WHAT IS
STROKES?
“STROKES” Having vacation in 2016! see ya in 17;-)

“STROKES” 2015 – date of event 01.08.15 – 02.08.15

SKIPPERS MEETING 0800 on the boat!!

Riders – Follow updates on the event on FACEBOOK! by this link https://www.facebook.com/FolkesSurf

WHAT IS “STROKES” ? The first and only SUP MARATHON  in Danish history. Ebeltoft to Anholt Join us in the hunt for the SUP OR DIE camel trophy. The hardest sup race in DK.

WHO can join? When you prove that you can paddle 20Km + your in the game.

Board types: STAND UP PADDLE BOARDS UP TO 14’0″
STAND UP PADDLE UNLIMITED 14’0″ +
OUTRIGGER CANOE
PRONE
SURF SKI
Location: Odden Sealand or Øer Jutland : TBA 24 hours up to race. Follow the forecast in the days up to the race and this website. We try to hit a downwinder.
IN CASE OF INAPPROPRIATE WAETHER WE CHANCE THE RUTE.
Parking : Free Parking on the beach.
Address : Øer Jutland Færgevejen 60, 8400 Ebeltoft
Address : Odden Sealand by the end of the road Grøftenkanten 4583 Sjællands Odde.
Entry Fee: 600,-
(FOLKE’S Grill on the beach after race, Bear and soft drinks, Water and energy supplies on the boats during race, Fuel fee, crew fee, Cool FOLKETUR items – threads and stickers.
Skill level: Prove that you can paddle 20+ and we sign you up. (endomondo)
Age levels: all.
Board Weight – No Weight Restriction.
Fins shall be fixed in place.
Board Design is open, except for multi hulls, which are not allowed.
Rudder(s) are not allowed. (oc-1 allowed)(Prone allowed) Foil(s) are not allowed.
Races distance 42 Km.

SAFETY: there will be crew on the water all the way over. But before you enter each rider sign that they can stay – WARM,”DRY”,STRONG and take care of themselves during the event. WE DON’T GUARANTEE YOUR SAFETY. YOU AND ONLY YOU IS RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR OWN SAFETY.  “STROKES” is a HARD and long CHALLENGING races in open waters and wrong decisions can be fatal and cause death. After more than 6 hours and 30 minutes the crew has permission to take riders and there equipment out of the water. In case of rescue or emergency the person has HIGH priority and lose of equipment no matter the price in money is your own responsibility.
MANDATORY: Each rider shall carry one PFD or Life jacket or both either on the board or body. one fully loaded Mobile phone. One emergency flare provided by FOLKESURF.COM. One compass and map or GPS or both. Hydration and food to perform in 8+ hours in rough conditions. LEASH! If one or several of these items is not in place before start we’ll deny access to participate in “STROKES” All riders will be checked by the beach marshall before start.

The winner will receive the SUP or DIE trophy from Casper Steinfath ( Walking trophy )
More info contact aloha@folkesurf.com.
We look forward to see you at what so far has been the longest open ocean SUP crossing race in Danish history. ALOHA from your Beachmaster and Course Marshall.

FOLKE

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