7 - 10 September 2017

2017 ICF CANOE MARATHON WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

ZA

PIETERMARITZBURG, South Africa

Team Info

ENTRY INFO

All OPEN, U23 and Junior paddlers must be registered by their Federation on the ICF ISIS system here: https://icf.msl.es/icf/main.jsp

QUERIES
ALL queries can be addressed to Mary at admin@wmc2017.co.za or on +27 (0)33 342 1528

IMPORTANT DATES FOR ENTRIES
Final Travel Information 15 August 2017
Nominal Entry (Final Entry) 25 August 2017

Please observe the ICF Canoe Marathon Competition rules when submitting entries.

Participation Fee

All competitors, coaches and Team Staff members must pay a participation fee from the date of arrival.
Daily Participation fee per person: €35 per day
Nominal Exchange Rate: At the time of writing the nominal exchange rate was: EURO (€) = R 15,34

The Participation Fee includes the following services:
Accreditation for each day.
Lunch at the Course venue
Medical care at the Course venue
Security service at Course Venue.
Access to the exclusive Competitors area.
Shuttle Bus services to and from accredited accommodation venues only.
Free mineral water and other beverages during the event.
Parking in dedicated area.

NOTE:
1. Accommodation will payable separately to the participation fee. A list of accredited accommodation venues is here.
2. Shuttle bus transport will only be provided to accredited accommodation venues.

Boats and equipment

BOATS AND EQUIPMENT (HIRE/RENTAL)
IMPORTANT NOTICE:

There are 2 opportunities for international paddlers to transport/rent their own boats for WMC 2017 – Nelo and Prowave will be providing full transport services to Pietermaritzburg, South Africa and back to Europe.

For all boat transport and rentals for WMC 2017 please contact:

Nelo – Rentals
Nelo are prepared to collect boats at the European Marathon Championships in Ponte de Lima, Portugal.
www.nelorental.com/events/canoe-marathon-world-championship
Please deal directly with Manuel Santos at manuel.santos@nelorental.com

Prowave – Rentals
Prowave has offered to transport boats via Germany as well.
Boats will either be collected at European Championships in Portugal or at Stefans base in Kassell, Germany.
Please deal directly with Stefan Bretthauer at kontakt@prowave.de

Kayak Centre – Rentals
For all boat rental enquiries in South Africa, please email clive@kayakcentre.co.za 
Read more here: https://www.kayakcentre.co.za/blogs/news/2017-world-marathon-championships-kayak-rentals

BOAT TRANSPORT – SHIPPING, CUSTOMS AND LOGISTICS
We have appointed a professional shipping company to assist with shipping, customs and logistics on the South African side.

MOPANE CARGO, based in Durban, South Africa can assist with any queries, costings and paperwork regarding shipping of boats to Pietermaritzburg. Mopane Cargo can provide the following services:

  • Clearing the containers into SA through Durban port.
  • Handling all Customs related work regarding the containers.
  • Transport and delivery of the containers to PMB and back to Dbn port again, after the event.
  • Handling all the Export and Customs related documents for the return of the containers to their origin.

Please contact CATHY STRUWIG of Mopane Cargo directly for any information at: Email:  cathy@mopanecargo.co.za  or phone: +27 (31) 563 3504

PADDLE TRANSPORTATION
Certain Airlines do not allow paddles to be transported as hand luggage and charge fees for this. Please consult with your travel agent – or the event organizers travel representative –
reservations@wmc2017.co.za – when making flight and travel arrangements.

 

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