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Red Bull Lighthouse to Leighton 2019

Red Bull Lighthouse to Leighton 2019

Period: Dec 7 - Dec 7, 2019
Location: Rottnest Island, Australia

To the #1 Kite Boarding Race In The Southern Hemisphere.

Come to Western Australia in 2019 for edition # 10 of Western Australia’s Red Bull Lighthouse to Leighton. This year we have increased the available spots to a whopping 150 competitors who will be given the chance to take up the challenge of the 2019 Red Bull Lighthouse to Leighton, bragging rights and a stake in the prize pool.

The race is scheduled to take place on Saturday 7th December 2019, with a first reserve day of Sunday 8th December and a potential start time from 14:00hrs.  A crossing time of between 20 and 30 minutes is expected for the winner depending on conditions.

Competitors travelling from Interstate and Internationally are encouraged to book flights and arrange travel plans that permits them to race on any of the proposed dates, below. This is a new addition to the Notice of Race to ensure the race is staged in typical Western Australian Summer pattern weather conditions. That is to say with ‘a classic coastal sea breeze of between 15 to 25 knots from a South Westerly direction.’

Additional Reserve Days are scheduled for Saturday 14th December and Sunday 15th December in the event of insufficient or too much wind on either the 7th or 8th December.

Prizes and trophies will be awarded to the Open Division male and female winners, runner up and third place and likewise for the winners, runner up and third place in the Twin Tip Division.

Red Bull have supported the race with fantastic cash prizes and this year for the first time TT prize pool is the same as the Foil/ Open category!  We’re expecting the 2019 race to be even more competitive with this kind of incentive!

The event takes place on Rottnest Island. For more details, please visit the official website.