Annual Hilbre Island Sea Kayak Event
General Information

Hilbre Island Race

Next Event – Sunday 17th July 2022
Start time 14:00

START / FINISH
Dee Sailing Club
Station Road
Thurstaston
Wirral
CH61 0HN

Changing rooms, showers and bar / BBQ at the clubhouse. Please purchase as required from the clubhouse..

ENTRIES Pre-enter online ONLY (First 50 entrants)
HW Liverpool   8.9m at 14:47 BST

HW Hilbre        8.7m at 14:40 BST

Registration and Bib issue 12:30 – 13:30
Click here… for a registration form (needed to get a race bib)
Safety boat briefing 13:00
Race briefing 13:30
RACE START TIME 14:00
The start and finish will be a buoy on the water in line with the causeway.
BBQ and bar at Dee Sailing club from 16:00 (BBQ items and drinks can be purchased from the club house)
Results and Prizes 16:30 (approx)

Hilbre Island Race (Sea Kayaks or similar) 13km
Paddle from the beach (causeway), offshore of the Little Eye and Middle Eye and clockwise ROUND Hilbre Island and back to the finish line.

Little Eye Race (All Kayaks) 9km
Paddle from the beach (causeway), clockwise around the Little Eye and back to the finish line.

West Kirby Race (All Kayaks, under 16s and Open Canoes) 4km
Paddle from the beach (causeway), along the shore to West Kirby and around the turn buoy by the slipway and return.

Weather conditions may dictate alternative routes.

Certificates are available for competitors, please email after the race to request one.