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Chesapeake Bay Paddle - hosted by Kent Island Outrigger Canoe Club

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Events

Chesapeake Bay Paddle 35 miler

$125 8:00AM EDT - 5:00PM EDT Registration ends July 19, 2024 at 11:00pm EDT
Open to ages 18+.

Chesapeake Bay Paddle 35 miler- OC6 Change Race

$125 8:00AM EDT
Events: OC6 (Mens) Change Race OC6 (Womens) Change Race OC6 (Mixed) Change Race

Chesapeake Bay Paddle 10 miler

$85 10:30AM EDT - 5:00PM EDT Registration ends July 19, 2024 at 12:00am EDT
Open to ages 18+.

Chesapeake Bay Paddle 3 miler

$60 8:00AM EDT - 5:00PM EDT Registration ends July 19, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at http://www.baypaddle.org.

Description

The Chesapeake Bay Paddle consists of three race distances;

1) A 35 mile, solo and team, circumnavigation race for OC1/2s, surfskis, SUPs, and kayaks (both single and multi-person) starting and finishing at Kent Island Yacht Club, Kent Island, MD.  No support boats provided for solo/ small team paddlers.

A 35 mile OC6 circumnavigation Change Race starting and finishing at Kent Island Yacht Club, Kent Island, MD

This is ECORA's (East Coast Outrigger Association) only change race and is worth double points for the point series! Please register as a team. To register, please have the captain register first for either the Men's, Women's or Mixed categories. Once the waiver has been signed, please have the captain click Create a New Team and enter the team name. Subsequent team members can then register under the same team name.There is a maximum of 9 in the Men's and Women's race and 10 in the Mixed race, with a maximum of 5 men. 

Chase boats will be provided at a cost of $500 for all OC6 teams ONLY. The $500 chase boat/ captain fee will be paid by the OC6 team on race day directly to the boat captain. For the Change Race, we will do our best to accommodate the use of canoes, on first come, first served basis for teams needing to use another club’s canoe. A $150 for spec canoes and $200 for unlimited canoes trailering fee is to be paid by the team using another club’s canoe. Canoe availability is strictly on a first come, first served basis. Please contact KIOCCmd@gmail.com to request canoes or if you know you are trailering canoes and might have extra canoes for other teams to use with a trailer use fee. All canoe rentals must go through KIOCC so they can track canoes and canoe availability. Teams can not arrange their own rental canoes. Please reach out to KIOCC if needing to rent canoes or have canoes to rent. 

                                                     

2) A 10 mile, solo only, out and back race designed for OC1/2's, surfskis, SUPs, kayaks, OC6's (both single and multi-person) starting and finishing at Kent Island Yacht Club, Kent Island, MD. 

3) A 3 mile, solo only, out and back race designed for OC1/2's, surfskis, SUPs, kayaks, OC6's (both single and multi-person) starting and finishing at Kent Island Yacht Club, Kent Island, MD. 

 

After the race, join us for a vibrant post-race celebration featuring a festive luau and refreshing beverages courtesy of the Kent Island Yacht Club. Each racer will receive a meal ticket and a drink ticket for the festivities. Stay tuned for further details on the luau extravaganza.

The race will benefit Chesapeake Conservancy’s efforts to designate the Chesapeake Bay as a National Park, WaterKeepers Chesapeake to help keep the waters and rivers of the Bay healthy and Oyster Recovery Partnership’s work to plant 10 billion oysters in the Bay.

100% of your registration fee is tax deductible as a charitable donation. Bay Paddle is a registered 501c3 and all proceeds from participants are donated to Oyster Recovery Partnership, Chesapeake Conservancy and Waterkeepers Chesapeake. 

Paddle Guide for Bay Paddle 2024 will be out in April 2024

Registration cut off for meals and t shirts will be June 29th.

Registration Prices go up June 1st!

OC6 teams MUST to be registered by June 20th in order to secure boat captains and support boats.

Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.

Directions

Kent Island Yacht Club

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