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Red Bull Lighthouse to Leighton 2016

Red Bull Lighthouse to Leighton 2016

Period: Dec 3 - Dec 3, 2016
Location: Rottnest Island, Australia

Come and Experience Extraordinary in Western Australia in 2016 at the seventh edition of Western Australia’s Red Bull Lighthouse to Leighton.

Race Day is scheduled for Saturday 3rd December 2016. Entries open on Monday 26th September 2016 via the well established ballot process, with over 200 entries expected for the limited spots available.

An even bigger field for 2016, with a further 20 more spots available.  Now 135 places available! 

Starting at Phillip Point Rottnest, off the coast of Perth, the longest race of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere has competitors racing across the Indian Ocean and Gage Roads finishing at Leighton Beach, North Fremantle.

The Red Bull Lighthouse to Leighton is a totally unique opportunity for amateur and professional kite boarders alike to compete against one another for the race title, trophy and $1,500 first prize – not to mention bragging rights that * I won Red Bull Lighthouse to Leighton…

The race record for the 19 kilometre channel crossing is a super fast 22 minutes, 07 seconds and was established by European Champion Olly Bridge in the 2014 edition of the race.

A total of $8,700 in cash prizes + $4,300 in awesome trophies. That’s $13,000 of incentive to race! For more details, please follow this link.