The venue for this event is the sports fields at Tras di Montaña in Bonaire. COBC has a permit for use of the area for the dates of February 18-24, 2024.
Tras di Montaña was the site of Bonaire’s first airstrip. It is unsealed, but flat and perfectly situated with unobstructed access to the wind from the east. It is currently being used for baseball and soccer.
Conveniently located along the road between Kralendijk and Rincon, it is about a 5-10 minute drive from the center of town.
Wind and Weather
Wind speed average on Bonaire in February is expected about 15 knots, possibly gusting to 23 knots.
Temperature doesn’t vary much 26 deg C to 28 deg C (78 – 82 deg F). Bring your sun screen!
The racing event will consist of a minimum of six (6) races in each division.
The event will be complete when:
- Each class has completed 15 or more races at the end of racing Friday, February 23rd.
- If racing continues Saturday, February 24th, the event will end when each class has completed 15 races, or at the end of racing for the day (as determined by Race-Committee).
Fun events such as open sailing, Poker Runs, practice racing, and Enduro Challenges may be organised during the event depending on the desires of the participants.
Racing shall be governed by the rules published by the International Blokart Racing Association (IBRA) Rules, Edition 9 (effective 1 January, 2024), with modifications published in the Sailing Instructions, announced at the Morning Skippers Meeting, and/or by Announcement at the Starting Line before the dial-up begins.
The current rules for 2023 can be found here (only minor changes expected for 2024).
Location and Flight Info
Bonaire is part of the ABC Islands located in the Southern Caribbean next to Aruba and Curacao just off the coast of Venezuela.
We are serviced by direct flights daily from Amsterdam with KLM and TUI. And our North American visitors have the choice of direct flights from Toronto, Newark, JFK, Miami, Altanta and Houston. In addition there are several flights from Curacao every day.
As the airlines publish their schedules for the winter season they will be included here.
There are many options for accommodation on Bonaire ranging from all-inclusive resorts to private villas and home-stays.
As the accommodation packages are offered, they will be posted here with links through to the providers.
Things To Do
Renowned as a diving destination, Bonaire is quickly gaining a reputation for many other sporting activities. This area will be populated with offers from various activity providers and links through to many options for things to do during your stay on Bonaire.
Activities to do in Bonaire
- free diving
- water skiing
- wake boarding
- e-water scooter
- mountain bike riding
- golf – 18 hole course
- driving range and mini-putt
- sailing – water and land
- wind surfing
- kite boarding
- stand-up paddle boarding
- bird watching
- quad bikes and motorbikes