June 2018 Newsletter

Event Apparel The event apparel is now available in the online store. Go to www.blokartworlds.com and take a look.  All orders will need to be in by August 15th. After this time the online store will close for apparel orders. We do not have an option for shipping the...

Did you pay by Credit Card?

Dear Competitors   we have discovered a validation issue with credit card payments on the blokart worlds website. It is possible that some competitors have not successfully entered when paying with their credit card.   If you have successfully paid by credit card you...

April 2018 Newsletter

Notice of Race (NOR) The NOR is now available for download on www.blokartworlds.com For anyone registered please take the time to download this and read it. 2018 blokart World Championships – Notice of Race – V1.2   Meet ‘n Greet, Prize giving Spanish...
Early Entry Prize Sail

Early Entry Prize Sail

Any early entries from the worlds will go into the draw for a new 5.5m sail!! So, if you are planning on coming or know someone who is thinking about it, make sure entries are completed before 15 April 2018. If you haven’t decided your class (production or...

March Update

Entries Open Entries are now live on www.blokartworlds.com. The early entry discount will apply from now until 15th April 2018 at which time it will increase by €50. Pre-Registrations Thank you to the 77 sailors from 19 countries that pre-registered for the worlds....
January 2018 Newsletter

January 2018 Newsletter

Accommodation Some of you have already started booking accommodation, which is great. Others have been asking the best way to go about it. We recommend the best and probably most economical option is to book a rental house through websites like www.airbnb.com...
2016 Update No.12: Registrations Open

2016 Update No.12: Registrations Open

A message from Mr Blokart, Paul Beckett.  Hi and welcome to all of you who are considering making the trip to the 2018 Blokart Worlds at Ivanpah, near Las Vegas. We apologize for the registration opening being a little later than promised but we have had some...
2016 Update No.11 – August 2015

2016 Update No.11 – August 2015

NABSA are well and truly underway with the preparations for the 2016 worlds. The team has been busy preparing menus and drinks lists for the happy hours each evening out on the playa after racing. Getting the campsite infrastructure sorted out, and also dealing with...
2016 Update No.10 – July 2015

2016 Update No.10 – July 2015

The IBRA rules edition 5 are now complete…. After extensive consultation between the associations via their appointed IBRA reps the new rules are published, along with the approved accessories list. You can download both the Rules and the accessories list from...
2016 Update No.9 – April 2015

2016 Update No.9 – April 2015

Ok we have been a bit slow with the newsletters mainly because we have been doing so much blokart sailing. NABSA have just had their championships on the Ivanpah Playa, the same venue that they will be hosting the world championships at next year. They have reported...
Rental Karts for 2016 blokart World Championships

Rental Karts for 2016 blokart World Championships

Blokart International Ltd are making available a limited supply of rental karts for the 2016 world championships. These will be allocated on a first come, first served basis, to those traveling internationally to the event. The karts will be rolling chassis’s only, no...
2016 Update No.8 – February 2015

2016 Update No.8 – February 2015

Sorry about the lack of newsletters over the new year period, we have been working hard to release the Notice of Race. The NoR can now be downloaded and entries will open in September. If you have any topic you would like us to explore, or have an article you would...
2016 Update No.7 – November 2014

2016 Update No.7 – November 2014

This month we bring to you some of the best blokart photos we have on file…. along with some great tips on starting better, followed by a quick update from the worlds committee on the organization of the 2016 event. Are now just 16 months away from the start of...
2016 Update No.6 – October 2014

2016 Update No.6 – October 2014

The team here at the Blokart World Championships apologize for the late release of this newsletter, our editor has been off sailing Grand Prix race boats for the past month (someone has to work). We hope you will find the newsletter informative, its packed full of...
2016 Update No.5 – September 2014

2016 Update No.5 – September 2014

Wow time is sure flying by, hope your training is coming along as it won’t take long for the 2016 worlds to creep up. This month we talk about an Americas Cup Technique that works in blokart racing,  How to use a GPS for blokart racing and The job of the PRO and...
2016 Update No. 4 – August 2014

2016 Update No. 4 – August 2014

This month we talk about camping at Ivanpah with Team USA, and give you some tips on getting the most out of your training program, as well as a guide to rope splicing so you can make up your own downhaul systems and make your own spliced loop for main sheet blocks....
2016 Update No. 3 – July 2014

2016 Update No. 3 – July 2014

This month we were going to bring you an article about camping at Ivanpah with Team USA, but the trimming tips from the Guru presented too good an opportunity to pass up… we hope you enjoy his insight into trimming a blokart sail. Also this month we have an...
2016 Update No. 2 – June 2014

2016 Update No. 2 – June 2014

The planning for the 2016 Blokart World Championships to be held on the dry lake of Ivanpah, USA, is coming along nicely. The host’s team, lead by Dave Midgley, are planning some great social events for the regatta, with happy hours each evening after racing and...
2016 Update No.1 May ’14

2016 Update No.1 May ’14

Its been a few weeks now since the announcement of the 2016 Blokart World Championships to be held on the dry lake of Ivanpah, USA. As part of keeping the blokart community better informed with what is going on in the lead up to the event we will be regularly...
2016 blokart World Championships

2016 blokart World Championships

As we leave the 4th blokart world championships behind and move forward to the 5th we have been working on ways to make the event bigger, better and more beneficial to the whole blokart community. We have looked at all the feedback we have received not only from the...