
This year’s “Pimp My Ride” theme is ……………………………………….

HansaFestso bring along your drinking uniform and come join in the fun!

New and Exciting things happening in 2016:

• Wild Card Batch
Want to improve you Batch Seeding? Come a day earlier and take part in the Time Trials on Wednesday the 5th October. The first 60 paddlers who complete the Time Trials in less than 45 minutes will qualify for this batch!

• Spit-braai and Oompha Band
Enjoy a spit-braai (Free for all entrants while stocks last) at the Big Tent on Wednesday evening after the Wild Cards Time Trials. An Oompha Band will be playing and a cash bar will be available. This promises to be a fun evening for the whole family, so don’t miss out on this one!

• Baroda ChuteBaroda
Say good bye to the portage we all hate straight after the start on Day 2! The new chute, built at Baroda Weir, adds speed and excitement to Day 2 and promises excellent viewing for spectators! Watch this little preview video here!!!

• ………..Watch this space for more information about this year’s Hansa Fish!!

The Pre-Fish will take place on the 24th and 25th of September.

Charity Batch
The Charity Batch will once again support the Cradock Cancer Care Unit and their worthy cause! A donation of R1 000-00 per paddler once normal entry fees have been paid, will ensure your place in this batch. Seconds for paddlers in the Charity batch will have access to free parking at the Sports Fields.

Anyone wishing to set up a stall on the Sports Fields may contact Brenda Ludik @ 0789269309.

After Parties
A great line up of artists have been booked for Friday and Saturday evenings to ensure you enjoy a renowned “Hansa Fish After-party”, with the awesome Rubber Duc and Desmond and the Tutus!!

CAT MotorCATMotors
CAT Motors in association with General Motors, will once again provide vehicles for the Hansa Fish media and officials. We value this long standing partnership and thank them for their continued support.

Looking forward to seeing you at the Hansa Fish 2016!



The Big Fish and the Hansa Fish Organising Committee

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