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Astute Capital Management

Indian Ocean Paddlers Warrior Motif 2015 Winter Series


The Astute Capital Management Winter Series of time trials is an 4 race open ocean series where your best 3 results count towards your overall position at the end of the series. This series is open to all paddlers not just members of CWA clubs.

Race fees are free to enter !. So come on down to the events and see if  ocean paddling is for you, we have water safety at all events and prizes post event, nothing fancy, bragging rights are the main thing here. You can enter the whole series or just individual races .

Each race of the series has a different sponsor, Indian Ocean Paddlers would like to thank our new main sponsor, Astute Capital Management, and all the individual race sponsors .

Unless noted otherwise in the Series Race Information table :

  • Race day registration is from 7.00 am, at Sorrento Beach
  • Race briefing will be at 7:25 am .
  • Race start at 7:30 am ( first wave ).
  • Race finishes start and finish in front of the Surf Club at Sorrento Beach.
  • The actual course will depend on conditions on the day, but the most likely scenario is an out and back run to Trigg Island ( approx 11 km )
  • Series Leader Board

Link to the Stellar Summer Series Pointscore Page
You will be able to find out whose front running the pack on our Series Leader Board .

Series Race Information

Round Date Race Start Participants / Results Sponsored By
1  Jun 6 7:30am
2  Jun 27 7:30am
3  Jul 18 7:30am
4  Aug 22 7:30am


The Rules

  • Leg leash and PFD are mandatory on all paddles.
  • Surf Life Saving craft and members have the right to tell you to get off the water.

Water Safety

You can download and review IOP’s water safety plan for all its events, as either a PDF or MSWord document .

For those carrying a (water-proofed !) mobile phone, the emergency contact number for during the race is 0423 893 196 .


“Register Now” buttons will appear in the Series Race Information table when the system is ready to receive entries .

Notification of registration availability and a direct link will also be arriving in your e-mail inbox if you are subscriber to our Tribe Talk newsletter .

IOP/CWA MEMBERS – you will need to quote your CWA membership number, which you can find by clicking [ here ]