Landsailing to breezes back into town

PUBLISHED: 18:00 16 September 2013

Blokarts in action at Uphill.

Blokarts in action at Uphill.

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WIND-powered karts will return to the beach later this month for a round of wind-powered racing.

The Blokart landsailing European Open and British Championships will take place on Uphill Beach near Weston from September 19-22.

Riders can reach speeds of up to 60mph and is open to everyone – including wheelchair users.

Local organiser Chris Moore said: “The cream of the racers will be there.

“Racers are not just coming from Europe they are coming from all over the world, entrants from as far afield as New Zealand and Australia, as well as all over Europe, including a massive UK contingent.”

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