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Sat, 27 Jul



Hunstanton Waterski Race

Returning to Hunstanton, the sunny seaside town that hosts an incredible event every year, we're gearing up for another exhilarating weekend of racing action!

Hunstanton Waterski Race
Hunstanton Waterski Race

Time & Location

27 Jul 2024, 08:00 – 28 Jul 2024, 20:00

Hunstanton, S Beach Rd, Hunstanton PE36 5BA, UK


About the event

Hunstanton Double Header Weekend is returning this year for round 3 of the UK Waterski Racing Championships on the Saturday 27th - Sunday 28 Jul 2024. This popular seaside town that hosts an incredible event every year, are gearing up for another exhilarating weekend of racing action for our enjoyment! We are thrilled to be back once again. The excitement is already building for what promises to be an unforgettable event.

Prepare for a weekend filled with non-stop excitement, set against the stunning backdrop of Hunstanton's sun-kissed shores. Whether you're a seasoned racer or a devoted fan, this event is sure to captivate and thrill you.

Friday 26th July 2023

All Day - Campers and boats may arrive at any time on Friday All Day - Scrutineering shortly after arrival by Greg Bassam or Gary Clark From 3pm – Race Registration and Waver Signing (Mandatory for all competitors. Can be done Saturday AM for those arriving late on Friday or Saturday morning)

Saturday 27th July 2024

08:00 - 09:00 - Signing In, Race Registration and Waiver Signing by yellow flag (Mandatory for all competitors) 08:00 - 09:00 - Scrutineering (for those arriving late on Friday or Saturday Morning) by Greg Bassam & Gary Clark 08:30 - Safety Briefing (Clubhouse) 09:00 - Race Briefing (Clubhouse)

Race Times:

11:00 - Under 12’s / Under 15’s Race 11:30 - Open Race 12:15 - Categories Race (Ladies, Juniors, Seniors Race) 13:00 - Formulas Race (F1/F2/F3) 14:00 - Signing Out for the day 15:00 - Presentation to follow after the racing is completed – estimated

Sunday 28th July 2024

08:30 - 09:30 - Signing In by yellow flag (Mandatory for all competitors) 09:00 - Safety Briefing (Clubhouse) 09:30 - Race Briefing (Clubhouse)

Race Times:

11:30 - Under 12’s / Under 15’s Race 12:00 - Open Race 12:45 - Categories Race (Ladies, Juniors, Seniors Race) 13:30 - Formulas Race (F1/F2/F3) 15:00 - Signing Out for the day 15:00 - Presentation to follow after the racing is completed – estimated

Saturday High Tide 11:16 Height 7.51m (Low Tide 18:19)

Sunday High Tide 12:09 Height 7.9m (Low Tide 19:07)


The deadline for entries is 2 weeks before the event, 14th July 2024. Late entries, no later than 5 days before the event, is possible but will incure a fee.


With the reduced compound space there is NO available car parking in the compound.  We are currently negotiating for 20 free parking spaces for competitors 100m away at Seagate Road Car Park by kind courtesy of Kings Lynn & West Norfolk Borough Council.  However, it's a very large car park and the cost is £5 for the day.

Additional Accommodation Options:

There are paid facilities available at Searles Leisure Resort just across the road from the Club.  To book please contact Searles Leisure direct on their website.

Hunstanton Tourist Information - 01485 532 516, 01485 535 150

Burleigh Hotel - 01485 533 080

Ashleigh Lodge Bed & Breakfast - 01485 533 247

Le Strange Arms Hotel - 01485 534 411

The Golden Lion Hotel - 01485 532 688

Claremont Guest House - 01485 533 171

No33 Hunstanton Boutique Rooms - 01485 524352

Old Marine Bar - 01485 533 310

Pinecones Caravan & Camping - 01485 544 224


To ensure the safety and integrity of the competition, it's imperative to highlight that all competitors, both Domestic and International, must hold valid UK Waterski Racing Memberships and licences. Kindly complete your licence application form and register your boat numbers online, accessible through the members-only area of our website. Prior to finalising your licence application, participants aged 16 and above are required to complete the Competitors Safety Test online, as part of our enhanced safety measures.

Please note the following important deadlines:

  • The deadline for UK Waterski Racing Memberships and Licences (for previous full licence holders) is 5 days before the event, with the cutoff being the 22nd of July. Registrations will not be accepted on the day of the event.
  • New drivers, observers, or skiers seeking to participate must contact us as soon as possible for necessary training and assessments. Registration for novices cannot be accommodated within a week of the event or on the day itself. To avoid missing out, please complete the form promptly: Novice Registration Form.

Furthermore, we extend our invitation to volunteers interested in contributing to the success of the event. All volunteers are required to sign up as Free Volunteer Members on our website: Volunteer Membership Registration.

It's essential to note that while UK Waterski Racing oversees the organisation of this event, we want to clarify that we are not responsible for any breaches of privacy policy, data, or GDPR regulations. Any information provided to us adheres strictly to our policies. We emphasise that only competitors who are registered UK Waterski Racing Members and licence holders will be permitted to participate in the event.

UK Waterski Racing and any organising personnel associated with the Hunstanton Team are not liable for any damage or loss incurred to your camper or vehicle while parked at the designated campsite. This disclaimer applies to all attendees, including but not limited to campers, spectators, and participants. It is your responsibility to ensure the safety and security of your belongings. While we strive to maintain a safe and secure environment, we cannot guarantee the protection of personal property. We encourage all attendees to take necessary precautions to safeguard their possessions. By parking your camper or vehicle at the campsite, you acknowledge and accept that UK Waterski Racing personnel are not responsible for any damage, loss, or theft that may occur.


  • Competitors Entry

    This is for any competitor competing whether a skier, driver or observer.

  • Open Race Skiers Only

    This is for skiers who are skiing in the open race only. If you are crewing in any boat for any other race, then a full competitors entry is needed.

  • Junior Skiers Entry

    For any Juniors, Britkid A & B skiers entry.




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