Karpathos, King of Paradise 2010

Karpathos, Chris Schill Procenter organises a great speedevent. If you are looking for a holiday with some speed action you might like this one!! For attending check out this facebook event page: http://www.facebook.com/home.php?#!/event.php?eid=129702213720020

The contest will take place during week 29, 30 and 31.
19th July - August 8th.

Location
 Chris Schill Procenter Paradise bay (Devils bay), Afiarti, Karpathos Greece.

 The Race
 The best 3 days a week of every sailor will give the rank for the King of Paradise. Each week is a different contest. Upload your best 10-second run from the current race day in GPS speedsurfing.com. In this way we can all participate, despite different arrival days. Every rider should also report his/her best 10-second run (display) everyday at the notice board at the Procenter before 19.00 every evening.

Best speed
 We count only one of the participant's best 10-second average speed per race day. 07.00-19.00. The session must be uploaded to the GPS Speedsurfing ”Karpathos” not later than 15th of August.Furthermore, so you should mark the event as "King of Paradise 2010”. Be prepared to RTK can recover samples of your file. If the participant has an Amaryllo, GT11, GT31 device, you should always use the timing from that device.

Facilities
 The speed course at Paradise bay (Devils bay) will be clear at least 3 hours a day, free from kite- and freestyle-riders. Every rider has to wear a Chris Schill-lycra to get a clear course. The Lycras are avaible only for competitors during the event.

The competitors can book storage and airport pickup at Chris Schill Pro Center, 65 EUR one week, 90 EUR for two weeks. That also includes all services at the center, as rescue pickup etc. http://www.chris-schill.com/2010 We do not have to pay for extra equipment (additional boards and rigs).

 Entry fee and prize
 We do not plan to take any entry fee. The winner will get the title “King of Paradise week XX”, a diploma and a lot of respect!

Safety
 Each participant should take responsibility for himself and can be disqualified if he/she exposes herself or others at unnecessary risk. If you use extra weights a vest must support the weights or equivalent that provides a positive buoyancy of the weights. Wetsuit, etc. are not counted as flotation devices. Failure to provide help to those who show emergency signal will be disqualified. Anyone who gives assistance to such an extent that he/she does not itself implement the competition can apply to have estimated results of the race.

Disclaimer
 Every rider has responsibility for himself. He/she has to have all insurances needed. TTVK will not take any responsibility for rescue operations nor racing accidents.

Equipment
 Just windsurfing equipment is approved. It is therefore the same rules that apply to GPS speedsurfing.com

Considerations
Why a race? When a race is proclaimed every rider perform the little extra!But the most important thing is not to win but to enjoy and have fun together!

Erik Loots

Erik is windsurfer for 10+ years. In his daily life he is professional in construction dewatering, advisor, troubleshooter. Erik likes adventures, explore and to challenge himself. During his life he is trying to get the best out of it and have respect for the earth, nature and future generations. The modern world is about sharing, in this blog Erik shares his experiences, selfreflection and lessons learned.

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